Our Favourite SPF Skincare Products For A Flawless Complexion

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While there is no doubt that the warmth of the sunshine and longer days are more enjoyable, it is extremely important we don’t forget the effects that sun damage can have on our skin. As we continue on with the summer months, it is the perfect time to learn how to protect our skin from the harmful rays. There are many skincare products which many people use daily that include SPF sun protection. Here some of our favourites for a gorgeous and summer-proof complexion all season long.



1) Kiehl’s Since 1851 ‘Ultra Facial’ Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30, $29: With its broad spectrum SPF 30, this moisturizer protects against sun damage. Its lightweight formula is claimed to leave skin soft and nurtured ideal for use at any time of the day. Said to be suitable for all skin types, this ultra facial product is ideal for a summer moisturizer.


2) COOLA Suncare ‘Classic Face’ Makeup Setting Spray SPF 30, $49: Said to protect you as you set your makeup, this COOLA Suncare setting spray will keep your makeup looking fresh all day long. Including aloe vera and cucumber extracts, it will ultimately soften and refresh your skin while blocking UV rays with broad-spectrum protection.


3) Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream SPF 35, $50: This five in one formula is said to control oil formulation by providing hydration and visibly reducing fine lines and wrinkles after four weeks. Featuring SPG 35 sun protection, the tinted cream is infused with hydration to improve skin’s moisture. It can be worn by itself or as a primer underneath a foundation.


4) Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20- Illuminating, $55: This moisturizer with a hint of shimmering colour is said to be a lightweight, sheer foundation formula which creates a radiant finish. With its sun protection of SPF 20, it will help protect the skin from the damaging rays of the sun, while keeping the skin moisturized and illuminated.


5) Origins Dr. Andrew Well For Origins Mega-Bright SPF 30 Skin Tone Correcting Oil-Free Moisturizer, $62: Known for clinically proving skin brighter and restoring luminosity, this moisturizer is said to be a protective daytime SPF moisture repairing formula addressed to help facial discoloration. Claiming to work for all skin types, the SPF 30 blocking UV damage will help to prevent future spots from forming on the face.