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Protect Yourself With The Best Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin

Is it possible to protect your skin from UV rays, avoid breakouts, and not smell like a pool? Yes, we promise; you're not asking too much. You should always be wearing sunscreen outdoors, especially in the summer. So don't let skin irritation woes stop you from protecting against sun damage with one of our picks for best sunscreen for sensitive skin. They all feel great and leave your skin soothed.

Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin: Dermalogica Super Sensitive Shield SPF 30

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For a silky sheer application, turn to this Dermalogica broad spectrum sunscreen that is ideal for sensitive, reactive skin. It's a natural mineral sunscreen, which means it's absent of the chemicals and artificial fragrances that trigger breakouts and redness. What makes Dermalogica's formula special is its trademarked UltraCalming Complex that contains oat and botanical actives to soothe itching, burning sensations and overall skin discomfort. With a formula this smooth and moisturizing you'll forget you have it on. ($52; dermalogica.com)

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Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin: Supergoop! Skin Soothing Mineral Sunscreen SPF 40

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Remember that thick sunscreen you used as a kid and you mom could never completely blend it into your skin so you ended up looking chalky? Here's to never going back to that pool ghost aesthetic and enter Supergoop's sensitive skin sunscreen. This silky formula has a lightweight, feel-good formula that leaves any skin tone white residue-free. It's great for soothing everyday sensitive skin and can be paired with your makeup routine or worn alone! ($28; sephora.com)

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Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin: Glossier Invisible Shield

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You've probably seen Glossier products popping up everywhere—from its Boy Brow grooming pomade to its seamless cheek tint Cloud Paint. But what you need to make room for in your daily beauty routine is Glossier's Invisible Shield sunscreen. It's dubbed "sunscreen for people who hate wearing sunscreen," because it's created with a revolutionary, clear watergel formula containing microcapsules that don't sit on top of your skin's surface, but absorb into it. Promising a grease-free application and zero white cast, it's an impeccable last step to your skin routine. ($25; glossier.com)

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Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin: Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Dry-Touch Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50

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Leave the "first day at summer camp" smell behind but continue to do all of the fun activities with this adult sunscreen upgrade. This sensitive skin sunscreen by Neutrogena is sweat- and water-resistant for up to 80 minutes, and it's oil-free and non-comedogenic. It's dermatologist-tested and even won an award by the Eczema Association Seal of Acceptance naming it "a suitable sunscreen for persons with sensitive skin conditions." So you can keep doing all of the fun outdoor activities you were first introduced to as a kid... without the breakouts. ($10; target.com)

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Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin: Suntegrity Natural Moisturizing Face Sunscreen & Primer, Broad Spectrum SPF 30

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As all previously sunburned victims know, aloe vera is your savior post-sun sesh. But what if we told you there's benefits to using this succulent before heading outside? Suntegrity's sunscreen formula incorporates aloe vera, jojoba, sunflower, pomegranate, cucumber, and green tea that alleviates sensitive skin. This ingredient mixture makes this product not only a sunscreen, but a face moisturizer and make-up primer. Additionally this product contains zinc-oxide, which is known to be anti-inflammatory and will help against rosacea, acne, and melasma. ($45; dermstore.com)

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Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin: La- Roche-Posay Anthelios 50 Mineral Ultra Light Sunscreen

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This French cult-classic is known for its feathery light texture and matte finish. It's fragrance-free, paraben-free and non-comedogenic (so it won't clog pores), making it fitting for anyone who has sensitive skin. Best of all, this product is water-resistant, so it's quintessential for summer runs because nothing is worse than the sting of sunscreen in your eyes! ($18; target.com)

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Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin: Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen, Sensitive SPF 30+

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Looking for a wallet-friendly sunscreen for your sensitive skin conditions? Go for this no-nonsense and chemical-free classic Blue Lizard. It's a thick and effective compound that is skin-irritation free. Because of the thicker formula, it's great for an all-over skin protector, but if you're afraid of white streaks and chalkiness (especially if you intend to use this as part of your makeup routine), we recommend using a makeup sponge on for an evenly buffed and blended application. ($18; target.com)

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Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin: MISSHA All Around Safe Block Aqua Sun Gel SPF 50+/PA+++

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Stuck in a hot, humid climate in desperate need of hydrating relief? A water gel-based sunscreen formula is your godsend. Established Korean Beauty brand MISSHA designed an intensely hydrating and cooling sunscreen that's a mixture of glacial water and ice plant extract. This technology quickly absorbs into the skin, cooling it in the process while providing UV ray protection, making it great for instant heat relief! ($10; amazon.com)

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Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin: It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream with SPF 50+

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Lazy girls rejoice! Get your full-coverage, color-correcting and anti-aging SPF sunscreen all in one step with It Cosmetics color-correcting cream. The flawless coverage of this concoction refers to both the color, but the broad spectrum sunscreen. Containing collagen and peptides to disrupt the skin aging process and niacin and antioxidants to combat inflammation, blemishes, and hyperpigmentation, sensitive skin has met its sunscreen match! ($38; macys.com)

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