Have you ever woken up the day after running errands and found the telltale signs of a sunburn forming across your forehead? You might have wondered how you got burned from only running in and out of the stores. All of your makeup, including your foundation, concealer, and highlighter is enough to protect you from the UV rays, right?
Well, not always. Even if you are only hopping in and out of stores, or sitting in the shade, you can still get some major sunburn. If your makeup has SPF in it, you’re in luck and can keep burns at bay. Let’s check out the best makeup products that will leave you looking glammed up, not burned up.
For your face
From your adorable cheeks to your cute button nose, your sensitive areas could be nice and red the next day after being in the sun. For a makeup-free, fresh-faced day, throw on a moisturizer with SPF.
EltaMD UV Daily Tinted Moisturizer with SPF 40 is lightweight, and the tint provides minimal coverage so you don’t have to put on a full face of foundation. This one is also paraben and fragrance-free, so it’s especially safe for sensitive skin.
To step up your makeup game with a protective foundation, check out L’Oreal’s Paris Age Perfect Foundation with SPF 50. This foundation comes in 30 shades, so you’re bound to find one that matches your skin tone and skin type perfectly.
For your lips
Sunburned lips will easily sour your pout, so be sure your lip products protect you from those harmful UV rays. Sun Bum Lip Balm with SPF 30 is a fan favorite that’s also vegan, hypoallergenic, and free of parabens and gluten.
For a more dramatic look, check out Neutrogena MoistureShine Lip Gloss with SPF 20. This gloss makes for the perfect day-to-night look, with infusions of cucumber and chamomile to keep your lips soft and moisturized all day long.
For your hairline
Any skin that’s exposed to the sun can get burnt, including your scalp. Hopefully, you use heat-protecting products before exposing your hair to a blow dryer or straightener, and you should do the same before exposing it to the sun. Sun Bum’s Heat Protection Spray is vegan and cruelty-free and will leave you with a soft, moisturized mane that even the sun can’t dry out.
For your scalp, spray COOLA’s Organic Scalp and Hair Sunscreen Mist all through your hair, focusing on the areas where your part lands. This reef-friendly SPF 30 spray is gluten and paraben-free and will protect your head so you don’t wince while combing through it the next day.
Sunscreen belongs in your daily routine, not just in your bag for a day at the beach. Protect your entire body from the sun, and invest in moisturizing products that keep your face, mouth, and scalp safe from the sun’s dangerous rays. These products are a great starting place but don’t be afraid to branch out and experiment with others.
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