Top 4 sunscreens for Black skin

Contrary to popular belief, darker complexions need daily sun protection just as much as their fairer counterparts. No matter your skin tone, sunscreen should every day regardless of the weather. With that being said, as important as sunscreen is, they’re not all created equal.

A lot of options available tend to feel heavy, oily and greasy on the skin. Not to mention the chalky finish it leaves Black and brown people, especially, they can look really chalky. But there’s hope for us yet. Here are a few great products that leave us feeling protected without the mess.

Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 40

This clear sunscreen is great if you have oily skin. The antioxidant-rich formula applies smoothly on the skin and has a matte finish that sits well underneath makeup. It dries to a matte finish within a few seconds and has a very faint herbal-citrusy scent. Those who usually hate sunscreen would be hard pressed to find something to complain about with this formula.

It defies every negative SPF cliché you’ve ever heard: It’s lightweight, non-greasy, and completely sheer—even on dark complexions. And the scent is totally devoid of the obnoxious fruity scent that usually wreaks of coconuts, bananas, and every other