A few things come to mind when you think about the sun, one of which may be the damage it can cause to the skin. However, the sun is vital to our overall health and well-being, proven to improve your mood, strengthen bones, regulate blood pressure and improve your immune system.
However, our exposure to ultraviolet rays don’t disappear when summer ends and unfortunately too much bare exposure to the sun can increase the risk of skin cancer and cause early signs of ageing.
But do we really need to be wearing sunscreen on cloudy or cold days?
Yes. In fact, sunscreen should be worn everyday to prevent damage to the skin. Even on overcast days the suns rays are still absorbed by the skin and exposure can be doubled in winter, due to snowy weather.
However, finding a good sunscreen can be difficult, not only does it need to protect against ultraviolet rays, the product also needs to be easy to apply, not leave your skin feeling greasy or change your complexion and sit well under your make-up.
We’ve gathered up 10 highly reviewed sunscreens on the market so you know you’re only looking at best products.