The one product you should not go a day without is of course, sunscreen! Particularly during this time of year, you may find yourself slathering it on to no end, and while your sunscreen is doing it’s job to protect your skin from damaging UVA and UVB rays, is it also improving your skin? These days, sun protection offers supercharged formulations that not only protect, but also provide added skin care benefits to address a number of skin concerns.
Here are our top picks for what we like to call “Superhero Sunscreens”:
The complete answer to aging – Prevention + Correction + Protection! Age Renewal SPF 25 protects skin from the harmful effects of the sun and is formulated with a blend of peptides and retinol in a time release micro delivery system to help prevent the visible signs of aging, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and increase skin hydration up to 66%. Regular use will provide a younger-looking complexion.
When it comes to mineral sunscreens, most products are chalky and often leave a white residue on your skin, but that is not the case with Consonant 100% Natural Matte Finish Sunscreen thanks to micronized titanium dioxide and zinc oxide! The result is smooth, matte, invisible protection from the sun that is effective immediately. Like all Consonant Skincare products, it is fragrance free, contains no fragrance or oils which can play havoc with your skin, especially in the sun! Ideal for everyday wear and makes for a great make-up primer!
This true broad-spectrum UVA/UVB and SPF 30 medical grade sunblock contains Z-Cote HP-1, Titanium Dioxide and powerful antioxidants such as Vitamins C and E to help protect and repair skin. Formulated especially for daily use on the face, neck and décolleté this unique formulation goes on transparent without leaving a white residue. Ideal for use alone or under makeup this sunblock maintains its full efficacy over a 12 hour period.
Optimal for all skin types especially normal to dry and environmentally challenged skin, this medical grade physical sunblock provides true broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection using a combination of Z-Cote HP-1, Titanium Dioxide and powerful antioxidants such as Vitamins C and E. Formulated especially for daily use on the face, neck and chest alone or under makeup with transparent application. May also be used following esthetic procedures such as laser treatments, microdermabrasion, IPL and chemical peels. Alcohol-free, oil-free, PABA-free and fragrance-free.
A light, sheer daily facial moisturizer with broad spectrumUVA/UVB sun protection protection for the face. Formulated with hyaluronic acid, this sunscreen increases skin smoothness, softness and helps to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It glides on easily and absorbs quickly into the skin. Ideal to wear alone or under makeup.