Whatever the season, a moisturiser with SPF is an essential part of your skincare routine. These are our top picks for protecting against UVA and UVB rays, aswell as offering anti-aging, hydrating, and brightening benefits. 


The Body Shop Skin Defence Muli-Protection Lotion SPF50, 40ml

With an SPF of 50, this cream also provides 24-hour hydration and anti-pollution protection. Protecting against UVA and UVB filters, it helps to stop  hyperpigmentation and makes your skin look brighter.

£18 www.bodyshop.com


Polaar Sun Lotion UVA 50, 50ml

Perfect for those super hot days, this lightweight cream offers high protection without the dreaded white residue that comes from so many suncreams. Better still, it uses active ingredients which will accelerate your natural tanning!

£11 www.lookfantastic.com


Olay Regenerist Glow Day Moisturiser SFP 30, 50ml


Get that Instagram glow with this nifty number from Olay. Its clever formula will protect your skin from harmful UV rays, all while providing hydration and helping to even the skintone. You’ll be left with a luminous, silky soft complexion.

£17.49 ww.superdrug.com




Paula’s Choice Essential Glow Moisturiser SPF 30, 15ml

We love a multi-tasker and this three-in-one ticks all the boxes – providing protection, brightening and hydration. Packed with antioxidants, it’ll make your skin gleam like never before, all while protecting against the sun.

£30 www.cultbeauty.co.uk


LUMENE Finland Nordic Ageless Radiant Youth Day Cream SPF 30 50ml


Nourishing skin all day long, this hard-working formula uses fermented cloudberries and lingonberry native cells to refresh dull, dehydrated skin. Your skin will be left with a youthful glow.

£49.90 www.johnlewis.com


Clinique Smart SPF15 50ml

This formula contains plankton extract, an enzyme which activates in sunlight and works to seriously repair ageing skin. As well as its SPF, it also helps to protect against the main signs of ageing lines and wrinkles, loss of elasticity, dark spots and dullness.

£55 www.clinique.co.uk


By Terry UV Base SPF50 Base Solaire Invisible Sunscreen Primer, 30ml


We all know that sunscreen for the face is essential, but thick, pore-clogging stuff isn’t the one. So, By Terry has answered our prayers with this this lightweight perfecting primer which leaves skin with a velvet-matte finish, while providing that sun protection.

£60 www.cultbeauty.co.uk


Drunk Elephant Umbra Tinte Physical Daily Defense, SPF 30, 60ml

Acting as make-up and sun protection, this tinted number protects against those harsh UVA/UVB rays and prevents radical damage. Plus, its tint will leave your skin with a gorgeous glow.

£30, www.boots.com