Back when I was a kid my motto was “who needs sunscreen?” This UV picture taken at Sephora’s SkinPhysical shows just how mach damage all those SPF-free days have done to my skin. Now I wear broad spectrum sun protection (for UVA and UVB rays) every day per my dermatologists orders and these are my top picks.
Banana Boat Sunwear SPF50 Daily Sunblock Lotion for the Beach. This water-resistant and photostable formula has a clean, fresh smell, some good antioxidants, and a very affordable price. ($8.25 @ Hocks.com)
Peter Thomas Roth Ultra Lite Oil-Free Sunblock SPF 30 for Outdoor Action: This fast-absorbing, non-melting formula is perfect in humidity or heat, plus it features an impressive array of anti-aging ingredients. ($26 @ Sephora.com)
Lancome UV Expert 20 Moisturizing Cream with Mexoryl SX Everyday Choice: This potent, water-resistant formula hydrates dry skin so you can skip a moisturizer and still get the coverage you need. ($35 @ Lancome.com)
La Roche Posay Anthelios SX SPF 15 Moisturizer Best Under Makeup: This lightweight sunscreen is incredibly silky and provides a great base of moisture and protection. ($29 @ SkinStore.com)
3LAB Perfect Lite Sunscreen SPF 30 for Sensitive Skin: Not only is it oil-free, allergy-tested, non-comodegenic, PABA and fragrance-free, but it also helps prevent heat build-up, all in a lightweight, silky formula. ($45 @ Saks.com)