Skincare

Amazing sunscreens for every single part of your body

Don't hit the beach without these summer essentials.

By Sarah Sayers

Face

SHEER
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
TINTED
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

Body

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

Hair

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