7 Lightweight Sunscreens That Are Perfect for Everyday Wear

July 13, 2021
Tanya Edwards
By: Tanya Edwards | skincare.com by L'Oréal
7 Lightweight Sunscreens That Are Perfect for Everyday Wear

If you’re a regular reader, you know our stance on the importance of adding an SPF to your daily skincare routine. It’s absolutely necessary if you want to protect yourself from harmful UV rays that can cause skin cancer and signs of aging from forming. But if you have yet to find the perfect SPF for you after trying options that are too heavy, greasy or difficult to rub in, don’t give up just yet. We rounded up our favorite, editor-approved sunscreens that are lightweight, effective and perfect for everyday wear. 

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Mineral SPF Moisturizer with Hyaluronic Acid

We love a multi-tasker, and this product delivers an SPF of 30, along with long-lasting hydration thanks to the inclusion of hyaluronic acid. 


SkinCeuticals Light Moisture UV Defense SPF 50

This weightless formula will leave you feeling moisturized, protects skin against UV-induced aging and is a great choice for anyone who finds most sunscreens greasy. Made for use on the face and body, this oil-free sunscreen belongs in your summer travel bag.


CeraVe Tinted Mineral Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30

This mineral filter-based sunscreen has a sheer tint that offsets that white film that physical formulas sometimes leave behind. Plus, it contains hydrating ingredients like hyaluronic acid. 


Garnier Green Labs Hyalu-Melon Serum Cream

This is a face serum, moisturizer and sunscreen all packed into one lightweight formula. The texture is fast-absorbing and perfect for consolidating your routine when you travel. 


Vichy Capital Soleil Ultra Light Sunscreen SPF 50

Formulated with mineral-rich volcanic water, UV filters and an antioxidant complex, this power-packed sunscreen offers broad-spectrum SPF 50 protection in an ultra-light, easily absorbed formula. 


Black Girl Sunscreen SPF 30

This broad-spectrum sunscreen is paraben- and cruelty-free and dries completely clear, making it perfect for all skin tones.


Kinship Self Reflect Pro Biotic Moisturizing Sunscreen SPF 32

Great for blemish-prone skin, this award-winning, vegan and reef-safe formula contains a plant-based probiotic that helps promote clear skin.


Photography: Chaunte Vaughn, Art Direction: Hannah Packer, Associate Creative Producer: Becca Solovay

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