Summer is one of my favourite seasons because I love feeling the warmth of the sun on my skin. To safely enjoy the sun, I always make sure to protect my skin from UV rays, using high quality products. When exposed to the sun, our skin is at risk for sunburns, skin cancer and premature aging. Here are a few suggestions for effective products that can offer you maximum protection from the sun.

Vichy Idéal Soleil Sport

This product is ideal for anyone who plays sports or tends to sweat on hot days as it is water and sweat resistant. You can apply the lotion straight onto humid skin and it won’t cause streaks so you are guaranteed even protection against the sun.  

Kiehl's BB cream

Who knew that one day, we would be able to combine makeup and sun care? Well, Kiehl’s has just the perfect product to add to your morning routine: their BB cream. Their BB cream actively corrects while offering 50 SPF protection so your skin stays safe and radiant all at once.   

Clinique SPF 30 Mineral Sunscreen Fluid for Face

Enriched with minerals, this face sunscreen is ideal for people with sensitive skin. It is lightweight and easily glides on the skin to allow for maximum protection. It is an oil-free sunscreen so it does not make your skin look or feel greasy.  


Clarins Suncreen Care Milk-Lotion Spray SPF 50+

This sunscreen contains several active components such as kiwi, aloe vera and olive. It offers very high protection for sun-intolerant skin and reinforces the skin while protecting it from premature aging.  

La Roche-Posay Lightweight Lotion SPF 60

This sunscreen is also ideal for sensitive skin thanks to its various characteristics: it is hypoallergenic, fragrance-free and paraben free. Its lightweight, water-resistant, non-greasy formula rapidly absorbs into to skin to allow for maximum comfort. For convenience, this sunscreen is also available in spray or stick form as well.

Aveda Sun Care Protective Hair Veil

Although we often remember to protect our skin, we tend to forget that our hair must also be protected from the sun. If you are not a hat person, this product is made for you. It is a lightweight, water-resistant mist that forms an invisible screen to help protect your hair from the sun. it also contains UVA/UVB filters and a mix of antioxidants which help your hair fight damage caused by the sun.


Bobbi Brown Lip Balm SPF 15

This balm is specially formulated to protect your lips from the sun. It is made with wheat germ, avocado and olive oils which create a protective layer to help soothe and hydrate your lips. It has a non-greasy formula which allows immediate comfort for your lips.


Now go out there and enjoy the weather, but don’t forget to protect yourself from the sun!

- Marilyn