The Best Sunscreen
Updated Dec 10, 2022
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As you stroll through the sunscreen aisle, you’ll face a dizzying number of choices—from many different SPF levels, active ingredients, and water-resistance ratings to a wide variety of textures and scents. After more than 65 hours of research—and many more hours of wearing sunscreen on our bodies—we’ve found that the best sunscreen is the one you’ll apply liberally and often, so it should be affordable but still feel good on your skin. The physical sunscreen Blue Lizard Sensitive SPF 50+ and the chemical sunscreen Banana Boat Light As Air Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50 best suit most bodies and budgets.