Sunscreen should be applied every day—yes, literally every day—even if you're not going outside, even if you're spending all day watching movies, and especially if you are going to embrace the great outdoors and expose that precious skin to the harsh sun. Okay, I love the sun, she's a great lady, but she does some *stuff* to our skin.

To get the protective benefits of SPF, you have to make sure you're wearing it correctly: “You need at least a nickel-size drop of sunscreen or SPF moisturizer to cover your face every morning," says Mona Gohara, MD, dermatologist and Women's Health advisory board member.

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And because life can be complicated enough, why not consolidate steps in your skincare routine by using a sunscreen/moisturizer hybrid? Hydrating formulas give you the benefits of sun protection without the white, streaky aftermath.

Here are the 21 best moisturizers with SPF that you won't mind applying every day.

1. La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer SPF 30

Have acne-prone skin? Then this moisturizer is for you. The formula contains a prebiotic blend of ingredients that keeps your skin’s microbiome healthy. And, you’ll get just the right amount of SPF to protect your skin.

Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer
Best For Acne-Prone Skin
La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer
$20 at Amazon
Pros
  • Won't cause breakouts
  • Inexpensive
Cons
  • Can feel too thick for some

2. Bolden SPF 30 Brightening Moisturizer

If you need to incorporate a moisturizer with SPF into your routine, reach for this one. It’s packed with safflower oil to repair the skin’s barrier and calm dry skin. The vitamin C that’s also in this moisturizer will brighten your skin and smooth any discoloration. Don’t forget about the SPF 30 that protects against UV damage.

SPF 30 Brightening Moisturizer
Best For Dark Skin
Bolden SPF 30 Brightening Moisturizer
Pros
  • Won't leave a white cast
  • Nourishing for skin
Cons
  • Smaller tube for the price

3. Origins A Perfect World SPF 40 Moisturizer with White Tea

No one has to know that you're fighting signs of aging while receiving needed protection from harmful UV rays simultaneously. This moisturizer combines SPF with antioxidant-rich ingredients (like white tea) to protect your skin and keep it youthful.

Origins A Perfect World SPF 40
Best For Mature Skin
Origins A Perfect World SPF 40
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Pros
  • Infused with antioxidants
  • Good for sensitive skin
Cons
  • Pricey

4. CeraVe Hydrating Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Face

If you're prone to an oily T-zone, this hydrating sunscreen is for you. Ceramides and niacinamide nourish your skin without making it feel greasy, and the mineral SPF ingredients (it contains both titanium dioxide and zinc oxide) keep you sun safe.

CeraVe Hydrating Sunscreen SPF 50 Face
Best For Oily Skin
CeraVe Hydrating Sunscreen SPF 50 Face
Pros
  • Available at mass retailers
  • Won't feel greasy on skin
Cons
  • Can leave a white cast if not rubbed in enough

5. Paula’s Choice Essential Glow Moisturizer SPF 30

Whether you're new to adding SPF to your skincare routine or you're a veteran looking to cut your skincare steps down, this moisturizer makes protecting your skin simple. The creamy texture melts into your skin without leaving a greasy feeling behind. Although it's a mineral-based formula, there is no white cast, which creates a smooth canvas for makeup application.

DEFENSE Essential Glow Moisturizer SPF 30
Best Under Makeup
Paula's Choice DEFENSE Essential Glow Moisturizer SPF 30
Pros
  • Won't cause makeup pilling
  • Lightweight formula
Cons
  • On the more expensive side

6. Pixi Sun Mist SPF 30

For an easy sunscreen refresh midday, try this sun mist from Pixi. Not only does it provide your skin with a much needed SPF 30 boost, it also contains bamboo, aloe leaf, and chamomile extract that calms, conditions, and soothes your skin. The perfect afternoon moisture and sunscreen mist.

Sun Mist
Best Mist
pixi Sun Mist
Pros
  • Convenient mist applicator
  • Portable
Cons
  • Must use a lot of product to get proper coverage
Credit: Pixi

7. Saie Slip Tint Dewy Tinted Moisturizer SPF 35

If you're looking for a bit of coverage and a dewy finish, this Saie Tinted Moisturizer is the one for you. With hydrating hyaluronic acid and sweet pea extract, brightening licorice root, and 100% mineral zinc oxide, this moisturizer is ready to take care of all of your needs. Mineral-based sunscreen tends to create a white cast, but since this is a tinted moisturizer, it blends in with any skin tone.

