Our smart guide to maximum strength protection for those who've grown attached to their skin
TOTAL FACE PROTECTION
Delivering optimal hydration with SPF defence beyond 50, even the fairest of skins can feel safe from intense sunshine whether you’re lying on a beach or skiing.
Broad Spectrum Facial Sunscreen (SPF50+) £98 for 40ml by SISLEY; selfridges.com
THE MULTI-FUNCTION SMART PRODUCT
An intelligent sun shield that adapts to the sunlight (the hotter it gets, the more active it becomes) for tanning safely without risking damage.
Adaptasun Sea And Tropics Tanning Body Lotion £32.80 for 250ml by INSTITUT ESTHEDERM; lookfantastic.com
ACCELERATE AND BOOST YOUR TAN
Allows tanning without compromising your health. Plant extract glycyrrhetinic acid helps increase the skin’s melanin production so colour can develop naturally.
Protect & Bronze (SPF50) £15.98 for 200ml by NIVEA SUN; boots.com
WHEN PLAYING BEACH SPORTS
Ideal for those who like to keep active, this easy-to-apply spray is water and sweat-resistant for up to 80 minutes and offers instant, full-spectrum protection.
Waterblock Solar Spray (SPF30) £30.50 for 125ml by DERMALOGICA; 0800-591818
FOR SHIELDING VULNERABLE AREAS
Areas that need specific attention — lips, eyes, ears, scars and even tattoos — can get their share of dedicated sun protection with this easy-to-apply stick.
Targeted Protection Stick (SPF35) £15.50 for 6g by CLINIQUE; 0870-034 2566
SAVIOUR FOR SENSITIVE SKIN
Suitable for the most sensitive souls, this oil provides even coverage and protects the surface layers of the skin and deep down into the epidermal skin cells.
Capital Soleil High Protection Suncare Oil (SPF40) £16 for 125ml by VICHY; 0800-169 6193