10 Best Sunscreens For Your Face 2022

10 Best Sunscreens For Your Face 2022

Let's face it, we're about to get a lot more sun this summer – thanks to the end of COVID-19 lockdowns and the return of summer holidays. And with all this extra time in the sun, in the UK and abroad, you need to be protecting your face from sun damage. Remember sunscreen helps protect your skin from premature ageing, skin cancer and sunburn.

Here, we look at the best face sunscreens, lotions, creams and SPF skincare products for your skin’s needs.

1. Best Face Sunscreen For All Skin Types & Sensitive Skin

Mustela Very High Protection Sun Lotion for Face SPF50+ 40ml

Suitable for all skin types, including atopic-prone skin, Mustela's Very High Protection Sun Lotion for Face has the highest level of SPF protection. This sun lotion has been formulated for your face, is non-greasy and nicely moisturises to minimise dehydration from the sun. 

Mustela Very High Protection Sun Lotion for Face SPF50+ 40ml

2. Best Face Sunscreen For Skin Nourishing & Dry Skin

Vichy Capital Soleil UV-Age Daily SPF50+ Water Fluid 40ml

Ideal for daily wear and maximum sun protection, this face sunscreen is great for skin nourishing. Vichy Capital Soleil UV-Age Daily SPF50+ Water Fluid contains vitamin E and niacinamide for skin nourishment, along with UVA and UVB defending ingredients. If you have naturally dry skin or your face needs a boost, this is a great way to protect from further damage while being out and about. 

Vichy Capital Soleil UV-Age Daily SPF50+ Water Fluid 40ml

3. Best Face Sunscreen For Acne & Spot-Prone Skin, Oily & Combination Skin

La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL SPF50+ Dry Touch Gel-Cream 50ml

If you are dealing with acne or have quite spot-prone skin, such as oily or combination skin, then you might be cautious about face sunscreens making your spots worse. La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL SPF50+ Dry Touch Gel-Cream has a light but powerful formula which provides fast absorption and wide-spectrum sun protection, while minimising shine. 

La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL SPF50+ Dry Touch Gel-Cream 50ml
  1. La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL SPF50+ Dry Touch Gel-Cream Sunscreen
    La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL SPF50+ Dry Touch Gel-Cream 50ml
    Rating:
    80%
    Special Price £14.25 Regular Price £19.00

4. Best Face Sunscreen For Older Skin & To Combat Wrinkles

Esthederm Bronz Repair Sunkissed Moderate Face 50ml

An anti-wrinkle face cream and sunscreen in one, Esthederm's Bronz Repair Sunkissed Moderate Face feels like a silky moisturiser and has the benefits of a great face sunscreen. Get protection from UVA and UVB rays, decrease the risk of skin pigmentation and stimulate tanning, all in one super sunscreen.

Esthederm Bronz Repair Sunkissed Moderate Face 50ml
  1. Esthederm Bronz Repair Sunkissed Moderate Face 50ml
    Esthederm Bronz Repair Sunkissed Moderate Face 50ml
    Rating:
    98%
    Special Price £45.60 Regular Price £57.00

5. Best Face Sunscreen For Gradual Tanning

Esthederm Adaptasun Sensitive Skin Face Cream Strong Sun 50ml

Esthederm Adaptasun Sensitive Skin Face Cream Strong Sun has been created to activate the melanin process, which helps to create a deep, long-lasting tan, while optimising cell protection and preventing photoaging to avoid skin damage. This makes it ideal for gaining a gradual tan. 

Esthederm Adaptasun Sensitive Skin Face Cream Strong Sun 50ml

6. Best Tinted Sunscreen For Your Face

Eucerin Sun Face Pigment Control Tinted SPF50+ 50ml

This is the tinted version of Eucerin's sun cream, offering maximum SPF protection plus colour pigments to even skin tone and avoid hyperpigmentation. This sun cream also helps to reduce dark spots and evens out skin tone. 

Eucerin Sun Face Pigment Control Tinted SPF50+ 50ml

7. Best Face Sunscreen For Exercising

Clarins Dry Touch Facial Sun Care SPF50+ 50ml

Got an active summer planned? You'll need an expert face sunscreen that protects you from sun damage, while also being sweat resistant. Clarins Dry Touch Facial Sun Care SPF50+ has UVA and UVB 50+ is water and sweat resistant and has a dry, matte finish.

Clarins Dry Touch Facial Sun Care SPF50+ 50ml
  1. Clarins Dry Touch Facial Sun Care SPF50+ 50ml
    Clarins Dry Touch Facial Sun Care SPF50+ 50ml
    Rating:
    100%
    Special Price £19.00 Regular Price £20.00

8. Best Face Sunscreen For The Whole Family

Vichy Capital Soleil Face and Body Milk SPF30 300ml

Vichy Capital Soleil Face and Body Milk SPF30 provides a solid level of SPF protection and is paraben and fragrance free. It is great for the whole family, is easy to apply, is not sticky and doesn't leave white marks.

Vichy Capital Soleil Face and Body Milk SPF30 300ml
  1. Vichy Capital Soleil Face and Body Milk SPF30 300ml
    Vichy Capital Soleil Face and Body Milk SPF30 300ml
    Rating:
    100%
    Special Price £15.00 Regular Price £20.00

9. Best Mist Sunscreen For Your Face

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Invisible Anti-Shine Mist 75ml

If you find cream or lotion sunscreen application to be just too much of a bother, why not try a mist sunscreen for your face? La Roche-Posay Anthelios Invisible Anti-Shine Mist applies in a light but effective layer. It is quickly absorbed and can be reapplied in moments. 

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Invisible Anti-Shine Mist 75ml Rating: 100% of100
  1. La Roche-Posay Anthelios Invisible Anti-Shine Mist 75ml
    La Roche-Posay Anthelios Invisible Anti-Shine Mist 75ml
    Rating:
    100%
    Special Price £10.88 Regular Price £14.50

10. Best Moisturiser With SPF

Vichy Liftactiv Supreme Day Cream SPF30 50ml

For those who just want to get their SPF protection into a single step of their skincare routine, along with their facial moisturiser, we recommend Vichy Liftactiv Supreme Day Cream SPF30. It's UV protecting, anti-aging and hydrates skin beautifully. 

Vichy Liftactiv Supreme Day Cream SPF30 50ml
  1. Vichy Liftactiv Supreme Day Cream SPF30 50ml
    Vichy Liftactiv Supreme Day Cream SPF30 50ml
    Special Price £24.00 Regular Price £32.00

 

By Panasha Desai, Pharmacist

 


 

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The products offered are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any illness or disease, or replace the advice of a medical professional. Results are not guaranteed and may vary from individual to individual.