Best Body Sunscreens to Slather On Your Summer Beach Body
ICYMI, harmful UV rays can cause as much damage to your body as they can to your face. That's why protecting yourselves and being well-prepared for a beach day with the best sunscreens for your body is non-negotiable. And thanks to these STYLEVANA-approved body sunscreens that come in different textures for different skin types, you can now have fun in the sun without burning your skin. Regardless of whether it is a mineral sunscreen or chemical sunscreen, it is recommended to apply about a shot glass's worth of sunscreen for the entire body and a dime-sized dollop for the face, which should be reapplied every two hours. Read on to find out our tried-and-true, favorite body sunscreens that will give your summer beach body all the protection it needs!
STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: This updated 2022 version of OMI Verdio UV Moisture Gel Water Proof is great for all skin types including children's skin and sensitive skin because it contains mineral sun filter and a soothing blend of cica, moringa flower and edelweiss extracts, making it the best body sunscreen to calm redness and irritation caused by sun exposure. This additive-free sunscreen gel is easy to apply and resistant to water and sweat up to 40 minutes.
STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: The ISEHAN Kiss Me Mommy UV Aqua Milk SPF50+ PA++++ has been a fan-favorite among mothers for quite some time, thanks to its kid-friendly formula that is free from colorings, fragrances, preservatives, mineral oils and alcohol. Safe to use on delicate, sensitive skin, this gentle sun milk has a delightful texture that makes it a joy to reapply throughout the day. It also contains 80% food ingredients including extracts from aloe, strawberry and acerola, as well as jojoba oil, ceramide, collagen and hyaluronic acid to provide the skin ample nourishment on top of powerful sun protection of SPF50+.
STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: Another Japanese sunscreen MVP in our book: meet the Kose Suncut UV Perfect Gel Super Water Proof (Japan Version). Slather it onto your beach body while this sun gel offers you the best of both worlds—waterproof and sweat-resistant with a lightweight, refreshing finish. This body sunscreen also contains chamomile flower extract, hyaluronic acid + squalane to keep your skin hydrated and protected from the sun so you can enjoy your beach date without worries.
STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: The major reason we love this lightweight make p:rem UV Defense Me. Daily Sun Fluid for our beach bodies is its clever blend of both chemical and mineral-based UV-blocking formulas. The dual sun protection, coupled with a strong SPF50+ spectrum, shields every inch of your face and body on all fronts so you can get through a sunny day without worry. Along with trusty ingredients and the brand's very own formula, including the aptly named "City-Proof Complex" and the "Pollustop Complex," this hybrid sunscreen will easily top your try-list!
STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: Sunscreen body lotions are great and all, but oily skin types may find them a tad greasy. If that's the case, try out NIVEA's Japan UV Super Water Gel SPF50 PA+++, which is a weightless game-changer for those who have oilier complexion. This fast-absorbing sun gel comes with broad-spectrum SPF50+ sun protection via chemical filters that do not leave any white caste or residual build-up. On top of its toner-like, grease-free texture, you can expect this sunscreen free from fragrances and colorants which is perfect for easily irritated skin.
STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: Hailed as a cult-favorite (and under-rated) beauty, this THANK YOU FARMER sunscreen features hyaluronic acid to plump the skin and mistletoe extract to help promote the cellular renewal process and more importantly protects the skin from the damaging effects of UV exposure on a summer beach outing. It works like a moisturizing sunscreen lotion for your summer beach body, making it even easier for you to apply to your body after your morning shower.
STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: Korean skincare brand MISSHA is a brand that keeps its pantheon of sunscreens in line with minimal, yet wonder-working formulas and textures for different skin types. The MISSHA All-Around Safe Block Waterproof Sun Milk is no exception. Touting its ability to provide long-lasting sun protection, this MISSHA sunscreen does not rub off in contact with water while boasts a lightweight, non-sticky, non-greasy texture, making it a treat to apply (and reapply, of course) to your beach body.
STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: Infused with cactus pear extract + madecassoside, Derma:B Everyday Sun Block SPF50+ PA++++ is hailed for its pregnancy-friendly formula that is safe for the whole family to use. This pregnancy-safe sunscreen offers powerful broad-spectrum SPF50+ PA++++ protection in a hypoallergenic formula that also delivers intense hydration and nourishment and restores overall skin health, as well as calming treatment for sun-irritated skin on your summer beach body.
Disclaimer: We strongly recommend that you consult with your doctor before using for personalized pregnancy advice.
Pack up the best body sunscreens for your next beach outings ASAP! Shop your most-favorite chemical sunscreen or mineral sunscreen to prep your beach body for the sunny days ahead! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to get more instant product updates and skincare tips!