May 27th marks Sunscreen Protection Day, and as avid skincare and sun care warriors, we had to take part in the celebrations! We’re always pushing the importance and benefits of wearing sunscreen, and in case you’ve forgotten, SPF is vital for protecting against harmful sun rays that damage skin, cause dryness, and provoke signs of aging. To raise awareness of sunscreen wearing and make it easier for you to incorporate it into your routine, we’ve rounded up a list of our top 12 SPFs of the moment that are beloved by the Stylevana Family and work for different skin types and needs. Get your shopping cart ready because you’re sure to find the perfect SPF for your skin! Keep scrolling to discover the picks.
Ask a skincare user what their favorite SPF is, and the chance that they’ll crown the Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel SPF50+ PA++++ their top pick is astronomically high. 8 layers of Hyaluronic Acid quench the complexion while Cica calms sensitivity, Fig extract improves skin softness, and Ceramide reinforces the skin barrier. As the complexion is hydrated and protected from UV rays, this sun gel locks in moisture for plump, healthy, and radiant skin.
A common qualm makeup wearers have is that sunscreen disrupts the quality and wear of their beat. Enter the Abib Sedum Hyaluron Sunscreen Protection Tube SPF50+ PA ++++ , a moisturizing cream formula meant to hydrate the skin and put an end to cakey makeup. It uses Sedum Hyaluron derived from the Sedum Sarmentosum plant grown on Jeju Island, known for its resilience within dry environments, as well as Hyaluronic Acid and Allantoin to create a smooth, quenched complexion.
It’s not an exaggeration to say users of all skin types have fallen deeply in love with the SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Hyalu-Cica Water-Fit Sun Serum SPF50 PA++++. This bestselling sun serum contains a soothing and hydrating blend of Hyaluronic Acid and Cica, bolstered by Niacinamide and Adenosine to brighten the overall complexion. You won’t come by any white cast or greasy textures when slathering this on - its thin texture sinks into the skin effortlessly.
Keep calm and sun safe with the make p:rem UV Defense Me. Watery Balm Sun Stick SPF50+ PA++++. This sun stick is formulated with Jeju Cactus and a 35% moisture essence for keeping the complexion moisturized rather than greasy. It delivers a refreshing cooling sensation when applied to the skin, serving to alleviate heat-induced irritation. Tuck it into your bag for convenient SPF reapplication on the face and body - it glides on smoothly wherever you apply it.
With Black Rice being absent from all but one step of the daily skincare routine, Haruharu WONDER launched the Haruharu WONDER Black Rice Pure Mineral Relief Daily Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++. The brand takes the antioxidant and hydration properties beloved in their core skincare line and formulates them into a lightweight mineral sunscreen, checking off daily sun care and hydrating skincare in one go. It includes Heartleaf extract to relieve irritation, and Niacinamide for a healthy glow.
A whopping 10 types of Hyaluronic Acid can be found in the Dr.Ceuracle Hyal Reyouth Moist Sun SPF50+ PA++++, making it a staple for dry or dehydrated complexions. The essence-like formula strengthens the skin’s moisture barrier to prevent moisture loss, simultaneously protecting against external irritants. It’s featherlight and spreads easily on the skin, making it comfortable to apply on the face, neck, and body.
If you’re always forgetting to apply your sunscreen, opt for a does-it-all product like the MARY&MAY CICA Soothing Sun Cream SPF50+ PA++++ to simplify your skin routine. 7 Centella ingredients are fermented with yeast to block UV rays and soothe fatigued skin, while Betaine smooths over skin texture, Hyaluronic Acid preserves hydration levels, and Niacinamide targets dark spots. In short, this vegan and sustainable formula protects, smooths, and brightens.
It’s all in the name: the TOCOBO Cotton Soft Sun Stick SPF50+ PA++++ is gentle and soft on the skin, thanks to Cotton extract that hydrates the complexion upon application. It’s also made with a Herb AC Complex to up its soothing effects, and Anti Sebum P to reduce stickiness and maintain an ideal oil-water balance. Like a skin primer, it absorbs excess sebum and evens out skin texture, making for comfortable wear all day long.
If you prefer a soft matte finish over dewier options, try out the PURITO Daily Soft Touch Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++. The non-sticky, non-irritating formula boasts 5 types of Ceramides on its ingredients list, helping to defend a weakened skin barrier against external aggressors and strengthening it over the long term. It’s also vegan, cruelty-free, and goes without alcohol, parabens, and other harmful ingredients.
You’re used to sun creams and gels, getting familiar with sun sticks and cushions, but get ready for this: sun mists. The Kao Biore UV Aqua Rich Aqua Protect Mist SPF50 PA++++ can be spritzed onto the face and body for protection against harmful sun rays; the water-like mist sprays evenly and forms a thin UV protection layer that adheres closely to the skin. Formulated with Squalene, it retains skin moisture and dries quickly with no white cast. Perfect for spraying over makeup or sunscreen reapplication throughout the day.
The VT Cica Essence Sun SPF50+ PA++++ delivers a cooling touch to the skin the minute it’s slathered on, which will undoubtedly be welcome as temperatures heat up. This sun essence formula is infused with Cica extract, as well as Lotus Flower, Daisy, and Damask Rose Waters to keep the skin moist and healthy. Mild and gentle, it’s suitable for even the most sensitive and troubled of complexions, absorbing into the skin without leaving any white cast.
Heartleaf lies at the heart (no pun intended) of the Goodal Heartleaf Calming Mineral Filter Sun Cream SPF50+ PA++++. It provides intensive calming effects to sensitive and irritated complexions with the help of its Triple Zinc Complex, whilst keeping them hydrated and plumped with 10 cooling Hyaluronic ingredients. The refreshing and light texture applies evenly without clumping up, making it a top pick to wear alone or rock under makeup.
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