You’re faced with an abundance of options when selecting a sunscreen, including physical or chemical UV filters, SPF, texture, finish, tinted (or not) and more. Although it may seem like a lot to consider, making a decision is actually quite easy when you focus on what you want your sunscreen to do for you skin. Providing broad-spectrum protection against damaging UV rays is an absolute must, and here’s a cheat sheet for finding the ideal SkinCeuticals sunscreen that ticks all the boxes on your wish list.
The Best SkinCeuticals Sunscreen for Your Skin Concerns
If you want… A lightweight, tinted fluid with 100%-physical, broad-spectrum UV protection
You need… SkinCeuticals Physical Fusion UV Defense SPF 50
This tinted SkinCeuticals sunscreen fluid instantly improves the appearance of uneven skin tone and radiance while effectively shielding the skin from damaging UVA and UVB rays—whether used for daily protection or beach days. Formulated with zinc oxide and titanium dioxide to provide all skin types with physical SPF 50 UV protection (without leaving the skin with a white cast), this water-resistant formula also features artemia salina plankton extract to help increase the skin’s resistance to UV- and heat-related stress.
If you want… A featherweight, sheer fluid with 100%-physical, broad-spectrum UV protection
You need… SkinCeuticals Sheer Physical UV Defense SPF 50
With a featherweight, silky, transparent finish and no white residue, this sunscreen is ideal for daily use as well as times of extended sun exposure. You get physical, broad-spectrum SPF 50 protection for all skin types with zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, a transparent finish and extra skin protection against UV- and heat-induced stress with artemia salina plankton extract.
If you want… Oil-absorbing, 100%-physical, broad-spectrum UV protection with a matte finish
You need… SkinCeuticals Physical Matte UV Defense SPF 50
This light-as-air, non-comedogenic mousse dries to a powdery, skin-smoothing finish while providing optimal SPF 50 protection with 100%-physical zinc oxide and titanium oxide UV filters. With translucent color spheres that adapt to all skin tones and help keep excess oil and the appearance of shine at bay, this sunscreen enhances makeup application while providing maximum sun protection.
If you want… A daily-use, broad-spectrum SPF that helps improve uneven skin tone and discoloration
You need… SkinCeuticals Daily Brightening SPF 30
Combining the benefits of broad-spectrum SPF 30, daily moisturizer and targeted serum in one simple step, this innovative, triple-action sunscreen offers protection against sun-induced discoloration as it promotes more even skin tone. Featuring an advanced blend of 1% tranexamic acid and 2% niacinamide plus pearl and mica to leave skin with a luminous finish, think of Daily Brightening UV Defense Sunscreen SPF 30 as skin protection and correction in one bottle.