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The sun has finally got its hat on. Which means, along with thinking about how we are going to spend our time having fun in the sun, It’s also time to start thinking about protecting ourselves from those harmful UVA and UVB rays.

Incredibly ageing, causing dehydrated skin and premature wrinkles; the suns rays are also the number one cause of skin cancer! To ensure you stay sun safe this summer and to keep your skin in tip-top condition, we have separated the great from the good to come up with our 10 best sun creams.



Oclipse Sunscreen + Primer SPF 30 £49 by ZO Skin Health

Zo Skin Health’s multiple defense sun protection system with broad spectrum UVA/UVB defense, is a real must have for flawless summer skin thanks to it’s universal tint and a silky matte finish to smooth the skin and diminish the appearance of fine lines.


Light Protect SPF £30 by Lynton

This year round daily protection with SPF 50, has been specially formulated to support laser treatments but don’t let that put you off. Designed for zero irritation this ultra light formulation is intensely hydrating, aids skin, is rich in antioxidants and leaves no hint of that nasty chalky residue often found in high factor SPF’S.


Sun Care Oil Spray SPF 30 £17.60 by Clarins 

A luxurious dry oil for both hair and body, Clarin’s Sun Care Oil Spray with SPF 30 combines plant extracts with sun filters to protects skin against premature ageing and dryness. With organic nyamplung fruit, rich in fatty acids and omegas 6 and 9, works to nourish and hydrate.


All In One – 5 Actions Progressive SPF £18.95 by That’so

Ideal for day trips when you don’t want to lug multiple bottles with you, this genius 5-action dry oil spray provides the option of SPF20, SPF30 and SPF50 thanks to its PROGRESSIVE SPF. With MELANUP+ to stimulate melanin production and TYR-EXCEL a tanning activator for a deeper tan.


Anthelios XL Comfort Nutritive Oil SPF 50+ £15.30 by La Roche-Posay

Anthelios lightweight, nourishing oil for the face and the body provides a very high UVA-UVB protection that is suitable for all skin types (even the most sensitive of skin) and with its non-sticky, invisible satin finish, it’s also moisturising and comfortable to wear.


Ultra Facial Defence SPF 50+ £35 by SkinCeuticals

Formulated with state-of-the-art UV filters, this high-protection mineral sunscreen for the face, helps to prevent UV induced collagen breakdown which is a known cause of premature skin ageing!


SPF 25 Sun Cream Cell Protection £57 by Susanne Kaufmann

Packed with wild ingredients harvested and cultivated organically from Austria’s Bregenzer Forest, including intensely nourishing Jojoba Oil and anti-inflammatory Balloon Vine Oil Susanne Kaufmanns water resistant sunscreen provides high, broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection without irritation.


Sugar Sport Treatment SPF 30 For Lips, Face & Eye Area £20 by Fresh

It’s easy to forget about protecting our lips but with their delicate skin regular high factor protection is a must for gorgeous kissable lips. This moisturising treatment by Fresh provides targeted nourishment and water-resistant UV protection to the lips, face, and eye area.


Body Defence Sunscreen SPF 30 £55 by Zelens

Zelens new broad spectrum SPF 30 satin oil formula replenishes moisture, reinforces the skin’s natural barrier and combats signs of premature ageing thanks to it’s multiple powerful active ingredients that work in synergy to reduce formation of damaging free radicals and help repair DNA. Can be used on the hair.


Air Soft SPF 30 Lotion £10.50 by Hawaiian Tropic

An ultra-light weight sun lotion, Silk Hydration Air Soft provides UVA and UVB protection along with 12 hours of moisturisation for skin that feels protected, pampered and nourished.


Words by Alicia Irvine-MacDougal

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