No matter the weather or season, sunscreen should always be a part of your morning skincare routine. Although we’re bidding summer farewell, the browning of the leaves doesn’t mean you can leave SPF on the backburner. UV rays are present year-round, which means UV damage can happen at any time, but with a trustworthy sunscreen in your arsenal that damage is preventable. Below we’ve rounded up 8 of the best sunscreens to use in the fall, featuring picks that address common autumnal skin concerns like dryness, irritation, or a lack of nutrition. With these SPFs on your shelf, your skin will thank us for the protection and extra nourishment to thrive in the new season. Keep scrolling to begin.
During the fall, you might be seeking an extra kick of hydration from your skincare routine. To beat autumnal dryness and dehydration, the Round Lab Birch Juice Moisturizing Sun Cream SPF50+ PA++++ will be your sol-mate; the creamy formula is packed with hydrating Birch Juice and Hyaluronic Acid to replenish skin moisture levels and lock in that moisture for long-term hydration. All-rounder Niacinamide provides further brightening and balancing benefits to make skin shine.
Time and time again, Rice has proven to be a worthy ingredient to have on one’s skincare shelf. The same could be said about the Haruharu WONDER Black Rice Moisture Airyfit Daily Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++, a luscious chemical sunscreen that offers a velvet finish sans white cast or greasiness. Its ingredients list includes Rice Bran Oil for an antioxidant boost, Ceramide NP to nourish the complexion, and Adenosine to stimulate collagen and elastin production. Our editor loves this formula so much, it’s dubbed a fall shopping must-have.
Providing a helping hand in maintaining an out-of-this-world glow, the heimish Artless Glow Tinted Sunscreen SPF50+ PA+++ is sure to become an indispensable part of your fall routine. It’s everything the OG Artless Glow Base SPF50+ PA+++ is - a silky, makeup primer-sunscreen hybrid that dramatically brightens skin radiance while protecting harmful UV rays - but further elevated with a beige tint that adapts to all skin tones. Anyone looking to cut out steps from their routine needs to add this to their basket.
Pumped full of Hyaluronic Acid and vitamins, the SOME BY MI V10 Hyal Hydra Capsule Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++ is made for those after a multitasking sunscreen. The supercharged formula hydrates, soothes, and brightens the skin all at once, repairing any damage and improving skin tone in the process. It includes Ceramide to further strengthen the skin barrier against external aggressors, sinking into the skin effortlessly without a visible white cast.
Centella Asiatica is the gold standard ingredient when it comes to calming irritated complexions, and the iUNIK Centella Calming Daily Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++ harnesses the benefits of this herbaceous plant to make your sun care routine a breeze. Think of it like a therapeutic treatment for the skin: along with 49% Centella, it also wields Beta-Glucan and Adenosine to replenish skin moisture and protect collagen levels, respectively. It’s a gem appreciated by users of all skin types, as can be identified by all the 5-star reviews it has accumulated.
We get it, applying a layer of sunscreen after moisturizer can be a bit much for some. Jumiso took this problem into their own hands and created the Awe-Sun Airy-fit Daily Moisturizer with Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++, ingeniously combining the 2 skincare steps into 1 simple product. The chemical formula absorbs easily into the skin, thanks to Bamboo Stem extract, and feels weightless throughout the day. Be it simplifying your AM routine or getting better at remembering to wear your sunscreen, make sure you add a bottle or 2 of this into your shopping cart ASAP.
Gone are the days of greasy, heavy sunscreens: this era of SPF is all about keeping your skin fresh, light, and unburdened. Fitting perfectly into this description is the Benton Air Fit UV Defense Sun Cream SPF50+ PA++++, a formula boasting the triple function of skin brightening, wrinkle-smoothing, and dependable UV protection. A duo of Centella Asiatica and Panthenol soothe and hydrate the skin in this featherlight formula, supporting skin health and strength in the long term. Despite its light green tint, it blends out into a white cast-free layer on the skin that also delivers a cooling sensation.
Dealing with a weakened skin barrier and consequential skin concerns? SPF is all the more crucial in your routine and the ma:nyo Galactomy Moisture Sun Serum SPF50+ PA++++ will ensure your complexion is nourished and cared for. This moist formulation features Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate, a Probiotic that retains moisture in the skin to stabilize hydration levels. In it you’ll also find Ceramide NP for improving barrier function to protect against environmental irritants, and Vitamin E to prevent UV-induced free radical damage imposed on the skin. Skin-loving formula, no white cast, non-sticky finish… what more could you ask for?
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