There is nothing worse than coming home after a day at the beach or an afternoon of playing basketball with friends to find out that you spent too much time in the sun. You’ll likely find that your skin goes from golden brown to a bright red color. Depending on how sun burnt you are, you may even have a hard time getting out of bed or going to work, and you may feel nauseous and lightheaded too. Using some skin protection products outside will reduce your risk of getting burnt. Look at the top 10 best sunscreen products before heading outside.
1. Eltamd UV Clear SPF 46
Stay safe from all types of damage caused by the sun with this broad-spectrum protection product from Eltamd. As the manufacturer uses no type of oil in the formula, it won’t leave behind any greasy spots or streaks like other products do. As it uses some natural ingredients, this lotion is safe for those with skin allergies or sensitive skin. As the product dries clear and lasts for hours, you can use it before or after putting on makeup.
2. Babyganics Mineral-Based Baby Sunscreen Lotion
Made from natural ingredients, this sunscreen lotion from Babyganics is one you’ll want to use on your kids and on yourself. The formula is free of all the ingredients you want to avoid using on your baby, including parabens and fragrances. Anyone who develops irritations because of artificial fragrances can safely use this lotion. It comes with an SPF of 50 and packaged inside an easy to use tube that yo./u can toss in your diaper bag.
3. Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry Touch Sunscreen SPF 100
Neutrogena created its dry touch sunscreen for those on the go. The product dries quickly without making your skin feel sticky and has a light scent that you may not even notice. It also features a unique design that won’t clog your pores and is completely waterproof. You can use it while playing or swimming without worrying about sweat or water washing the lotion off your skin. It even comes in a three ounce size that you can take on the plane.
4. Sun Bum Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion
Sun Bum knows that outdoor enthusiasts want to spend more time playing and less time worrying about their sunscreen, which is why the company developed this moisturizing lotion. Its waterproof for up to 80 minutes and features a unique formula that is water-based and uses fewer chemicals and man-made ingredients. The addition of Vitamin E helps enrich and moisturize your skin too.
5. Revision Intellishade SPF 45
Protect your skin and get extra coverage with this unique product from Revision. Its unusual formula actually blends to your natural skin color to give you the look of a full coverage foundation. The matte formula gives you fresher and younger looking skin every time you use it. One application of this lotion can also minimize the look of wrinkles and fine lines that make your skin look older while providing protection against UVA and UVB rays.
6. Banana Boat Sunscreen Sport Family Size Broad Spectrum Sun Care Sunscreen Lotion
Keep your whole family safe from the sun with this sunscreen lotion from Banana Boat. It comes in a 12 ounce size that provides multiple uses for each member of your family, and the bottle has a handy pump dispenser at the top that makes it easy to get just the right amount. The non-greasy formula is resistant to both water and sweat and has a thicker formula that won’t drip down your face.
7. Obagi Medical Sun Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Matte Sunscreen Lotion
Obagi makes an over the counter sunscreen that performs just as well as any sunscreen your doctor might prescribe. The SPF 50 sunscreen dries to a matte finish and offers protection from both UVB and UVA light. You’ll also love that it lacks any artificial fragrances, which makes it safe for all types of skin. It even comes in a three ounce bottle that is safe for taking on flights and storing in your bag.
8. Sun Bum Continuous Spray Sunscreen
This continuous spray sunscreen from Sun Bum makes putting on sunscreen even easier. Instead of using a lotion that might drip all over your face or make you stick to the sand, you can apply a light and even coating of this spray to get all the protection that you need. The product is gluten-free, contains no artificial fragrances, is free of parabens and has Vitamin E to moisturize your skin and keep it from drying out.
9. Banana Boat Sunscreen Ultra Mist Sport Performance Broad Spectrum Sun Care Sunscreen Spray
Designed for active users, this sunscreen from Banana Boat lasts for up to 80 minutes, even while swimming or playing in the water. The invisible formula goes on easily and dries quickly, and you can use the nozzle at the top to easily direct the product over your skin. The easy grip can also features an easy locking top that lets you twist the knob to put it on to reduce the time you spend fiddling with a cap.
10. Cotz Face Natural Skin Tone SPF 40
Battle back against the signs of aging at the same time that you protect your skin from the sun with this dual purpose lotion from Cotz Face. The unique product moisturizes your skin while reducing the appearance of age spots, fine lines and wrinkles. This amazing sunscreen also goes on smoothly and dries to a matte finish. Apply the lotion before or after your makeup.