Sunscreen isn’t just for Summer, it should be worn all year round to protect against the suns harmful rays and help prevent premature skin ageing. There is now a wide range of SPFs which are designed just for your face with anti-ageing ingredients and protection against UVA and UBV rays, blue light from our tech devices as well as pollution.
Whether you have dry, sensitive or oily skin, find your perfect match below and for a guide to face sunscreens and a more in-depth look at these watch my video on the best face sunscreens for all skin types.
BEST ALL ROUNDER
Murad City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 PA ++++ £60 – BUY NOW
Murad’s City Skin works for every skin type. This 100% mineral sunscreen has a smooth formula that gives an even and easy to apply application. It’s peachy colour helps to colour correct and give skin radiance, leaving no ashy tones. It’s SPF 50 and protects against UVA and UVB rays as well as pollution, infrared radiation and blue light. It really is a one fits all.
BEST FOR OILY SKIN
Kiehl’s Ultra Light Daily UV Defense Aqua Gel SPF 50 PA++++ £28 – BUY NOW
If you find Kiehl’s original Daily Defense formula a little heavy for your skin then they have this lighter gel version. This is great for normal to oily skin types or those in humid conditions. It is SPF 50 and protects against UVA and UVB and pollution.
BEST FOR SENSITIVE SKIN
SOS SERUM SPF 50 £15 – BUY NOW
A mineral based formula with SPF 50 and anti-ageing ingredients your face will love. Active plant stem cells including Soy Bean & White Truffle, as well as low molecular weight Hyaluronic Acid & Vitamin E hydrate and replenish skin whilst protecting it. It’s perfect for sensitive skin, is fragrance free as well as being vegan, cruelty and paraben free.
BEST FOR MAKE-UP LOVERS
Tropic Sun Day SPF 50 £10 – BUY NOW
A new release from Tropic this Summer is Sun Day SPF 50. With it’s tropical scent, hyaluronic acid moisturises skin whilst banana flower and hibiscus extracts offer next-level pollution protection and anti-inflammatory benefits. It creates a perfect base for make-up application whilst protecting against the harmful UV rays.
BEST FOR STRESSED SKIN
Nimue Sun-C Environmental Shield SPF 50 £20 – BUY NOW
Nimue’s Environmental Shield protects you from the lesser known pollutant, high energy visible light from your smartphones and computer screens. As well as UVA and UVB it has a patented anti-oxidant molecule Cyanoacrylate, which prevents the accumulation of pollution particles in the epidermis and replenishes the skin with anti-oxidants. Great for those city dwellers who want to shield themselves from pollution, pollen, humidity and seasonal changes.
BEST FOR DRY SKIN
Murad Perfecting Day Cream SPF 30 PA+++ £50 – BUY NOW
If you prefer your SPF in a moisturiser and want to nourish dry skin then Murad’s Perfecting Day Cream will do just that. With its SPF 50 and PA+++ this will protect against harmful rays and provide hydration and suppleness to dehydrated and dry skin looking to improve fine lines and wrinkles.