We’ve all heard it before. Applying sunscreen should be a part of our daily routine to protect our skin from getting sunburn and reduce the risk of skin cancer. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, one out of five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. If something so important needs to be a part of your life, you might as well find a sunscreen fit for you and your daily needs. Whether you need one tailored for the outdoors, easily incorporated for a busy schedule, or perfect under makeup, there is one fit for your daily routine. Here are just a few of them.

For the Outdoor Enthusiast:

Skin Medica Environmental Defense Sunscreen SPF 50+ is a broad spectrum sunscreen with UVB/UVA protection. It contains antioxidants to combat free radicals from the environment and water resistant (80 minutes). The formula is oil-free, fragrance-free, and great for people who enjoy outdoor activities.

For the Busy Bee:

Skin Medica TNS Ultimate Moisturizer Sunscreen SPF 20 is a sunscreen that contains a biocomplex of active botanicals and innovative humectants to visibly improve dry and aging skin. The sunscreen also contains growth factors that have the capability to stimulate cellular growth, proliferation, and differentiation. Other active ingredients include shea butter to help moisturize the skin and green tea extract to neutralize free radicals.

Contour Dermatology Oil-Free Moisturizing Sunscreen SPF 30 has UVA/UVB sun protection and moisturizing properties to easily combine two steps in one for your busy morning.

For Sensitive Skin:

Obagi Sun Shield Mineral Broad Spectrum SPF 50 is formulated with invisible zinc technology, contains UVA/UVB protection and water resistant (40 minutes). This sunscreen is hypoallergenic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing, non-comedegenic, non-acnegenic, and dermatologist tested. It has a unique blend of active ingredients like ceramides that help restore and repair the protective layer of the skin and niacinamides that supports skin’s natural fatty acids. It is light-weight and oil free.

Obagi Sun Shield Matte Broad Spectrum SPF 50 is a sheer sunscreen with UVA/UVB protection in an elegant matte finish. It is non-comedogenic, PABA free, gragrance free, non-acnegenic and dermatologist tested.

For The Makeup Minimalist:

Contour Dermatology Oil-Free Moisturizing Sunscreen SPF 30Neova DNA Damage Control SILC Sheer 2.0 Sunscreen SPF 40 is the sunscreen for women and men that want a sheer tint to brighten up appearance with the benefit of UVA/UVB sun protection. This sunscreen has a pearl finish and color correcting cream that will help illuminate and brighten your face in the morning.

Obagi Sun Shield Tinted Broad Spectrum SPF 50 comes in warm and cool tints that’s perfect for different skin tones. This sunscreen contains zinc oxide and UVA/UBA sun protection.

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Dr. Timothy Jochen Medical Director, Contour Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Center
Dr. Jochen specializes in Mohs Surgery for skin cancer removal, facial rejuvenation including cosmetic laser technology, Botox® and facial fillers, soft tissue augmentation, leg and facial vein treatment, tumescent liposuction and hair restoration/transplants.

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