The Best Sunscreens to Wear Under Makeup, Hands Down

March 10, 2022
Ariel Wodarcyk
By: Ariel Wodarcyk | by L'Oréal
person applying sunscreen to cheek
If you haven’t found a sunscreen that layers well under foundation, it can be tempting to skip it altogether, but don’t. Because even if your makeup has SPF, it’s probably not enough. We’ve tested hundreds (maybe thousands?) of formulas to find the beauty editor-approved SPFs. The sunscreens to wear under makeup that made our list are the ones that never pill or flake, and won’t leave a chalky cast, even on deep skin tones. Keep reading for our favorite sunscreens to slather on before the rest of our beat—from sheer tints to hydrating heroes.
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