The Best SPF Makeup

The Best SPF Makeup

Protecting your skin all year round is vital, but in the summer months it is absolutely essential. UV rays and heat can all have damaging effects on the skin, so it is important to remember to use high SPF products keep it safe and well protected. SPF makeup can help to add an extra boost of protection for your skin.

While you should always use SPF as a base to ensure you are giving your skin the highest level of protection possible, many brands now have many SPF makeup products that can add also help. These should not be used on their own without SPF, as they will not give your skin enough protection to shield from UV rays, but they are great to use on top of your sun cream to just give it a little extra boost.

For more advice on sun care, please read our Pharmacist Hira’s blog post on the best sun cream for your skin type.

SPF Makeup Products For The Summer

This cream from Omorovicza contains SPF 20 to keep your skin protected, as well as a natural hint of colour to even out your skin tone and add radiance to your complexion. If you don't like to go barefaced in the sun, then this is the perfect solution and will help to nourish and condition your skin while giving you a flawless finish.

Traditional sun screens for the lips usually leave them white and looking a bit ghostly, but this lipstick from Perricone MD contains a flush of pink to add colour and radiance to your lips. The SPF 15 formulation also helps to keep them protected from the damaging UV rays of the sun.

If your face gets a bit shiny in the summer months, then the Glo Minerals Powder will absorb excess oil while leaving your complexion with a radiant finish. The SPF 30 will also help to keep your skin protected so you can be sure you it feels as fabulous as it looks.

If you like to wear a primer to help keep your makeup in place, then why not replace your usual one with one containing SPF for the summer? Dermalogica is a skincare brand that focusses on skin health; helping to keep your complexion healthy, fresh and radiant. This primer will leave you with a silky base, while its SPF 30 will keep your skin protected.

We can often forget to protect our eyes from UV rays, so this priming agent from Benefit with SPF 20 makes the perfect choice. It will help to keep your eye shadow in place, whilst also protecting the very delicate skin on your eyelids.

This bronzer from Lancôme has been fortified with SPF 15 to help protect your cheeks from UV rays. The bronzer comes in 2 shades depending on your skin tone, and will add a healthy flush of colour for the summer months.

Fortified with SPF 30 for added protection for your skin, this blush will leave you will a glowing flush of colour. The blush is build-able so you can get your desired shade easily, while the added SPF will leave you feeling a little less guilty for wearing makeup in the sunshine!

For on the go colour touch-ups, look no further than Bourjois's Lip Crayon. It has SPF 15 for added protection from the sun, and the creamy formula will leave you with glossy and hydrated lips; perfect for the warmer weather.

This brightening beauty balm will leave your skin even, radiant and healthy, while the SPF 25 will protect it from the damaging rays of the sun. Enriched with Vitamin C to hydrate and Glyercin to help keep the formula from slipping, it will give you a beautifully even complexion for the daytime.

This multitasking product comes in different shades for a gorgeous finish. It is a foundation, concealer and powder in one and is also enriched with SPF 15 to help keep your skin protected in the sunshine. We love its lightweight feel and creamy texture, and that it makes the perfect product to take on the go with us for touch-ups!



Skincare Specialist

I am a big believer in the idea that beautiful Make Up begins with a superb skincare regime. I like to enhance my natural beauty rather than cover up and I am always on the lookout for great products which really work. When I am not writing about all things beauty, I like to do Yoga and I make an amazing brownie. It is all about balance!