Best Sun Creams
Creams with a minimum SPF of 15 and protected from UVA and UVB rays will help prevent skin cancer, the most common tumor. Today, European Skin Cancer Prevention Day, we bring you a ranking with the best
The OCU has prepared a guide with the main variables to take into account.
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The sun protection factor (SPF) indicates the number of times you can stay in the sun without burning yourself. But even if it doesn’t burn, the skin suffers. We should all use sunscreen with a protection index of at least 15, which would correspond to a medium level of protection, and gradually increase depending on our skin type from 30 to 50 (high protection, for very light skin); and 50+ (very high protection, especially for children).
UVA and UVB
It is essential to indicate a sunscreen that protects UVA rays (responsible for skin aging) and UVB (causes of burns). Both radiations can cause cancer. Thus, SPF refers to UVB rays. For example, a factor of 30 means that it blocks 97% of UVB rays. That of the UVA must be at least one-third. A cream with an influence of 30 will have a protection factor against UVA of 10.
Free of preservatives
The OCU recommends preventive the use of a type of preservatives. In products kept on the skin in young children and pregnant women. Other substances, such as fragrances in cosmetics, are also under suspicion since there are doubts about their safety.
Special for children
Children’s skin is more delicate to UV rays than adult’s. What’s more, it remains thought that many skin tumors have their origin in severe sunburns suffered during childhood. Hence, the importance of using sunscreen with a high protection index on the little ones. However, in children under five months, you can not use any sun cream. To diminish the things of the sun on children, physical protectors such as clothing, hats, and umbrellas are essential.
we present the best sunscreen creams on the market according to the latest OCU
1. GARNIER AMBRE SOLAIRE CHILDREN SENSITIVE ADVANCED MIST ANTIARENA SPF 50+
It is hypoallergenic, has a 50+ protection factor, protects against UVB and UVA rays, and its aerosol mist format stands out for its easy application. In addition, it is water-resistant and repels sand from the body.
2. GARNIER DELIAL AMBRE SOLAIRE SPRAY PROTECTOR SPF 30
Spray in a spray format for moisturizing sunscreen with SPF 30, especially suitable for light skin that tans easily.
Its light, non-greasy texture absorbs quickly, leaves no white spots, and is waterproof. In addition, the size of the 300 ml bottle is greater than that of this type of product.
3. NIVEA SUN PROTECT MILK & BRONZE SPF 30
Two-in-one spray protects the skin from solar radiation and, thanks to its protection factor 30 against UVA and UVB rays. In addition, thanks to the extract, it also stimulates the skin’s natural tanning process. In addition, it is waterproof.
4. LA ROCHE POSAY ANTHELIOS COMFORT SPF 30
Sun protection factor 30 against UVB and UVA rays. The cream-like formulation stood presented in a 250 ml tube.
5. CIEN SUN (LIDL) CHILDREN’S SOLAR SPRAY (GUN) SPF 50+
It has a protection factor of 50 and protects against UVA and UVB rays, perfect for light-skinned children who are especially sensitive to the sun.
Furthermore, it is waterproof and does not contain perfumes. It comes in a bottle with a submission gun.
6. APTONIA (DECATHLON) SPRAY SOLARE SPF 30
It has SPF 30 and protection against UVA and UVB rays. In addition, its high resistance to water and sweat makes it the perfect sunscreen for those who practice outdoor sports. It is easily applied thanks to its spray format.
7. BAVARIA SUN MILK PROTECTIVE MILK ALOE VERA SPF 30
UVA, UVB, and infrared proof SPF 30 protective milk with tanning accelerator and aloe vera to soothe skin irritation and tropical scent. In addition, it is vegan and has not stood tested on animals.
8. NIVEA SUN PROTECTS & MOISTURIZES (GUN) SPF 30
Spray cream with sunscreen 30 absorbs quickly. Thanks to its formula with panthenol and glycerin, it maintains hydration levels and reduces water loss. It has a UVA / UVB filter system, is waterproof, and reduces the risk of sun allergies.
9. GARNIER / DELIA PROTECTIVE MOISTURIZING MILK 24 H. SPF 30
It is a sun protection milk with SPF 30 that protects against the damaging effects of UVA and UVB rays, especially suitable for brown skin that tans easily. In addition, its formula enriched with vegetable glycerin and shea butter helps to keep the skin hydrated and avoid dryness caused by the sun
The light, non-greasy texture that absorbs quickly does not leave white marks and is resistant to water.
10. GARNIEL DELIA AMBRE SOLAIRE KIDS KIDS MOISTURIZING SPRAY SPF 50+
It is a hypoallergenic formula with SPF 50 that protects against the damaging effects of UVA and UVB rays. It is waterproof, can be applied on dry or wet skin, is quickly absorbed, and resists baths of up to 80 minutes. All this makes it the perfect product for children.
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