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Physical blocks, like zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, and chemical blocks, like avobenzone and oxybenzone

Provide protection against skin-damaging UV rays to help prevent uneven skin tone, brown spots, and wrinkles.

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A few swipes of the peppermint-and-vanilla-flavored EltaMD UV Lip Balm SPF 31 ($10; for physician providers) give lips a glossy finish—and skin-cancer protection.

For your body, try L'Oréal Paris Sublime Sun Foaming Lotion Sunscreen SPF 50+ ($11;, a lightweight mousse packed with moisturizing ingredients.

Some physical blocks are chalky, but the light formula of La Roche-Posay Anthelios 50 Mineral ($33; absorbs quickly and has a mattifying effect on skin.