We always want easier and quicker ways to apply SPF. Wearing SPF daily is crucial for protecting your skin from harsh sun rays, and it also helps prevent sun spots or other skin issues. Luckily, applying your daily SPF can be a super easy incorporation into your daily skin routine. Plus, these lotions don't smell super strong or feel sticky, so they're safe for everyday wear.
Updated by Hanah Tetro
Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion has a combination of aloe vera, green tea, and chamomile extracts mixed with plant emollients, vitamin E, and AHAs (Alpha Hydroxy Acids, which are great for exfoliation). Your skin will stay hydrated, protected from the sun, and even get a bit of exfoliation. In addition to providing broad spectrum sun protection, this lotion is also hypoallergenic and not tested on animals.
Eucerin Everyday Protection Body Lotion SPF 15 is particularly good for those with normal skin. It's a great every day lotion that you can find at nearly all drugstores and has broadband (UVA/UVB) protection. It's absorbed quickly and leaves no greasy residue behind. It's a good product to have around to apply to your arms and legs during the summer months before going to work.
CeraVe Body Lotion with SPF 50 is the one for you if you're looking for a lightweight and oil free formula. It's quick drying and water resistant, meaning it won't melt off during a run outside or a workout. It's also suitable for all skin types. It contains microfine zinc oxide, which goes on clear and leaves no whitish residue behind. It also contains ceramides, a super moisturizing ingredient, even for those with very sensitive skin.
Lubriderm Daily Moisture SPF 15 is another budget-friendly product from a brand that definitely knows how to take care of dry skin. It has SPF 15 to protect against harmful UVA and UVB rays and is known for its non-greasy feeling. Its moisture lasts for the whole day, but never feels sticky or oily.
Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion with SPF 15 feels like you're putting on your favorite lotion, leaving no hint of white sunscreen and barely a hint of smell on your skin. Aveeno's lotions are known for hydrating beautifully, and this is no exception. It also contains natural colloidal oatmeal which soothes irritated skin. Colloidal oatmeal can also prevent dry skin from developing in the first place.
Juice Beauty Sport Moisturizer SPF 30 boasts 95% organic, skin-friendly ingredients and a 100% vegetarian formula. What a treat for your skin! This moisturizer is made specifically for those with an active outdoor lifestyle, as it is water resistant. It contains non-nano zinc oxide, which won't irritate those with sensitive skin. Not only that, but it also contains jojoba to lightly moisturize and aloe to soothe.
Advanced Suncare Clear Cool Lotion is goes on clear without leaving any sticky residue. This lotion also provides an immediate cooling effect on skin as soon as you apply it, which is mega refreshing on hot days. It's infused with antioxidants to keep your skin looking youthful in addition to provide broad spectrum protection. It's also water resistant, so it'll cool and protect on those hot days.
Supergoop! has a wide variety of great products with high sun protection. Their everyday sunscreen can be used on your face and body, and it's moisturizing without feeling heavy. The lotion contains vitamins and antioxidants for healthy skin while the high SPF number gives you much needed protection from the sun. Not only that, but it's paraben and fragrance free.
If you're looking for an environmentally friendly option, The Body Shop's Vitamin C Glow Protect Lotion is a good option. It's made with Amazonian camu camu berry, which is full of vitamin C. Vitamin C boost collagen production and prevents damage from other environmental factors. To moisturize, it's got sesame oil.