The Best Affordable Face Sunscreen To Protect Your Skin

We’re all about protecting our skin in this summer heat. We’ve tried many sunscreens but these are top face sunscreen picks for every type of use!


Neutrogena Sport Face Oil-Free Lotion – SPF75 ($8)

Neutrogena Sport Face Sunscreen Review

Best For:

Exercising outside, Beach days

Our Review:

This is the perfect face sunscreen to apply if you know you’re gonna sweat during the day. Whether you’re out tanning, about to go for a run, or just walking around outside under the sun, this sunscreen will stay on… This sweat-proof protection is also water-resistant for up to 80 minutes!

This oil-free sunscreen is thicker than other sunscreens so I don’t use it for everyday application.  It has a white consistency but easily fades once applied. It doesn’t leave a white cast like some sunscreens do. It’s a thicker consistency so it takes a little longer to blend but it’s worth the staying power. I apply Sport before going for a run. Even under the FL heat, it stays on without sweating off!


Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Liquid – SPF 70 ($9)

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Liquid Sunscreen Review

Best For:

Everyday use underneath makeup

Our Review:

The Neutrogena Ultra Sheer offers powerful protection from the sun with a light consistency. This lighter formula works well underneath everyday makeup because it doesn’t leave my face greasy! When applying, it comes out as a liquid rather than a cream but that’s what makes it so great. It applies smoothly and blends easily, creating a makeup base for foundation without leaving any white cast. Neutrogena claims this sunscreen is water resistant and sweat-proof but I use the Sport Face sunscreen whenever I know I’ll be outside more than normal.

If your skin is dry, you may want to put a moisturizer on top after applying this sunscreen because it is very light.


La Roche-Posay Anthelios 50 Mineral Tinted – SPF 50 ($31

La Roche Posay Sunscreen Review

Best For:

The no-makeup look

Our Review:

This sunscreen is more expensive than the others but you get more bang for your buck because it’s like a 2 for 1! La Roche-Posay offers protection from the sun while also offering a skin tint! It’s perfect when you’re not into wearing makeup but want light coverage with strong sun protection.

Unlike the other sunscreens, there’s no need to wear foundation after because it’s a tan tint. It is a light consistency that blends into my face easily! It isn’t a substitute for foundation but it does cover up any redness or uneven skin tones. It leaves a dewy look on your skin. If you’re not into a tint and want just want the sun protection, you can purchase the non-tinted version! 

Don’t forget to shake the bottle before applying so the consistency is even!


CeraVe Skin Renewing Day Cream – SPF 15 ($20)

Cerave Skin Renewing Day Cream Review

Mom knows best and uses this sunscreen every morning! Read her expert advice on her anti-aging skincare routine here.