Have you heard of Ilia Skin Tint? If you haven’t, prepare yourself, because your summer face is about to get an upgrade.
By upgrade I don’t mean one more product to add to your already time-consuming routine and overflowing makeup bag, in fact, quite the opposite.
Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint is makeup, skincare, and sun protection all-in-one. Yep, almost too good to be true but it isn’t. This is an award-winning product that’s worth all of the pomp and circumstance. And, both my sister and I are sharing our thoughts and review of the product.
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Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint Overview
Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 uses active levels of skincare ingredients to improve and protect skin. It’s a mineral SPF that is safe for sensitive skin, non-comedogenic, vegan, and is formulated without fragrance, oil, silicone, or gluten – checks all of the boxes for me.
Here are some of the results from a 28 day clinical study of 52 women from 19-60 and instrumental studies:
- Appearance of pores was minimized
- Improvement of blemishes, redness, and uneven tone
- Reduced fine lines and wrinkles
- Balanced skin
- Improved dry skin
Results from another study demonstrated protection against skin-damaging free radicals and pollution.
The Skin Tint comes in 30 shades, which is great, but can also lead to indecisiveness. If you’re not sure about which shade is right for you, Ilia has made it super easy to send them a selfie and get their expert opinion on which shade is right for your skin type.
Did I mention that it won Allure’s Best of Beauty award in 2020 and Byrdie’s Eco Beauty award in 2020 and these are only two of the ten awards this product has won? Impressive and deserving.
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Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint Ingredients
Full Ingredient List
Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 12.0%
Aqua/Water/Eau, Squalane, Shea Butter Ethyl Esters, Isoamyl Laurate, Polyglyceryl-3 Ricinoleate, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Propanediol, Isopropyl Isostearate, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Methylpropanediol, Niacinamide, Sodium Chloride, Lecithin, Caprylyl Glycol, Silica, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Bisabolol, Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate, Allantoin, Phenylpropanol, Sodium Myristoyl Glutamate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Polyhydroxystearic Acid. May Contain/Peut Contenir (±): CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).
- Hyaluronic Acid is a humectant that helps retain moisture in the skin.
- Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3 that improves epidermal barrier function, uneven skin tone, and appearance of pore size.
- Plant-Based Squalane is a super hydrator that is non-comedogenic.
- Non-Nano Zinc Oxide is the active ingredient in mineral sunscreen that protects against both UVA, UVB rays and environmental pollution. The non-nano version means that the particles aren’t small enough to penetrate the skin.
Are there any pore clogging ingredients?
Thankfully, this amazing product is also non-comedogenic so your pores won’t have to suffer for the sake of beauty and convenience.
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How To Use The Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint
- Shake bottle.
- Dispense a small amount.
- Apply like a serum onto clean skin.
- After applying Skin Tint, let it set for 60 seconds. This will give it time to adjust to its true color.
Because Skin Tint is an all-in-one super SPF, it can replace other products such as moisturizers, serums, and foundation.
However, as a cautionary note, if you’re going to be out in the sun all day, you may want to use a sunscreen underneath the Skin Tint for full protection. This is according to what other users have said online.
If you find that your skin requires extra hydration, Ilia recommends using a moisturizer, facial oil, or their True Skin Radiant Priming Serum first.
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Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint Review
The Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint definitely provides medium to full coverage depending on how much you apply. It is slightly thicker and heavier than a traditional tinted sunscreen. The formula is more like a true foundation, but with sunscreen in it.
My Sister’s Review
The sun has yet to make an appearance in Washington so I can’t speak from personal experience on the sun protection aspect of Skin Tint but I can tell you that it goes on effortlessly, blends into the skin pretty flawlessly, and doesn’t leave any white streaks from the zinc oxide. I used a couple of drops in shade, Formosa-ST4.
It lasts the whole day. Really impressed with the staying power. Even in the sun, it really stays put. I like that it has the higher SPF of 40 too.
My Sister’s Review
The staying power is great even after 8 hours! I also want to mention that according to Ilia,
“All ILIA products have a 2 shelf year and 1 year period after opening with the exception of eye products. It’s recommended that eye products are discarded after 6 months of opening.” Their SPF products also include an expiration date.
Any skin type can wear it. However, if you don’t like heavier foundations I would say you probably won’t like this as much. Since it is a heavier foundation overall.
My Sister’s Review
I have oily skin so I was curious to see if the Skin Tint would balance out my skin and I’m happy to report that it helped even out my skin. The Skin Tint also provided enough coverage as a foundation to cover up some redness and provide a healthy glow.
I’m planning on making this a part of my spring and summer product arsenal for sure!
Where To Buy
You can purchase Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint online. There is also a store locator on their website you can use to find a Sephora or other beauty store near you that carries Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint. The product is currently $48.
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Conclusion: Is The Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint Worth It?!
YES! I love innovative products that live up to their hype and Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint is one of them. Bonus: it’s also a travel-friendly product because it’s TSA compliant for liquids and does the work of 3 products.
Let me know your thoughts on the Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint below!
Hi Suzi, does Ilia test for heavy metals now? They weren’t doing that. I have used this product and you’re right… It’s awesome, but I stick with Beautycounter due to the testing piece.
I don’t know if they do. I agree Beautycounter is next level when it comes to their testing which is awesome!
Love this product. Glad to know you do too! My only con is the smell. I feel it smells like a pet store. Otherwise I love it!
I’ve never thought that but I’ll have to smell it again now with new eyes! 🙂