With hot weather on the horizon, it’s time to stock up on SPF ahead of sunnier days. SPF should be applied every day to help protect the skin against UV rays. Whether you’re going aboard or staying put in the UK, it’s important to make sure SPF is part of your daily routine…even when it’s cloudy! Here are the new SPFs launched for summer 2023…
BEST FOR ACNE-PRONE SKIN:
Skin + Me SPF 50
Designed for the face, Skin + Me’s new Daily Defence Oil-Free SPF 50 Sunscreen works harmoniously with your skin, leaves no white cast and won’t clog your pores. The formulation contains niacinamide and vitamin E, perfect for spot-prone complexions.
BEST FOR A HYBRID FORMULA:
Paula’s Choice Advanced Sun Protection Daily Moisturiser SPF 50
Striking the balance between skincare and SPF, the Paula’s Choice Advanced Sun Protection Daily Moisturiser SPF 50 is one for everyday use with extremely high UVA protection. The hybrid cream effortlessly sinks into the skin and instantly perks up your complexion.
BEST FOR DEHYDRATED SKIN:
Coco & Eve Daily Water Gel SPF50+ Sunscreen
Coco & Eve has developed an ultra-hydrating formula, infused with hyaluronic acid, aloe vera and antioxidant vitamin E, that sinks into the skin seamlessly. Fast-absorbing, fragrant free and non-greasy, the water-based gel gives you protection without feeling like the skin has added layers.
BEST FOR A BRONZED GLOW:
Coco & Eve Tan Boosting Body Oil SPF 30
Enriched with guava, pineapple and watermelon seed oil, Coco & Eve’s Tan Activating Body Oil protects your skin from UV damage while boosting your natural tan by 40%. Formulated for the body, the SPF 30 is made using a tan-boosting peptide complex and Vitamin C for added hydration.
BEST FOR TOPPING UP:
Hello Sunday The Retouch One Face Mist SPF 30
This lightweight facial mist infused with skincare benefits is one to pop in your bag to top up throughout the day. The SPF 30 formula can be spritzed on top of makeup without disturbing your base!
BEST FOR LIGHTWEIGHT FEEL:
Skin Proud Serious Shade SPF 50+ Skin Serum Sunscreen
This ultra-lightweight SPF 50+ serum sunscreen glides onto the skin, making it ideal to prep before makeup. The super silky texture delivers a dewy glow with zero white cast, zero flashback and zero pilling.
BEST FOR THE OCEAN:
Tropic Great Barrier Sun Lotion SPF 50
Blended with ocean-safe sun filters, Tropic’s Great Barrier Sun Lotion has a light, non-greasy texture, leaving an invisible finish with no chalkiness. Scented lightly with vanilla, this reef-friendly SPF 50 is water-resistant using super-safe minerals.
BEST FOR FAST-ABSORBING:
Rituals Sun Protection Milky Spray SPF 30
This milky body lotion spray hydrates skin thanks to its unique complex of squalane, aloe vera and algae. Leaving no white cast, the SPF 30 rapidly absorbs into the skin and is non-sticky, so you can enjoy the sun with no qualms!
BEST FOR ANTI-AGING:
Zelens Daily Defence Broad Spectrum SPF 50
Enriched with a powerful blend of antioxidants this face SPF uses eco-friendly organic UV filters to prevent visible sun damage. Working to reinforce the skin’s natural barrier, sustainable active ingredients work in synergy to combat signs of premature skin ageing.