Amazing sunscreens for every single part of your body

Don't hit the beach without these summer essentials.

By Sarah Sayers


1. Do you have sensitive skin? This non-greasy, non-perfumed formula is perfect for the delicate skin on your face. La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL Comfort Cream SPF 50+. $28.95, La Roche-Posay
2. Infused with aloe, vitamin E and green tea extract, this moisturising yet non-greasy sunscreen absorbs in a flash. Olay Complete Defence Daily UV Moisturising Lotion SPF 30+, $14.99, Olay
3. With its moisture-rich spheres filled with SPF, this is not your average sunscreen! Pure Light is a broad spectrum moisturiser that won’t clog pores, while its peptide content helps to regulate melanin production and even out skin tone. Dermalogica PowerBright TRx Pure Light SPF50, $97, Dermalogica
4. Designed for days spent by the pool or at the beach, this four-hour water resistant sunscreen will help keep your skin calm and protected. Cetaphil Suntivity 50+ Liposomal Lotion Body & Face, $20.99, Suntivity
5. The downside to wearing sunscreen is being left with an oily T-zone. However, this matte-finish formula keeps your face looking flawless while also moisturising deeply. Hamilton Everyday Face SPF50, $12.95, Hamilton Sun
6. The full-coverage CC cream won’t crease during the day, meaning no cakey midday skin! It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream SPF50+, $58, It Cosmetics @ Sephora
7. This tinted sunscreen has an oil-free base and a sheer hint of tint which helps produce a lovely matte finish. SunSense Daily Face SPF 50+, $26.95, Sun Sense


8. An all-over sunscreen in a compact pump pack offers four hours of protection in the water. Invisible Zinc 4HR Water Resistant Sunscreen SPF50+ UVA-UVB, $21.95, Invisible Zinc
9. It’s a lightweight spray, smells like a bouquet of flowers, and it’s water and perspiration-resistant! Clarins Sunscreen Care Spray for Body SPF 50+, $40, Clarins
10. This sunscreen smooths on easily and doesn’t leave any annoying white marks. NIVEA Sun Moisturising Sunscreen Lotion SPF50+, $17.99, Nivea
11. A natural zinc sunscreen, it’s made from Australian goat’s milk – so it’s a gentle option for anyone suffering from sensitive skin conditions. Billie Goat Soap Natural Zinc Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30, $24.95, Billie Goat Soap
12. Enrich your skin with this beauty packed with vitamin E and potent antioxidants. SUN BUM Premium Moisturising Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50+, $17.99,Sum Bum @ Priceline
13. This aerosol spray applies clear and is dry-to-touch, so you can get on with your day. Surf Life Saving Sport Sunscreen SPF50+, $16.49, Surf Life Saving


14. A luxe finishing spray, formulated with UVA and UVB filters and powerful botanical oils, it adds shine without the weight. Bumble and bumble Hairdresser's UV Protective Dry Oil Finishing Spray, $49, Bumble and Bumble @ Mecca
15. Banish straw-like strands with this leave-in moisture-enhancing spray and get silky locks and a healthy scalp instead. Wella SP Sun UV Spray, $32.40, Celcius
16. As well as a lightweight, water-resistant formula, it shields your hair from sun exposure for 16 hours! No more colour-fade, damage or dryness from the sun. Aveda Sun Care Protective Hair Veil, $49.95, Aveda
17. Made from exotic African manketti, argan and evening primrose oils, this heaven-scented styling product conditions hair while also protecting it from the ravages of UV exposure. Joico K-PAK Restorative Styling Oil, $27.95, Joico

After Sun

18. Calm down sun-warmed skin with a vitamin-E enriched aloe gel. Keep it in the fridge for extra relief! SUN BUM Cool Down Aloe Lotion, $13.99, Sum Bum @ Priceline
19. A soothing formula containing calming lavender, cucumber, chamomile and Japanese alder helps reduce free radical damage. Dermalogica After Sun Repair, $50, Dermalogica
20. A rich cream for parched skin, this quenches with glycerin and fatty acids that help lock in moisture and enhance hydration. Jurlique Sun Specialist After Sun Replenishing Moisturising Lotion, $45, Jurlique