Best sunscreens to protect your skin
On the hunt for the best sunscreens to protect your skin? Stay cool, calm and protected throughout high summer and beyond with the Wellbeing team’s firm favourites.
La Roche-Posay Anthelios SPF 30
A firm favourite of the skin care in-crowd, this ultra light formula is invisible and resistant to whatever the day throws at you. Having been specially formulated for sensitive skin, it’s not sticky or thick and it’s gentle on your eyes too. A great all rounder for your face.
Beauty Pie Featherlight UVA/UVA SPF 50
This non-chalky, non-sticky formula is ideal for self-confessed sun cream haters. This sunscreen and primer hybrid sits beautifully underneath makeup and has a silky moisturising texture. At factor 50, it will give you a high level of protection while working to keep your make up perfect all day.
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Amazinc SPF 50 Mineral Sun Screen
Looking for a plastic-free option? This face and body formula is packaged in a 100% recyclable aluminium bottle. The protective zinc oxide is suspended in a blend of olive and almond oils, designed to keep skin soft and supple.
Cerave Facial Moisturising Lotion with SPF 25
A handy multitasker, this moisturiser fits neatly into your morning routine. The hydrating effects of hyaluronic acid, niacinamide and ceramides work hard in this non-comodegenic formula – meaning it won’t block your pores or cause any unwanted breakouts. The broad spectrum sunscreen inside absorbs quickly into all skin types, leaving no chalky, white residue behind. At a relatively low SPF 25, it’s more suited to day-to-day life than an afternoon spent soaking rays.
PCA Skin Weightless Protection Broad Spectrum SPF 45
This quick-absorbing and lightweight broad spectrum sun cream is perfect for everyday wear, protecting you from harmful UV rays. It also offers antioxidant protection from milk thistle and caffeine so it can reduce signs of ageing from the inside as well as blocking the sun’s damaging rays. It’s free from oxybenzone and octinoxate too, meaning it’s compliant with coral reef safety laws too.
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