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Quite a while back I decided to pick up Philosophy’s Hope in a Tinted Moisturizer from Hautelook when there was a Philosophy sale on the site.

The Website Claims:
Now Hope in a Jar, the award-winning, lightweight daily moisturizer, can color your world beautiful with this tinted moisturizer. Its sheer, glowing color helps smooth and enhance the complexion. Broad-spectrum UVA/UVB sun protection and a blend of antioxidants protect your skin against wrinkles and environmental attack. Its unique souffle texture absorbs quickly, yet leaves behind long-wearing coverage with a weightless texture that all skin types will love.

Extra Light:
Water (Aqua), Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, C14-22 Alcohols, Stearyl Alcohol, Behenyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Glycol, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil Unsaponifiables, Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-8, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Salicornia Herbacea Extract, Butylene Glycol, Allantoin, Phytosterols, Tocopherol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Carnosine, Lauryl Polyglyceryl-3 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Glyceryl Stearate, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Ethylhexylglycerin, Peg-40 Castor Oil, Cetyl Alcohol, Cyclohexasiloxane, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Polyisobutene, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Peg-20 Soy Sterol, Ppg-5-Ceteth-20, C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside, Sorbitan Oleate, Dextran, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Magnesium Sulfate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Disodium Edta, Xanthan Gum, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, 77492, 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163).

$38 for 1.7 oz from Sephora, however I snagged mine for $24.50 from Hautelook.

Does it live up to its claims?
Yes! I’m actually in love with it! In fact, it prompted me to give Philosophy’s Purity a second try. To start, it’s a good, lightweight moisturizer on my skin. Since it’s tinted, it basically evens me out. I have the Extra Light shade, and I was worried it would be too yellow. However, the yellow actually counters my pink overtones, and I think it really helps to even me out. I do like that it’s a broad spectrum SPF product to protect against UVA/UVB rays, but the SPF 20 is not enough for my taste for daily use. I really don’t feel comfortable with less than SPF 40 these days. I do really like the fact that it has antioxidants in it, so it’s sort of a multi-tasking product and good for your skin.

Additionally, I really like the container that this comes in! It’s got an airless pump, which makes it really easy to dispense the product into your hands and apply it to your face. I applied this to my face, eyes and neck. I didn’t have any adverse reactions to it.

Philosophy Hope in a Tinted Moisturizer with a light dusting of Too Faced Amazing Face Powder in Vanilla Creme on top.

Philosophy Hope in a Tinted Moisturizer with a light dusting of Silk Naturals Flattery on top.

Philosophy Hope in a Tinted Moisturizer with a light layer of MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in Light on top.

Philosophy Hope in a Tinted Moisturizer by itself on my face.

Would I purchase again?
Probably. The only thing really holding me back is that the SPF is so low. Living in Florida and dealing with a strong sun all year round has really made me realize that having an SPF of 40 or greater is very important to me. I really do like how it feels on my skin. I like that it evens me out and isn’t cakey. I like that it works really well as a moisturizer.

What do you think? Have you tried Philosophy Hope in a Tinted Moisturizer? If so, did you like it?

Product purchased by me. All opinions are my own.