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The best SPF for dark skin

The best SPF for dark skin
It’s fair to say that there is a lack of education on melanomas in darker skin tones. People of colour are often left out of the conversation, meaning we don’t know the risks or the sort of skin changes to look out for. Finding the best sunscreen for darker skin often comes down to trial and error.  Here, we've listed some highly rated sunscreens for melanin-rich skin that you’ll actually want to use every day.


Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 40 PA+++

A totally invisible, weightless, scent-free, makeup-gripping daily primer with broad-spectrum SPF 40 protection.

This innovative, antioxidant-rich primer preps skin for makeup while providing broad-spectrum protection. It also helps protect skin from blue light, which is the light emitted from our phones and computers. The unique oil-free formula glides onto skin, leaving behind a velvety finish.  



Fenty Skin Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer SPF 30 Sunscreen

Created by Rihanna herself, this nourishing moisturizer with SPF is packed with protective antioxidants, niacinamide to help even skin tone, and skin-plumping hyaluronic acid. It’s also oil-free and noncomedogenic, so it works well for all skin types. And the packaging is refillable, making it a great sustainable pick.




Murad Essential-C Day Moisture Sunscreen

This skin-reviving sunscreen gives your complexion a serious glow, thanks to its addition of vitamin c (an antioxidant that boosts collagen and brightness while offering additional protection). It leaves no trace of sticky, white residue, smells like fresh citrus, and easily sinks in for a weightless feel—all while hydrating and plumping the skin.



CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion AM SPF 30

This everyday sunscreen from CeraVe is packed with nourishing ceramides, skin-plumping hyaluronic acid, and redness-reducing niacinamide, it leaves skin feeling moisturized without that slick feeling or white cast. Plus, it’s oil-free and noncomedogenic, so it won’t clog your pores!



La Roche-Posay Anthelios Clear Skin Dry Touch Sunscreen SPF 60

 This fragrance and oil-free chemical sunscreen from La-Roche Posay, is water-resistant for up to 80 minutes, you won’t have to worry about this silky formula clogging your pores. In fact, the matte, shine-free finish helps absorb excess oil throughout the day and won't leave any white cast

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