Fire, passion, ambition, love, confidence and respect of self and others. These are traits that make a woman beautiful. But there’s nothing wrong with putting your best face forward. We scour the world far and wide to bring you the products that should be used for your time in the summer sun.
The Promise: A light-weight and oil-free facial sunscreen that can be worn under makeup or on its own.
The Ingredients: Avobenzone, Homosalate, Octisalate, Ococrylene, Oxybenzone
The Process: Shake the bottle well before applying generous amounts either over moisturizer, under makeup, or onto bare skin. Reapply every 2 hours or 80 minutes after swimming or sweating.
The Pros: The sunscreen is fast absorbing and extremely lightweight. There is no sticky sunscreen feeling from the second it touches your face or for hours afterward. This product is oil-free and has not caused me to breakout, which is rare for me when using anything new on my face. Plus, who doesn’t want to prevent skin cancer?
The Cons: There is a bit of a sunscreen smell as soon as the product leaves the bottle, but it does not last. As soon as it is absorbed into your skin, you can’t even tell you’re wearing sunscreen.
The Result: As a very fair-skinned individual, I recommend that everyone find a facial sunscreen that they like. I personally love Lancôme’s product. I’ve been using it for a few weeks now and I feel like I’m doing my best to prevent skin cancer and any other damage the sun can cause my sensitive skin.