Before you hit the beach, pool deck, or playground this summer, be sure to study your SPFs. Picking UV coverage that limits the use of harsh chemicals and also packs a protective punch can be a challenge; we’ve rounded up our favorite sunscreens to ensure you and your crew can enjoy the warm weather days without worries. Here’s to the sunshine!

Sun Inspired

With a formula inspired by nature, this all-natural sunscreen won’t burn the skin or eyes. Active ingredients include zinc oxide and titanium dioxide and it's formulated without oxybenzone, avobenzone, octisalate, homosalate, PABA, or parabens. An essential oil complex will help to moisturize skin, and Sunology is fragrance-free.

Available at, $14.99.


What is your go-to pick for SPF coverage? Share with us in a Comment below.

—Nicole Abramson

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Feature photo: Erin Feher