Health & Beauty

6 After-Sun Products To Save Your Skin

June 6, 2024

When the beautiful summer weather finally arrives, we want to get out there and enjoy it to its fullest. But we also have to remember how harsh and damaging the sun can be. Even with sunscreen, our skin might need a little after-sun lovin, and these six products can help soothe and heal sun-kissed skin thanks to a bevy of natural ingredients. —Jennifer Cox

COOLA Suncare Radical Recovery After-Sun Moisturizing Lotion ($47, available at Boutique Skin Envie)

helps calm damaged skin that has had a bit too much sunshine. This moisturizing lotion has a rich, creamy formula that is EcoCert certified, meaning it is 99% made from ingredients that are naturally derived. It is also rich in antioxidants and vitamins like rosemary extract, orange peel oil, and sunflower.

Aveda sun care hair and body cleanser ($42)

Amazing because it can be used on skin as well as on your luscious locks. It offers TLC from head to toe. The colour-safe formula gently removes chlorine, salt, and product residue, while tamanu oil and organic coconut oil help maintain moisture balance. It’s also infused with green tea, certified organic sunflower oil, and vitamin E for ultimate hydration.

Blue Azul After Sun Mist from OM Organics ($32, available at Mat&Max)

Provides a cooling sensation, perfect for soothing over-exposed skin. It doesn’t just offer relief – it also hydrates and gives your skin a radiant glow. It can be used on both the face and the body too.

3 in 1 Moisturizing Lotion – After Sun from Yves Rocher ($20)

Will immediately soothe skin and repair damage caused by the sun. This silky lotion is easy to apply and has an irresistible yet subtle Monoi fragrance you’ll love. The formula contains more than 92% ingredients from natural origin, no mineral oil, and it comes in a recyclable bottle made from recycled plastic.

Rocky Mountain Soap Co After Sun Body Butter ($18)

If you love going au naturel with your skincare products, get your sunburnt hands on Rocky Mountain Soap Co’s After Sun Body Butter ($18). It’s made with rich and nourishing ingredients like aloe, French lavender, and calendula to heal your skin from the damaging effects of the sun, restoring it to a healthy glow in no time. You’re left with super silky smooth skin.

Attitude After sun melt-in gel ($18)

Cool down that overheated skin with Attitude’s After sun melt-in gel ($18). The cucumber and mint will help sun-touched skin chill out, and the melt-in gel is easy to apply, absorbing almost instantly. It also contains calendula, known for its revitalizing and protective properties, and has 99% naturally sourced ingredients.


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