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Gone (thankfully!) are the days when we slathered on baby oil and baked for hours in the sun in hopes of developing a deep tan. Over the years, we’ve learned a lot about the necessity of protecting our skin from the sun’s harmful rays and sunscreen is now considered an essential product to use religiously for all  who spend any time outdoors or have prolonged exposure to the sun. 

The primary benefit of using sunscreen is that it acts as a barrier between the skin and UV radiation, preventing the harmful rays from penetrating the skin and causing skin damage,  premature aging, and even skin cancer. People who spend time in the sun without proper protection are at a higher risk of developing skin cancer, especially if they have fair skin. Now, we have such a wealth of skin protection products from which to choose! Here at IMBOLDN, we’ve compiled a list of our top 9 picks for the best sunscreen for men.

Typology SPF 50 Face Sunscreen with Hyaluronic Acid + Aloe Vera

Typology is an SPF 50 Face Sunscreen that provides broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection to help prevent photoaging. With its light, fluid texture, it doesn’t leave a white cast, and it’s enriched with hyaluronic acid and aloe vera. The sunscreen is formulated with mineral and organic filters and optimized to resist temperature variations throughout the summer. 82% naturally derived and vegan, it’s made in France and sold online through a direct-to-customer model that offers premium natural skincare products at great prices.


Cardon Oil-Free Face Sunscreen Lotion for Men

CARDON’s Daily SPF + Moisturizer uses cactus extract and chia seed oil to provide all-day hydration while protecting against UVA and UVB rays with zero residue or white cast. With a history dating back to the Aztecs, cactus is known for its soothing properties and firming effect on all skin types. Packed with vitamins A.D,E,K, and electrolytes, CARDON’s Korean-based formulas offer ultra-lightweight and non-comedogenic essentials to improve and protect skin.


Sun Bum Mineral SPF 50 Sunscreen Roll-On

Sun Bum Mineral SPF 50 Sunscreen Roll-On is a quick and easy solution for those who ove spending time outdoors but hate the hassle of applying sunscreen. This sunscreen is a quick and easy solution for anyone looking for sun protection witihout the mess. Sun Bum’s sunscreen is 100% mineral based and is also fragrance-free, making it a great choice for those with sensitive skin. The lightweight and silky texture of the lotion is sure to leave your skin feeling clean, natural, and protected.


Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Oxide Dry-Touch Mineral Face Sunscreen Lotion

If you’re tired of sunscreens that leave your skin feeling greasy and heavy Neutrogena’s Sheer Zinc Face Dry-Touch Sunscreen Lotion is the perfect solution. This water-resistant sunscreen is formulated with 100% zinc oxide and Dry-Touch technology to ensure a non-greasy finish. It provides superior protection against aging UVA and burning UVB rays, and delivers 2x better UVA protection than the leading mineral sunscreen. Plus, it’s gentle on the skin and free of harmful chemicals.


EltaMD UV Sport Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Sunscreen

EltaMD UV Sport Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50 is the ultimate solution for all your outdoor activities. This zinc oxide sunscreen offers full-body protection against harmful UVA and UVB rays, ensuring that you can enjoy the sun without worrying about sunburn or skin damage. Its water-resistant formula provides up to 80 minutes of protection, making it perfect for athletes and active individuals. The non-greasy, oil-free formula absorbs quickly, leaving your skin feeling fresh and comfortable.


La Roche-Posay Anthelios Mineral Sunscreen

If you’re looking for a sunscreen that can provide all-over protection without leaving your skin feeling greasy look no further than La Roche-Posay’s Anthelios Mineral Sunscreen. This SPF 50 sunscreen is specially formulated to be gentle on even the most sensitive skin, making it perfect for daily use. With its non-greasy texture and soft finish, you’ll love the way it leaves your skin feeling soothed and protected. Plus, it’s travel-sized, so you can take it with you wherever you go.


RAIN OR SHINE Anti Aging Face Sunscreen

Protect your skin from UV rays and premature aging with RAIN OR SHINE Anti Aging Face Sunscreen SPF 50. This daily face lotion with added ginseng root provides strong antioxidant benefits, ensuring healthy and elastic skin. The 50 SPF effectively blocks 98% of UV rays and is guilt-free, with no oxybenzone. Make it a daily essential for your skincare routine and add it to your beach essentials.


Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen provides comprehensive protection without any of the downsides of traditional sunscreens. It’s totally invisible, weightless, and scentless, making it perfect for all skin types, tones, and lifestyles. Plus, it’s SPF 40, so you can rest assured that you’re getting the protection you need. It has the ability to filter blue light, UVA, UVB, and IRA rays. Blue light is skin-damaging light emitted from your phone, computer, and tablet, so it’s essential to protect your skin from it.


Aesop Facial Lotion with Sunscreen SPF 25

Todd Snyder has partnered with Aesop to release a new facial lotion that offers superior protection against UVA and UVB radiation. The lightweight and quickly absorbed lotion comes with SPF25 and features key ingredients such as Green Tea, Panthenol, and Tocopherol. This hydrating lotion is perfect for most skin types, leaving the skin feeling hydrated, protected, and matte.