10 Lip-and-Cheek Tints to Simplify Your Summer Makeup Routine

Keep your routine short and your beauty kit light!


(SPOT.ph) Many beauty junkies would agree that half the fun of wearing makeup is putting it on. If you’re the type to secretly talk to yourself and pretend you have your own beauty vlog while fixing your face, we won’t judge. However, busy days don’t always permit spending an hour or more lounging by your vanity, putting on makeup as slowly and luxuriously as your heart desires. For when you need to look put-together on the go, try multipurpose products that can do twice the work in half the time. We round up some lip-and-cheek tints you can shop locally to help you do just that. These will keep your summer makeup looks fast, effortless, and on-point!

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Try these 10 lip-and-cheek tints for fuss-free summer makeup:

Multipurpose Soothing Balm (P595) from Dr. PAWPAW


U.K.-based brand Dr. PAWPAW's cult-favorite Multipurpose Soothing Balm is known for its moisturizing formula that banishes dry lips as well as other minor skin irritations like sunburn—and yup, it comes in a tinted variety, too! The tinted version has the same hydrating properties as the OG clear formula, but with the added benefit of fresh colors that you can apply on both your lips and cheeks. You can swipe and blend the balm on not only for a natural flush of color, but also for a moisturizing effect (perfect to protect your skin from the blazing heat) and a fresh, dewy finish.

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Available at Beauty Bar; see a list of branches.

Airblush (P495) from Sunnies Face

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Try a monochromatic makeup look with Sunnies Face’s Airblush, which you can blend on your lips, cheeks, and lids. The lightweight matte formula will leave your skin with a soft touch of color in a natural finish that won’t emphasize texture. Plus, it promises to last all day without getting greasy. You can get it in six shades from a caramel-colored nude to a soft peach to a bold berry.


See a list of Sunnies Face stores.

Multi-Tasking Color Stick (P399) from BLK


This multipurpose makeup stick from BLK is perfect to create a full face on the go. Just dab the creamy color onto your cheeks, lips, and eyelids and blend it out with your fingers or your fave brush—the twist-up bullet will make precise application quick and easy. You can build up the hue from a sheer flush to a bold pop depending on your mood, outfit, or upcoming occasion.

See a list of BLK stores and stockists.

Kissproof Lip & Cheek Tint (P399) from Happy Skin

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This lip-and-cheek tint from Happy Skin promises intense color payoff that dries down into a long-lasting stain. For those of you with dry skin who are terrified of dehydrating longwear formulas, don’t worry because the tint contains shea butter and glycerin to moisturize the skin and lips and keep your makeup looking fresh and youthful.

See a list of Happy Skin stores and stockists.

Nudies Blush (P2,100) from Nudestix

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We’re obsessed with the packaging on this creamy tint from Nudestix, which includes a brush attachment on the other end of the bullet. That means you can easily put on your makeup or do touch-ups on the go without having to pack a bulky beauty kit. The formula, which can be applied to the cheeks, lips, and eyes, promises a fresh, dewy finish that’s perfect for glowing summer looks. It comes in several wearable shades that would flatter a variety of skin tones.


Available online.

Minty Matte Stick Rouge (P120) from Cloud Cosmetics

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Cloud Cosmetics’ Minty Matte Stick Rouge is described as a “hybrid of a lip balm and a matte lipstick.” We know it sounds a little confusing, but it basically means that the product combines the strong color payoff of a matte lippie with the hydrating properties of a lip balm whether you use it on the lips, cheeks, or eyelids. It also promises to be long-wearing, smudge-resistant, non-greasy, and waterproof. Best part? It’s only P120—you’ll want to collect every color!

Available online.

PerfectFlush Lip & Cheek Cream Tint (P395) from Human Nature

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Treat your cheeks and lips to a subtle pop of color, a dewy glow, and a bit of hydration with this cream-based tint from Human Nature. If you’re a fan of the local brand’s natural ingredients and effective-but-affordable products, this one would be right up your alley. It comes in three classic rosy shades that would flatter both light and deep skin tones.

Human Nature is available in leading groceries, department stores, and drug stores.

Colourtints (P299) from Colourette

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Morena-skinned makeup lovers, Colourette has got you covered! Their Colourtints, which you can use on your cheeks, lids, and lips, deliver highly pigmented hues that you can sheer out or build up depending on your skin tone. They offer a huge variety of shades from nudes to berries to bright reds to terracotta shades and more.

See a list of Colourette stockists.

Lip & Cheek Stain (P1,190) from Benefit

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This smudge-proof stain from Benefit is perfect to give your pucker that effortlessly chic, I-didn’t-even-try diffused flush of color. Apply to your cheeks too for a soft rosy glow. It comes in five shades and the punchy warm tones in the line would go perfectly with the summer sun—wear them on your next big beach trip!

Available at Benefit stores nationwide, Sephora.ph, and BeautyMNL.

Fresh Fruit Lip & Cheek Trio (P440) from Skinfood

PHOTO BY Althea Website

Each of these lip-and-cheek tints from Skinfood has three different colors inside the compact packaging. That means you can easily travel with them without bulking up your makeup bag, but you can still have variety and dimension in your looks. The creamy formula leaves a dewy finish to keep you glowing all summer!

Available on Althea and BeautyMNL.

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