What do the shining stars of Hollywood rely on for solid skin health? According to those in the SPF know, the secret lies in applying these sunscreens.
CeraVe Hydrating Sheer Sunscreen SPF 30 ($14)
Zendaya, Busy Philips and Dascha Polanco count this no-nonsense SPF as stellar. Pro-surfer Bruna Zaun is also a fan, which seems super legit for someone who spends her day in the sun.
Mario Badescu Oil-Free Moisturizer SPF 30 ($28)
Fueled by green tea, aloe vera and lemongrass, this lightweight pick is loved by the very sun-safe Zendaya—and under $28.
Fenty Hydra Vizor SPF Moisturizer ($39)
We know it’s her line, but Rihanna’s redo on the brand’s SPF is too good to skip: “I’m really proud of our new Hydra Vizor SPF Moisturizer mineral formula,” she shares. “It’s got the same amazing sun protection, lightweight feel, blendability and all-day hydration you know and love from the original chemical formula. We worked for three years on the mineral option to really modernize it, so it stays sheer across skin tones and is super smooth on the skin. We’re not having any excuses when it comes to protecting your skin!”
Run, don’t walk, to slather your skin with everything Elta this summer. The brand has a literal roster of really good skin care; Julianne Hough even went so far to tell us the brand’s SPF is her “best friend.”
iS Clinical Extreme Protect ($80)
Charli D’Amelio and Justin Hartley count this antioxidant-rich, tech-powered pick a favorite. Bonus: There’s more than one SPF option and the formula is a serum-lover’s dream.
True Botanicals Skin Barrier Sun Shield SPF 30 ($65)
It comes in a ton of shades, it’s super hydrating and it feels like nothing on the skin. If that wasn’t enough, “pretty baby” Brooke Shields is a fan to boot.
La Roche-Posay Anthelios 50 Tinted Mineral Sunscreen ($38)
Kelly Ripa praises this broad-spectrum, UVA–UVB protector for “giving her a sun-kissed glow.”
NATIVE Sweet Peach + Nectar Body SPF 30 ($20)
Not only is the Sweet Peach + Nectar Body SPF 30 a “do” by derms, but Meghan Trainor, Kerry Washington and Lauren Conrad are also into it.
Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40 ($22)
As Camilla Luddington told us, this sunscreen is “amazing and incredible” and one she is “obsessed” with. “I put it on my kids,” she says. “It’s what I often wear every day.”
IMAGE Daily Ultimate Protection Moisturizer SPF 50 ($50)
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley gives this high-SPF the supermodel seal of approval.
BareMinerals SkinLongevity Phyto-Vitamin C Brightening Moisturizer SPF 30 ($50)
Kyle Richards has undoubtedly cracked the aging code and, according to BareMinerals, one of her secrets may just be this vitamin C–packed pick.
This sensitive-skin standout has a ton of terrific sunscreens. According to the brand, Benny Drama likes them too.
Renee Rouleau’s Weightless Protection SPF 30 ($58)
Camila Mendes calls this lightweight, aesthetician-approved option a “go-to.”
Neutrogena Purescreen+ Mineral UV Tint Face Liquid Sunscreen SPF 30 ($17)
This lightweight tinted sunscreen is available in four flexible shades and makes it into the “must” list of Kerry Washington.
Murad Correct & Protect Serum ($70)
Ciara loves Murad’s Correct & Protect Serum, as does cosmetic chemist Rifah Tasnim. Enough said.
Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez and Victoria Beckham entrust their famous faces to dermatologist Dr. Lancer, as well as his line. While the brand can’t share the exact products they use, rumor has it, it’s the line’s singular SPF.
HAIM and Maisie Williams are “big fans” of this wonderfully scented brand that makes sunscreen application effortless and fun.
Iris&Romeo Original Weekend Skin SPF ($50)
With vitamin C and an SPF clocking in at 50, this SPF makes it into DJ Hannah Bronfman’s smart skin-care routine.
ILIA Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 ($48)
Hilary Swank, Alix Earle, Vanessa Hudgens, Miranda Kerr, Cindy Crawford, and Kate Hudson count this brand as part of their skin-care regimen. With more than 2,500,000 bottles sold, we’re sure this groundbreaking SPF product also makes the cut.
Colorescience Total 3-in-1 Renewal Therapy SPF 35 ($79)
We’re not saying the illustrious Sarah Paulson relies on this magical product every day, but we are sure in saying she used the everything-eraser for some striking Emmy appearances.
Dermalogica Invisible Physical Defense ($48)
According to the brand, Rebel Wilson uses this lightweight, zinc–powered SPF 30 and pegs it as a part of her morning skin-care routine.
Hawaiian Tropic ($12)
Sarah Hyland gives high marks to this classic brand, which just launched silky-serum formulations for the face and body that the brand shares was “a science project that took a couple of years to make.”