Products That Bolster Sunscreen

1Layering Made Easy:

Brush On Block by Susan Posnick Family, $30

Mineral powder sunscreen in a travel-friendly applicator offers a fast and incredibly convenient way to keep skin protected, and using it over your regular lotion sunscreen adds an extra layer of protection. “This is a great way to reapply SPF throughout the day without having to disturb makeup or get your hands super clean before applying,” says Baltimore, Md., dermatologist Noelle S. Sherber, M.D.

2Indoor Light Fighter:

Bioelements Lutein Indoor Protective Day Creme, $51

The marigold-colored lutein that’s blended with antioxidants filters out potentially aging effects of the blue rays that emanate from artificial light. Beta-glucan, jojoba and sweet almond oils enforce skin’s moisture barrier to protect against re-circulated air and forced heat and cold.

3Nourishing Nut Oil:

Kate Somerville Dilo Oil Restorative Treatment, $65

According to celebrity esthetician Kate Somerville, the people of Fiji rely on rare dilo tree oil to protect their skin from the sun and other harsh environmental elements. The oil also helps hydrate and firm skin with essential lipids that work with skin’s intrinsic lipid layer to hydrate from within.

4Skin Supplement:

Ascenta Skin, $80

With six active ingredients that include EPA, DHA, GLA, zeaxanthin, lutein and vitamin D to reduce inflammation and redness by fighting free radicals, just one teaspoon daily of this pomegranate-flavored ingestible oil works to keep skin safe from the inside out by encouraging natural self-healing cell processes.

5Eye Defense:

Caudalie Vinosource S.O.S. Morning Eye Rescue, $34

“A study showed that skin biopsies treated with grape seed proanthocyadin extract (GSPE) prior to UV exposure demonstrated increased protective immunity and fewer pre-canceorus cells as compared to skin that wasn’t treated with antioxidants,” shares Sherber. Caudalie’s new eye cream combines grape polyphenol extract with white tea to de-puff as it guards against wrinkles.

6Vitamin C Punch:

Glo-therapeutics Ultra 15% Vitamin C, $125

An impressive 15 percent concentration of vitamin C combines with zinc sulfate and L-tyrosine to protect against free radical damage and UV radiation. Skin elasticity is improved with regular use, which also decreases the appearance of wrinkles and promotes cell regeneration.

7Super SPF:

Perricone MD Photo Plasma, $69

Found in red algae, astaxanthin is renowned for its natural anti-radiation benefits and is the key support player in Perricone’s newest SPF 30 moisturizer. The oil-free and antioxidant-rich formula guards against some of the environment’s most aging stressors like sun, dehydration, wind, smoke and pollution.

8Souped-Up Serum:

Lift Lab Skin Regeneration Lift & Fix High Potency Solution, $95

This silky serum enriched with patented protection proteins stimulates cell renewal to help strengthen skin’s barrier against the elements, while sea water extract and adenosine ease irritation redness caused by sunburn or in-office procedures like peels. Botanical extracts of aloe, licorice and chamomile soothe stressed skin. This serum is particularly good for healing sunburns and minimizing the damage.

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