Bonus features: Absorbs instantly and if you hate feeling like you’re covered in oil or cream, this is the one for you. Plus, the spray nozzle works no matter what whacky angle you hold it at.
The product: Garnier Ambre Solaire Dry Mist Sun Cream Spray 50+, £9
Best for: Those who hate sun cream
The product: Neutrogena Clear Face Liquid Lotion Sunscreen, £12.49
Best for: Acne-prone skin
Bonus features: This has been rated one of the best-ever suncreams on Amazon, where it received hundreds of thousands of top star reviews. Users praised it for keeping skin protected without leaving it greasy. Several people also said it’s ideal for acne-prone skin. Sold!
The product: Protect Tan, £14.99, Bondi Sands ,
Best for: Mild park days when you just need that little bit of SPF15 insurance.
Bonus features: It contains DHAs so you can build up a fake tan while it protects you from sunburn. Now THAT’S what we call a bonus.
The product: Moisturising Sunscreen SPF15, £21.95, Bali Body
Best for: A big hit of hydration that’ll make your skin glow while being protected.
Bonus features: The packaging will make your beach-side Instagrams look extra chic.
The product: Spray SPF50+, £20, Avene,
Best for: High protection without a greasy feel.
Bonus features: In typical Avéne style, the formula is rich in Avène Thermal Spring Water, meaning that skin will benefit from its soothing and anti-irritating properties in addition to a very high protection.
The product: Sun Protect Refresh SPF30, £9, Nivea
Best for: Everyday holiday protection
Bonus features: The added menthol helps create a natural cooling sensation when sprayed onto skin, helping you cool down when out in the sun.
The product: Super Stick Solaire, £69.50, Sisley
Best for: Those willing to invest
Bonus features: This nifty stick will fit cosily in your handbag, and can be used on sensitive areas of the face (eye contours, lips, etc). It’s pricey, but trustworthy.
The product: Allergy Lotion SPF50+, £7, Piz Buin
Best for: Sun-sensitive skin
Bonus features: If you’re very fair and burn like a crisp at the slightest sight of the sun, this one is for you. It contains a complex called Calmanelle™ , which acts as a shield to strengthen the skin’s resilience.
The product: Protect Tan Spray SPF30, £6.50, Soltan
Best for: All-over tanning
Bonus features: Supports skin’s natural tanning while offering full UVA protection.
The product: Protect Repel Spray SPF30, £6.50, Soltan
Best for: Protecting yourself from sun and insects
Bonus features: No insect repellent odour. So many anti-bug sprays leave you smelling, well, not that fresh. Not this product.
The product: Silk Hydration SPF 30, £7.50, Hawaiian Tropic
Best for: Hydration
Bonus features: If you want a side-order of hydration with your suncream, the hydrating ribbons in Hawaiian Tropic’s Silk Hydration are just the ticket. It smells delicious, too.
The product: Invisible Mist Wet Skin Application SPF30, £25, Lancaster
Best for: Water-sport lovers
Bonus features: You can apply this brilliant mist directly onto wet skin – so it’s perfect for topping up on your SPF before, after or even during water sports.
The product: Sunfilter SPF 30, £13.99, P20
Best for: Low-maintenance ladies
Bonus features: Active 15 minutes after application, P2 provides broad-spectrum SPF protection for up to 10 hours, meaning there’s no need to reapply. It’s water resistant, too – perfect for hopping in and out of the pool.
The product: Aroma Sun Expert Protective Hydrating Milk SPF 15, £29, Decléor
Best for: Hydration
Bonus features: Packed with extra-special ingredients like rose essential oil, melon extract and argan oil, this Decléor milk protects and hydrates skin, boosting anti-ageing action and a long-lasting tan.
The product: Sun Allergy Protection Creme-Gel SPF50, £19, Eucerin
Best for: Sensitive Skin
Bonus features: If you’re allergy-prone or have sensitive skin, this is a gentle, cooling sunscreen which can help to prevent further irritation.
The product: Anthelios Invisible Face Mist SPF50, £14, La Roche-Posay
Best for: Easy application
Bonus features: It’s also can be used on even the most sensitive of skin.
Check out the beauty team’s list of the best face sun creams 2018