This resource helps you choose a safe, effective sunscreen that will protect you from sunburn as well as skin cancer and premature skin aging. Too many sunscreens on the market give inadequate protection—and may even harm your health by causing hormone disruption. With this checklist, you'll be able to confidently read a sunscreen's label, calculate its true SPF, and identify beneficial and harmful ingredients.
Physical vs. Chemical Sunscreen: How to Tell the Difference and Which Type to Choose
Spoiler: Mineral protection is best.
UVA vs UVB: What’s the Difference? Plus How to Protect Your Skin From Both Types of UV Rays, Year-Round
Most sunscreens just block UVB—and that's a problem.
Editor’s Picks: 20 of the Best Mineral Sunscreens for Your Body
Because sun protection shouldn't stop at your neck.
Member Exclusive: Skincare Routine Order (Cheat Sheet)
How to apply your products in the most effective order.
Editor’s Picks: 17 of the Best Tinted Sunscreens for Every Skin Tone
Coverage and protection in one.
Editor’s Picks: 12 of the Best Zinc Oxide Sunscreens That Protect Your Skin Without Looking Chalky
Meet the new generation of natural sunscreens.
Member Exclusive: How to Choose a Cleanser (Checklist)
Find the right face wash for your skin.