We've scouted the perfect lotions, sticks, gels, makeup, hybrid products and more to help you shield clients from harmful rays with the latest in sun-protection technology. Click on the arrows to below to check out the many variations on "shade in a bottle" available to serious skin pros today.
4-In-1 SPF 30 Sunscreen from Bio Jouvance contains UVA and UVB filters to provide optimal protection against damaging sunrays. The waterproof, PABA-free formulation is enriched with vitamins C, E and beta carotene to help protect, hydrate and enhance the healthy appearance of clients' skin.
BiON's Titanium Dioxide SPF 30 Sunscreen contains antiaging antioxidants in addition to non-chemical reflective agents to ward off UVA and UVB rays.
Advanced Protection SPF 30 from Botanical Science Technologies provides broad-spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays. This nongreasy, non-irritating and lightly moisturizing formula is suitable for any skin type.
Oil Free SPF 30 Sunscreen from Control Corrective (distributed through Universal Companies) is non-comedogenic, hydrating and, as a lightweight daily moisturizer, silkifying!
Definitions Skincare's Anti-Wrinkle Solar Defense SPF 30+ harnesses vitamins, botanicals, zinc and titanium to create a broad-spectrum UV shield.
Bright Skin Moisturizer from Éminence Organic Skin Care helps to lighten age spots and hyperpigmentation, and also provides broad-spectrum protection. Ideal for normal to dry skin types.
Environ Sunscreen SPF 25 contains micronized titanium dioxide 8%, which provides a broad-spectrum barrier to help protect against UVA and UVB rays. In addition, a proprietary antioxidant complex helps to ward off free radical damage and reverse havoc wreaked by the sun and pollution.
Epicuren Silk Mist SPF 15 Sunscreen is a light, non-oily spray employing powerful UVA and UVB absorbers. Suitable for all skin types, face and body.
GlyMed Plus Photo-Age Environmental Protection Gel 15 is a light, water-based formula integrating physical sun blockers along with antiaging actives.
Qiuck-absorbing, ultralight and chemical-free, G.M. Collin Creme Solaire Mineral Sun Cream is ideal for sensitive skin types. With high concentrations of titanium, zinc, vitamin E and lipids, this formula is almost as moisturizing as it is protective.
Guinot Ultra UV Sunscreen provides luxurious, SPF 30 protection for all-day, face and body protection.
Sun Shield Matte by Obagi Medical offers superior UV protection as well as a sheer matte finish, sans greasy residue.
Prevention+ Daily Ultimate Protection Moisturizer from Image Skincare employs plant-derived stem cells to help extend cells' longevity, as well as photosomes and roxisomes to reduce the risk of free radical damage caused by the sun. This SPF 50 formula is ideal for all skin types and recommended for athletes and swimmers.
HydroPeptide's Anti-Wrinkle Skin Enhancing UV Protection self-adjusts to the shade of each client's skin tone, enhancing her complexion and offering nourishing antioxidant protection. This SPF 30 potion contains anti-inflammatories and acne-fighting galanga, too.
Eclipse SPF 50+ by Innovative Skincare fuses titanium dioxide, micronized zinco and pure vitamin E into a water-resistant, lightweight antioxidant blend.
Besides providing water-resistant SPF protection, Jane Iredale's Dream Tint Broad Spectrum Tinted Moisturizer channels unique algae extracts to hydrate, help prevent water loss, minimize pores and fine lines, temper inflammation and boost skin's elasticity. Recommended as a moisturizer, sunscreen or mineral makeup primer.
Mark Lees' A Beautiful Day consists of a silky, SPF 30 lotion infused with heavy-duty lipids. This broad-spectrum, dermatologist-tested and non-irritating sunscreen is recommended for dry skin types.
Murad Essential-C Sun Balm glides on for easy application, providing instant, broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection. Antioxidant vitamins A, C and E defend skin while broccoli extract stimulates its natural shield against UV damage, and tangerine butter seals in hydration.
Allied Health Association Quantum Electro Ionization Unit
Light therapy combined with cold plasma tones and tightens the skin, and can also help in treating acne. 800.444.7546, alliedhealth.net
Bella Schneider LED+ Hot & Cold
Calms problematic skin by providing much-needed cooling and massage, while restoring damaged tissue. 650.321.3915, bellaschneiderbeauty.com
Belleza and Beauty LED Light Therapy Device
This multifunctional machine features red, yellow and blue light technology, to provide a variety of treatments for conditions including aging, rosacea and acne. 877.411.7766, bandb1.com
Bio Jouvance Multifunction
3-in-1 LED Light
Stimulates tissue, combats wrinkles and lends complexions a healthy, youthful appearance. 800.272.1716, biojouvance.com
Lumen Essence Light Therapy Rejuvenation
Deep light penetration helps stimulate collagen and elastin production. 800.237.1832, g5.com
Expedites the skin’s healing ability and promotes healthier, more youthful-looking skin. 866.698.6580, pevoniaequipment.com
Pure Light Slim
This body-shaping system uses LED energy to stimulate the body into releasing fat deposits. 917.675.3062,
Lavender Protective Moisturizer from Naturopathica combines micronized zinc oxide with antioxidant turmeric root, to help reduce redness while shielding the skin.
Ideal for fair skin, Protective Cream Sunscreen from Phytocéane boasts a lightweight, non-oily texture, provides UVA/UVB protection, and contains ultra-moisturizing vegetal coral.
Moisturizing Sun Cream Sunscreen from Phytomer combines marine sugars with UVA and UVB sun filters to leave clients' skin soft, supple and protected.
Refineé's Daily Defense Cream protects, nourishes and repairs via super-dosed antioxidant vitamin E and calming aloe vera. The non-chemical mineral formula won't clog pores and creates a powerful UVA/UVB shield.
Rhonda Allison Daytime Defense SPF 30 glides on to provide all-day broad-spectrum protection, as well as microbial, antioxidant and healing support.
Sanítas Solar Block provides non-toxic, SPF 20 sun protection to block UVA, UVB and UVC rays.
Ideal for acneic and sensitive skin, the non-comedogenic SPF 29 Sunscreen Mist from SAIAN comes in a convenient spray bottle for mess-free application, and provides total physical protection from harmful UVA and UVB rays. Also recommended following laser treatments, chemical peels, microdermabrasion and plastic surgery.
Sesha Repair/Protect Day Emulsion, a lightweight SPF 30 formula, can be used as a daily moisturizer. It's designed to prevent glycation—the process through which cells' sugar molecules chemically bond to protein or lipid molecules, sans controlled enzyme action, and thus cause premature aging.
Sothys Cellu-Guard is a luxurious, SPF 30 formula designed to protect all skin types, including sensitive.
Wilma Schumann's Moisturizing Sunscreen with SPF 20 provides 2-in-1 hydration and protection from UVA and UVB rays.