The 9 SPF Products Your Winter Skin Desperately Needs

Just because it’s not hot outside doesn’t mean it’s time to pack away the SPF. You should have some form of SPF in your skincare routine year-round, even if you don’t go outside. Just because you don’t feel the heat on your skin doesn’t mean it isn’t coming in contact with harmful UV rays. Your skin will thank you down the line. So from head to toe, here are our favorite SPF products that we’re using this winter.

SPF Products

Dr. Loretta Urban Antioxidant Sunscreen

Let’s start with the basics. You need to wear sunscreen every 👏🏼 single 👏🏼 day. This advanced sunscreen protects skin from the four external factors responsible for more than 85 percent of skin aging — pollution, light, climate and irritants. It can also be used as a primer or lightweight foundation, and is safe for sensitive skin.


ILIA Beauty Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40

This skin tint fuses skincare, makeup and sun protection into one easy step: a weightless serum that leaves your skin looking like skin. It boasts SPF 40 coverage with non-nano zinc oxide, safely shielding skin from UVA, UVB, UVC, blue light and infrared rays.


Perricone MD No Makeup Blush with SPF 30

A gel-cream blush that adds natural-looking rosiness and a healthy, youthful glow. The sheer, blendable formula ensures a seamless application as the skin-improving ingredients, such as vitamin C ester, and visibly improve dullness and discoloration with a flush of color.


Aveda Sun Care Protective Hair Veil

Your hair needs SPF, too! This lightweight, water-resistant UV-defense mist forms an invisible screen to help protect hair from sun exposure for up to 16 hours without weighing it down or drying out your strands.


Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil SPF 45 Body Butter

This whipped argan oil body butter with mineral SPF protection is non-sticky, fast-absorbing, lightweight and gets to work immediately to protect skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays. With SPF 45, this body butter is reef-safe and made to protect skin and preserve oceans.

Soleil Toujours Organic Set + Protect Micro Mist SPF 30

Protect the delicate skin on your face with this 70 percent organic micro mist formulated with the safest clear broad-spectrum UV protection. Use this mist to add radiance, finish and set your makeup.


Bright-Eyed 100% Mineral Eye Cream SPF 40

Yep, even your eye cream needs SPF. This non-nano, 100 percent zinc oxide daytime eye cream with SPF 40 instantly brightens the under-eye area and helps protects from UV rays and blue light.


Fresh Beauty Sugar Lip Balm Sunscreen SPF 15

A cult-favorite hydrating and smoothing lip balm that offers clear, sheer or effortless color with long-lasting moisture and essential sun protection.


Laura Mercier Pure Canvas Primer

SPF designed with makeup in mind, this primer is the ideal blend of priming and protection. The formula provides invisible coverage while protecting skin against harmful UVA/UVB rays and acts as a buffer from outside elements. Infused with a blend of vitamins C and E, the primer helps improve the appearance of skin over time.


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Author: Samantha Welker

Samantha Welker is the business manager at Glitter Guide. She has an Master's in Corporate Finance & Sustainability from Harvard Business School but prefers working in the creative industry. She also hosts a weekly business podcast for creative women called Pretty Okay Podcast. She loves spending time with her husband and her son, Rocky, in sunny San Diego. Follow along on Instagram