Daily Facial Sunscreen

Everyone should apply sunscreen to their face and neck daily. Not only does this prevent skin cancer, but it also is the most effective way to slow and reverse signs of aging. Personally, this is the only category where I will sometimes splurge on more expensive products.

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CeraVe AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion with Sunscreen- SPF 30

Affordable and widely available at drug stores, this product doubles as a moisturizer and contains ceramides, niacinamide, and hyaluronic acid. This sunscreen is lightweight and does not leave a white cast.

Colorescience Sunforgettable Total Protection Face Shield- SPF 50

This sunscreen doubles as makeup and moisturizer. It is lightly tinted for fair to medium skin tones. It contains mineral sunscreen ingredients only and is also available in glow and bronze colors.

ILIA Superserum Skin Tint- SPF 40

This product also doubles as makeup and moisturizer. It comes in 30 different shades and contains only mineral sunscreen ingredients.

Bergen Dermatology Sheer Joy Mineral Sunscreen- SPF 50+

This sunscreen is sheer with no cast, even for skin of color. It contains only mineral sunscreen ingredients and gives a cosmetically elegant “dewy” finish.

Elta MD UV Glow Broad-Spectrum- SPF 36

Elta MD is one of the most trusted and recommended sunscreen brands. It contains the acne-fighting ingredient niacinamide and has mineral sunscreen ingredients only.

Supergoop Mineral Sheer Screen- SPF 30

This sunscreen is not tinted so a white cast is possible. It is a lightweight sunscreen and has all mineral sunscreen ingredients.