Summer sunscreens 2016

summer sunscreens
Sunscreen is essential for everyone especially during the summer season. No matter it’s cloudy or sunny, you have to wear product that has at least SPF 30 to protect your skin. You will see huge difference between people who wearing sunscreen and not wearing. It’s all about anti-aging nowadays, wearing sunscreen is your basic and efficient way to prevent dark spot, wrinkle etc.
I am using four sunscreens depends on situation. As you can see from the picture on the top.

For reference: I have sensitive, normal to dry skin. I will use blue lizard on my body, Supergoop during dry skin day, Algenist & bareMinerals during the summer.

1. Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen Sensitive (Body)

  • SPF 30+ Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB
  • Chemical-Fre, Paraben-Free, Fragrance-Free
  • Physical sunscreen: 10% Zinc Oxide; 5% Titanium Dioxide
  • Affordable price: $14.99 for 3oz tube
  • Great for sensitive skin especially body area
  •  A little bit thick, not apply well under makeup

2. Supergoop! SPF 40 Skin Soothing Mineral Sunscreen (Face)

  • SPF 40 Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB
  • Paraben-Free
  • Physical combine chemical sunscreen: Octinoxate 7.5%, Zinc Oxide 10.1%
  • Hydrating, anti-aging ingredients
  • Great for sensitive skin, dry skin
  • Mid range price: $28 for 2.4oz
  • Apply well under makeup

3. Algenist Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50 (Face)

  • SPF 50 Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB
  • Paraben-Free, Oil-Free, does contain fragrance
  • Physical combine chemical sunscreen: Octinoxate 7.5%, Titanium Dioxide 2%, Zinc Oxide 10.1%
  • Lightweight, sheer and easy to apply
  • Not drying, great for dry skin. A little bit greasy when you first apply
  • Apply well under makeup
  • Contains high level alcohol, may be not for very sensitive skin
  • Pricey, $28 for only 1oz

4. BareMinerals Prep Step Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Mineral Shield Daily Prep Lotion (Face)

  • Not transparent, does have pigments blend with your skin tone and dry to an invisible finish
  • SPF 50 physical sunscreen: Zinc Oxide 23.8%, Titanium Dioxide 4.1%
  • Oil-Free, Parabens-Free ,Fragrance-Free
  • Great for sensitive skin, very gentle and easy to apply
  • Apply well under makeup
  • Hydrating, you can skip moisturizer
  • Do need a little bit time to set
  • $30 for 1.35oz

 what is your favorite sunscreen?

Thanks for reading,

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