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The sun makes you smile, but it’s no laughing matter. At least not when it comes to shielding your hair and face from damaging UV rays. So we did the legwork and created the ultimate shopping guide—five products you need right now to keep you safely in style…
The triple-threat Multi-Spectrum Defense Complex (green tea, antioxidants, and UV protectors) make this sulfate-free daily duo a no-brainer in the fight against fade. $14.99-$16.99; joico.com
No ordinary lip balm here. SPF 15 teams up with wild mango butter, Vitamin E, and Acai oil in this rich, creamy, just-barely-visible protectant that thoroughly hydrates a parched pout. $25; narscosmetics.com
This fave Aussie eyewear label is debuting the summer’s coolest aviators designed by beauty blogger, Amanda Steele. With 100 percent UV protection and three hot “shades” to choose from—gold, red, and purple—they’re a total eye-saver. $60; urbanoutfitters.com
While this just-hit-the-market makeup contains SPF 20 and Mother of Thyme extract to help prevent skin damage caused by oxidation. It also boasts a built-in “skin detector” that allows the foundation to morph perfectly with your complexion. The result? A flawless, undetectable finish. $45; shiseido.com
A winning pick in the fake-it-don’t-bake-it department, this ultra-lightweight tint of “liquid sunshine” adds a warm veil of sun-free color—minus the mess of powder bronzers that can leave you looking oddly orange. $28; bareescentuals.com
You’ve got UV protection down, now try these genius hair hacks this summer.