Saie Slip Tint
Best Tinted Moisturizer
Saie Slip Tint
Pros
  • Blends seamlessly with skin
  • Offers light coverage
Cons
  • Not as widely available
Credit: Saie

8. CeraVe AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30

Another option from CeraVe that is just as dependable as all of their other products. This day cream is soothing and easy to apply while also being non-greasy. It doesn't feel like you're rubbing sunscreen in, it feels like you're rubbing a soothing moisturizer in that your skin wants gulp up. With hyaluronic acid, niacinamide and ceramides, it has all of the essential ingredients for the perfect moisturizer with SPF. Plus, it's non-comedogenic so acne-prone folks won't have to worry.

Pros
  • Contains hydrators like hyaluronic acid
  • Absorbs nicely into skin
Cons
  • Must be rubbed in completely
Credit: Amazon

9. Fenty Skin Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer SPF 30

This oil-free, lightweight moisturizer blends right in so fast you'll forget if you even applied it. And if you don't want to listen to WH about wearing sunscreen, maybe you'll take a page out of Rihanna's book: “You gotta protect your skin from the sun no matter what your skin color is" she says on the Fenty site. "If you have discoloration, guess what, you can get that from the sun. I think a lot of people with darker skin tones think because they’re not burning that they don’t need SPF but we can still get sun damage."

Fenty Skin HYDRA VIZOR INVISIBLE MOISTURIZER SPF 30
Best Oil-Free
Fenty Skin HYDRA VIZOR INVISIBLE MOISTURIZER SPF 30
Pros
  • Oil-free and lightweight
  • Absorbs beautifully into skin
Cons
  • On the expensive side

10. Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30

This triple threat corrects redness, moisturizes, and protects your skin from UV damage. Centella asiatica (an herb native to Asia) is the hero ingredient that works to protect the skin from environmental stress that can lead to irritated, inflamed skin. While the cream goes on green, it quickly turns into a neutral shade to blend into your skin tone for a more even complexion.

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Cicapair™ Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30
Best Color Corrector
Dr. Jart+ Cicapair™ Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30
Pros
  • Neutralizes redness in skin
  • Infused with calming ingredients
Cons
  • Tub packaging can be messy

11. Glossier Invisible Shield SPF 35

Does your skin start looking greasy at the mere thought of applying sunscreen? This one is for you. The clear, gel formula absorbs fast and blends in without leaving behind any white cast or weighing your skin down. Dare we say it almost even mattifies the skin?

Invisible Shield
Best Gel
Glossier Invisible Shield
Pros
  • Gel formula is extremely lightweight
  • Won't leave skin greasy
Cons
  • Small bottle for the money

12. Dermalogica Prisma Protect SPF 30

If you love the sun but love your skin more, give this high-tech moisturizer a try. The light activates the moisturizer to engage the intelligent drone technology in the formula to give your skin a subtle glow. You’ll also find sage in the formula that evens and smoothes the skin.

Prisma Protect SPF 30 Moisturizer
Best High Tech Formula
Dermalogica Prisma Protect SPF 30 Moisturizer
Pros
  • Advanced technology is activated by the sun
  • Lightweight formula
Cons
  • Extremely expensive

13. Black Girl Sunscreen SPF 30

Made by Black women for Black women, you can trust that this sunscreen/moisturizer hybrid isn't going to leave any white streaks behind. Avocado, jojoba, and sunflower oil all contribute to the rich, hydrating texture that sinks in without clogging pores or leading to breakouts.

Black Girl Sunscreen SPF 30
Best Noncomedogenic
Black Girl Sunscreen SPF 30
Pros
  • Water resistant
  • Works well on all skin tones
Cons
  • May feel too heavy for some

14. UnSun Mineral Tinted Face Sunscreen

Specially formulated for those with darker skin tones, this mineral-based moisturizer won't leave a white cast. The tinted sunscreen multitasks by adding protection against harmful rays and color-correcting hyperpigmentation.

Mineral Tinted Sunscreen SPF 30
Best Mineral Formula
UNSUN Mineral Tinted Sunscreen SPF 30
Pros
  • Tinted so won't leave a white cast
  • Adaptable coverage
Cons
  • Can be drying on some skin

15. Suntegrity 5-in-1 Tinted Moisturizing Face Sunscreen

Moisturizing gold standard hyaluronic acid is paired alongside coconut oil and aloe vera for a refreshing and hydrating formula. And thanks to the tint (there's four shades to choose from), it'll even out your complexion too.

Suntegrity 5-in-1 Tinted Moisturizing Face Sunscreen
Best Clean Formula
Suntegrity 5-in-1 Tinted Moisturizing Face Sunscreen
Pros
  • Has natural hydrators like coconut oil
  • Adds a slight evening tint
Cons
  • On the pricey side

16. Aveeno Absolutely Ageless Daily Moisturizer SPF 30

Most derms recommend a combination of sunscreen and an antioxidant product (to fight aging free radical damage from UV exposure) for the best daily protection. This lightweight lotion has it all in one. It hydrates, has SPF 30, and contains a combination of blackberry extract and vitamins C and E for an antioxidant boost.

