Top Under Makeup Sunscreens

I shouldn’t have to tell you that wearing sunscreen, even in the winter, is so important! Now that it’s summer, the sun is at its strongest! Protecting your skin from damaging UV rays should be top priority when it comes to your morning routine. If you aren’t familiar with SPF and why you need it, read SPF Basics.

If you already know the importance of protecting yourself from the sun, we’re sharing four under makeup sunscreens that any makeup lover can wear! These four sunscreens go on super light and won’t make your makeup look cakey. Most importantly they’ll protect your beautiful skin from the sun’s rays.

Here is our list of the top under makeup sunscreens …

Ipkn Pore Apple Sunblock

Not only will Ipkn Pore Apple Sunblock save your precious skin from the sun, it also minimizes pores and controls your facial oil. This gives you a trifecta of benefits!


Cotz Natural Skin Tone SPF 40

The Cotz Natural Skin Tone SPF 40 formula has a balanced mineral complex that will go on like silk and keep your makeup mattified all day. The formula won’t breakdown in the sun giving you all day protection. Here’s the best part: it’s water and sweat resistant. Two things that are very important when using sunscreen under makeup in the summer.


Alba Botanica Very Emollient Sunscreen Spray

The Alba Botanica Very Emollient Sunscreen has 100% vegetarian ingredients. It’s spray application makes it easy and quick to apply. This formula fights signs of early aging, sunburn, and it’s aerosol-free. This one is best used when going with a more natural makeup look because you will need to reapply it every few hours.


Lancôme Bienfait Multi-Vital Sunscreen Cream

The Lancôme Bienfait Multi-Vital Sunscreen Cream with UV SPF 30 formula is greaseless for a soft matte finish. Your skin will be hydrated throughout the day without it looking oily after applying your normal makeup. No need for blotting papers with this sunscreen!


Related: CGS Beauty Picks: SPF Moisturizers.


The myth that sunscreen can’t be applied with makeup is long gone! With the four sunscreens above, you can still rock your normal makeup any day! What’s your go-to under-makeup sunscreen? Tell us in the comments below!

The CGS Team



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