Safe Sunscreens

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for Safe Sunscreens.

Whether you're looking for a new sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays or just want to make sure you're getting the most out of your daily application, it's important to choose a product that's safe. Here are some of the safest sunscreens on the market.


Leaves no white cast on the skin and doesn't feel like you're wearing Sunscreen....I am loving this sunscreen, has a slight tint and applies so smoothly!

What it is: An indoor/outdoor SPF that shields against digital blue light damage, UV rays, and pollution.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Lutein: Antioxidant carotenoid from marigold flowers that enhances protection by helping to defend against blue light.
- Iron Oxides: Help protect skin from infrared radiation and visibly even tone.
- Polymer Matrix: Acts like a breathable "second skin" and blocks adhesion and penetration of toxic pollutants.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, oxybenzone, and sulfates SLS & SLES.


I easily break out with new products, especially sunscreens, so I was hesitant to try a new one. This sunscreen doesn't have a bad smell, leaves no white cast, and makes my skin feel super soft! ...Best sunscreen ever...Love this sunscreen. It leaves no white cast. Great for sensitive and acne prone skin.

What it is: A 100 percent mineral SPF 30 protection that provides lightweight, nongreasy sun defense without a white cast.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots and Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Zinc Oxide: Is a nano-free, nonirritating sunscreen that filters harmful UV rays.
- Avocado Oil: Visibly hydrates, nourishes, and softens skin.
- Vitamin E: Conditions skin and fights environmental aggressors.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This sunscreen blends quickly without leaving streaks for invisible SPF pro


I have a hard time with sunscreens because adding a greasy, oily product to an already greasy skin is not a good combo. ...must have mineral sunscreen...This is by far one of the best sunscreens I've ever used. Light, does not clump and blends in beautifully, providing a bit of coverage as well. love it and highly recommend.

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, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Zinc Oxide: Is a non-nano sunscreen that filters 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 fo


I had completely switched to Korean sunscreens, but had decided to give this a try because it looked like a fun concept for the summer. ...Best clean incurrent mineral sunscreen out on the market right now! I love this sunscreen so much it worked perfectly for me!

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.


Use an app called Yuka where I scan the ingredients list and is soooo safe. Also generally just a nice sunscreen ! Very fluid and spreadable, not draggy and you won't look like you have chalk on your face...Sunscreen suitable for the whole family...I love that this sunscreen is safe for the whole family, including my baby.

What it is: A vegan, 100 percent mineral sunscreen that absorbs without a white cast, provides all-day vitamin E-rich moisturization, and is safe for sensitive skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sheertech ZincTM: Patented process that creates lightweight, sheer texture with no white cast.
- Safflower OleotechTM: Vitamin E-rich safflower extract and oleosomes hydrate skin throughout the day.
- Sunflower Seed Oil: Antioxidant-rich oil that conditions and promotes a strong moisture barrier.

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



If you’re finding it doesn’t work for you, save it for a sunny vacation and use the Shiseido Urban Environment sunscreens. I have tried so many sunscreens over the years, but these I always come back to....This is my favourite sunscreen to use on pool days. My fair skinned sons are little fishes in the water and no other sunscreens protect against the sun’s harsh rays like this does.

What it is: An invisible, broad-spectrum SPF 50+ sunscreen for the face and body with a protective veil that becomes even more effective in heat and water.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Octisalate 5%, Octocrylene 7%, Titanium Dioxide 3.8%, and Zinc Oxide 19.4%: Provide broad-spectrum UV protection.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of oxybenzone. It is also reef safe.

What Else You Need to Know: This ocean-friendly formula is free of oxybenzone and octinoxate and compliant with Hawaii regulations.

Clinical Results: In a test with 102 women:
Immediately after application:
- 95% said it felt lightweight and comfortable


New Favourite Sunscreen!...This sunscreen is my new favourite sunscreen. It feels very light on the skin, and is quite hydrating! ...One of my favourite facial sunscreens. It’s perfect in my opinion. I have no complaints other than a smallish bottle for the price.

