Health & Beauty

10 SPF Innovations For National Sunscreen Day

May 27, 2024

Today is National Sunscreen Day, marking our annual reminder on the importance of daily SPF use. The sun has set on oily and white-casting sunscreen products, as this year we’re celebrating new SPF innovations that leave no reason to skip the step in a morning skincare route. Protect the skin from the sun’s harmful rays and compliment the needs of any skin type with our top 10 new SPF innovations. —Julia Dumbrell

Koa: Mineral Sunscreen

The Koa Mineral Sunscreen makes daily UV protection effortless, as it sunscreen encourages us to embrace mindful movement ($29). Infused with Vitamin B and Wild Chamomile, the featherlight mineral sunscreen is the ultimate companion for an active practice.

Vichy: Capital Soliel Ultra-Light UV Lotion

With SPF 30, the Capital Soliel Ultra-Light UV Lotion was developed by Vichy Laboratories for everyday and year-round usage ($33). With a water and sweat-resistant moisturising formula, it’s the unskippable step in a daily routine. 

CeraVe: Skin Renewing Day Cream

CeraVe keeps ageless skin simple with the Skin Renewing Day Cream SPF 30 ($37). A non-comedogenic anti-aging moisturizer, its encapsulated retinol is gradually released to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles without irritation.

Nudescreen: Daily Mineral Veil

Achieve a beautiful sun-kissed glow without the harmful UV rays, thanks to the Nudescreen Daily Mineral Veil ($44). This oil-free SPF moisturizer is rich in vegan-powered extracts, melting into the skin and doubling as the perfect base makeup layer.

Summer Fridays: ShadeDrops

The ShadeDrops Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Mineral Milk Sunscreen by Summer Fridays leaves skin with a soft, natural-looking finish ($48.50). As a lightweight and reef friendly product, this sunscreen offers a natural-looking finish for all skin types.

Ultra Violette: Supreme Hydrating Facial

Brand new for the summer, meet the latest beauty routine staple: the Ultra Violette Supreme Hydrating Facial SPF 50 Screen ($48.50). A moisturiser, primer and high-level SPF in one single product, Supreme is a universal crowd-pleaser by this iconic Aussie brand.

Peter Thomas Roth: Max Mineral Tinted Cream

Those with sensitive skin know to reach for the Peter Thomas Roth Max Mineral Tinted Cream, with Broad Spectrum SPF 45 protection ($52). Water resistant for up to 50 minutes, this mineral-based beauty is a leader in UV protection.

Grown Alchemist: Natural Hydrating Mineral Sunscreen

The Grown Alchemist Natural Hydrating Mineral Sunscreen is an invisible vegan formulation, with SPF 30 for the face and body ($59). The innovators have enhanced this sunscreen with ultra-sheer natural Zinc Oxide, providing broad spectrum protection from damaging rays and environmental aggressors.

Avène: Cicalfate+ Intensive skin recovery serum

The first step to healthy skin, the new Cicalfate+ serum by Avène quickly restores the skin barrier while delivering long-lasting and ageless effects ($59).

Dermalogica: Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF 50 Moisturizer

Dermalogica’s 3-in-1 daily moisturiser, the Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF 50 Moisturizer visibly firms, hydrates skin and protects the skin with a unique polypeptide blend  ($109). Between its non-greasy formula and White Tea antioxidant protection, a flawless finish is guaranteed.


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