The 5 Best Powder Sunscreens for Summer
By Danielle Fontana, Digital Editor |
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A long-time dermatologist favorite, this brush-on sunscreen not only protects skin from UVA/UVB, but also from blue light, infrared radiation and pollution. Bonus: it’s the only brush-on that’s approved to be waterproof for up to 80 minutes.
Featuring aloe vera, hibiscus flower extract and rosemary and thyme essential oils for an extra dose of antioxidant protection—it also boasts SPF 20—this finely milled powder reflects skin to deliver a luminous effect as it sets and perfects makeup beautifully.
ISDIN Mineral Brush 50 ($55)
One swipe of this does-everything powder instantly mattifies skin and protects it from UV rays, environmental damage (i.e. pollution exposure) and blue light with help from titanium dioxide and zinc and iron oxides.
Protecting our scalp from the sun’s harmful rays is easier—and more effective—than ever with this powder that’s spiked with vitamin C for even more antioxidant-shielding powder. Plus, it also boasts oil-absorbing silica for a full hair refresh no matter your location.
Found: a lightweight, vegan and non-chemical sunscreen that won’t disrupt your makeup. Perfect for normal, oily, dry or sensitive skin types, this non-chalky option won’t catch on dry spots or look cakey on the T zone. Instead, think of it as a translucent—and skin-saving—veil.