The Best Sunscreens for Skin Over 50

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When you hit 50, your skin care becomes more crucial than ever, so it can’t hurt to infuse your sunscreen with a bit of skin-boosting ingredients perfect for maturing skin. We’ve curated a list of ingredients that are formulated with aging skin in mind. Some of these SPFs target fine lines and wrinkles while others focus on hydrating skin, and some do it all.

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Solara Suncare Time Traveler Ageless Active Wear Face Moisturizer SPF 30 ($42)

This SPF moisturizer boosts your skin barrier and is clinically shown to help repair damage at a cellular level, brighten skin and plump pesky fine lines.

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EltaMD UV Restore Broad-Spectrum SPF 40 ($39)

EltaMD has a variety of sunscreens for various needs. The Restore SPF helps revitalize skin’s natural moisture and suppleness while minimizing dark spots and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for a smoother, more even-looking complexion.

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Skinmedica Total Defense + Repair Broad Spectrum SPF 34 ($70)

This tinted SPF exceeds the expectations of a normal sunscreen. It protects skin from the sun while supporting the skin’s ability to restore itself.

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Alastin Skincare SilkSHIELD All Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30 ($55)

This melt-into-your-skin mineral sunscreen has a multitude of skin-care benefits and features an exclusive blend of peptides for help plumping the look of fine lines.

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Olay Regenerist Hydrating Mineral Sunscreen ($34)

Olay’s Regenerist line is widely beloved for its powerful and affordable anti-aging products, and this mineral sunscreen is no exception. It feels like a day cream and protects with SPF 15.

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NeoStrata Matrix Support ($45)

This day cream and SPF combo is specifically designed for mature skin. It hydrates the skin while visibly addressing wrinkles, lack of firmness, discoloration and texture.

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Paula’s Choice Super-Light Wrinkle Defense SPF 30

If you’re looking to protect your skin against wrinkles and sun damage all at once, this SPF is a great option. It also features a blend of antioxidants that help fortify skin against environmental aggressors.

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Replenix Antioxidant Hydrating Sunscreen SPF 50+ ($45)

This sunscreen does it all, from calming redness to providing antioxidant protection. It also visibly plumps skin and can act as a makeup primer that mattifies and moisturizes skin.

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Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare All-Physical Lightweight Wrinkle Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30 ($42)

Dr. Dennis Gross has created a physical sunscreen that helps visibly combat fine lines and wrinkles while protecting skin from the sun.

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Origins A Perfect World SPF 40 Age-Defense Moisturizer With White Tea ($49)

The antioxidant-rich formula in this SPF moisturizer protects the skin’s youth and helps the skin maintain a healthy vibrancy.

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Dermalogica Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF 50 Moisturizer ($77)

This SPF moisturizer employs antioxidants and peptides to firm and hydrate skin while protecting against UV light.

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