Clarins HydraQuench Tinted Moisturizer SPF15

Wary of heavier foundations, we tend to turn to tinted moisturisers at this time of year - and this is a fab new fave. It's really half-way, weight-wise, between a foundation and a moisturiser - offering a little more coverage than most, along with an SPF15.

We wouldn't rely on that for more than incidental sun exposure - DO NOT THINK THIS IS ALL YOU NEED TO WEAR TO THE BEACH! - but it's great for evening out skin tone, while (as the name suggests) quenching skin, thanks to plenty of hyaluronic acid and a new-to-us ingredient called katafray, which helps enhance the skin's barrier function.

The result is radiant, natural-looking and healthy - and what also makes this a stand-out tinted moisturiser is the fact it comes in seven, yes seven shades...

UK readers find Clarins HydraQuench Tinted Moisturizer SPF15 at www.debenhams.com/£28 for 30 ml - buy here