Sunscreen

SUNSCREEN

Defend your skin from the sun’s harmful
rays with UV protection.

What are the benefits of using a sunscreen?

Beyond the obvious benefit of helping to prevent sunburn, sunscreens also help prevent damage from UVA and UVB rays which can cause damage and early signs aging. In addition to dark spots and dullness, damage from the sun can also cause fine lines, wrinkles and rough texture. In fact, up to 90% of skin aging is due to external aggressors like the sun.

How does sunscreen work?

Sunscreens work as an effective way to block damaging rays from the sun from hitting the skin. Depending on the ingredients in the formula, sunscreens can either reflect UVA and UVB rays or filter them out to prevent them from reaching skin.

Why should you use a broad-spectrum sunscreen?

Broad-spectrum sunscreens defend skin from both UVA and UVB rays. UVB rays penetrate the top layer of the skin and are the main cause of damage and sunburn. UVA rays penetrate below skin’s surface layer and can cause long-term damage that may result in wrinkles, dark spots and rough texture. Using a sunscreen with broad-spectrum protection defends skin from both types of rays.

What is a mineral sunscreen?

Mineral sunscreens are formulated with an ingredient like Titanium Dioxide and help protect skin by reflecting the sun’s harmful rays. These formulas are often recommended for sensitive or acne-prone skin types.

Should you wear sunscreen every day?

The sun emits harmful UV rays year-round so applying daily sunscreen is essential. Even on cloudy days, up to 80% of the sun’s harmful rays can penetrate skin.

When should you apply sunscreen?

Always follow the directions on your formula to help protect your skin. As a basic guideline, apply sunscreen in the morning and reapply every two hours, or after swimming or sweating. If you are outdoors at the beach or on the ski slopes you may need to reapply more often as snow, sand and water reflect the sun’s rays making them even stronger.

Should you apply sunscreen before or after your moisturizer?

A daily sunscreen should be the very last step in your skincare routine. Applying a moisturizer after your sunscreen could even alter its properties and affect its efficacy. After you smooth on your moisturizer, apply sunscreen about 15 minutes before going outside and allow it to fully absorb. You can also use a moisturizer with SPF to hydrate and defend skin in one easy step.

What are the benefits of using a sunscreen with pollution protection?

UV rays are not the only environmental aggressors that skin needs protection from. Look for a sunscreen with pollution protection to help defend from skin-damaging free radicals.

What are the best types of sunscreens for oily and acne-prone skin?

If your skin is oily or acne-prone, you may be tempted to skip a step in your skincare routine but sunscreen is a daily essential for all skin types. Look for a non-comedogenic formula (meaning it won’t clog pores) or a mineral sunscreen to help defend skin without causing breakouts.

What is the best sunscreen for me?

Help prevent sunburn and protect from the sun’s harmful UV rays with a broad-spectrum sunscreen. Read on to discover our best sunscreen for your skin type.

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Super Fluid Daily UV Defense SPF 50+
A lightweight facial sunscreen with SPF 50+ and pollution protection.

Total: $38.00

Multiple Sizes
Customer Review Rating 4.5 of 5 131 reviews

Total: $38.00 - $61.00

Super Fluid UV Mineral Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50+
A mineral sunscreen for sensitive skin and acne-prone skin.

Total: $38.00

1.7 fl. oz. Bottle
Customer Review Rating 3.6 of 5 30 reviews

Total: $38.00

Activated Sun Protector™ Water-Light Lotion For Face & Body
A cooling and refreshing lightweight sunscreen for face and body.

Total: $29.00

Multiple Sizes
Customer Review Rating 4.3 of 5 7 reviews

Total: $29.00

Ultra Facial Moisturizer SPF 30
A classic facial moisturizer with SPF 30.

Total: $32.00

Multiple Sizes
Customer Review Rating 3.8 of 5 81 reviews

Total: $22.00 - $52.00

BB Cream - Actively Correcting and Beautifying with SPF 50 PA+++
A dual-action formula that perfects and corrects skin

Total: $38.00

40 ML
Customer Review Rating 4.3 of 5 230 reviews

Total: $38.00

Powerful Wrinkle Reducing Cream SPF 30
An anti-wrinkle cream with SPF 30.

Total: $58.00

Multiple Sizes
Customer Review Rating 4.4 of 5 60 reviews

Total: $58.00 - $74.00

Super Multi-Corrective Cream SPF 30
A multi-targeted anti-aging moisturizer with SPF 30.

Total: $85.00

Multiple Sizes
Customer Review Rating 4.4 of 5 220 reviews

Total: $65.00 - $85.00

Facial Fuel SPF 20
A vitamin-enriched, non-oily men’s moisturizer with SPF 20.

Total: $35.00

Multiple Sizes
Customer Review Rating 2.7 of 5 179 reviews

Total: $28.00 - $42.00

Ultra Facial Cream SPF 30
A daily facial moisturizer with SPF 30 that smoothes and hydrates skin.

Total: $50.00

Multiple Sizes
Customer Review Rating 3.9 of 5 38 reviews

Total: $30.00 - $50.00

Shield your skin from UVA and UVB rays with Kiehl’s broad-spectrum sunscreens for face and body. Smooth on a lightweight sunscreen with a matte finish, stay protected with a moisturizer with SPF or try a mineral sunscreen for sensitive and acne-prone skin. A must-have step in any skincare routine, sun protection is a daily essential. Power up your UV protection with Kiehl’s.