The 9 Best Sunscreens to Slather on This Summer
Lotions, lip balms, and mousses to keep you protected all season long.
Published Jun 10, 2017 5:45 AM
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While we should all be wearing SPF every day of the year—sun damage leads to wrinkles!—extra protection is seriously important in the summer. It can feel like a chore to slather on yet another product, but these nine picks—including lotions, mousses, lip balm, and more—are so great, you’ll want to use them year round.
Green Screen, Farmacy Beauty, $36
Not only does this lightweight SPF protect from the sun (chemically free, of course), it also protects from other environmental free radicals. A true editor favorite and must have.
Silken Pore Perfecting Sunscreen, Tacha, $65
This gentle and oil-absorbing favorite doubles as the perfect primer under makeup.
Super Power Sunscreen Mousse, Supergoop, $19 to $34
A revolutionary mousse application with the most incredible beachy scent.
Sports BB Broad Spectrum, Shiseido, $38
It’s makeup, it’s sunscreen, it’s convenience in a bottle—with SPF 50+.
Invisible Shield, Glossier, $34
Perfectly sinks into skin—no more excuses not to use sunscreen now.
Chem-Free Active Defense, NYDG, $98
A chem-free superstar created by incredible derm superstars.
Resist Smoothing Primer Serum, Paula’s Choice, $30
The fab oil-mattifying primer manages to sneak in some broad-spectrum SPF.
Sun Cream Cell Protection by Susanne Kaufmann, Net-a-Porter, $97
Impeccably sourced UVA/UVB sunscreen that not only protects against the sun, but also repairs damaged skin cells with an advanced mix of plant compounds, and it’s super moisturizing.
Protect Lip Balm, Beautycounter, $10
Even your lips need some SPF protection, but this busy fella is also hydrating too with a mix of coconut oil, shea and cocoa butter. Thanks, little guy.