Best Sunscreens for Deep Skin Tones

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Protecting your skin from the harmful effects of the sun is essential, regardless of your skin tone. However, finding the perfect sunscreen that not only offers optimal protection but also blends seamlessly with deeper skin tones can be a challenge. Sephora's diverse range of sunscreens ensures that everyone can enjoy the sun safely while feeling confident and radiant.


Forget the white cast of sunscreens, this product is great! I totally recommend it....This is probably one of the best sunscreens out there that I have tried so far! ...One of the best sunscreens out there...Perfect for women of color

What it is:  The original 100% invisible, weightless, scentless sunscreen that delivers broad spectrum SPF protection & doubles as a primer with a natural finish.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Pores, and Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Complex Derived from Meadowfoam Seed: Helps increase hydration levels, resulting in a more even skin texture.

- Red Algae: Helps protect against blue light emitted by electronic devices.

- Frankincense: Helps to provide a soothing effect.

Fenty SkinHydra Vizor Refillable Invisible Face Moisturizer SPF 30 with Niacinamide

Size: 1.7 oz/ 50 mL·ITEM: 2418879

Size + Concentration: 1.7 oz/ 50 mL

1K Reviews


one of the best sunscreens i have ever tried!...i dont know what yall are saying because this is amazing. there is no white cast, and it only feels greasy for like 10 minutes but then you are just glowing. it gives a beautiful dewy look and keeps your face moisturized for so long. i have dry skin and fully did not expect it to be this hydrating and softening. a must have!...This is the tweet. Clear on dark skin tones. Smooth. No breakouts. This. Is. The.

What it is: An invisible SPF 30 moisturizer that locks in fresh hydration, fades the look of dark spots, smooths the look of pores and defends against pollution.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark spots, Pores, and Dryness

Formulation: Lightweight cream


Original: Fresh desert melon scent

Highlighted Ingredients:

-Kalahari Melon: Delivers vitamin and antioxidant-packed hydration.


No white cast on my Caucasian skin. Feels very moisturizing - I used in place of my usual moisturizer/sunscreen combo. ...Feels like water on my skin!...I have tried a ton of different sunscreens for my sensitive skin. I don't want to feel like i have sunscreen on if i'm wearing it everyday, and this is the holy grail of sunscreen.

What it is: A water-resistant, broad-spectrum SPF 45 sunscreen with a hydrating 30 percent hyaluronic acid complex, unique water-break texture, and an invisible finish.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dryness

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Broad-Spectrum SPF 45: Shields skin from UV rays.
- Pentavitin®: Hydrates for up to 72 hours.


I double up with these sunscreens for the face anyway. I use one of the natural ones that sink in and then one of the broad spectrum ones over those or I get burnt. ...This has been one of the best sunscreens I've tried in awhile. Went on great after skincare and before makeup.

What it is: An oil-free, all-physical sunscreen that blends into all skin tones and contains transparent zinc oxide and antioxidants for safe, high-performance SPF protection that visibly minimizes fine lines and wrinkles.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dryness, and Redness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Non-Nano Zinc Oxide: A mineral filter that protects against UVA and UVB rays while mitigating the effects of blue light (HEV).
- Lingonberry: An abundant source of vitamins C and E that prevents and addresses visible UV damage caused by sun and blue light from devices.
- Sea Buckthorn: Protects against free-radical damage due to UV exposure.


I have used some high end sunscreens for my face and this is one of them. I love how light weight it is. ...Amazing sunscreen...I recently got the opportunity to try Dermatolgica's Invisible Physical Defense SPF30 for the last few weeks. It is one of the best sunscreens out there!

What it is: An invisible mineral sunscreen ideal for sensitive skin that easily blends with all skin tones and defends against blue and UVA/UVB light.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Redness

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ultra-Sheer Zinc Oxide: Protects against both blue and broad-spectrum UVB/UVA light.
- Bioactive Mushroom Complex: Soothes skin and visibly reduces UV-induced redness and dryness.
- Antioxidant-Rich Matcha Green Tea: Protects skin from free-radical damage.

ILIASuper Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 Skincare Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2428845

Color: Perissa ST17.5 - Extra deep with golden undertones

6.1K Reviews


I love that unlike most BB or CC creams though, it comes in many shades to fit all skin tones. I chose shade 3 and it's perfect for my freckly skin. ...Best Clean Sunscreen-Skincare Combo Product...Really excellent product! Matches my skin tone beautifully and I like that it has zinc oxide as well as Hyaluronic Acid, Niacinamide , and Squalene.

What it is: An award-winning tinted serum with light, dewy coverage, mineral SPF, and active levels of skincare ingredients.

Coverage: Light



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Plant-Based Squalane: Hydrates and tightens the look of skin without clogging pores.
- Niacinamide: Visibly smooths skin texture and refines uneven tone.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Makes skin look plumper and replenishes moisture levels.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

Estée LauderFuturist Hydra Rescue Moisturizing Foundation SPF 45 with Vitamin E

Size: 1.2 fl oz/ 35 mL·ITEM: 2324382

Color: 8N2 Rich Espresso - deepest with neutral rich-brown undertones

639 Reviews


I decided to give it one more try only I added just a dab of moisturizer. For me, that did the trick. I had neglected sunscreen for years because I have olive tones and those of us who are blessed with it rarely get skin cancer.

What it is: A flawless foundation with breathable coverage and a radiant finish—powered with Estée Lauder skincare to hydrate, soothe, and protect.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Radiant

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily


Highlighted Ingredients: 

- Chia Seed Extract: Nourishes.

- Probiotic Technology: Soothes.

- IonCharged Water: Hydrates.


Lightweight, glowy sunscreen!...One of the best sunscreens I’ve tried! This one is perfect for summer. ...I love this sunscreen!...I received this product complimentary from paula’s choice in exchange for a review. This is one of the best sunscreens I’ve ever tried.

What it is: An oil-free, weightless liquid sunscreen with broad-spectrum protection and key antioxidants that protect against and address visible signs of aging.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Loss of Firmness and Elasticity, and Oiliness

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Broad-Spectrum SPF 50: Defends against UV rays that damage and age the skin.
- Oat and Green Tea Extracts: Visibly calm redness and signs of sensitivity.
- Black Elderberry, Goji, and Pomegranate Extracts: Protect against environmental damage.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, and phthalates.


I have it in Golden Hour which is best suitable for medium-deep skin tones if that helps anyone. ...One of the best sunscreens I’ve ever used. Leaving my screen glowing but not greasy.

What it is:  A glowy tinted sunscreen that hydrates skin & primes for makeup with a radiant finish & broad spectrum SPF protection.

tarteMini BB Blur Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Size: 0.33 oz/ 10 mL·ITEM: 2413094

Color: Deep - deep

63 Reviews


Best tinted spf...Awesome tinted spf had just the amount of coverage was long lasting and the shade blended nicely as a sunscreen didn’t smell horrible like other tinted spf...If you have oily skin and are looking for a lighter coverage bb/foundation to even out your skin tone I cannot recommend this enough!!

What it is: A low-maintenance, long-wearing vegan primer that can be used under (or instead of) foundation for smoother-, brighter-looking skin.

Skin Type:
Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Uneven Skin Tone

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Triple-B Complex: Minimizes the look of pores, while visibly brightening and smoothing your skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

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