safe sunscreens

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for safe sunscreens.

A sunscreen is a must for anyone who wants to enjoy the beach or other outdoor activities this summer. Here are some great options for safe sunscreens.

SaieSlip Tint – Lightweight Tinted Moisturizer with Mineral Zinc SPF 35 and Hyaluronic Acid

Size: 1.3 oz/ 40 mL·ITEM: 2497477

Color: One - for very light skintones with pink undertones

1.7K Reviews

$36.00

The oxide broad spectrum SPF 35 saves me the extra step of applying a sunscreen. ...I also love that it has SPF - saves me a step in my morning routine!

What it is: A lightweight tinted moisturizer with 100% Non-Nano Mineral Zinc Oxide Broad Spectrum SPF 35. Packed with a blend of nourishing and hydrating ingredients for sheer, dewy coverage.


Coverage: Light


Finish: Radiant


Formulation: Liquid


SPF: 35


Highlighted Ingredients:

- 100% Non-Nano Mineral Zinc Oxide: Provides clean SPF 35 protection and acts like a shield against UVA and UVB rays.

- Hyaluronic Acid: Helps to attract water and retain moisture in the skin.

$24.00

This is my my second can of this sunscreen!!...favorite body sunscreen...This is my favorite body sunscreen of all time. It goes on completely sheer, so no white cast on tan and deep skin tones.

What it is: A continuous, non-aerosol, water-resistant body spray sunscreen with SPF 30, that leaves skin radiantly glowing.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Uneven Skin Tone

Formulation: Spray

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin C: Helps supports skin from free radical damage.
- Green Tea Extract: Rich in antioxidant polyphenols that protect the skin from the damaging effect of free radicals.
- Acai Extract: Acts as good source of vitamins A, C, and E, and omega 3, 6, and 6 fatty acids.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

$37.00

nice mineral sunscreen, less product though...This is a nice mineral sunscreen, it doesn’t leave a thick white cast like many other minerals sunscreens do, the only this is that you don’t get a lot of product so for daily use it may not last as long....Most sunscreens make my face feel dry, and itchy. Not this one.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An ultra-lightweight, virtually invisible 100 percent mineral sunscreen offering SPF 50 protection.

If you want to know more…
Incredibly comfortable, even for sensitive skins, this product features invisible shield technology to form a protective veil that's virtually invisible on all skintones. The quick-absorbing formula is gentle enough to use around the eye area and wears well alone or under makeup.

What else you need to know:
This product is safe for content lens wearers, non-acnegenic, oil- and fragrance-free, and allergy, dermatologist, and ophthalmologist tested.

$37.00

LOVE- Reef safe - No pill - Low white cast!!...Added bonus; it's reef safe (by virtue of the fact that its mineral sunscreen), which is SUPER important to me considering all of the waste water on our little island goes right back into the ocean. ...This is my new go-to daily sunscreen! Plus- it’s Reef-Safe :)

What it is: A fast-absorbing, lightweight broad-spectrum SPF 30 mineral sunscreen that is reef safe and free of silicones and fragrance.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Redness

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Non-Nano Zinc Oxide 18.23%: Absorbs UVB rays and reflects UVA rays without leaving a white cast.
- Moringa Water and Seed Extract: Remove impurities left by pollution, visibly purifying and refreshing skin.
- Winter Cherry and Beta Carotene: Protect against blue light, which may cause oxidative damage to skin.

$36.00

I have a really hard time buying sunscreen because of certain allergies. I did my research before getting this product so I knew it would be safe. ...I also love that it is without oxybenzone and it's reef safe! This is a must have in your daily regimen!

What it is: A luxuriously lightweight mineral sunscreen with an ultra-sheer tint that blends seamlessly into skin for a satin finish.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Zinc Oxide: A non-nano sunscreen that helps filter harmful UV rays.
- Mineral Pigments: Create a sheer tint that blends seamlessly into all skin tones.
- Oil-Absorbing Microspheres: Absorb surface oils to help visibly reduce shine.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and reef safe.