Aveeno Absolutely Ageless Anti-Wrinkle Facial Moisturizer with SPF 30 Sunscreen
Best Anti-Aging Formula
Aveeno Absolutely Ageless Anti-Wrinkle Facial Moisturizer with SPF 30 Sunscreen
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Pros
  • Good on mature skin
  • Contains protective antioxidants
Cons
  • Needs to be reapplied
Credit: Amazon

17. Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel Lotion SPF 50

Hate the feeling of thick, greasy sunscreen? Meet the complete opposite. This gel sunscreen hydrates (thanks to hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and vitamin E) and protects (thanks to a combo of proven chemical sunscreen ingredients) all while feeling like nothing on your skin.

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel Lotion SPF 50
Best Drugstore Pick
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel Lotion SPF 50
Pros
  • Available at mass retailers
  • Lightweight formula
Cons
  • May leave behind a sunscreen smell

18. Drunk Elephant Umbra Tinte Physical Daily Defense Sunscreen SPF 30

You would never know this natural sunscreen houses a whopping 20% zinc oxide thanks to the blendable tint. (Read: You will not mind applying this every day.) You'll also get antioxidant protection thanks to algae and sunflower sprout extract.

Umbra Tinte™ Physical Daily Defense SPF 30
Best Broad Spectrum Pick
ⓘ Umbra Tinte™ Physical Daily Defense SPF 30
Pros
  • Broad spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays
  • Mineral formula
Cons
  • Can feel drying

19. Sobel Skin RX Plant Stem Cell Day Cream SPF 30

Yes, this is a moisturizer with sunscreen, but if you couldn't tell from the name, it's also packed with plant stem cells (they actually make up 15.5 percent of the formula) that fight free radicals to prevent collagen breakdown, promote firmer looking skin, and help smooth fine lines.

Plant Stem Cell Day Cream SPF 30
Best Doctor-Developed Formula
SOBEL SKIN Rx Plant Stem Cell Day Cream SPF 30
Pros
  • Developed by a famous dermatologist
  • Contains plain stem cells
Cons
  • Not water resistant

20. Murad Oil And Pore Control Mattifier SPF 45++++

Ever feel like your sunscreen is leaving your skin looking like an oil slick? Meet your new SPF BFF. Not only does it protect your skin from UVA (what causes aging) and UVB (what causes your skin to burn) rays, it also claims to minimize pores by 54 percent and keeps your skin matte for up to 10 hours.

Oil and Pore Control Mattifier Broad Spectrum SPF 45 PA++++
Best Mattifying Formula
Murad Oil and Pore Control Mattifier Broad Spectrum SPF 45 PA++++
Pros
  • Guards against greasiness
  • Leaves skin feeling refreshing
Cons
  • May be too drying on dry skin

21. Supergoop! Superscreen Daily Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 40 PA+++

The combo of chemical sun protection ingredients (avobenzone, homosalate, and octisalate) in this nourishing cream provide your skin safety from UVA and UVB rays. It also contains cerium, a mineral that protects from the blue of your computer screen, television, and phone. So, you're double protected.

Supergoop! Superscreen Daily Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 40 PA+++
Best Blue Light Protection
Supergoop! Superscreen Daily Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 40 PA+++
Pros
  • Guards against visible light damage
  • Sheer formula
Cons
  • All-chemical actives formula

22. Olay Regenerist Whip SPF 25

Extra oily skin types, meet the moisturizer-SPF face cream that will not leave you looking like a greaseball. It has a whipped texture that absorbs in seconds and leaves a velvety smooth finish that looks great under makeup.

Regenerist Whip Face Moisturizer SPF 25
Best Whipped Formula
Olay Regenerist Whip Face Moisturizer SPF 25
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Pros
  • At drugstores
  • Lightweight texture good on all skin types
Cons
  • Some may be turned off by scent

23. L'Oréal Paris RevitaLift Bright Reveal Brightening Day Moisturizer SPF 30

If you're starting to see hyperpigmentation, then you need to up your SPF game. Start with a brightening product like L'Oréal's. This sunscreen lotion contains SPF 30 to stop new dark spots from forming and a combination of glycolic acid, vitamin C, and retinol to treat any existing discoloration.

L'Oréal Paris RevitaLift Bright Reveal Brightening Day Moisturizer SPF 30
Best Brightening
L'Oréal Paris RevitaLift Bright Reveal Brightening Day Moisturizer SPF 30
Pros
  • Reduces the appearance of hyperpigmentation
  • At drugstores
Cons
  • May be too harsh on sensitive skin