9 sunscreens to try this summer

From traditional lotions to sticks and sprays, Best Health has rounded up some of the best sunscreens to try this summer. Read on to find one that’s right for you

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emerginc spf 30 tinted

EmerginC SPF 30+ Tinted

This formula of titanium dioxide and zinc oxide is a sun block (it reflects UV rays). It pampers the skin with vitamins and botanical ingredients, and, what’s more, it’s slightly tinted to give your skin a little glow. (It also comes in non-tinted.) ($37, 125 mL)

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coppertone oil free sunscreen

Coppertone Oil Free Continuous Spray SPF 50

A sideways click of the spray button on this waterproof sunscreen unleashes a wide spray for maximum coverage with the iconic sunscreen scent. ($12, 117 mL)

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hawaiian tropic sunscreen

Hawaiian Tropic Island Sport SPF 30

Synonymous with summer, Hawaiian Tropic has revamped its look. This moisture-rich lotion is biodegradable, and the innovative puzzle pack provides a 60 mL refillable bottle, great for those on the go. ($11, 240 mL plus 60 mL)

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lancaster sunscreen

Lancaster Oil-Free Milky Spray SPF 30

It’s unique to have a hydrating, milky lotion as a spray (be sure to give this bottle a good shake). Also unique is the pretty fragrance of this Monaco-based skincare brand known for its sun care. ($36, 150 mL)

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avene sunscreen

Avène High Protection SPF 40

Made for sensitive skin, this incorporates thermal water from a spring in southern France known for its anti-irritant properties. There’s also antioxidant vitamin E in this light, easily absorbed lotion. ($28, 100 mL)

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banana boat

Banana Boat Sport Performance SPF 30

This nongreasy fine mist absorbs quickly, and is sweatproof and waterproof. And check out the can: It has an ergonomic advantage for easy gripping. Reapply after swimming, sweating or towel-drying. ($11, 180 mL)

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RoC sunscreen

RoC Soleil Protexion Invisible Touch SPF 30

This quick-drying spray feels cool to the touch (nice on a hot day). And beauty experts say men prefer sprays‚ if that’s true, this might help your sunscreen-reluctant guy get into the habit. ($24, 114 g)

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neutrogena sunscreen

Neutrogena Age Shield Face Sunscreen SPF 85 with Helioplex

This photostable extra-high SPF sunscreen contains skin conditioning moisturizers. Plus, it’s noncomedogenic (won’t clog pores), waterproof and sweatproof. ($16, 88 mL)

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Ombrelle Face SPF 60

How handy is this extra-wide stick as a no-mess solution for sudden bursts of sun on the run? This non-fragrance formula with vitamin E glides on transparently. ($17, 9 g)

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