There’s no argument – sunscreen is the single most important skincare item you can use, and you should be using it every. single. day. Unfortunately it’s really hard to find a great sunscreen that has a high spf, that smells pleasant, has a light texture and performs well under makeup. In my experience, most sunscreens add a greasy film to my (very dry) skin, making my makeup slide off my face.
The exception to this, in my experience, is Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster. This SPF 50 sunscreen offers very high protection, has a pleasant lavender smell, is a light, moisturising texture, and works effectively as a primer under my makeup. When I wear this sunscreen, my makeup applies smoothly and lasts very well on my skin.
It’s not completely perfect for me – it uses chemical sunscreens, and I prefer to use a physical sunblock, but it has become my go-to sunscreen anytime I’m wearing makeup. It is also a great sunscreen to use when you’re being photographed – I don’t experience any flash-back when wearing this, even when using flash photography.
What’s your favourite sunscreen to wear under makeup?
You can purchase Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster in Australia from Adore Beauty.
You can purchase Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster worldwide from Amazon.
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