Best Sunscreen for a Day on the Water

Don’t let the sun’s dangerous rays ruin a perfectly great day of great weather

June 25, 2021
Who’s ready for a day by the water? Remember your sunscreen. Pixabay

We all know how important sunscreen is for protecting us from the sun’s harmful rays. In addition to life-threatening issues like skin cancer, the sun can cause premature aging, discoloration, and other disorders. Wearing sunscreen is vital to prevent unnecessary damage to your skin, as well as to keep your skin healthy and vibrant.

EltaMD UV Clear Facial Sunscreen Broad-Spectrum SPF 46 for Sensitive or Acne-Prone Skin, Oil-free, Dermatologist-Recommended Mineral-Based Zinc Oxide Formula

No irritation

In addition to shielding your skin from harmful rays, this lightweight cream actually helps improve your skin’s appearance. EltaMD

At 46 SPF, this 1.7-ounce sunscreen will not only protect you from the sun’s harmful rays, but it is also made for those prone to breakouts, rosacea, and discoloration. No one wants their sunscreen to irritate their skin. If you do have sensitive skin, sunscreen can cause a flare-up that hurts as much as a sunburn. If that sounds like you, the EltaMD UV Clear Facial Sunscreen is designed to keep you protected without irritation.

Buy: EltaMD UV Clear Facial Sunscreen Broad-Spectrum SPF 46

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40, 1.7 oz - Oil-Free, Weightless & Invisible Reef-Safe, Broad Spectrum Face Sunscreen for All Skin Types - Scent-Free - Great Makeup Primer - Beard-Friendly

Nice scent

It even smells good, made with soothing frankincense and hydrating meadowfoam seed that nourishes and protects your skin. Supergoop!

This 1.7-ounce SPF 40 sunscreen is a game-changer for both women and men. Supergoop is a rather amazing product. It can actually be used as a primer for makeup. It also blends away invisibly into a man’s beard. This versatile product is good for all skin types, and skin tones. Since it’s oil-free, you don’t have to worry about breakouts.

Buy: Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Melt-In Sunscreen Milk Body & Face Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 60, Oxybenzone & Octinoxate Free, Oil-Free Sunscreen

Less work

What’s great is how it absorbs fast and lasts for so long in the water, so you aren’t constantly reapplying. La Roche-Posay

Get 80 water-resistant minutes with this SPF 60, allergy-free melt-in sunscreen. Good for any skin type, the La Roche-Posay Anthelios Melt-In Sunscreen can be used on both your face and body. If you’re worried about allergies, this sunscreen is dermatologist-approved and allergy-tested. At SPF 60, you know you’re getting a lot of protection. It’s “melt in” because it has a smooth, velvety texture that feels amazing, leaving your skin soft and hydrated.


Buy: La Roche-Posay Anthelios Melt-In Sunscreen Milk Body & Face Sunscreen

Neutrogena Ultra Travel Size, 3 Fl Oz, Pack of 2, 6 Fl Oz


This sunscreen offers protection from both UVA and UVB rays. Neutrogena

This twin pack of 3-fluid ounce bottles with SPF 45 dry-touch sunscreen gives long-lasting protection and absorbs super-fast. The Neutrogena sunscreen with SPF 45 is the go-to sunscreen for anyone looking for superior sun protection from the number one dermatologist recommended brand. It’s very lightweight, easy to apply, and goes on with a smooth, matte finish. PABA-free and non-comedogenic, it provides 80 minutes of water resistance. Perfect for a day at the beach or out on the boat, or anytime you’ll be spending extended periods in the sun.

Buy: Neutrogena Ultra Travel Size


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