The sun is finally making an appearance and while we can’t wait to soak up the rays, it’s important to keep your face protected from sun damage. Check out our favourite facial sunscreens that will provide UV protection, as well as other skin benefits.

Rodial Stemcell Super-Food Day Cream Spf 15

Feed your skin with this super nourishing cream, which works to target skin imperfections, as well as providing UV protection. Advanced stem cell technology and rose hip seed oil will reduce redness and hydrate skin.

£49 www.asos.com

Dermalogica Solar Defence Booster

Sensitive skin will love this soothing moisturiser, which provides instant hydration to skin, leaving it supple and softened. While its powerful SPF 50 will work to protect skin from harmful UV rays.

£38.50 www.dermalogic.co.uk

Clinique Even Better Dark Spot Defense Spf 45

Sun damage causes dark spots, so we love this clever Clinique product, designed to help prevent such damage. Advanced technology will protect your complexion, as well as giving it a brighter boost for a healthy complexion.

£26 www.clinique.co.uk

Avene Sun Care Very High Protection Cream Spf 50+

Ideal for sensitive and very fair skin, this high factor cream is formulated to ensure skin is highly protected in the hot sun. An array of active ingredients means this acts to cover a broad spectrum of UV protection – as well as keeping ski wonderfully soft.

£13.50 www.boots.com

Murad Essential-C Day Moisture Spf 30 Pa+++ 50ml

This refreshing citrus blend prevents UV damage, as well as providing a whole host of other benefits to your skin. Antioxidants and “next generation vitamin C will boost your collagen and cells to reveal a complexion that is brighter, younger and firmer.

£114 www.murad.co.uk

Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Cream Targeted Sun Defence Stick Spf 50

Eight hour cream is a staple in every beauty lover’s bag, so this SPF version is well worth a buy. Protecting skin from UV rays and providing complexions with the usual benefits that eight hour cream contains, this is a great on-the-go product. Gliding on to skin, it last for eight hours and even protect scars from burning.

£15 www.johlewis.com

Sisley Broad Spectrum Facial Sunscreen SPF 30

Keep skin youthful with this powerful and protecting sunscreen from Sisley. This is super mositurising but has a matte finish, so is ideal for oiler skin types. Plus, it won’t clog pores, meaning you can protect your skin without worrying over other complexion concerns.

£106 www.sisley-paris.com

Bliss Labs Uv Protect SPF 30

This SPF30 formula works to protect skin from harmful and damaging UV rays. If that’s not enough, it helps to illuminate the skin, for a younger looking and fresher complexion.

£33 www.blissworld.co.uk

Decleor DD Daily Defense Spf 30

High-tech, this advanced formula will provide UV protection to the skin and also prevent it from gaining other environmental damages. Ideal for every day wear, this will shield complexions from environmental aggressors and help to retain skin’s luminosity.

£29.50 www.feelunique.com

Murad Essentials C Sun Balm Spf 35

Broccoli extract helps to stimulate your skin’s defence against UV damage, while tangerine butter will retain moisture levels and leave skin super soft. Complexions will be protected from sun rays, while vitamins A,C and e will renew and protect your skin.

£19.50 www.murad.co.uk

Feature: Kathryn Lewsey