Protecting your skin with the best sun cream and the right SPF, HAS to be the top priority when the sun comes out. Summer isn’t just about BBQs and ice cream, you know?! Sunscreen is absolutely vital to healthy, glowing skin.
We all know that here in the UK, we don’t catch much sunshine *sad face*, but even when it’s cloudy your skin can still be damaged by UV rays. That’s why it’s uber important to keep it safe with a high level of SPF.
So whether you are jetting off somewhere tropical or just planning a stay-cation here in the UK, you need to make sure you invest in a good sunscreen.
That’s where we come in! We’ve rounded up the very best suncreams on the high street. From the bronze-boosting formula that will give you a gorgeous, Gisele-worthy tan, to the allergy protection cream that will keep prickly heat at bay.
Yep, we’ve got the best sun protection right here, there’s even a suncream designed specifically for your face, it’ll keep your complexion matte – whilst protecting against harmful sun rays – so you can apply your make-up as normal and not have to worry about getting greasy – genius!
Picking the right sun cream can be tricky (there’s just so many out there!), but it’s WAY easier now we’ve narrowed it down to the top 10. So click through our gallery of the ultimate sun creams and make sure your holiday suitcase is stocked up with one of these SPF protectors. We don’t want to see any sunburn this summer – lobster legs are not allowed!
Ready, set, sunbathe!
PS. If you want an instant sun-kiss make sure you check out our round up of the best fake tans here, they will all give you a golden glow with zero sunbathing hours required. Because sometimes you just have to fake it till you make it….
With SPF 30, this sun screen will protect your skin whilst also leaving your skin feeling good and not greasy.
Want a super light sun protector?! Look no further. This is water-light but will still keep you safe in the sun.
Enriched with natural plant extract that helps boost your tan production, this sun cream will get you glowing in no time!
Give your skin a Victoria's Secret-worthy glow and protect from the sun with Piz Buin's clever skin illuminating sun cream.
Mega moisturising + high protection! This sun protection oil will protect against UV damage whilst still letting you develop a golden tan.
Looking for the best sun cream to stop prickly heat? Eucerin's suncream helps prevent it from flaring up thanks to it's clever anti-allergy formula.
Keep your face burn-free with this high-protection sun cream from Clarins, it's specifically designed for the face so won't leave you greasy!
With no perfume, emulsifiers or preservatives this is perfect for sensitive skin that is prone to sun allergies. Plus the pearlescent formula gives skin a gorgeous sheen...
Specially formulated for super sensitive skin, this is perfect if you're very fair and prone to burning, plus it's enriched with soothing thermal spring water to keep skin from flaring up in the heat.
This silky sun cream can be used on both your face and body (multi-tasker!) it's non-greasy formula absorbs asap, perfect if you're in a hurry to hit the beach!