It’s official: Summer is here. While we preach the virtues of daily sunscreen year-round, this season we pay especially close attention to SPF. We keep our on advancements in formulas and technology (SPF-depositing face wash? Yes, please!) and stock up on the highly regarded classics—seven of which you’ll find below. And they’re all available on Amazon’s Summer Sun Care Storefront, where you’ll find all of the site’s top-rated sun care products (plus extras from American Academy of Dermatology to keep you informed and protected all summer long).
Scroll through for the most-loved sunscreens on Amazon!
Total Reviews: 2095
EltaMD sunscreen is a tried-and-true favorite many times over. All of their products are great for sensitive skin, especially UV Clear, which is a lightweight, oil-free formula that won’t clog pores or aggravate inflamed skin. It’s a team Byrdie go-to for oily, dry, acne-prone, and sensitive skin types alike.
Total Reviews: 1320
If you’re more of a moisturizer-and-SPF girl, Amazon reviewers recommend Aveeno. Thanks to its proprietary Total Soy Complex that’s proven to improve skin’s radiance, you’ll prevent future sun damage while also working on evening out existing dark patches and dullness.
Total Reviews: 1197
If acne is more your concern, try Cetaphil’s moisturizer with SPF. It’s clinically proven to help manage oil and formulated with micro-pearl technology to nix shine instantly.
Total Reviews: 1131
This 100% mineral sunscreen is safe enough for babies or anyone with super-sensitive skin. It boasts the highest level of protection (50+) and the highest level of water resistance (80 minutes), per the FDA rules. This is your serious player for days at the beach or pool.
Total Reviews: 1089
With 4.5 stars and over 1000 reviews, this is highest-rated body sunscreen. It has that signature Hawaiian Tropic scent that makes you feel like you’re on vacation, and it’s moisturizing enough to be used in place of your daily body lotion.
Total Reviews: 1063
Total Effects moisturizers continue to win over the hearts (and faces) of women everywhere, and the version with SPF is no exception. It still promises the same seven benefits—visibly smoothes fine lines and wrinkles, evens skin tone appearance, enhances brightness, minimizes the look of pores, visibly reduces age spots, restores firmness, and replenishes moisture—plus sun protection.
Total Reviews: 915
Think you can’t use retinol during the day? Think again. You can as long as it’s a stabilized form like Neutrogena’s Retinol SA, which the brand added to its wrinkle-repairing daily moisturizer with SPF 30. Protect yourself from the sun’s aging rays and target the damage that’s already been done—it’s a win-win.
What’s your go-to summer sunscreen? Share your pick in the comments!