When it comes to finding the best sunscreens on the market, beauty editors don’t mess around. After all, there are a lot of factors that determine whether a sunscreen will become a permanent part of your routine or not. The formulation of it is absolutely key. Does it leave a whitecast? Will it irritate acne-prone or sensitive skin? Does it pair well with makeup? Luckily, beauty editors are here to answer all of the above burning questions. Rest assured, we give a lot of sunscreens a test drive every month so we can confidently recommend a few options that work for everyone.
Like I said above, a key thing I know many makeup wearers consider when buying an SPF is if it will mix well with other products like primer, foundation, or a skin tint. It’s the second thing I test for after seeing if it irritates my skin at all (a necessary step when you have sensitive, acne-prone skin). If you’re in a similar spot and need some recs, you’ve come to the right place. I asked beauty editors to share the best sunscreens to wear under makeup that suit every skin type. Keep reading below for all our favorites.