Let’s face it: Sun protection should be on everyone’s priority list this summer—especially when it comes to the face. Never leave home without it!
1) Get the job done with VBEAUTÉ’s Day Job Anti-Aging Sun Cream, which blocks UVA/UVB rays with 20 percent micronized zinc. The mineral base blends flawlessly into skin without clogging pores—also doubles as a primer under makeup. SPF 30. $38, available at Soft Surroundings.
2) The three-in-one formula of Peony Brightening UV Shield Sunscreen from FRESH evens skin tone, protects and hydrates. Plus, an exclusive concentrated brightening complex has been proven to significantly brighten skin. Lightweight and long-lasting. SPF 50. $50, available at Sephora.
3) STILA’s HD Illuminating Beauty Balm touts 10 age-defying benefits, in addition to lit-from-within radiance. The BB cream offers a luxurious, silky smooth finish for seamless coverage. SPF 30. $39, available at Soft Surroundings.
4) KATE SOMERVILLE’s Daily Deflector Waterlight combines physical, mineral sun-blocking ingredients and a cutting-edge ‘reservoir’ delivery system to keep the sunscreen on the skin’s surface. Other advanced ingredients help reduce the appearance of wrinkles. SPF 50. $48, available at Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Sephora.
5) Looking for a light moisturizer with strong UV protection? LA PRAIRIE’s Anti-Aging Emulsion Sunscreen Broad Spectrum is the answer! Use after cleansing and toning to combat redness, help restore bounce and firmness and diminish the appearance of aging. SPF 30. $220, available at Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue.
6) SUBLIME BEAUTY’s Vitamin C Day Cream absorbs quickly to moisturize and hydrate the skin, while helping to promote collagen production and fight free-radical damage. The vitamin C-rich formula also helps lessen the appearance of age spots and heal wounds. SPF 30. $40, sublimebeautyshop.com.
7) Touted as a CC cream, the Dream Tint Moisturizer from JANE IREDALE is a multi-tasker that moisturizes and banishes redness and uneven skintone, while improving skin elasticity and minimizing pores. SPF 15. $39, available at Soft Surroundings.