Although experts advise using a moisturiser containing SPF all year round, during the scorching summer months you may require more protection than usual, meaning switching up your skincare routine which can often play havoc with acne prone skin. Here’s a list of high SPF face products that will keep your skin hydrated, protected and blemish free throughout the summer.
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- La Roche-Posay Anthelios Invisible Face Mist SPF 50
- Paula's Choice Extra Care Non-Greasy Sunscreen SPF 50
- REN Clean Screen Sunscreen
- CeraVe Facial Moisturising Lotion SPF 50
- Zelens Daily Defense SPF 30
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La Roche-Posay Anthelios Invisible Face Mist SPF 50
La Roche-Posay Anthelios Anti-Shine Sun Protection Invisible SPF50+ Face Mist 75ml4.63 Stars 97 Reviews£10.50
Designed specifically for oily and blemish-prone skin, this mist by La Roche Posay is a much-loved favourite for anyone with problematic skin. The lightweight, but high SPF mist fully protects and hydrates the skin without leaving behind greasy or visible residue. The face mist contains anti-shine technology, is waterproof and can be worn over make-up, not needing to be rubbed in.
Paula's Choice Extra Care Non-Greasy Sunscreen SPF 50
Completely fragrance free, this sunscreen by Paula's Choice is great for both sensitive and oily skin. It is completely non-pore clogging and gives the skin a matte-finish, making it a great base to use before make up or on its own. Like a lot of the products by this brand, the SPF is full of antioxidants and vitamins that leave the skin feeling refreshed and looking brighter. The sunscreen can also be used for both face and body, ideal for when you need to pack light!
REN Clean Screen Mineral SPF30 Mattifying Broad Spectrum Face Sunscreen
Enriched with Zinc Oxide and soothing Rice extract, Ren’s new Clean screen SPF30 is the ideal protector for oily, acne prone skin. Made up of naturally derived ingredients, the cream feels light and fresh on the skin and is absorbed quickly, meaning no risk of residue in the heat. The packaging is also recyclable, making it not only friendly for acne prone skin, but also the environment.
CeraVe Facial Moisturising Lotion SPF 25
Containing both Hyaluronic Acid and Niacinamide, this face lotion from CeraVe acts as the ultimate base for anyone with combination skin looking to prevent spots and dry skin which can often be caused by sun exposure. The Hyaluronic Acid absorbs deep into the skin, keeping it moisturised, while the Niacinamide helps reduce redness, acne and pigmentation by soothing the skin. The lotion feels light on the skin and provides an even barrier of protection to keep the skin tone looking even.
Zelens Daily Defence Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30
The Zelens Daily Defence Sunscreen is great for anyone trying to control both oily skin and signs of ageing whilst soaking up the sun. The cream is made up of small capsules containing UV protection and anti-ageing technology to fully safeguard the skin from harmful rays without clogging your pores. It is lightweight but moisturising making it great for wearing in hot weather conditions.