SPF'S And The Best To Buy


Hands up, who's guilty of not wearing an SPF everyday? I'm talking proper SPF, not a foundation or primer that contains minimal factor, the decent stuff that you apply either on top of your moisturiser or a moisturiser that contains a high factor. SPF is the most important step in your routine and the one that will keep you looking young, healthy and wrinkle free for the longest. Everyone needs it and whether you're looking for a daily SPF to add into your routine, one for a city break or one for your 30 degree beach holiday, here are my top picks from SPF15 to SPF50 and don't worry, they're light and luxurious. Gone are the days of having thick sun cream smeared onto your face.

Origins VitaZing SPF15*: It's light, moisturising, offers a tint of colour and evens out the complexion but sadly only has an SPF15, making it ideal for an everyday protecter int the UK when it's not el scorchio, but this won't be enough for blistering heat or your scorching beach holiday or city break. This is the one I've been slapping on everyday through the UK's dull, windy, raining and grey weather and if you follow me on Instagram (@jasminehmakeup) you would have been me talk about it, over and over again. 10/10 from me. 

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Clarins Sun Wrinkle Control Cream SPF30: The perfect holiday sun cream. With SPF30 it's gives a good amount of protection and with it's non-greasy texture, skin feels hydrated and smooth. I'll always throw a Clarins suncream into my travel beauty bag, whether it's for face or the body, they have a factor for everybody and a sun-cream for all occasions! 

Jurlique Sun Specialist SPF40 High Protection Cream*: Rich, moisturising and suitable for the face and body, Jurlique have provided you with the beach must-have sunscreen. With a combination of UVA and UVB technology and SuperBerry Complex (a fruit extract blend that delivers vitamins, minerals and amino acids) it protects your skin from the strongest rays and stops environmental aggressors getting into the skin. Another one that's great for day-day protection and for tropical holidays.

This Works InTransit Skin Defence SPF45: The perfect protective, daily moisturiser that is enriched with anti-oxidants and broad spectrum UVA/UVB. Acting as a hydrating moisturiser with added SPF to give you your daily protection, this is perfect for those who want multi-tasking, quick and easy skincare in the mornings. You can forget the faff of applying product after product, creams after SPFS as This Works have you covered with a 2 in 1, award winning product that is packed full of Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin E to regulate moisture levels, not forgetting SPF45 to keep you covered from sun damage. 

Origins Mega-Defense Advanced Daily UV Defender SPF45*: Featherweight and as natural as possible, it's Origins' first 100% non-chemical sunscreen and alongside a high SPF45, it's been formulated with Cactus Extract which creates a moisture barrier to prevent pollution and other irritants damaging our skin. If it's a day when I'm wearing makeup then this will be my SPF choice, a light layer smooths beautifully over my serum or moisturiser and allows makeup to sit seamlessly on top. Perfect for those that live in the city or you're off on a city break. 

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Caudalie Anti-Ageing Face Suncare SPF50: Especially formulated for those who are being exposed to super strong sun-rays, Caudalie's SPF50 keeps skin protected, hydrated and ensures high anti-ageing protection with it's wide UVA/UVB spectrum. The formula is velvet like making it glide over the skin, providing a non-sticky finish that leaves skin radiant and moisturised. Another one I will be adding into my holiday beauty bag this Summer.