In our last post, we discussed a few tips to make sure that you get the most out of your sunscreen. Now that you know all of the tricks to make sure you are completely protected from the sun, we have one more important sun protection issue: choosing the best sunscreen for your skin type.
In the past, our choices when it came to sun protection were a little limited. You wore what was available and kind of hoped your skin wouldn’t break out. Thankfully, we’ve come a long way and today’s sunscreens come in a variety of formulas and finishes. No more streaky, white faces for us! Below are our sunscreen choices for every skin type.
Oily or Acne Prone Skin: People with oily or acne prone skin should avoid products that are heavy and can potentially clog up pores and lead to breakouts. Eucerin Sun Fluid Mattifying SPF 50+ is light, non-greasy and full of protective antioxidants to protect your skin from both the sun and free radicals.
Dry Skin: A creamier, more moisturizing formula works wonders on drier skin types. EVE LOM Moisturiser with SPF 15 protects your skin from every day sun while boosting hydration levels, brightening, refining, and protecting against free radicals. All from one little jar of cream!
Sensitive Skin: Anyone with sensitive skin knows the struggle of finding a sunscreen that protects their skin without irritating it. Bioderma Photoderm Ar SPF 50 is fragrance-free and specially formulated to prevent irritation while protecting sensitive skin from the sun. It also contains ingredients to fight the redness that comes with sensitive skin.
Combination Skin: Combination skin is tricky enough to treat, but throw in sun protection and it gets even more confusing! We recommend a lightweight formula that will hydrate dry patches without overloading oily areas. NeoStrata Sheer Hydration SPF 15 strikes that perfect balance; keeping dry areas moisturized while reducing oil production in shiny zones.
Mature Skin: We all know how important sun protection is when it comes to keeping the signs of aging at bay. But now we have products that not only offer your skin protection from the sun, they also contain active anti-aging ingredients. Exuviance Age Reverse Day Repair SPF 30 contains an antioxidant complex consisting of pomegranate, vitamin A, and vitamin E that will firm, brighten, smooth and soften your skin, all while protecting it from the sun.