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Silica in L'Oréal Paris Revitalift Miracle Blur Instant Skin Smoother Finishing Cream SPF 30 ($25; drugstores) reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles; avobenzone and oxybenzone shield skin from UV rays.
To combat the drying effects of chlorinated and salt water, try Aveeno Protect + Hydrate Lotion Sunscreen SPF 70 ($11; drugstores), which soothes and repairs skin with oat extracts.
Sweet and fruity, the Sun Bum SPF 30 Lip Balm in Mango ($4; TrusttheBum.com) is packed with moisturizing vitamin E, aloe vera and cocoa butter to smooth, soften and protect lips.
Conceal spider veins and even out discoloration with La Roche-Posay Anthelios 50 Tinted Mineral for Body ($37; Laroche-Posay.us). A soft tint hides imperfections without rubbing off on your swimsuit or cover-up.
Light-reflecting pearl particles in Kate Somerville Body Glow Sunscreen SPF 20 ($45; KateSomerville.com) give your skin a subtle sheen.
If you're a swimmer, try Neutrogena Beach Defense Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30 ($11; drugstores). Its long-lasting sunscreens block UV rays for up to 80 minutes in the water.
The frothy mousse formula of Vichy Capital Soleil SPF 50 Lightweight Foaming Lotion ($29; VichyUSA.com) soaks in quickly, with no sticky residue.
SPF Red Alert!
Two out of five sunscreen users don't know they need to reapply it every two hours to get full protection, according to a survey conducted by La Roche-Posay. Are you one of them?
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From the July 2013 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
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