How to choose best sunscreen for your face

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Hi Friends, We are going to discuss, How to choose best sunscreen for your face? The key to finding one you love: ID’ing the right formula for your skin type and needs.

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How to choose best sunscreen
How to choose best sunscreen

Active type:

First, choose between a chemical sunscreen and mineral sunscreen (there are also SPFs that combine the two.) Both types are effective at preventing sunburns — choose the one you like best!

  • Chemical sunscreens contain active ingredients such as avobenzone and homosalate that absorb UV light.
  • Mineral sunscreens use mineral ingredients like zinc oxide and titanium dioxide to reflect UV light off of skin.

Regardless of your active type preference, be sure the sunscreen is a level SPF 30 or higher for best protection, the GH Beauty Lab advises.


This term means the formula protects against both UVA and UVB rays to shield skin from a host of issues, including sunburn, cellular damage, and elastin and collagen production. Plus, UV exposure causes not only skin cancer, but also about 80% of visible skin aging, so you want to be as protected as possible.

Skin type and concerns: 

Consider your skin type to make your selection.

  • Dry skin: “Look for a cream-based sunscreen,” which will help keep skin moisturized.
  • Oily or acne-prone skin: Choose a formula labeled “noncomedogenic,” meaning it won’t clog pores. You may also prefer a matte finish which will help counteract any excess oil production.
  • Sensitive skin: Opt for mineral-based sunscreens containing the ingredients zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide, which are less likely to cause irritation.

Here, the best face sunscreens you can buy, for every skin color, from fair to dark, and skin type, from acne-prone skin and oily skin to combination, dry skin, sensitive skin, and more.

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