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The 5 Best Sunscreens of 2021

The 5 best sunscreens of 2021. Stay up-to-date with your skin care by adding sunscreen into your daily routine.

It’s that time of the year again, the sun is out, the shorts are out, sundress season is upon us. With that, it’s important to take care of our skin and protect it from UVA and UVB rays with sunscreen. But, what sunscreen can we use that does not leave behind a sticky texture or a white cast? We have you covered. Even if you aren’t going outside as much, experts say that it is still important to wear sun scream indoors as harmful rays can penetrate windows and blue-light from computers and smart phones screens can damage skin. Below, our top 5 best sunscreens at various price points. They can be used all over the body, including on your face and we’re covering various aspects, including price, ingredients, ease of use, and availability.

Best all body sunscreen

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer SPF 100 Dry-Touch Lotion

This sunscreen offers the highest combined UVA/UVB protection with their SPF 100. Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch sunscreen SPF 100 is a lightweight, clean feeling product that is fast absorbing and water resistant for up to 80 minutes. It’s one of the best sellers in the market with a 4.5/5 stars. If you have dry skin, no need to worry because it moisturises whilst protecting your skin, but if you want to apply moisturiser too, it’s always best to apply before sunscreen.

Best face sunscreen 

Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen SPF 30 

If you have Instagram, it’s likely that you would have seen this product trending. Is this sunscreen worth the hype? Yes! The 2021 trending sunscreen is a perfect fit to wear under your make up because it leaves no white cast, and feels very smooth on your skin. It comes out as a clear gel and has a silicone-like texture, it does not clog pores or leave your skin feeling greasy. Your face has never been so safe. Apply a moisturiser underneath as this sunscreen is not moisturising, but is a great primer and protector from the sun.

Best (less expensive) face sunscreen 

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Ultra-Light Invisible Fluid SPF 50 Suncream

This lightweight, airy fluid glides effortlessly across your skin, protecting and not leaving a white cast. It was made specially for sensitive skin, and doesn’t break out your face, it’s SPF50 and super affordable. Feel safe in the knowledge that no unnecessary chemicals are coming in contact with your skin.

Best sunscreen for mature skin

COOLA Mineral Face SPF 30 Matte Tint

This mineral sunscreen goes on smooth without a greasy feel. It’s made with organic ingredients that are gentle on the skin and the environment, there is no scent or white cast. It comes in a small bottle which is a great size to carry with you in your bag.

Best spray-on sunscreen

Garnier Ambre Solaire Dry Mist Sun Screen Spray SPF 50

Garnier is a favourite among all the sunscreen brands due to its high protection and spray-on feature making it easier to apply. Ambre Solaire sprays on easily, without leaving a white, greasy or sticky finish. The spray format allows you to spray wherever you need easily and quickly. The formula conforms 100% to European recommendations for sunscreen, and has a 4.5/5 rating. It is water resistant and does not contain alcohol.

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