Whether you plan to spend the day bathing on foreign beaches or gardening under gray skies, it is imperative to stay protected from the sun’s rays.
Vichy Ideal Soleil Solar Protective Water Hydrating SPF30
BUY NOW £19
By using sun protection that contains ingredients with added benefits, such as hydrating hyaluronic acid, you can keep your skin looking healthy and refreshed.
Susanne Kaufmann Body Broad Spectrum Protection Sunscreen SPF25
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Look for a body sunscreen that protects against both UVA and UVB rays, so that your time in the sunshine doesn’t result in sunburn or prematurely aged skin.
Garnier Ambre Solaire UV Water SPF 30
BUY NOW £9
This water is so light that it doesn’t feel like a chore to apply and you'll hardly notice you’re wearing it.
La Roche-Posay Anthelios Pocket Sun Cream SPF 50+
BUY NOW £7.50
The active traveller will appreciate the portable size of this high-protection cream.
Sisley Super Soin Solaire Milky Body Mist SPF30
BUY NOW £91.50
If you plan to spend time lazing around the pool, rely on Sisley’s body mist for ease of application—minimal movement required.
Eau Thermale Avène Mineral Fluid SPF50
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When other sunscreens have tended to cause you breakouts in the past, try a formula specifically designed for sensitive skin.
Shiseido Clear Stick UV Protector SPF50+
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From watersports to trekking, using a stick-form sunscreen means you can have fun in the sun without worrying about your skin.
Come summertime, city skin should shield itself against sun, stress and pollution. Shun the heavy SPF creams of yesteryear for lighter formulas that sit prettily under your make-up.
Estee Lauder Daywear Advanced Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant & UV Defense SPF50
BUY NOW £36
Say goodbye to the ashy sheen that traditional sunscreens cause underneath your foundation. Choose a sheer formula, containing antioxidants to fight pollution too.
Guerlain Orchidée Impériale The Brightening & Perfecting UV Protector SPF50
BUY NOW £104
Multi-tasking sun protection is so much easier to incorporate into your existing routine. Just like a primer, Guerlain’s UV protector will brighten and smooth your skin.
Skinceuticals Mineral Eye UV Defense SPF30
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The delicate eye area is one of the most common places for skin cancer and dark spots, but finding a formula that doesn’t sting sensitive eyes used to be difficult—until now.
Clinique City Block Sheer SPF25
BUY NOW £19
'Physical' sunscreens that reflect rather than absorb UV rays (as oposed to chemical sun protection) can be better for your skin but they are often thick and spoil your make-up. Not Clinique’s offering, which is all but invisible under foundation and is formulated with city-dwellers in mind.
Dior One Essential City Defense SPF50
BUY NOW £41
Dior’s city defence promises to defend against smog, using a combination of antioxidants and protective veils.
Jurlique UV Defence Lotion SPF50
BUY NOW £27
When time is of the essence, invest in a sunscreen-come-moisturiser that can replace your heavier winter hydrator when the sun is shining.
Chanel UV Essentiel Multi-Protection Daily Defender
BUY NOW £44
Contained within this small, handbag-friendly bottle is protection against UVA and UVB rays, as well as pollution and infra-red light. Sunscreen never looked so chic.
This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.co.uk.
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