The sun shines brightly and summer is but a few weeks away and Swide has turned its attention to our favourite summer sport: tanning. Here are our top 5 sun creams available on market.
Sun is humanity’s best friend, but it can also be our worse enemy. Without the sun, the earth as we know it would not exists, and more importantly, we couldn’t sit on sandy beaches or by designer pools to achieve that all-important golden hue. Sun however is a vicious enemy of healthy skin, the UVA and UVB rays can cause much more than premature ageing.
After hours of extenuating research, (and awesome sun tans) Swide has come up with the 5 best sun creams that will keep you safe from harmful side effects of sun exposure, from melanomas to that vintage leather purse look.
Swiss wonder cream laboratories have integrated their range with self-tanning and sun tanning products. The Sun Protection Emulsion has been developed specifically to help protect and nourish the most exposed part of your body, your face. The emulsion helps guard the skin from the potentially damaging rays of the sun as it moisturises and energises the skin. As many top notch sun lotion the Prairie Emulsion also contains anti-oxidants and emollients to help protect skin from premature aging effects. For best results apply 20 minutes before exposure to the sun and re apply every 2 hours or after swimming. The range also includes SPF30 body lotion and after sun cream.
One of our favourite items in Swide is the Sisley Facial sunscreen. Light and effective, the formula comes in a variety of strengths and with added anti wrinkle agents, For this summer we’re excited about the newest version of the Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30, which is available in four colours, natural, golden, amber and colourless Rich in nourishing essential oils, the organic anti UVA and UVB filters work in synergy with an ultra-fine mineral sun block to ensure high skin protection. The combination of botanical active ingredients and essential oils helps skin stay supple, smooth and well moisturised. Sisley has a vast range of sun specific products: there’s one for everything. For best results apply 20 minutes before exposure to the sun and re apply every 2 hours or after swimming
A personal favourite, this pharmaceutical cream is hard wearing and hard tanning. The lotion is effective under even the most extreme sun exposure, as this anti-wrinkle tanning treatment cream for the face allows tolerant skin to develop a deep tan without wrinkles. This protective face cream works wonders on the beach, boat or in high altitudes. It encourages melanin to come to the surface quickly, both preventing sunburn and skin damage, while allowing you to tan. The results are worth it: a deep golden tan with no burns or redness. Adaptasun is available in three different strengths, for both the face and body. For best results apply 20 minutes before exposure to the sun and re apply every 2 hours or after swimming
For those of us who may be a little less concerned with sun damage and more with unsightly cellulite, miracle workers Rodial have come up with a cream that will resolve many beach traumas. Skinny Beach SPF15 is a revolutionary cream works to immediately firm, lift and tone the body thanks to the vegetable collagen present. The peptides which help to boost your natural tanning ability, are mixed with caffeine, carnitine complex and saccharide salt to rid the body of cellulite, reduce swelling and water retention and to improve the overall firmness of the skin. The caramel tinted hue gives you an instant confidence boosting glow. For best results apply 20 minutes before exposure to the sun and re apply every 2 hours or after swimming.
KANEBOSensai Silky Bronze Sun Protective Cream for Face
Top luxury Japanese beauty masters Kanebo have transported their nourishing anti wrinkle agents into a soft and creamy sun block. Formulated with anti-ageing ingredients, this unique cream protects your skin with the ultimate level of sun protection. The cream is available only as SPF50 and is ideal for dry skins or ones that are subjected to dry conditions. The cream’s silky bronze formula gives your skin a satiny glow that's ideal for the beach. Kanebo also makes high protection body lotion and an interesting after sun emergency mask treatment that has got us giddy with excitement, the Sensai Silky Bronze After Sun Mask.
Written by: Valentina Zannoni
Credits: LA PRAIRIE