Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

WHICH GIVES THE BEST PROTECTION? Bewildered by All Those Sunscreens? Alice Hart-Davis Guides You through the Best New Lotions

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

WHICH GIVES THE BEST PROTECTION? Bewildered by All Those Sunscreens? Alice Hart-Davis Guides You through the Best New Lotions

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Byline: ALICE HART-DAVIS

FOR CHILDREN

Nivea Kids: Gives instant protection (you usually have to apply sunscreen 20 minutes before you go outside). Nivea Children's Sun Lotion SPF40,[pounds sterling]12.19.

Ultrasun Reflex 30,[pounds sterling]15.95, 01737 245 499.

High UVA and UVB protection and water, sweat and friction resistant so it only needs to be applied once a day.

FOR ANTI-AGEING

Alpha H Ultra Protector SPF 30+, [pounds sterling]25, www.hqhair.co.uk. Approved by the Australian Cancer Society, it protects skin thoroughly, is water resistant and works well under makeup.

Guinot Ultra UV Sunscreen SPF30, [pounds sterling]28, 0800 590 094. Adds marine-based DNA to UVA and UVB filters for extra ability to absorb and neutralise harmful rays.

FOR SENSITIVE SKINS

Avene Very High Protection SPF40 Sun Spray, [pounds sterling]15.95. Fragrance-free, with mineral sunscreens, and ingredients soothing to the skin.

M&S Sensitive Skin Moisturising Sun Lotion SPF20, [pounds sterling]8. Formulated to be hypoallergenic and fragrance-free.

FOR ORGANIC FANS

Lavera, Family Sun Spray SPF15, [pounds sterling]12.45, 01557 870 203, www.lavera.co.uk. All natural, organic, fragrance-free protection (above, left).

Avalon Organics Vitamin C Moisture Plus Lotion with SPF 15, [pounds sterling]6.69; www.avalonorganics.com. Organic skin defence at a reasonable price.

FOR SHEER INNOVATION

Sisley's Sunleya SPF 15 cream, [pounds sterling]96, 020 7491 2722. Designed to block 90 per cent of UV rays, allowing the skin to deploy its own natural UV response - and get a light tan.

Clarins Sun Wrinkle Control Eye Contour Care SPF30, [pounds sterling]15.50. With 100 per cent mineral sun filters; a wraparound sun visor in a tube.

FOR BALDIES

Vichy Capital Soleil Ultra-Fluid 50+, [pounds sterling]12. …

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