Whether you're soaking up the sun on the aft deck of a yacht in the Bahamas or braving the grey skies of London or Paris, it's common knowledge that keeping skin looking youthful means wearing good quality sunscreen all day, every day. If you're not prepared to compromise on your skincare then look to one of the plush brands that have taken it upon themselves to chic sunscreens up a bit. Occupying a space between high-spec moisturiser and traditional sunscreen, these luxury sun creams will protect from UV while offering all the rejuvenating benefits of your favourite day cream. Here's our pick of the best...
Tom Ford Face Protect Broad Spectrum SPF 50
The latest brand to ensure we all have something stylish to apply on the sundeck is Tom Ford. His Face Protect Broad Spectrum SPF 50 is lightweight, absorbs easily and comes in an elegant tube.
Sturm Sun Drops
An SPF sun serum that doubles as an anti-ageing agent. Formulated to reduce the signs of skin irritation too, this is a great option for those with sensitive skin.
Susanne Kauffman Sun Cream Cell Protection
Sun Cream Cell Protection from organic skincare brand Susanne Kaufmann not only protects the skin but – thanks to active ingredients derived from ectoine and Pentavitin – also helps repair it at the same time.
Shiseido Face & Body Lotion
This super-hydrating SPF30 cream has been specially developed to protect skin against the heat rash and features a Profense CEL complex, designed to minimise the signs of age spots and wrinkles. great for daily use all over for ultimate protection.
Diorsnow Brightening UV Protection Fluid Luminous Finish
Edelweiss grown in the Valais Garden in Switzerland is the key ingredient in Dior's Diorsnow UV Shield which, along with high SPF5- sun protection, promises a brighter, clearer and more radiant complexion.
La Mer UV Protecting Fluid
If you want a sunscreen with real skincare chops then few offer a better track record than La Mer. This lightweight but highly protective fluid guarantees to keep skin hydrated, soothed and comfortable all day.
Murad City Skin
A great everyday all-rounder, Murad's city skin protects against both UVA and UVB rays, blue light, infrared radiation and pollution - perfect for city-dwellers.
Institut Esthederm Adaptasun Body Spray
Designed to help you achieve your ultimate tan without risking sun damage. Adaptasun offers broad spectrum protection and leaves skin feeling super-soft after use.
Teoxane Advanced SPF30
While offering complete SPF protection, Teoxane also aims to illuminate your complexion, pump skin with moisture and minimise redness.
Green People SPF30
A reef-safe SPF that's free of Oxybenzone, a chemical causing irreversible harm to our ocean's reefs. Everything about Green People SPF, including the packaging is eco-friendly.