It's important to be safe in the sun and protect your skin but perhaps, like me, you like to wear your sunscreen with makeup to improve the appearance.
Two reasons here - my skin is not as young as it was (under statement) and I'm naturally very fair. So although makeup isn't necessarily essential it does make me feel better - no other reason needed!
Although we're frequently told that we need to protect our skin every day, you rarely hear the correct way to apply sunscreen and makeup together.
Like everything else, it's about getting into good habits and knowing the most suitable products to use.
SUNSCREEN MUST COME FIRST!
are not enough protection on their own but will give additional support to your sun protection. Apply sunscreen first and wait for about 20 minutes before applying your chosen moisturizer.
are not enough protection on their own but will give additional support to your sun protection. Mineral makeups in particular are said to be helpful as the powder is likely to cover any thinly protected spots.
Looking for a protective foundation? I've found that there's plenty of choice across major brands and at every price level.
If you're in the sun all day long then you will need to up your protection, preferably without removing your makeup.
Brushon Block is the perfect answer; a powder touchup that's convenient and portable. It goes on clear without any greasy residue.