BEST SUNSCREEN PICKS! Our top SPF choices revealed

BFF Beauty Girls pick their favorite sunscreens for every situation

Before we get into our “Best Of” SPF choices for every situation, we wanted to list the reviews we’ve already posted on some of the Sunscreen Products mentioned in this feature.  We have not reviewed every single “Best Of” SPF choice, but throughout the Summer we will be posting more “Best Of” SPF reviews, as well as more reviews of new SPF products we will be trying.
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So if you’d like to read a more detailed review for any of the products mentioned below, that we have not already reviewed, please check back with us frequently! Or feel free to leave a comment and request a specific SPF review from this “Best Of” list. Thanks so much! Hope you all enjoy our “Best Of” picks and remember to protect your skin EVERYDAY this Summer!
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Sunscreens mentioned in this posting already reviewed include:
  • Elta MD UV Clear SPF 46 (HERE)
  • Chanel Beaute Initiale Energizing Multi-Protection Fluid SPF 15 (HERE)
  • Peter Thomas Roth Ultra-Lite Oil Free Sunblock SPF 30 (HERE)
  • Peter Thomas Roth Uber Dry Oil Free Sunscreen SPF 30 (HERE)
  • DERMAdoctor AINT’t Misbehavin’ Skin Clarifying and Mattifying Sunscreen SPF 30 (HERE)
  • Adaptasun Body Milk Sea and Tropics (HERE)
  • Supergoop Acai Fushion Lip balm SPF 30 (HERE)
  • La Roche-Posay Anthelios Melt-In Sunscreen Lotion (Face) SPF 60 (HERE)
  • La Roche-Posay Anthelios Melt-In Sunscreen Milk (Face & Body) SPF 60 (HERE)
  • La Roche-Posay Anthelios 45 Ultra-Light Fluid (Face) SPF 45 (HERE)
  • La Roche-Posay Anthelios 45 Ultra-Light Sunscreen Fluid (Body) SPF 45 (HERE)
  • VICHY Aqualia Thermal 24Hr Hydrator SPF 30 (HERE)
  • BLISS Youth As We Know It Anti-Aging Moisturizer (HERE)
  • Chantecaille Ultra Sun Protection SPF 50 pa+++ Anti Glycation Primer (HERE)
  • Dermalogica Super Sensitive Shield SPF 30 (HERE)
BEST OVERALL FACE SUNSCREEN
Kristins pick- Elta MD UV Clear SPF 46 
Jennis pick- Elta MD UV Clear SPF 46
BEST ‘LUXURY’ FACE SUNSCREEN
Kristins pick- Sunday Riley Cashmere SPF 30+++
Jennis pick- Sunday Riley Cashmere SPF 30+++ ($125.00)
BEST DEPARTMENT STORE FACE SUNSCREEN
 
