1. La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer UV SPF 30
Here’s a great choice for your SPF moisturizers if you want to both hydrate your skin and restore it’s “natural barrier” as in repair it! It uses ingredients such as ceramide-3, niacinamide, and glycerin. It has an SPF 30 sunscreen to protect your skin from both UVA and UVB rays when outside.
2. Aveeno Positively Radiant Sheer Daily Face Moisturizer SPF 30
This Aveeno moisturizer works to protect your skin with an SPF 30 sunscreen as well as evening-out your overall tone and texture! It’s oil-free and lightweight and even hypoallergenic! It has Aveeno’s “Total Soy Complex” which incorporates soybeans in a way to help reduce your discolorations which benefits your skin both immediately and over time.
If you want fast-absorbing SPF moisturizers then this lotion from Simple is just what you need. It soaks in quickly and is practically weightless after applied. It’s got a lower SPF than other SPF moisturizers but it still works to protect you from UV rays!
Some SPF moisturizers are built specifically for people with sensitive skin such as this lotion from Olay! The moisturizer is oil- and fragrance-free and overall gentle on your skin as it works to hydrate and help calm irritated skin. On top of that, it has an SPF 30 to help protect against the sun as well. It has Vitamin E, zinc oxide, and aloe extract that all benefit your skin!
Another moisturizer that is suited for sensitive skin folks. This Drunk Elephant lotion has a tough SPF 30 as well as 20 percent zinc oxide for great skin protection. It also has algae extract to help against environmental damage like pollution or smoke.
6. Cetaphil PRO Oil Absorbing Moisturizer SPF 30
Here’s a great choice for your SPF moisturizers if you’re prone to irritated skin and acne. This Cetaphil moisturizer has allantoin and licorice root to help soothe your skin. It also has silica and zinc to help with excess oil and keep that “shine” under control.
7. Origins Ginzing SPF 40 Energy-Boosting Tinted Moisturizer
Although it seems like an interesting characteristic for SPF moisturizers, this Origins moisturizer is truly energy-boosting! It uses actual coffee beans that work to boost your skin’s energy and on top of that the caffeine works as an anti-irritant for your skin! Then the SPF 40 on top of all that makes it a great choice for your SPF moisturizers.
8. Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30
A tad pricier than other SPF moisturizers, but this Dr.Jart+ moisturizer works wonders. It has many benefits for your skin including a color-correcting treatment as well as neutralizing redness, protecting & improving skin appearance, and of course the UV protection from the SPF 30!
9. Paula’s Choice Resist Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 50
A great choice if you’re looking for SPF moisturizers that work for those with combination skin. This moisturizer has a light texture and a really strong UV protection of SPF 50. It has an antioxidant-rich formula (which includes grape seed extract & black elderberry extract) to help fight signs of premature aging.
10. Sobel Skin RX Plant Stem Cell Day Cream SPF 30
A truly unique variation of normal SPF moisturizers is this Sobel Skin RX lotion that is full of plant stem cells! Apparently, they make up about 16 percent of the formula and help fight free radicals and prevent collagen breakdown while also promoting firmer-looking skin and smoothing fine lines.
11. Dermalogica Prisma Protect SPF 30
Dermalogica’s moisturizer that works better the longer you wear it. The moisturizing ingredients are activated by visible light so the more you’re out the better hydrating benefits you’ll get!
12. Murad Oil And Pore Control Mattifier SPF 45++++
Here’s one of the best in SPF moisturizers if you’re looking for a lotion that is not only good at protecting your skin against UV rays but also in minimizing your pores. It claims to minimize them by about 54 percent!
13. Olay Total Effects Whip Face Moisturizer SPF 25
14. Supergoop! Superscreen Daily Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 40 PA++
If you want ultimate skin protection from your SPF moisturizers then check out this Supergoop daily moisturizer! It has a strong SPF 40 sun protection as well as the mineral cerium which protects you from the blue light of the television, computer screens, and phone!
15. Lancome UV Expert Aquagel Defense Primer & Moisturizer SPF 50
This moisturizer has a triple effect where it will protect, hydrate, and prime your skin! It’s perfect to have when working out as the moisturizer will start as a lotion then transform into a gel that works to cool your skin and alleviate redness.
16. Aveeno Absolutely Ageless Daily Moisturizer SPF 30
SPF moisturizers with antioxidant boosts are great for keeping your skin from aging prematurely. This Aveeno moisturizer uses blackberry extract as well as vitamins C and E for its antioxidants to fight free radical damage from UV exposure.
17. Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel Lotion SPF 50
Here’s a good choice if you want a good, even mix between sunscreen and location in your SPF moisturizers. It has a strong SPF 50 sun protection as well as the combination of hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and vitamin E to help hydrate your skin!
18. Shiseido WASO Color-Smart Day Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen
If you want your SPF moisturizers to also work for your makeup then this Shiseido location is perfect for you. It has a good mix of minerals and chemicals to help protect your skin as well as shade-adjusting pigments to give you a great look.
19. L’Oreal Paris RevitaLift Bright Reveal Brightening Day Moisturizer SPF 30
This is a good choice when looking for SPF moisturizers that help with hyperpigmentation. It’s got a strong SPF 30 to help prevent new dark spots. It also has a mix of glycolic acid, vitamin C, and retinol to help with any existing discoloration.
20. CeraVe Hydrating Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Face
Another strong protecting lotion is this CeraVe hydrating sunscreen. It contains ceramides and niacinamide to help your skin without making it feel too greasy. It also contains titanium dioxide and zinc oxide to protect you against the sun with its SPF 50!
What are your perfect SPF moisturizers to keep you hydrated? Share them in the comments!
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