2013’s Best Sunscreens for Your Face

Part of this list was included in a little something I wrote for Stylelist.ca but I’ve added some more of my favourites.  It’s nice that you can also find awesome sunscreens at the drugstore.


1. Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Water-Light Daily Face Sunscreen SPF 60. ($15) This sunscreen has an extremely watery and light feel that makes it melt into skin and have an almost-matte finish. It’s perfect under makeup, on its own, and for all parts of your body, even though the small bottle means that it’s specifically formulated for use on your face.

dermalogica daylight defense travel kit

2. Dermalogica Super Sensitive Faceblock SPF 30. ($60.50) If you have dry skin, then this sunblock is for you because it is definitely the most hydrating one we have tried. Use it in place of your moisturizer for sun protection.


3. Prevage Triple Defense Shield SPF 50 Sunscreen. ($95) Probably the best sunscreen for dry and very dry skin, Prevage combines their renowned anti-aging ingredients with their SPF 50 sunscreen.


4. Obagi Nu-Derm Healthy Skin Protection SPF 50. ($46.50) This is the best sunscreen for oily skins because it sets to a very matte powdery finish.

lancaster sun beauty care

5. Lancaster Sun Beauty Care SPF 30. This is one of the few sunscreens that the men in our lives love too. Colorless, it absorbs into your skin and provides invisible protection.

la roche posay ultra fluid sunscreen 6. La Roche-Posay Anthelios Ultra Fluid Lotion.  We love the watery sunscreens because they go on so easily.  This one blends into skin super quick.

 vichy ultra-fluid sunscreen

7.  Vichy Capital Soleil Ultra-Fluid Sun Protection.  This formula is fast-drying which means that it’s probably the quickest and easiest to put on from all the ones we’ve reviewed.

We’re going to be using sunscreen all year round, so stay tuned for more sunscreen reviews.

Also check out last year’s list of our sunscreen reviews – some of them are still going strong!

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