Winter Sunscreen

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for Winter Sunscreen.

If you're planning a trip to the beach or the mountains this winter, you'll want to be sure your skin is protected from the sun's harmful rays. Here are some of our top winter sunscreens to keep you safe in the cold months.


Great for redness, love that it includes sunscreen. I can’t use it during the winter on my super dry skin, sunscreen dries me out horribly, this was no different. ...Michigan winters are tough, and this stuff helps give me back some confidence when my facial eczema has a temper tantrum.

What it is: A bestselling green-to-beige SPF cream that rapidly neutralizes visible redness, evens the appearance of skin tone, and has a natural-looking finish.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily


It doesn't contain chemical sunscreens that I am allergic to. I will buy this again....More importantly, it doesn’t dry me out in the winter (I’m in NY), and it doesn’t make my skin oily like some other lotion/cream.

What it is: A bestselling green-to-beige SPF cream that rapidly neutralizes visible redness, evens the appearance of skin tone, and has a natural-looking finish.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Redness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Mineral Sunscreen (Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide): Forms a protective barrier that reflects UV rays, shielding skin from sun damage.

What Else You Need to Know: For centuries, tigers in the Asian wetlands have rolled around in Centella asiatica (AKA tiger grass or cica) to help heal their wounds. Taking inspiration from the tigers, this K-Beauty fave utilizes visibly reparative tiger grass to soothe, calm, and moisturize skin.


Finally a sunscreen I love. I have very dry skin and many sunscreens (especially mineral) further dry out my skin, accentuate the dryness or sting my face. ...Love - Great for Canadian winter...It’s wonderful for dry skin in winter while providing sun protection. I switch to their lighter products in the summer when my skin is less dry.

What it is: A first-of-its-kind daily moisturizer that provides intense hydration and sun protection in one to protect your skin from UV rays, blue light, and pollution.

Skin Type: Normal and Dry

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

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Blue-Green Algae: Contains a naturally occurring combination of moisturizers and antioxidants that nourish the skin.
- Cerium: A rare mineral element that reflects and shields from blue light emitted from electronic devices.
- Moisture-Binding Plant Formula: Helps protect against atmospheric pollution.


I have very dry skin and live in a cold climate, so I need some serious moisture in the winters. I love how I only have to use very little to fully moisturize my face and the SPF is a huge plus. ...I only wish it came in a nighttime formula so IT didn’t have the sunscreen in it. I prefer natural sunscreens. But it did seem to help with sunspots.

What it is: A melting, lightweight sunscreen and face cream in one that lifts, firms, and corrects the appearance of dark spots.


Best Hydrating Moisturizer for the Winter!...This moisturizer is amazing when my skin gets dry in the winter. I also love that it has an SPF in it to avoid sun spots and aging (even in the winter). ...I’m excited to use this in the winter too! when my skin gets dry in the winter. I don’t wear sunscreen usually because I don’t like the texture, but this isn’t like regular sunscreen.

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

What it is:
A daily moisturizer that helps reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

Solutions for:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Dryness
- Loss of firmness and elasticity

If you want to know more…
This moisturizer is formulated with antioxidant white tea and is rich in polyphenols. It supports minimized lipid peroxide formation and helps neutralize free radicals (ROS), advanced glycation end-products (AGEs), and matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs). A unique polypeptide helps support collagen-producing activities. It blends smoothly over skin to create a perfected finish.


I like using this as my winter time sunscreen as my skin is a little dryer in harsh canadian winters. ...Great for Winter...I received this #freeproduct from #trywithtopbox and I have been using this as my daily sunscreen under makeup for about a week now. The texture of the Hydro UV Defense Sunscreen is quite creamy, which is great for extra hydration in the winter, but may not be ideal for oily skin.

What it is: A lightweight, daily SPF 50+ sunscreen that hydrates and soothes skin with an invisible finish.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Centella Asiatica: Soothes skin.
- Hydro Ionized Mineral Water: Provides natural moisturizing factors to retain long-lasting moisturehydration.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also reef-safe.


Surprised that it had a tiny since most zinc sunscreens or physical sunscreens are white. Love that it has a tint and doesn’t leave a white cast on your face. ...My only complaint is that it stays fairly greasy, which isn’t so bad if you live in a cold dry place or you have dry skin. It’s definitely a winter sunscreen for me, probably will finish the bottle but probably won’t purchase again.

What it is: A non-nano 100 percent mineral lightweight moisturizer that delivers broad-spectrum protection and lightweight hydration—perfect for sensitive, oily, and acne-prone skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lotion

MAC CosmeticsStudio Fix Fluid SPF 15

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2093854

Color: NW43 - brick beige with rosy undertones for medium to dark skin

216 Reviews


Blends well (beauty blender), and has a great range of shades for my winter skin to my summer tan...I’ve always stuck with tinted moisturizer or bb creams, but I’ve been experiencing redness and winter blah skin and wanted to try something to help hide that.

What it is: A modern, shine-controlling foundation that provides a natural-matte finish and medium-to-full, buildable coverage.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily


What Else You Need to Know: M·A·C put Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15 to the ultimate test of seeing how long it wears and, not surprisingly, the formula lasts for up to a full 24 hours.


I absolutely adore this sunscreen!!! I’ve tried so many sunscreens that sting my eyes terribly! ...tinted mineral sunscreen w/ glowy finish...It has a glowy finish and it's easy to re-apply :) PROs: - zinc sunscreen! - price so much better than the supergoop tinted zinc ones - glowy finish, easy to-reapply - no comedogenic ingredients (for me) - no fragrance!

What it is: A tinted, broad-spectrum SPF 45 cream that provides mineral-based, water-resistant (up to 40 minutes) UV protection suitable for sensitive skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness, and Dullness

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Broad Spectrum SPF 45: Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide provide mineral-based UV protection.
- Safflower Extract and Vitamins C and E: Help nourish and hydrate the look of skin.
- Universal Vanishing Tint and Diamond Powder: Help neutralize the look of redness and give skin a radiant finish.

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


My favourite tinted sunscreen...I love this tinted sunscreen, I have oily/acne prone skin and it doesn’t make it look oily like most sunscreens do! ...Best 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.

What it is:
A daytime sunscreen that protects against UV rays, prevents the appearance of dark spots and premature signs of aging, and protects from discomfort and redness.

What it is formulated to do:
Perfect multiprotection for the city. Effective and invisible on the skin, this UV 50 sunscreen protects against the harmful effects of UV rays, free radicals, and pollution to preserve youth, luminosity, and even tone of the skin. The powerful formula helps prevent the formation of dark spots while maintaining healthy-looking skin.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

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