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These Sunscreens Help To Hide Flaws And Even Out Skin Tone

#1: Fresh Peony Brightening UV Shield Sunscreen SPF50+, $84
This silky beige cream works as a three-in-one product – it brightens, hydrates, and protects against UV rays and pollution. Bonus: Its brightening complex is said to reduce the appearance of dark spots. #2: Kiehl’s Dermatologist Solutions Super Fluid UV Mineral Defense Sunscreen SPF50, $72
The American brand’s gentle lotion is formulated with a 100 per cent mineral-based filter – perfect for sensitive and acne-prone skin. Lightly tinted, it’s infused with antioxidant-rich vitamin E to reduce the effects of free radical damage and premature ageing. See: Mattifying sunscreens that help you look fresh in humid weather   #3: Shiseido Global Suncare UV Protective Liquid Foundation SPF43/PA+++, $60
A sunscreen/foundation hybrid that lends a nice, rosy glow while keeping flaws hidden, it’s made with a waterproof formula so that it stays on skin even after a swim. #4: M.A.C Lightful C Tinted Cream SPF30/PA+++, $64
Colour correct, reduce the appearance of imperfections, reduce oiliness, and boost radiance – this cream does all that, plus it lightens pigmentation over time (thanks to its vitamin C). See: More multi-tasking sunscreens that protect skin from pollution #5: Sisley Super Soin Solaire Teinte Tinted Sun Care SPF30, $190
Water-resistant, this leaves the complexion with an even-toned, natural-looking finish. Vitamin E and edelweiss extract promise to soothe oxidative stress and strengthen skin’s barrier function. #6: IDS S1 Tinted Sunscreen SPF50, $69
Those with very sensitive skin can use this without worry, as it contains only physical sunscreen agents such as zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. Marrying high UV protection with great coverage, it has marine algae extracts and antioxidants to help protect against free radical damage. #7: La Mer The Reparative Skintint SPF30/PA+++, $170
A light-as-air tint that instantly evens out the complexion, it includes the brand’s signature Miracle Broth, said to bolster the skin’s natural repair process. Plus, it has red algae extract to help reduce the appearance of enlarged pores, lines and wrinkles, so you can achieve a silky, smooth countenance.   This story first appeared in Female‘s February 2017 issue.  Like this? Check out why you should buy a face mist, hydrating skincare products that will prevent flaky skin and 5 easy tips to get clear skin.