There are many reasons to opt for powder sunscreens. Some people don’t like the feel of lotions on their skin and others prefer the fact you can use powders over makeup. Whatever your reason for choosing a powder or mineral sunscreen, we have these 8 recommendations:
This is actually a mineral foundation that has added SPF protection so it is ideal for those who want a flawless look to wear in the sun. It comes in a pressed powder and is suitable for vegetarians, has no parabens or phthalates, is gluten-free and cruelty-free and hypoallergenic.
This powder sunscreen uses natural zinc oxide to protect the skin and you can use it all over the body. It produces a lovely shimmer effect and thanks to the lemon and lime oils it smells divine.
If you have sensitive skin that is prone to breakouts you need a mild mineral powder that doesn’t clog up pores. This one might be expensive but it lasts for ages, is waterproof and doesn’t irritate the skin.
Using 100% plant extracts high in antioxidants this handy compact is perfect for the face. Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive, this powder sunscreen protects against sun damage and ageing due to the sun’s rays.
You can get this mineral sunscreen in a couple of formulas including translucent and tan. It can be used for all the family and is easy to apply and ideal for those with sensitive skin. Best of all you can use it under or over makeup.
A natural product that can be used after skin peels, sunburn and most surgical procedures. So if your skin is already damaged by the sun and you need extra protection this is perfect for you. It contains no dyes or artificial colourants and gives long-lasting protection that stays on even in water.
There are no artificial chemicals in this powder sunscreen so all the family can use it. And it is water-resistant for 40 minutes so it is ideal for kids who are in and out of the pool. You can also use it on the skin that has been burned by the sun.
This mineral sunscreen is great for those with oily skin as it soaks up excess grease and helps keep your skin shine-free. There are no parabens or artificial chemicals in the formula and it is gentle on the skin.