By now, you’ve probably heard us go on and on about the virtues of sun protection. And we’re going to keep talking about it, because it has been scientifically proven that protecting your skin from the sun is the best way to prevent premature aging. The sun can cause all sorts of damage, like wrinkles and fine lines, sunspots and freckles, even blotchiness and dullness. If reading this makes you want to stay inside your house forever, don’t panic. You can look after your skin without having to hide away. Using a day cream with SPF will protect your skin while you go about your day. Here are our top five picks.
Lexli Aloe-Based Acne Moisturizer with Sunblock – This ultra-light moisturizer works great on oily, acne prone skin. It is free from heavy oils that can clog pores or make your face look shiny and contains tea tree oil to treat acne. The aloe vera reduces inflammation and the SPF 15 protects your skin from the sun and prevents scarring.
Neostrata Daytime Protection Cream SPF 15 – This cream not only protects your skin from future damage, it actually treats any sun damage you may already have. It contains gluconolactone to strengthen and calm the skin, antioxidants to fight free radicals and vitamin E to soften, moisturize and re-texturize. It is also oil-free and fragrance-free, making it perfect for fussy skin.
Dr. Dennis Gross All-in-One Tinted Moisturizer Sunscreen SPF 15 – For those of us who prefer an extra five minutes in bed to a full face of makeup in the morning, tinted moisturizers are a blessing. These tinted moisturizers offer light coverage, while delivering moisture directly where your skin needs it most. A mix of antioxidants, vitamins and sun protection keep your skin looking bright and youthful. Available in five shades, there is definitely one for you.
Exuviance Essential Multi-Defense Day Creme SPF 15 – With AHAs, vitamins, antioxidants and plant extracts, this day cream will smooth out fine lines and refine your skin texture, as well as even out and brighten your skin tone. Suitable for all skin types, this oil-free, non-comedogenic formula works double duty to protect your skin and leave it glowing.
Murad Correcting Moisturizer SPF 15 – Calm, soothe and protect irritated skin with this correcting moisturizer. It contains gogi berry to neutralize damage-causing free radicals, peppermint and chamomile to instantly cool down your skin and plant extracts to reduce inflammation. Best of all, the green tint will instantly camouflage any redness, one quick swipe and you’ll be ready to take on the world!