What it is: A high-protection, antioxidant-rich sunscreen suitable for all types of skin—even the most sensitive.

Skin Type: Normal

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Olive: Protects from free radicals and revitalizes skin‘s appearance.
- Senna: Protects skin from the harmful effects of the sun.
- Baobab: Enhances protection against UV rays.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, phthalates, oxybenzone, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban. This product also comes in recyclable packaging and is reef safe.


Great daily sunscreen with no white-cast...Refreshing sunscreen, no white cast with “fungal safe” ingredients. ...Not thick like the other supergoop sunscreens

What it is: A next-gen daily sunscreen that’s universal & undetectable with a refreshing, cooling feel — our most powerful protection in our simplest formula.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Lightweight Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cress Sprout Extract: Filters pollution and supports the skin barrier.
- Wild Butterfly Ginger Root Extract: Filters blue light and reduces the visible effects of free radicals.
- SPF 50: Clean chemical SPF that protects against UVA & UVB rays .


Must have sunscreen for this sunny days☀️...Whether I'm running errands or spending a day at the beach, I trust this sunscreen to keep my skin safe from the sun's harmful rays. ...Best mineral sunscreen...UNREAL MINERAL SUNSCREEN! I have tried zinc based sunscreens before and they leave white behind.

What it is: A weightless SPF 50 mineral sunscreen to hydrate, visibly even skin tone over time, and provide enhanced protection from premature aging.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- KLEAIR™ Zinc Oxide: 2.45X more effective at free-radical protection than standard zinc oxide.*
- Hyaluronic Acid + Niacinamide: Works quickly to hydrate, visibly even skin tone.
- Silk Extract: Rich in amino acids and mimics skin. Visibly boosts radiance and smooths skin texture.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and contains less


Sensitive skin safe...After emptying the bottle, it’s safe to say I liked the product! You do have to rub it in (as you do with most mineral sunscreens) or I find it pills, but otherwise it’s a nice sunscreen. ...I have been using this sunscreen for about 2 months now and safe to say I love it!

What it is: A weightless, silky mineral SPF 30 fluid for broad-spectrum coverage with a nongreasy, soft-matte finish.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- S6Pro Complex™: Smooths and visibly balances skin.
- Red Algae: Absorbs oil and provides antioxidant protection.
- Wild Butterfly Ginger Root: Protects against the damaging effects of blue light and pollution.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Light as water, this mineral sunscreen not only provides UVA and UVB protection, but it also applies effortlessly and absor

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Transparent Sunscreen
“This is my favourite sunscreen ever! I have tried a lot of sunscreens but this is amazing and I just bought my second bottle”
Healthy Sunscreen
“I like that this can be used as a moisturizer and a sunscreen! It’s not greasy or heavy, absorbs and leaves your face feeling great like a good moisturizer should”
Outdoor Sunscreen
“Leaves no white cast on the skin and doesn't feel like you're wearing Sunscreen”
Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin
“I have no issues with the texture or finish; for reference, it leaves a dewy, almost matte finish! Perfect for sensitive skin types”
Sport Sunscreen
“I've been looking for a gentle sunscreen that doesn't break me out. I've been using this Juice Beauty SPORT one for a few days and so far, so good”
Sunscreen For Swimming
“I use it whenever I am on a beach vacation as a sunscreen. It is very lightweight and feels great on the skin”
Light Sunscreen
“My absolute favorite mineral sunscreen. Unlike other mineral sunscreens this one is easy to apply, weightless and is not shiny at all”
Compact Sunscreen
“Does still smell like sunscreen but whatever. Tried layering with other skincare and no issues with separation or pilling. 100% would recommend; only downside is bottle is small”
Mini Sunscreens
“It’s really convenient and easy to use, no white cast and isn’t greasy + doesn’t sting my eyes. minus one star for the price, the actual product looks like a mini size”