These Are The Best Facial SPFs, According To The Experts

These Are The Best Facial SPFs, According To The Experts

We all know wearing a decent SPF on our face is the number one skincare rule, so it pays to find a decent one. Which is why we called on six skincare pros to discover the go-to formulas they can’t live without all year round…
Face Anti-Ageing Lotion SPF30, £18.70 | Ultrasun
Face Anti-Ageing Lotion SPF30, £18.70 | Ultrasun

Ultrasun Face Anti-Ageing Lotion SPF30, £18.70

“I really like the texture, it’s light and non-greasy. It also doesn’t give me spots in comparison to other brands. I never leave my house without applying it as even though there isn’t much sun in London, the UV rays are one of the main reasons for ageing skin here in the UK. I can really notice the difference in my clients between those who use SPF and those who don’t.” – Su-Man, Celebrity Facialist and Skincare Pioneer

REN Clean Screen Mineral SPF, £30

“I love the range of skin-loving ingredients used in REN’s SPF, like the zinc oxide and natural rice starch. I am also really into minerals within SPF because they provide a physical barrier between your skin and the sun’s harmful rays...

Rituals Sun Protection Face Cream SPF 30, £15.50

...Another SPF I love is from Rituals, it’s rich and hydrating without suffocating the skin.” – Abigail James, Leading London Facialist and Skincare Expert

PCA Skin Weightless Protection Broad Spectrum SPF 45, £39.50

“I am a huge fan of PCA’s Skin Weightless Protection. It’s a daily SPF 45 that is very lightweight and sheer. It doesn't clog my pores or leave a chalky residue, its sits perfectly on top of my serum and works well as a make-up base. It also has the skin cancer foundations seal of approval.” – Debbie Thomas, Leading UK Skincare Specialist

Jan Marini Physical Protectant SPF30, £43

“This is my all-time favourite. It contains a 100% mineral filter sun protection and it’s also a great moisturiser that’s suitable even for acne-prone complexions thanks to its oil-controlled formula.” – Dr Stefani Williams, Dermatologist and Founder/Medical Director at Eudel

Institut Esthederm Adaptasun Face Cream, £35

“I love Institut Estherderm Adaptasun’s whole range, including the face cream. It’s the best sun cream I have ever used. It’s light, dries fast, smells nice and you don’t feel the heat on your skin from the sun. It activates the skin’s natural melanin process for a deeper tan and skin doesn’t burn. It also protects skin against UVA/UVB rays and photo-ageing. I have recommended it to lots of my clients and they have had wonderful results too, especially those who have very fair skin that always burns and goes red.” – Vaishaly Patel, Facialist and Skincare Expert

Sarah Chapman Skin Insurance SPF 30, £52

“Skin Insurance is my favourite daily SPF, effectively protecting the skin against UVA, UVB and thermal red radiation with broad-spectrum SPF30 without that heavy, greasy texture normally associated with sunscreen. At the same time, a complex of cutting-edge actives, light-scattering powders and intelligent adaptive tints combine to deliver a glowy, perfected complexion and a visible youth-boost, so it’s a real multitasker.” – Sarah Chapman, Renowned Facialist and Skincare Expert 

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