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Sun protection for different skin types – La Roche Posay

While chilling in the sun, at the beach, and heading out into the garden (or to the park) is obviously the number one priority when the sun is out, so is protecting your skin from harmful rays with facial sunscreen. Whether you regularly take advantage of sunny weather days outside – or simply sit with direct sun on your face next to the window all day – you still need to wear adequate sun protection on your face to prevent sun damage, blue light harm, and premature aging.

That’s where the best sunscreens for your face under make-up come in
Whether your skin is dry, oily, normal, combination, or acne-prone, the right broad-spectrum sunscreen will ensure you’re comfortably protected. La Roche Posay has created a broad range of sunscreens suitable for various skin types.

Created for all types of sensitive skin, from acne-prone to dry, La Roche-Posay’s Anthelios range delivers very high broad-spectrum sun protection, without the sensitive skin next-day consequences.

All Anthelios sunscreens are non-comedogenic (non-pore clogging) and free from parabens. Products are either fragrance-free or formulated with low concentrations of hypoallergenic fragrance to enhance the usage experience. Lightweight and comfortable to wear, they have an invisible finish on the skin, ensuring no white cast, patchiness, or unwanted shine occurs.

A combination of physical/mineral and chemical UV filters is used to deliver sunscreen formulas that combine optimal protection with pleasing textures that are easy to apply and comfortable to wear. Unsure which Anthelios sunscreen is for you? Read on.

I. OILY SKIN & ACNE PRONE SKIN – It’s essential that any sunscreen for oily skin be non-comedogenic – meaning it won’t clog pores. This is particularly important if your oily skin is also acne-prone. Anthelios XL Anti-Shine Dry Touch Facial Sunscreen SPF50+. A broad-spectrum, oil-free sunscreen, it provides broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection for oily and acne-prone sensitive skin, with anti-shine ingredients for a comfortable, invisible finish.

II. DRY SKIN – Individuals with dry, sensitive skin will benefit from a more nourishing sunscreen, especially if skipping the moisturizing step. In the La Roche-Posay range, that means reaching for the Anthelios Ultra Facial Sunscreen SPF50+

III. NORMAL TO COMBINATION SKIN – While not requiring a product that controls oil or intensely moisturizes, normal to combination skin will benefit from a light, non-comedogenic sunscreen that is ultra-comfortable for daily wear.

Newly reformulated and renamed, Anthelios Invisible Fluid SPF50+ is La Roche-Posay’s lightest sunscreen formula ever – so there’s no excuse not to make it part of your daily routine!

If you are clueless about sunscreens and how to use them then we suggest you have a look at our previous blog post here.