Get topical. No arguing, you need sunscreen, girl. The challenge with us brown lovlies is that some sunscreens can leave us looking like Casper the Friendly Ghost. But lucky for you, all the formulations listed passed the clown makeup-test.
Not all sunscreen lotions are created equal. “Hypoallergenic formulations have more costly ingredients, microparticle zinc oxide is more expensive but it vanishes into the skin much better and there may be added ingredients such as the antioxidants, etc,” says Dr. McDaniel. However quality may range, some is better than none.