While zinc oxide runs UVA/UVB interference on the surface, plant-based enzymes go to work repairing the skin’s DNA down below. Available at nextderm.com, $39.
A swipe of sun protection in a delicate Italian blood orange scent is more Campari in Capri and less tequila shots on the Jersey Shore.
It’s all about science — naturally — with the new-and-improved (reformulated, cheaper) version of Australian cult sunscreen Soleo.
Available at drugstore.com, $14.
A self-adjusting tint packed with neuropeptides makes for a treatment sunblock with enough coverage to stand in for foundation.
Available at peterthomasroth.com, $48.
What did the sunburned pirate say to his skipper? Pass the moisturizing arrrrgan oil-based sunblock, please.
Available at josiemarancosmetics.com, $24.
If you’re antihyperpigmentation (and who isn’t?), go Pro-Niacin for its regenerative, restorative, energizing effects on skin cells.
Available at nia24.com, $45.
You could go the ancient route and cake mud onto your skin to block the sun — or you can enter this century with Dead Sea minerals delivered via spritz.
Available at ahavaus.com, $25.
The culty-good, satin-finish fluid will extend your fun in the sun, which you can track with the My UV Check app that lets you know when you’re done.
Available at laroche-posay.com, $32.
All the rage in Asia (no, seriously), the B.B. cream moisturizes, protects, and perfects using one sheer, self-correcting tint.
Available at bosciaskincare.com, $38.
Sensitive skin (and sensitive budgets) reap the benefits of this delicate but durable, hypoallergenic, fragrance-free powder. Available at physiciansformula.com, $14.
The skin-enhancing fluid formula prevents George Hamilton-level damage without leaving you geisha faced.
Available at skinceuticals.com, $30.
Spice up your daily routine with a light lotion that uses tumeric root to calm irritation and neutralize redness.
Available at naturopathica.com, $28-$58.
Foam is the new wipe (which was the new spray). Dive into the genre with a gentle formula made for delicate skin.
Available at cvs.com, $11.50.
It’s like a fancy island vacation in a bottle (do stop dreaming long enough to realize such a low SPF won’t really cut it at the beach).
Available at beautyhabit.com, $52.
The unique formula feels like a light lotion but acts like a gel. It’s fast absorbing, quick drying, and majorly mattefying.
Available at mdsolarsciences.com, $30.
Everyday coverage that doubles as a really nice (and gentle-on-sensitive-skin) moisturizer.
Available at sephora.com, $30.
Sun protection that’s easy to stick to: The solid formula in a go-anywhere tube is perfect for touch-ups throughout the day.
Available at shoplaprairie.com, $65.
One dewy serum sunscreen with an extra shot of moisture, hold the oil, no streaking — coming right up.
Available at katesomerville.com, $45.
While you were out worrying about UVA/UVB, the ozone, pollution, heavy metals, and free radicals came calling. Dr. Gross has their number. Available at dgskincare.com, $18.
For anyone who isn’t — we repeat is not — after the slaving-away-in-front-of-the-deep-fryer-all-day look, this complexion-perfecting powder is for you.
Available at chantecaille.com, $70.
Apply sunblock. Swim. Think about reapplying. Forget. Repeat. Break the cycle with this new formula that sprays on evenly and sticks — damp or not.
Available at soap.com, $12.
Highly concentrated, this 70 percent organic, water-free, nongreasy, mineral-based, serious sunscreen goes a long way with just a little bit.
Available at spiritbeautylounge.com, $29.
Bypass lemon-juice highlights and Kool-Aid, hombre, for a protective oil that adds gold-flecked shine.
Available at kerastase-usa.com, $37.
The handy pump on the water- and sweat-resistant sunscreen makes it easy to slather up little ones on the way out the door.
Available at supergoop.com, $44.
Oatmeal has forever been used behind the scenes to calm burned skin; this new lotion gets it out in front of the action.
Available at kissmyface.com, $13.
Don’t sweat it. Or do. The new water-resistant shield for the outdoorsy, active set works on wet or dry skin.
Available at aveeno.com, $11.
Get a head start on your just-back-from-vacation face with a moisturizing mousse that gradually builds color while blocking dangerous rays.
Available at us.clarins.com, $42.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but popping a couple of these pomegranate-based supplements will up your skin’s natural defenses to keep the derm at bay.
Available at murad.com, $36.
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