The BEST SPF for Your Face and Body


Summer is kinda-sorta here. And I know it doesn’t sound all that exciting right now, but we do have a few enjoyable options this summer. You can visit your local beaches for some fun in the sun and much needed Vitamin D. Or simply spending some time on your balcony or in your backyard in a recliner. Pool or no pool SPF is MANDATORY!

FACT: The sun is responsible for 90% of the visible changes we see in the skin that are often chalked up to aging.

After taking a social media poll it’s clear that the KC Makeup family is interested in sunscreens that work for both for the face and body. But personally, I would highly recommend using a separate SPF for your body and face solely because the texture of the skin on your face is different than the texture of the skin on your body. Therefore your skin absorbs SPF differently depending on the formula. Keep in mind that breaking out from trying out a new sunscreen is possible. And it takes a few tries to find the right one but, don’t be discouraged. I went through 5 and finally landed on EltaMD.

The Best Of SPF

Sunscreen for Body:

Neutrogena Cool Dry Sport Water-Resistant Sunscreen Spray, SPF 50, 5 oz

Neutrogena’s Cool Dry Sport Sunscreen Spray is a quick sunscreen to throw on because it’s a spray sunscreen. With SPF 70, this sunscreen is perfect for the gal that just needs to throw something on to protect herself from the rays.

EltaMD UV Active Broad-Spectrum SPF 50+

This no chemical sunscreen is specially formulated for the girl with an active lifestyle. Although its only water resistant for 80 minutes it won’t rinse off in the water and offers high-energy visible light protection.

Laroche Posay’s Anthelios SPF 50 Gentle Lotion Mineral Sunscreen

This is a great sunscreen for dry skin. It leaves the skin feeling smooth, moisturized, and protected and contains broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection with antioxidants.

Laroche Posay’s Anthelios Lotion Spray Sunscreen SPF 60

Although this is another spray sunscreen, it goes on as a visible lotion that provides advanced protection. So you’re going to have to rub in your sunscreen. It has a non-greasy formula and is made with its non-broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection with antioxidants.

Trader Joe’s Nourish Spray Sunscreen SPF 50+ Broad Spectrum

Is there anything that Trader Joes doesn’t sell? This water-resistant sunscreen has skin-nourishing ingredients like aloe, vitamin E, and Coconut oil with SPF 50. It’s the perfect sunscreen for the girl on the go with Valve Pressure Technology for Smooth & Steady Application!

The Best Of SPF

Sunscreen for Face:

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer® Liquid Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 70

The Ultra Sheer Liquid Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 70 by Neutragena is a lightweight water-resistant for up to 80 minutes and has a no-shine finish. It doesn’t have a shiny finish so it doesn’t make you look sweety and works perfectly under makeup.

EltaMD UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46

Devices like Thermage, Exilis Ultra, VanquishME, and a bunch of others are available with your cosmetic doctors that use radiofrequency for collagen remodeling & tightening. This can get expensive and requires multiple treatments back to back to see serious results.

Supergoop’s Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40

SuperGoop’s sunscreen It great for the environment! It has a reef-safe formula and is completely invisible, weightless, and scentless. It can be used under foundation and has an SPF 40 with a velvety finish.

Olay Complete Daily Moisturizer SPF 30

The Olay Complete Daily Moisturizer was recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation so you know this product is going to protect your skin from those damaging sun rays. It’s a lightweight fragrance-free sunscreen with vitamin E and perfect for sensitive skin.

Tons of different options out there for your ladies! But at the end of the day, you HAVE to wear sunscreen if you want to prevent skin damage!