A day in the sunshine means only one thing: after sun. After skin has been exposed to heat and UV, it can become red, itchy and irritated, which means that a nourishing lotion is needed.
Not only do after suns help to prolong a tan, but they also hydrate, soothe and calm down inflamed skin. We have rounded up 8 of the best after suns for summer 2018 to make your holiday packing even easier. These are our favourites...
Which are the best after suns for 2019?
- La Roche-Posay Posthelios Melt In Gel
- Mimitka After Sun Lotion
- NUXE Refreshing After-Sun Lotion
- Lancaster Tan Maximiser Soothing Moisturiser After Sun
- Bioderma Photoderm After Sun
- OUAI After Sun Body Soother
- Institut Esthederm After Sun Repair
- KORRES Natural Yoghurt Aftersun Cooling Gel
- Garnier Ambre Solaire After Sun Cooling Face Sheet Masks
9 best after suns 2019
1.La Roche-Posay Posthelios Melt In GelRenowned for their expert suncare thanks to their dermatologist-led approach, it's not surprising that La Roche-Posay are also considered one of the best after sun treatment brands. Their Posthelios Melt In Gel soothes and nourishes the skin after sun exposure. By keeping the skin hydrated, your tan lasts longer and skin looks healthier. It's both hypoallergenic and free from parabens, making it great for sensitive skin types.
2.Mimitka After Sun LotionFree from common irritants like parabens, alcohol and allergens, the Mimitka After Sun Lotion feels incredibly gentle and soothing on the skin. It contains watermelon and algae extracts, alongside aloe vera and coconut oil to replenish lost hydration after a day in the sun, making this one of our favourite after suns of summer 2o18.
3.NUXE Refreshing After-Sun LotionWith the same heavenly scent as the cult Huile Prodigieuse, the NUXE Refreshing After-Sun Lotion is one of the best after suns we have tried when it comes to smelling as good our skin feels. It can be used on both the face and body, making it perfect for those who are limited on space when it comes to packing.
4.Lancaster Tan Maximiser Soothing Moisturiser After SunIf you tan easily in the sun, choosing an after sun which prolongs your tan is the perfect way to extend and enhance your sunkissed glow. The Lancaster Tan Maximiser Soothing Moisturiser After Sun is powered by a Tan Activator Complex to extend the release of natural melanin to enhance your tan and also calms and hydrates after sun exposure to minimise peeling and keep your skin soft and supple.
5.Bioderma Photoderm After SunParaben-free and suitable for all skin types, including sensitive, there's nothing we don't love about the Bioderma Photoderm After Sun. Using the brand's unique Cellular Bioprotection Complex, the lightweight yet ultra nourishing after sun helps to leave the skin feeling calm, cool and comfortable after a day in the sun.
6.OUAI After Sun Body SootherCooling, refreshing and soothing the OUAI After Sun Body Soother is the perfect product for when you've had a little too much fun in the sun. In an innovative icy foam texture which fizzes and bubbles on the skin to provide a soothing cooling sensation, the Body Soother blends aloe vera, cucumber and rosehip oil to calm and nourish your skin.
7.Institut Esthederm After Sun RepairThis is perhaps one of the prettiest after sun bottles we have seen, but don't be fooled thinking it doesn't have a super powerful formula insde. The Institut Esthederm After Sun Repair contains a unique anti-ageing cream that's perfect for mature sun-drenched skin types, as it stimulates cellular regeneration to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
8.KORRES Natural Yoghurt Aftersun Cooling GelFast-absorbing and instantly cooling on the skin, KORRES Natural Yoghurt Aftersun Cooling Gel restores comfort and soothes the skin with intense moisture. Enriched with yoghurt, a natural nourishing ingredient full of proteins and minerals to help the skin heal, it minimises redness and leaves skin soft, calm and hydrated.
9.Garnier Ambre Solaire After Sun Cooling Face Sheet MasksIf your face gets a little red and sun burnt, these ultra cooling face masks are the perfect treatment for your complexion. Enriched with soothing witch hazel and super hydrating Hyaluronic Acid, the Garnier Ambre Solaire After Sun Cooling Face Sheet Masks calm your skin and infuse it with moisture to rehydrate and revitalise your complexion.