• There are lots of reasons to use a mineral sunscreen (i.e. one that uses zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide to physically block UV rays, instead of chemical agents that absorb and filter UV). Mineral formulas are gentler on sensitive skin, considered the safest alternative in the sunscreen toxicity debate, and anti-microbial zinc oxide even has acne-fighting benefits. And today's advanced formulas won't leave a chalky residue we know because we tested them! Kiss My Face Natural Mineral Sunscreen SPF 40 ($16.99, kissmyface.com) moisturizes skin and rubs in easily thanks to Hydresia, an emollient ingredient derived from safflower seeds.
  • iS Clinical Eclipse SPF 50+ Broad Spectrum Crme ($38, innovativeskincare.com) features micronized zinc oxide and transparent titanium dioxide, along with antioxidant vitamin E to nourish skin. Easy Ways To Add SPF To Your Beauty Routine
  • We love lightweight liquid sunscreens for their weightless texture, and La Roche-Posay Anthelios 50 Mineral Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid ($33.50, laroche-posay.us) is one of only a handful of mineral fluids weve found. It features the brands signature Cell-Ox Shield antioxidant complex to head off future sun damage. 5 Foods That Give You Better Skin
  • Aubrey SPF 15 Defense Moisturizer ($22.50, aubrey-organics.com) has a lightweight, moisturizing texture that works beautifully under makeup, and just enough SPF for days when youre spending more time under fluorescent office lights than you are in the sun. 9 Celebs Who Look Better Without The Tan
  • John Masters Suncare SPF 30 Natural Mineral Sunscreen ($32, johnmasters.com) is enriched with organic botanical extracts of green tea, shea butter and jojoba oil to hydrate and protect skin. The #1 Way To Look Younger: Are You Using It?
  • Neutrogena Sensitive Skin Sunscreen Braod Spectrum SPF 60+ ($8.99, drugstore.com)has an easily blendable texture and a nice price. The 5 Rules of Self-Tanning
  • Avne High Protection Mineral Cream SPF 50 ($19.20, drugstore.com) is made with the brands signature thermal spring water, which has been used for centuries to treat sensitive skin. Get Beach Ready With This Head-To-Toe Beauty Prep Plan
  • Applying non-aerosol spray Soleil Organique 100% Mineral Sunscreen Mist ($42, soleilorganique.com) is as easy as it gets (and how luxe is that black bottle?). The brands EcoSunComplex features red algae, vitamin C ester, vitamin e and bisabolol to prevent loss of firmness caused by UV rays. What You Need To Know About Natural Beauty Products
  • Previse SunSheer SuperChill Broad Spectrum SPF 25 ($36, previsecare.com) imparts a subtle cooling sensation on skin with its soothing botanical ingredients. Its aromatherapeutic grapefruit scent is a refreshing upgrade from your usual sunscreen smell. 10 Steps To Summer-Ready Legs


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