Hat. Check. Sunglasses. Check. Sunscreen. Check. Sunny or not, every day is a day to apply sunscreen. Keeping your skin safe from sunburn isn’t just about having sunscreen on hand. It’s about keeping it in your purse, on the counter, or in the stroller, so nobody has any excuses for not applying it as directed.
Free of irritants
This oil-free formula uses the original sunscreen mineral zinc to provide skin-safe protection. If you are looking for a high-end sunscreen for sensitive skin, your search is over. Designed just for facial use, this doctor-recommended SPF 46 sunscreen doesn’t have fragrance or parabens and is non-comedogenic, meaning it won’t cause acne. Make sure to reapply it every two hours as it is not waterproof.
Super-strong, safe, and invisible, this sunscreen is an unseen hero. So sheer and velvety feeling, this sunscreen should be part of your daily skincare routine. The barely-there gel glides on your skin giving your face UVA, and UVB protection. More importantly, this sunscreen keeps you safe from deep-intruding infrared or IRA rays. All these powerful skin protections are reef-friendly, too. Use it as a primer underneath your makeup. And don’t worry if it gets in your facial hair. This unseen sunscreen will blend right in and you’ll forget it’s even there.
Applying spray sunscreen takes the worry out of forgetting the tops of feet and backs of knees, and other spots often missed when applying sunscreen lotions. Don’t worry about taking a dip in the sea because this broad-spectrum sunscreen is reef-friendly. What does reef-friendly mean? Well, reef-friendly sunscreens don’t have active ingredients like oxybenzone in them that can damage sensitive coral reefs. We love the Banana Boat’s special PowerStay technology that keeps this fast-absorbing sunscreen working up to 80 minutes in the water.
By combining both zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, the little particles of minerals really repel the sun and block its harmful rays. Aussies know a thing or two about the bright sun. These outdoor-loving people protect themselves from the sun while they are swimming with sharks. So this sunscreen has to do its job and be kind to the coral reefs. Which it does. The broad spectrum 50 plus sunscreen keeps out 98 percent of the sun’s rays (SPF 100 screens out 99 percent).
Moisturize and nourish, too
This powerful sunscreen spray also contains Vitamin E and moisturizers to replenish your skin. Coppertone started in 1938 as the first successful company to market sunscreen. In the 1960s, proper sunscreens, instead of sun tanning products, came on the scene. Since then, sunscreens have only become better, more protective, and easier to apply. This strong SPF 50 protection is water-resistant, too. The handy three-pack lets you keep one in your beach bag, one in your cabana, and one in your purse, just in case.
Cyndi Mathews is a contributing writer to Islands and recently published her first book and enjoys traveling to Florida in her sailboat. Islands is an award-winning brand founded in 1980 that speaks to international travelers who have an affinity for the Caribbean and beyond. The website showcases destinations, resorts, cruises, and recommendations by the Islands’ staff.