I always advocate that wearing sunscreen is non-negotiable. Sun protection is key to achieving and maintaining healthy skin and a radiant complexion. It also prevents sun damage and the inflammation it can cause which can lead to long-term skin concerns from pigmentation to dark spots. Offering good UVA and UVB protection, these are my current favourite daily facial sunscreens. They all work well under makeup too and offer additional skin protection from urban pollution.
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This new sunscreen launch is formulated to feel like a luxe day cream with skin beneficial ingredients to match. It has fragmented hyaluronic acid to deeply hydrate, niacinamide to brighten and PHE-Resorcinol which is an enzyme inhibitor to reduce pigmentation. It rubs into the skin seamlessly and is designed to not only prevent but correct sun damage. The only thing they could do to improve this is offer it in a tinted version too!
Daily protection against sun damage now comes hand in hand with pollution and blue light protection. This Clarins sunscreen offers it all in a lightweight and moisturising gel cream formulation that quickly sinks into the skin. Brilliantly innovative and makes for a brilliant makeup primer too delivering a fresh, rosy glow.
Another daily sunscreen that offers skincare benefits to seamlessly slot into your skincare regime. A super lightweight, hydrating and antioxidant rich formulation designed to suit all skin tones meaning no white cast is left behind. Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive, this is an oil-free and fragrance-free sunscreen that also delivers pollution and blue light protection.
Another lightweight sunscreen that seamlessly sinks into the skin without leaving a white cast or greasy residue. It has a fresh, milky texture that soothes and hydrates – perfect for more sensitive skins. It also includes their own natural Tan Activator Complex so you can safely develop a lasting luminous complexion.
Another brilliant new sunscreen from La Roche-Posay. It’s a super lightweight gel texture that’s perfect for reactive, inflamed, oily or breakout prone skin. It feels so fresh and light on the skin and leaves more of a matte skin finish.
Garnier has created some of the best budget sunscreens out there. This incredibly lightweight mist offers non-greasy, refreshing and hydrating sun protection with no white cast. Perfect under makeup but can also work well as a makeup refresher and to top-up your sunscreen throughout the day.
A brilliant new sunscreen from Tilbury that doubles as a smoothing and radiant boosting primer over pores and fine lines. Can be worn alone or under makeup to supercharge the lasting power of your foundation.
For pool-side days or if you sweat a lot – this is a great water resistant and lightweight formula that doesn’t feel oily or look chalky on the skin. A refreshing gel lotion that glides seamlessly on the skin and is boosted with skin protecting sunflower extract, rosemary and rice antioxidants.
A sunscreen that feels like really luxe skincare with its lightweight cream formulation that leaves a fresh satin finish on the skin. Supercharged with skin caring ingredients like vitamin C rich kakadu plum and dragosine peptide you get hydrated skin with a layer of protection against sun, blue light and other skin polluting environmental stressors.
The new sun care brand on the block. This SPF has an interesting texture – like jelly but it sinks in immediately. A super lightweight feel that sits really well under makeup as its an SPF designed to be layered like a primer.
What I love about this mineral sunscreen is it’s formulated for more sensitive skins. You get sun and blue light protection in a formulation designed to hydrate, reduce redness and restore skin strength. A great sunscreen daily sunscreen to have on hand.