What Are the Top Five Best Sunscreens for the Face?


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Rank & Style lists the top five facial sunscreens available, as of 2014, in order as: La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen; EltaMD UV Daily Sheer Moisturizing Facial Sunscreen; Supergoop Daily Correct CC Cream Broad Spectrum, SPF 35; Clarins UV Plus HP Multi-Protection Day Screen, SPF 40; and Chantecaille Ultra Sun Protection, SPF 50. The rankings are based on reviews and product prices.

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Rank & Style list the top 10 facial sunscreens on its website, offering a breakdown of each brand's benefits. The site's beauty experts indicate which skin type for which each is best suited, and they offer a general idea of the pricing. The sunscreens reviewed by Rank & Style all are suitable for use under makeup, and some include extra anti-aging properties.

Daily sunscreen use, particularly on the face, is an important part of a good skincare regimen. Regular use of facial sunscreens reduces the risk of skin damage from UV rays and slows the aging of skin. Facial sunscreens are designed specifically for the sensitive skin of the face, and unlike regular sunscreen, they don't leave skin feeling greasy. These products typically cost more than standard sunscreens but are a better value because of their anti-aging benefits.

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