Discover the La Roche-Posay Sun Protection range of facial sunscreens, tinted sunscreens & BB creams with SPF to provide the skin with broad-spectrumsunscreen against UVA & UVB rays. Integrate these lightweight, non-greasy SPF50+ face sunscreen formulas into your daily skincare routine for protection against sun damage.
There are two main factors when choosing a face sunscreen, the first is to look at the Sun Protection Factor (SPF) - it is recommended to use a broad-spectrum sunscreen that is SPF 50 or above. The second factor is the skincare ingredients used - La Roche Posay’s range of sunscreen has been developed to shield against the sun while supporting skin types and skin concerns. Read our guide to learn more on choosing a sunscreen for your skin type.
Yes, you should wear sunscreen every day, even in the winter months as UV radiation is present year round. Applying face sunscreen everyday is one of the best measures you can take to reduce premature signs of skin ageing, protects skin and may assist in preventing some skin cancers. Read more on why is is important to wear sunscreen everyday
It is recommended to wear a minimum of SPF 30 sunscreen on the face every day. Wearing SPF 30 will protect against 96.7% of UVB radiation, while SPF 50+ filters out 98%. Choosing a SPF 50+ will give you additional coverage. Read more on the How The UV Index Helps You Stay Safe In The Sun.
Wearing SPF everyday is a crucial step in a skincare routine. It is important as it can prevent and slow signs of premature skin damage. The sun is a key aggressor to the skin ageing and can cause photoaging in the skin. Protecting your skin with sunscreen can support the skin’s volume, texture and tone while while reducing signs of premature ageing. Learn more on why and how Sunscreen Is Your #1 Anti-Ageing Product.
There are two main categories of sunscreens, chemical and physical sunscreens. Chemical sunscreens are the most common type and use sun active filters to absorb sun rays. While physical sunscreens use fine particles of minerals to sit on the skin’s surface and reflect light. Learn more about Chemical vs Physical Sunscreens.
Broad-spectrum face sunscreen refers to sunscreens that protect against UVA and UVB rays. UVB rays are generally the rays that cause redness and sunburned skin, however, UVA rays are present all year round and can lead to long-term skin ageing. Protection against both forms will ensure you're protected against the different effects of sun damage.