Boy, is it hot this summer! A great many of you have probably taken advantage of the fact and are skipping off to the beach as we speak—while even more are languishing at the office, aching for some sun, sand, and surf. Wherever you’re headed this season, don’t forget: harmful UV rays are everywhere, so bring your sunscreen!
Sunscreen is as essential to a girl’s beauty kit as the LBD is to her closet. More and more, women are foregoing the unprotected sunbathing of their mothers’ eras and opting for the safer choice: everyday SPF. The beauty industry has taken notice, and nowadays, you’ll find all manner of lotions, creams, sprays, and serums that aim to get you SPF-protected.
Below, you’ll find over 40 sunscreens to shield your skin from the harrowing heat. Frolicking at the beach or staying in the sizzling city? No sweat!
For more on sunscreen and SPF protection, read these stories:
- Ultimate SPF: 40 Sunscreen Products for Beach and Everyday Use
- The Skinny on Sunscreen: Female Network's Guide to SPF
- Summer Makeup Tips
(Photos courtesy of Beauty Bar, Watson’s, Banana Boat, Beach Hut, Jurlique, Kiehl’s, Neutrogena, Rustans, Shiseido, and SunPlay)