Summer is here but most of us are going to be enjoying another summer of staycations this year, this does not mean you can get away with purchasing some SPF. We all seem to think that suncream is just for that roasting hot Spain sun but even the Irish sun can have a lasting effect on your beautiful skin.


Protecting your skin from the suns’ powerful UV rays is one of the most important ways to help your skin stay young and even more importantly keep it safe. There are many benefits of using SPF daily.

  • Using a high factor of SPF shields your skin from dangerous UV Rays
  • Protects your skin from sunburn and uncomfortable peeling 
  • It is soothing and hydrating for your skin
  • It is one of the most inexpensive products to use on your skin for anti-aging 
  • Can prevent against skin damage than can lead to skin cancer or perminited damage 

There are not many downsides to using SPF on your skin on a daily basis but what form of SPF is best for you?

Creams that contain high SPF

Of course we know that suncream has high levels of SPF in them but some sun creams can irritate skin, especially if you are using them on your face. There are many different products and forms of SPF products that can protect your skin whether you have sensitive, oily skin, darker skin or your skin just irritates easily. 

SPF moisturisers are a great asset to your daily skin care routine. Many skin care brands have recently begun to create moisturisers with a high level of SPF in their products as more of a 2 in 1 product. Some of our top picks are:

These are just a few of the best skincare products with high SPF. They will help avail of all the benefits of SPF while keeping your skin hydrated, smooth and glowing all day.

Make-up that contains high SPF

If you prefer more coverage for your daily skincare routine but do not like to use too many products. You might be better reaching for a foundation with a high SPF. This can save you from using too many products on your skin. 

Some of our favourite foundation products with high SPF are:

  • La Posay Roche Tinted Moisturiser
  • CC+ Illuminations SPF50
  • Bobbie Brown Intensive Skin Serum Foundation SPF40
  • Ginzing Energy Tinted Moisturising SPF40
  • Shiseido UV Protective Liquid Foundation SPF30

Using any of these above products will have so many benefits for your skin’s health, look and feel. You must remember that suncream is not just for your summer holidays. If you are going outside with bare skin no matter what the weather make sure you moisturise with some high level SPF cream.