Non-Comedogenic Sunscreens for Clear, Protected and Grease-Free Skin

April 01, 2021
Jessica Harrington
By: Jessica Harrington | by L'Oréal
Non-Comedogenic Sunscreens for Clear, Protected and Grease-Free Skin

Considering how important it is to wear sunscreen every day all year long, finding a formula for your skin type is key. But if you have oily or acne-prone skin and every new product you introduce into your routine is a potential breakout risk, finding the perfect daily face sunscreen can feel like an impossible feat. To save you time, money and pimple cream, just look for the words “non-comedogenic” on the packaging. 


Non-comedogenic products are formulated to not clog pores, meaning they’re free of ingredients that might otherwise cause breakouts and blackheads on the skin. Find five of our favorite non-comedogenic sunscreens, ahead.

Kiehl’s Super Fluid Daily UV Defense SPF 50+

This lightweight facial sunscreen offers SPF 50 sun and pollution protection. Not only is it non-comedogenic, but it also provides a matte finish to leave your skin looking grease-free.

CeraVe Hydrating Sunscreen Face Lotion 30

CeraVe’s 100% mineral SPF 30 face sunscreen is made with titanium dioxide and zinc oxide to protect your skin from UV damage. The hydrating formula — which features the brand's signature blend of three essential ceramides — is also non-comedogenic and suitable for sensitive skin.

SkinCeuticals Physical Fusion UV Defense SPF 50

In addition to being non-comedogenic and providing a sheer finish, this mineral SPF also helps even the skin for a more luminous complexion.

La Roche-Posay Anthelios 100% Mineral Sunscreen Moisturizer with Hyaluronic Acid

If you have oily skin and don’t need a thick moisturizer, go straight for this multitasking, non-comedogenic formula. It contains hyaluronic acid to hydrate, in addition to SPF 30 broad-spectrum coverage.


Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40

You won’t have to worry about a white cast with this completely transparent sunscreen that’s also non-comedogenic, oil-free and reef-safe. It can double as a makeup primer, too. 


Design: Hannah Packer



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