What Else You Need to Know: This silky liquid formula provides weig

$28.00

Must Have Sunscreen!...The best sunscreen! I’m always on the lookout for sunscreens that aren’t harmful with chemicals/fragrance/etc. and this one is IT. ...safe clean ingredient sunscreen for sensitive skin...I also have family members who are allergic to certain sunscreens, so it is also important that it be a mineral zinc oxide sunscreen.

What it is: A 100 percent mineral SPF 30 that provides easy, daily sun protection with a lightweight, non-greasy formula that doesn’t leave a white cast on any skin tone.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Zinc Oxide: A nano-free, non-irritating sunscreen that helps filter harmful UV rays.
- Avocado Oil: A natural oil that helps hydrate, nourish, and soften skin.
- Vitamin E: A vitamin that helps condition skin and fight environmental aggressors.

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

$24.00

Best sunscreen...Supergoop makes other sunscreens for your face. If you're looking for a great body sunscreen, look no further!...It doesn't smell like sunscreen, it's easy to apply, and it keeps me safe from the UV rays.

What it is: A continuous, non-aerosol, water-resistant, travel-friendly, reef-safe body spray sunscreen with SPF 50, that leaves skin radiantly glowing.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Formulation: Spray

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin C: Stable form of vitamin C is easily absorbed and helps counteract free radical damage.
- Green Tea Extract: Naturally rich in antioxidant polyphenols that protect the skin from the damaging effect of free radicals.
- Acai Extract: Good source of vitamins A, C, and E, and omega 3, 6, and 6 fatty acids; this berry is a powerhouse of antioxidant protection.

$40.00

In fact, you can’t tell when you are wearing the sunscreen because it doesn’t feel sticky like other sunscreens. ...Kosas DreamBeam sunscreen SPF 40...The Kosas DreamBeam Sunscreen is great. The sunscreen is clean and safe for sensitive skin.

What it is: A clean, silicone-free, comfy mineral sunscreen packed with ceramides and peptides to moisturize, visibly smooth and brighten, and create the dreamiest makeup base.

$38.00

I’ve been using this sunscreen for a few days now and I absolutely love it! ...My new favorite sunscreen!...Also love that it is clean beauty and reef safe. Can't recommend this one enough.

What it is: A luxuriously clean mineral SPF 30 with a sheer, invisible texture that beautifully blurs the look of pores—a primer, moisturizer, and SPF in one.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Redness, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Zinc Oxide 10%: A reef-safe mineral sunscreen.
- Desert Rose: Defends against dryness for intensely hydrated, radiant skin.
- Jasmine: Naturally removes impurities from the skin’s surface, balances, and minimizes the look of pores.

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

What Else You Need to Kno

$69.00

Great daily sunscreen...It goes on nice and thin and doesn't feel like most sunscreens. It is really moisturizing. This is great daily sunscreen....I loved this Murad sunscreen until I found out it has retinyl. Unfortunately, retinyl is not safe for pregnant women and since I JUST found out I am expecting, I had to stop usage of this product.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A powerful antioxidant-rich moisturizer that shields and revitalizes environmentally stressed skin.

What it is formulated to do:
Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 PA+++ creates a powerful shield to protect skin from UVA/UVB rays and free radical damage and renews skin’s moisture barrier. Next generation vitamin C and a patented skin repair system improve skin clarity, firmness, and elasticity. Ectoin and phospholipids increase and preserve hydration for healthier-looking skin.

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“I bought this for a trip to Jamaica and really like it. One of the best spray sunscreens I've tried as it is not tacky and sticky like so many others”
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“I don't wear makeup at all, never have, not good with it, one day I went inside sephora and asked, what can wear on my face to cover me from the sun and give me a bit of perfection, and they gave me this....well I use it everyday now, it's amazing, I wake up put it on, I swim, I sweat, I sleep, it last all day”
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“I like this tinted moisturizer's texture and amount of coverage a lot, but I'm disappointed in the shade range and the price. The light-medium was too light for me, but the medium is the wrong undertone”
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“I use sunscreen on a daily basis. I've tried mostly chemical sunscreens but have recently been getting into physical sunscreens or combination ones as well”
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“this sunscreen stick is very nice! it makes my skin look glowly without making it feel oily like most sunscreen sticks do. it’s super easy to use. i put it in my purse and bring it with me when i need to reapply sunscreen”