Would you believe me if I told you there was a way to wear sunscreen on your face without looking ghostly? After trying a number of formulas that leave a white veil, you may find it hard to believe. However, there is, in fact, a remedy. The most flattering way to protect your skin from the sun this summer is to use a foundation formulated with sunscreen. Yes, they exist. And not to knock your socks off, but it’s possible that your go-to foundation already includes a healthy dose of it. If it doesn’t, then consider one of the SPF and black-girl-friendly options ahead for fun in the sun and wherever summer may take you.
Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Long Wear Foundation
If you’re planning to be outdoors for long periods at a time, consider this 24-hour wear foundation with SPF 15 and a velvety-matte finish.
Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation
Not a fan of heavy foundations? Try this lightweight SPF 15 formula that feels like a second skin.
bareMinerals BarePRO™ Performance Wear Liquid Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20
For breathable coverage, and SPF 20 protection, use this liquid foundation that boasts of 24-hour wear.
CLINIQUE Even Better Makeup
When it comes to flawless coverage, this natural finish SPF 15 foundation checks all the boxes. It conceals dark spots, evens skin tone, and brightens your complexion over time.
Lancôme Skin Feels Good Hydrating Skin Tint
This oil-free foundation formulated with SPF 23 looks and feels undetectable on the skin.
Marc Jacobs Beauty Shameless Foundation
This medium coverage foundation includes SPF 25 and imparts a natural finish.
Milk Makeup Sunshine Skin Tint
If you’re a fan of dewy skin, use this SPF 30 hydrating roll on for foundation and sun protection.
Make Up Forever Ultra HD Perfector Bluring Skint Tint
This SPF 25 blurring foundation hides imperfections and delivers a hydrating dose of sun protection.
YSL Touche Eclat Le Teint Radiance Awakening Foundation
If you’re a fan of the lit-from-within look, you’ll love this foundation infused with SPF 22 that leaves a radiant finish.