These sunscreens keep your skin healthy *and* glowy

Summer is just around the corner! And whether it's going on that beach trip with your besties or heading out on a morning hike every weekend, we know you're *so* ready to soak up the sunshine at any moment. Whatever you do, consider this your friendly reminder to wear sunscreen. Protecting your skin is key, no matter what your summer plans (or the day's weather forecast) look like.

But what if you want to keep your skin safe *and* get that quintessential summer glow at the same time? Let us introduce you to your newest skincare obsession: glowy sunscreen. This must-have product gives your skin the perfect radiant, luminous finish while also blocking out the sun's harmful rays. And better yet, with its help, your skincare and makeup routines have never been simpler. Ofc, when it comes to any kind of sunscreen, it can be difficult to find the right formula and price range for you. Luckily, we've rounded up a few of our picks to get you started! It's time to get your shine on this season.

Supergoop! Glowscreen SPF 40

Supergoop! Glowscreen SPF 40, Supergoop!, $22

This tinted sunscreen's name speaks for itself! The popular beauty fave gives you the perfect dewy look while keeping your skin hydrated. You can wear it it on its own or layer it under your makeup as primer. Plus, even if you're spending the day indoors instead, this product can *still* protect you—it helps filter blue light from technology, too. If you're looking for something that's trendy yet versatile, Glowscreen is the choice for you.

Kinfield Sunglow SPF 30

Kinfield Sunglow SPF 30, Kinfield, $15

In need of a lightweight, subtle shine along with your daily SPF protection? Look no further! Kinfield's Sunglow makes summer last all year round with its rosy gold glow and unique tint that matches every skin tone. It's also perfect for everyday wear, meaning it can keep you shimmering *and* safe no matter the occasion. You'll be ready for any adventure this season with this sunscreen! (Pro tip: You can even use it as highlighter, too.)

Cocokind Silk SPF

Cocokind Silk SPF, Cocokind, $25

Oh, the constant struggle: wanting your skin to look dewy, but not greasy. Sound familiar? Cocokind Silk SPF is the solution you need! Its hybrid formula effortlessly blends into your skin, gliding on just like (you guessed it) silk. And even if you have a more sensitive or blemish-prone complexion, no need to worry—this sunscreen's super gentle formula will still be compatible with your personal skin needs. Breakouts, begone!

Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Sunscreen SPF 50

Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Niaciminamide Sunscreen SPF 50, Glow Recipe, $35

Watermelon is *the* ultimate summer fruit—and now, it's about to become a staple in your summer skincare routine, too. Glow Recipe's Watermelon Glow Niaciminamide Sunscreen nourishes and soothes your skin, while also evening your skin tone and texture. We love a product that can do it all! Plus, it's water-resistant for up to 80 minutes, making it the ideal companion for a trip to the pool or beach. Your skin will smell *and* feel great all summer long!

COOLA Dew Good Illuminating Serum Sunscreen

COOLA Dew Good Illuminating Serum Sunscreen, COOLA Suncare, $48

Looks like it's time to ~dew~ your skin a *huge* favor! COOLA's sheer, illuminating serum provides the perfect defense against the sun's rays. But even beyond SPF, the sunscreen's organic formula also fights back against blue light, pollution and other environmental stress factors with its special technology. You'll brighten your skin instantly, rock the natural look and stay totally protected in the process—what could be better? 

Sun Bum Original Glow SPF 30 Sunscreen

Sun Bum Original Glow SPF 30 Sunscreen, Sun Bum, $18

Want a product that will give you that classic no-makeup makeup look *and* that extra shimmer? Sun Bum's Original Glow Sunscreen is def your best bet! It's lightweight, affordable and keeps your skin looking (and feeling!) super healthy. You might choose to wear it under makeup, but it also works just as great on its own! Time to add this one to your beauty lineup ASAP.

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by Samara Smukler | 5/31/2023