TOP TEN: SUNSCREEN
It’s the ultimate holiday essential – sun protection. But with so many brands and formulas on the market, it can be difficult deciding what will work for you. Here are some of our top picks:
1. DARPHIN PROTECTION UV SPF 50 AGE DEFYING PROTECTIVE LOTION
This super-lightweight formula is the ultimate in hydrating, protecting and anti-aging sun care. Key benefits include natural ingredients and 24-hour protection – suitable for all skin types.
2. SHISEIDO EXPERT SUN AGING PROTECTION CREAM SPF 30
This high-performance skin protector has superior water-resistant qualities – great for beach or pool holidays! Formulated for both the face and body, this will protect both the inner and outer layers of skin, with no trace of stickiness.
3. NIVEA PROTECT AND REFRESH INVISIBLE COOLING MIST
As well as providing immediate protection, this great product from Nivea gives a refreshing cooling effect to the skin – a beach essential! We love the silky, non-greasy texture this gives.
4. SISLEY SUPER CREME BODY SUN CARE
With a complex mix of plant extracts, essential oils and sun protection ingredients, this luxurious formula enables you to safely tan as well as achieving a long-lasting glow.
5. ESTEE LAUDER BRONZE GODDESS SUNSCREEN FOR BODY
We all want to return from our holidays as a bronzed goddess! Estee Lauder promises an instant radiance with this high protection sunscreen and silky smooth texture.
6. CRÈME DE LA MER SOLIEL DE LA MER THE REPARATIVE BODY SUN LOTION SPF 30
This luxurious lotion offers innovative anti-aging and moisturising benefits as well as shielding the skin from UVA and UVB rays. A real holiday treat, it absorbs quickly into the skin and reveals firmer and youthful-looking skin.
From £32.50, www.cremedelamer.co.uk
7. PIZ BUIN WET SKIN
This non-greasy sun spray from one of our favourite sun care brands provides great protection as well as being extra water-resistant! Easy to apply, you’ll have no white marks left on the skin with this product.
8. HAWAIIAN TROPIC DRY SPRAY OIL SPF 20
Silky and quick-absorbing, Hawaiiian Tropic’s dry oil spray has a delicious fruity scent. It’s also hypo-allergenic, non-sticky and water resistant – what’s not to love?
9. SOLTAN MOISTURISING SUNCARE LOTION
With 5* UVA protection, this lotion is ultra moisturising and helps to prevent peeling and dryness which can often occur following prolonged sun exposure. A great budget option!
10. CLINIQUE SPF 30 BODY CREAM
Clinique’s dermatologist-tested body cream contains innovative SolarSmart technology to offer high-level protection against the harmful effects of the sun’s rays. We recommend this for sensitive skins!