Sunscreens are essential all year round, they protect the skin from the damaging UV rays from the sun. However, during the summer season when the sun is at its hottest, it is an absolute must have. If you’re not quite sure what kind of sunscreen you should choose, we’ve rounded up 10 great options for different skin types.
10 Sunscreens for the Summer Heat
1. Tarte Tarteguard 30 Vegan Sunscreen
Since this one is SPF 30 it is best paired with a moisturizer that also contains sunscreen to ensure maximum protection. This vegan, non-chemical sunscreen is perfect for those with sensitive skin. It is lightweight, non-sticky and is also infused with anti-oxidants.
2. Mad Hippie Facial -SPF 30
Another great option for those of you with dry skin and most importantly, sensitive skin, since this one is chemical free. This broad spectrum spf30 sunscreen from mad hippie, contains carrot seed which helps with hydration, red raspberry seed, avocado and antioxidant vitamin C and E.
3. NARS Smooth & Protect Primer – SPF 50
It’s very rare to find a primer with SPF 50 so we have to give Nars Kuddos for this one! This smoothing primer prepares skin for makeup by minimizing fine lines, wrinkles and pores, while protecting your skin from dangerous UV rays.
4. Banana Boat Dry Balance -SPF 50
The great thing about this sunscreen is that so far its the only one that protects the face and body from the sun. This SPF 50+ sunscreen has a soft matte finish and is water resistant for up to 80 minutes; perfect for the beach. It also comes with a spray on nozzle for easy application, and it goes on clear.
5. La Roche-Pose -SPF 50
One of the pricier options on the list, but totally worth it. This activewear lotion sunscreen contains spf 60 which is quite rare. It contains antioxidants and vitamin C, and can be used on your face and body.
6. Green Screen -SPF 30
This Green Screen environmental protector from Farmacy contains echinacea and is activated by cichoric acid. It is great for all skin types and can even be applied under makeup or over moisturizer.
7. Neutrogena Hydro Boost-SPF 50
This water gel lotion from Neutrogena is a non-greasy, oil-free formula that hydrates for up to 8 hours. It works on its own or under makeup and is perfect for daily use.
8. Pixi Skintreats Sun mist – SPF 50
This broad spectrum SPF 30 sun mist by Petra goes on sheer and can be used on the face and body. It is infused with chamomille and bamboo extracts and
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