Secret SPFs you need to invest in right now!

By Becci Vallis


We’re always telling you to wear SPF to keep your skin protected from those wrinkle-producing rays but now the sun’s out it’s an even bigger reminder that you need to stay safe. Lecture over! But forget those heavy gloopy white-tinted suncreams your mum used to smear over your face, the new SPF-filled fluids, serums and moisturisers sink into skin quick sharp so you can pop your make-up on top straight away – job’s a good’un! Here’s our favourite four secret SPFs…


La Roche Posey Anthelios BB Tinted Comfort Cream SPF50+, £16.50, is what we call clever! Containing a special photostabilising oil that basically bats off damaging UVA and UVB rays for six hours, the hint of tint means you’re covered from every angle.


Bioderma Photoderm Mineral SPF 50+, £13.50, is the latest addition to Bioderma’s amazing sun protection line-up. A nifty spray, it’s made from 100% mineral ingredients so even if you’ve got super sensitive skin it won’t cause a reaction. Plus it’s less clogging and full of antioxidants too. Amaze.


Kiehl’s Ultra Light Daily Defense SPF 50, £31, is oil free and light as a feather so your skin feels like it’s got nothing on at all, let alone a hefty SPF50 coverage. It also means it’s great if you’ve got greasy or spot-prone skin or you’re worried about your foundation slip sliding off post SPF application.


Clinique City Block Sheer SPF25, £18, is our ultimate SPF essential. Squirt some into your hands then slap it on – you don’t even need a mirror – and it’s a-ok to use on eyelids. A must for outdoor workout sessions, weekend bike rides and pilates in the park. In fact, there’s no occasion this isn’t appropriate for.