Shop these 14 Best Sunscreens for Men Now

Whether for the summer or all year long, when it comes to sun protection, these sunscreens have you covered.
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Summer is here, which mean it's time to stock up on the latest sunscreen for men - even if we will only be sunning ourselves from the window in the near future. With the rising popularity of self-care rituals and skincare tutorials, skincare geared specifically towards men has seen a recent surge in demand. For some, the thought of having a skincare ritual may be new, and you might not consider sunscreen an essential part of your routine.

If that describes you, be advised: it's essential that your year-round skincare routine includes sunscreen, for men and all others. The effects of UVA and UVB rays are not only damaging in the summer, nor only when the sun is clearly out. While testosterone causes higher collagen density and thicker skin, UV rays dramatically increase the aging process regardless, making our skin age faster due to the damages. 

We rounded up some of our favorite sunscreen for men, from the perfect all-day beach coverage to the all-natural, antioxidant-rich moisturizer. Pick whichever one best fits your needs, and know your choice will help to keep your skin looking great in the long run.


In the conversation surrounding high-quality sunscreen for men, SPF-focused brand Supergoop is a top choice. The label's Play line has a hydrating, fast-absorbing formula that provides high-performance protection from UVA, UVB, and IRA rays, while also helping to prevent photoaging and dehydration. True to its name, the formula is also water and sweat-resistant for 80 minutes, so it's perfect to apply right before an outdoor game, a jog, or everyday wear.

Supergoop Play Everyday Lotion SPF 50, $22, Supergoop

Peter Thomas Roth

This ultra-light, anti-aging hydrator is formulated with ceramides, soothing aloe vera, and broad spectrum SPF 30 protection. With a fragrance-free formula, this is a good go-to product for every day, with the added benefits of Vitamins C and E as well as Pro-Vitamin B5.

Sheer All Day Moisture Defense Lotion SPF 30, $42, Peter Thomas Roth


If you can't choose between sun protection and evening out your skin tone, the perfect sunscreen for men to try is Boy De Chanel’s Le Tint. The product creates a smooth, even complexion with an imperceptible lightweight formula and broad spectrum SPF 25. Comfortable and easy-to-use, the fresh, fluid formula glides on effortlessly, leaving skin feeling unified and hydrated. Offered in eight shades, the invisible coverage delivers noticeable results that last from morning through night.

Boy De Chanel, Le Tint Broad Spectrum SPF 25, $65, Chanel


Complete with a rosemary-cedarwood fragrance and ingredients like green tea, vitamin B5, and vitamin E, this facial lotion might just be perfect. Hydrating, moisturizing, and protecting against the damaging effects of UVA and UVB radiation, this sunscreen for men is a must in your morning routine. 

Protective Facial Lotion SPF 25 50ml, $60, Aesop


Gone are the days of sunscreen for men always leaving behind a white cast. This unscented SPF 50 sunscreen and anti-aging body moisturizer is cast-free and water-resistant. Using matcha, cucumber, and jojoba seed oil, this all-natural sunscreen keeps you protected and photo-ready.

SPF50 Dry Touch Sunscreen, $25, Everyday

Dr. Barbara Sturm

Dr. Barbara Sturm’s Sun Drops provide a new take on sunscreen for men. The serum-based product is suitable for sensitive skin and includes intensive, broad spectrum SPF 50 protection. The product also targets against wrinkles and other visible signs of premature skin aging, such as sun spots and skin discoloration, which can be caused by UV rays. 

Dr. Barbara Sturm ́s Sun Drops, $145, Molecular Cosmetics


Antioxidant-rich with a special beet formula, this fluid sunscreen for men is perfect for everyday wear and will protect skin from harsh environmental stressors.

The Beet Shield, $20, Krave


If you’re planning on having a full day of sun exposure, this treatment should be your go-to. Defending against prolonged skin damage from UV light and environmental toxins, this sunscreen for men's antioxidant-rich oils and vitamins enhance SPF performance while counteracting the moisture loss that can happen with extended daylight exposure.

Protection 50 Sport SPF50, $36, Dermalogica

Jack Black

Jack Black is a men's skincare household name. Perfect for getting outdoors, this moisturizer provides lasting hydration and helps to improve the skin’s overall appearance. Broad-spectrum SPF 20 protection creates a barrier between your skin and the damaging effects of UV light, blue light, and pollution.

Double-Duty Face Moisturizer SPF 20, $28, Jack Black

Lab Series

This fast-absorbing, invisible daily moisturizer is a good option for everyday sunscreen for men. Covering all your skincare bases, this lotion protects against sun damage in addition to pollution and other properties that can lead to dehydrated skin and premature aging. 

Day Rescue Defense Lotion, $35, Lab Series


Keeping on brand with their exceptional shaving products, Harry's face lotion unsurprisingly delivers a high-quality formula all those familiar with the brand have come to expect. Premium ingredients like zinc oxide reduce shininess, stickiness, and residue when applied. 

Face Lotion, $8, Harry's


The Super Fluid Daily UV Defense SPF 50+ absorbs quickly and leaves skin with a perfect matte finish. Dermatologist-tested for safety and non-comedogenic, this sunscreen for men is undoubtedly one of your strongest defenses against UV rays and pollution.

Super Fluid Daily UV Defense SPF 50, $38, Kiehls


Award-winning brand Cardon offers a sunscreen for men that is free of an oily finish in their water-based SPF moisturizer. The formula also contains cactus extract, which soothes any skin irritation from shaving and gives an added moisture boost.

Daily SPF & Moisturizer, $18, Cardon


Known for “farm-to-face skincare” that lives up to its full potency through clean, thoughtful formulas, Farmacy has truly earned its following, and Green Defense is no exception. A broad spectrum, SPF 30 mineral sunscreen, the finish leaves a natural glow.

Green Defense SPF 30 Mineral Sunscreen, $36, Farmacy


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