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Say Goodbye to Greasy, Pore Clogging Sunscreen! Favorites for Face, Lips and Body

We all know that sunscreen is an essential in our daily beauty routine. It helps prevent aging, wrinkly skin and skin cancer. I remember the days when there were very few options and they all felt awful to wear. They were sticky, slimy, smelled bad and some even peeled off as the day progressed. They caused breakouts and clogged pores. Cut to today and we have so many choices that work so well and thankfully have none of those awful attributes.

It can be overwhelming to choose from all the brands and formulas, but there are some awesome ones that keep you feeling fresh, fabulous and most importantly protect your skin. Here are my absolute favorites that I actually look forward to putting on each morning.

Face Favorites

Unseen Sunscreen by Supergoop SPF 40

This is my absolute favorite pick for face. An invisible, weightless, scentless, makeup-gripping primer. I wear it on it’s own or under my favorite Fenty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear FOUNDATION

Elta MD UV Clear SPF 46

This formula was recommended to me a few years ago by my dermatoligist. It’s great for sensitive, acne prone skin. The transparent zinc-based formula will NOT leave you with the white mask so often associated with zinc-based sunscreens.

Supergoop Matte Mineral Tinted Sunscreen

When I’m in the mood for a little bit of coverage, but I don’t feel like putting on foundation this sunscreen rocks! Keeps my skin matte all day. You can wear it under foundation for more pore-blurring coverage.

bareMinerals Rested Eye Shadow Base SPF 20

Your eyelids need sun protection too. So often overlooked, but essential to protect. This mineral primer is brightening and helps give us that well-rested look.

Lip Favorites

Fresh SUGAR SPF 15 Lip Tint

This moisture-preserving formula comes in 8 gorgeous colors. A lip tint you will want in every shade. Buildable color that you can control by simply adding more or less layers.

Body Favorites

Coola Liplux SPF 30

This moisturizing formula is over lipstick or on it’s own. Zero color and great for chapped lips. I keep have several of these that I have handy everywhere!

La Roche-Posay Melt-In Sunscreen Milk SPF 60

Before you take a dip slather yourself with this broad spectrum sunscreen. This Oxybenzone & Octinoxate Free, Oil-Free Sunscreen is my weapon to protect me from long sunny days by the pool and golfing.

Elta MD Full-Body SPF 30

For everyday wear this body sunscreen is greaseless and great to wear with all of my favorite clothes. It leaves no color or residue on your skin or outfits.

Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protector Lotion SPF 50

Great for face and body. Noncomedogenic, reef-friendly and the perfect option if you only want to carry one bottle around with you to the pool, beach etc.

~ Marla Meridith

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