Sunscreens that work for both fitness and beauty

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 Sunscreen is your secret weapon this summer, both for fitness and beauty.

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The right sunscreen this summer will prevent skin damage – Bondi Beauty has rated our favourites.

Sunscreen is your most important beauty accessory. Whether you’re outside working-out or working in your day job, your skin still gets exposed every time you step outside.

The purpose of sunscreen is to protect your skin against UVA and UVB rays; UVB rays cause sunburn whereas UVA rays are what causes pigmentation and premature signs of ageing. Ideally you want a product that does both. Last year SPF 50+ products were introduced to the Australian market, giving us more choice than ever.

Bondi Beauty brings you our favourite 5  sunscreen products for summer.

1. 
This clear sunscreen spray is recommended by the cancer council and will offer you four hours water resistance along with 50+ protection against UVA and UVB rays.

Why we love it: It’s so quick and easy to apply and won’t leave any stickiness or residue. Great price point too.

Banana Boat Sport 50+ Clear Spray
, Price $16.49 

BB Rating:9/10

2. This handy clip on sunscreen from Invisible Zinc.is brilliant for any outdoor activity The added zinc oxide delivers high spectrum protection against UVA and UVB ray and has a four hour sweat resistant formula that will withstand any sporting activity without sweating off.

Why we love it: Its clip on convenience makes it easily portable 
doing any sport.

Invisible ZincSport Clip-On Water Resistant Sunscreen SPF 30+
Price: $19.95

BB Rating: 8.5/10

3.This fluid formula is water resistant and free from parabens, synthetic dyes and fragrances. It is hydrating and offers the highest UV protection as well as a skin conditioning complex and protection from environmental damage.

Why we love it: It features touch try technology leaving your skin shine free with a velvet finish, but well protected.

Ultraceuticals SunActive SPF50+ Body Lotion
Price:$49/$79


BB Rating :  9/10

4.
This handy spray bottle design means that getting those hard to reach places won’t be an issue. The water resistant, lightweight texture doesn’t leave a thick residue, is easily absorbed and  contains chemical sunscreen filters, offering  broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection
.

Why we love it: Moisturisng properties help relieve dry skin issues usually associated with being outdoors  or  self tan, which can be extremely dehydrating. Good price.

Neutrogena Beach Defence Water + Sunscreen SPF 50+ 
Price: $16.99  

BB Rating:9/10


5. 
Offering high protection against UVA and UVB rays, this formula contains filters to protect the skin without leaving a dreaded white film your skin. It prevents the appearance of brown spots and photo ageing while reducing redness and strengthening capillaries.

Why we love it: Not only does it protect your skin from further damage, it assists with skin concerns you already have.

Guinot Ultra UV Defence SPF 50
 Price: $49.00

BB rating: 7/10

  Six tips to keep you sun safe this summer

  • The sun is strongest between 10am and 4pm
  • Don’t forget to cover neck, ears and lips
  • Be sure to reapply sunscreen after swimming, sweating and toweling off
  • Seek shade wherever possible
  • Keep hydrated
  • Keep covered with a wide brim hat and sunglasses

By BB Intern Lauren Wallace

What is your favourite sunscreen and why?

 

 

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Renae Leith-Manos

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Renae Leith-Manos travels the world writing (www.renaesworld.com.au). She has had a colourful media career as a journalist in many magazines and newspapers, and spends her time writing, consulting to new businesses, running, doing yoga, swimming & cycling.
She's likes healthy eating, but thinks chocolate cake is just as important as kale chips.
She spends most weekends hanging out with her gorgeous twins.

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