Kristins pick- Chanel Beaute Initiale Energizing Multi-Protection Fluid SPF 15
Jennis pick- Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Cream for Face SPF 55 (this is also my pick for best scent)
BEST OIL-FREE SPF
Kristins pick-   Peter Thomas Roth Ultra-Lite Oil Free Sunblock SPF 30
Jennis pick- 1) For face: Shiseido Urban Environment Oil-Free Protector SPF 42 2) For body: Peter Thomas Roth Uber Dry Oil Free Sunscreen SPF 30
BEST BODY SPF
Kristins pick- DERMAdoctor AINT’t Misbehavin’ Skin Clarifying and Mattifying Sunscreen SPF 30
Jennis pick – 1) For general protection: Peter Thomas Roth Uber-Dry Oil Free Sunscreen SPF 30  2) For an even and burn-free tan: Adaptasun Body Milk Sea and Tropics  3) For chest and back: DERMAdoctor AINT’t Misbehavin’ Skin Clarifying and Mattifying Sunscreen SPF 30
BEST LIP TREATMENT SPF
Kristins pick- Eco Lips Natural SPF 30 Organic Lip Balm
Jennis pick – Supergoop Acai Fushion Lip balm SPF 30
BEST SPF FOR OILY/ACNE-PRONE SKIN
Kristins pick- 1) For chest & back: DERMAdoctor AINT’t Misbehavin’ Skin Clarifying and Mattifying Sunscreen SPF 30. 2) For face: Elta MD UV Clear SPF 46
Jennis pick – Elta MD UV Clear SPF 46
BEST SPF FOR FREQUENT RE-APPLICATIONS
Kristins pick- (For Body) Adaptasun Body Milk Sea and Tropics
Jennis pick – (For Face) La Mer SPF 30 Fluid
BEST SPF TO WEAR UNDER/OVER MAKEUP
Kristins pick- La Roche Posay’s Anthelios 60 Melt-In Sunscreen Lotion (face) SPF 60
Jennis pick – 1) Over Moisturizer/Serums: Sunday Riley Cashmere SPF 30+++ 2) Under makeup: Chantecaille Ultra Sun Protection SPF 50 pa+++ Anti Glycation Primer
BEST SPF WITH HYDRATING/MOISTURIZING
Kristins pick- BLISS Youth As We Know It Anti-Aging Moisturizer
Jennis pick – VICHY Aqualia Thermal 24Hr Hydrator SPF 30
BEST MINERAL/PHYSICAL SUNBLOCK
Kristin- Sunday Riley Cashmere SPF 30+++
Jennis pickSunday Riley Cashmere SPF 30+++
BEST SPF FOR AROUND THE EYES
Kristins pick- Dermalogica Super Sensitive Shield SPF 30
Jennis pick – Over sized glasses! haha…no i’ve never used an SPF specifically for the eye area, but I should!
BEST SPF FOR BLENDING AND NO PEELING(FOR BODY)
Kristins pick- Peter Thomas Roth Ultra Lite Oil-Free Sunblock SPF 30
Jennis pick – La Roche-Posay Anthelios 45 Ultra Light fluid Body
BEST LEVEL OF GREASINESS (just the right amount) FOR FACE AND BODY SPF
Kristins pick- DERMAdoctor AINT’t Misbehavin’ Skin Clarifying and Mattifying Sunscreen SPF 30
Jennis pick – DERMAdoctor AINT’t Misbehavin’ Skin Clarifying and Mattifying Sunscreen SPF 30
BEST LOW SPF RATING FOR SHORT TERM TANNING
Kristins pick- Clarins Suncare Milk Lotion Spray SPF 20
Jennis pick – Clinique City Block SHEER Oil-Free Daily Face Protector SPF 25
BEST SUNSCREEN THAT DOESN’T FEEL LIKE A SUNSCREEN
Kristins pickPeter Thomas Roth Ultra Lite Oil Free Sunblock SPF 30
Jennis picksSunday Riley Cashmere SPF 30+++
BEST NEWLY DEVELOPED INNOVATIVE FORMULA THAT BFF BEAUTY GIRLS ARE MOST EXCITED TO TEST & REVIEW SUMMER 2012
 Kristin & Jenni’s pick:
  1. Mybody PROTECT & SERVE Tinted Sun Shield SPF 30 UVA/UVB Protection
  2. Skinauthority Sunscreen Moisturizer SPF 30, UVA 4-Stars

Mybody PROTECT & SERVE
mybody PROTECT & SERVE Tinted Sun Shield SPF 30 is double duty formula provides physical sunscreen protection while also serving as a tinted make-up primer. The unique silicone-base provides feather-light smoothness.

Skinauthority Sunscreen Moisturizer
Skinauthority Sunscreen Moisturizer SPF 30 is a powerful full spectrum sun protection in a lightweight formula perfect as a daily, all-over moisturizer and ideal under make-up. Helps slow down the signs of aging and control blotchy skin tone, and sun damage.


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