We don’t just write about wearing it, we actually wear it — as in every single day. (Yes, even when it’s raining cats and dogs or if we’re spending the day cozied up inside.) The reason being: Every dermatologist in the world will talk about the importance of wearing SPF daily to protect your skin from harmful, damage-causing UV rays that result in long-lasting sun damage like sun spots, skin sagging, wrinkles, and so on.
All this to say: We know first-hand that finding the right sunscreen for you and your skin type can be tricky, to say the least, which is why we’re sharing our favorites.
Check out the sunscreens that earned the FabWoman stamp of approval.
Hawaiian Tropic’s Island Sport Lotion Sunscreen covers all your bases of broad-spectrum SPF 50, water resistance and a light non-pore-clogging texture sans greasiness. Plus, it smells tropical to boot.
2. Skin Doctor Sunblock Refreshing Cream SPF 80 | N 2,700
Skin doctor Sunblock Refreshing Cream Spf 80 leaves your skin looking radiant.
3. Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel Moisturizing Sunscreen Spf 50 | N 9,760
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel Lotion Sunscreen with Broad Spectrum SPF 50 delivers superior broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection and hydration with a water-light, refreshing feel. This water-resistant sunscreen lotion with SPF 50 leaves skin looking healthy and moisturized for up to eight hours without any greasy residue or white marks. The non-greasy sunscreen has a light, clean feel and layers invisibly under makeup. Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel Lotion Sunscreen with Broad Spectrum SPF 50 is oil-free, and non-comedogenic, which means it won’t clog pores
4. Missha All-around Safe Block Aqua Sun Gel SPF50+ PA++++ | N7,500
A gel-textured sunscreen that cools down the skin upon application and delivers protecting, hydrating, and soothing ingredients while shielding the skin from sun damage.
Soothes and calms the sensitive skin irritated by sun exposure. It is a water gel type of sunscreen that keeps the skin moist. All products of MISSHA sun cream & sun gel are tested for skin irritation. Contains mild ingredients which soothe and protect the sensitive skin.
Recommended for normal to oily skin types.
5. Dr. Rashel Anti-Ageing Sun Cream SPF 75 | N3,800
Dr. Rashel Sun Cream Anti Ageing Long Lasting UVA, UVB Protection System is a unique blend of natural and handpicked ingredients like gold and collagen to reflect ultra violet rays and restore damaged skin. This product has an active mix of sun filters which give 24 hours protection against sunburn and skin damage. This Invisible non greasy light cream prevents you from redness, brown spots and premature aging and is suitable for all skin types. This Product comes with SPF Rating: 75+++. Also the cream fights against Anti-Ageing.
6. Altruist Invisible Sunscreen SPF50 | N 6,000
High quality, broad spectrum (UVA and UVB) protection. ALTRUIST uses a broad range of photostable UV filters. Suitable for daily use on adults and children. Easy application, just spray and rub in! Fast absorption, non-sticky and no residue.