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tinted sunblock

The short answer - yes, you can!

But before you close this window, let’s understand the pros and cons of using tinted sunblock as makeup:

Pros:

 

Dual Purpose

 

This is a lovely product that combines SPF with a tint that allows you to conceal minor imperfections along with getting the best sun protection. If you're someone who prefers to use fewer products, then Sandiva’s One & Done Tinted Sunblock is the perfect one for you - because it performs the double role of a sunscreen and a light foundation.

 

Hydration

 

Many tinted sunblocks contain moisturizing ingredients that keep your skin hydrated and nourished throughout the day. This is especially important during the summer months when sun exposure and outdoor activities can dehydrate the skin. Tinted sunblock helps keep your skin nourished while also protecting it from the sun, keeping it healthy and glowing. 

 

Quick and Easy Application

 

Tinted sunblock simplifies your makeup routine. You can apply it in a matter of seconds, eliminating the need for multiple products. It's perfect for daily wear, especially during those busy mornings when you're on the go.

 

Suitable for Light Coverage

 

If you are someone who prefers light coverage and a natural finish, tinted sunblock can be a suitable alternative to heavier foundations, to even out your skin tone. 

 

Suitable for Different Skin Tones 

 

Tinted sunblocks come in various shades, making them suitable for different skin tones. You can find the perfect match for your complexion, ensuring that your makeup looks seamless and natural. Say goodbye to the white cast and discoloration!

 

Lightweight

 

Tinted sunblock is typically lightweight and non-greasy, making it comfortable to wear all day. Unlike heavy traditional foundations, it allows your skin to breathe and prevents clogged pores. Therefore, also making it a preferred choice for those with sensitive skin.

 

Con:

 

Limited Coverage

 

The primary function of the tinted sunblock is sun protection, with tint coverage for makeup being a great additional benefit. And so most of the effective sunblocks do not offer heavy and complete coverage for makeup. So, if you are looking for complete coverage, then the tinted sunblock might not be sufficient for makeup. 

While this tinted coverage is mostly sufficient for daily use, you may not find it suitable for events or if you have skin with a lot of pigmentation or scars. 

 

In summary… 

 

Ultimately, whether tinted sunblock is suitable as makeup depends on individual preferences and desired makeup outcomes. It can be an excellent option for a natural, everyday look with added sun protection, but those with specific cosmetic requirements may need to complement it with other makeup products.


Sandiva’s One & Done Tinted Sunblock is a lightweight lotion with a beautiful mousse-like texture that offers protection from UVA & UVB sun damage. The sunscreen forms a physical protective barrier against sun damage and is packed with the goodness of soothing Sandalwood to calm any inflammation caused by sun exposure.

Available in 4 different tints suitable for Indian skin tones, it is specially formulated to prevent white cast and seamlessly blends into your skin as a one-step quick protection-and-light makeup routine.

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