Top 3 SPF Makeup Finds

By: Olive Thompson

Whether you are going back to school or not, summer has come to an end and that means adding a bit more makeup into our routine. Did someone say smokey eye? Maybe I’m getting ahead of myself. Something that is DEF still important and on trend is SPF sunscreen! Even with the cooler weather approaching we still gotta protect our skin! Here are my top 3 SPF makeup products that you can use as a base for the rest of your makeup. 


Smashbox Photo Finish SPF 20:

I used to never use face primers because I got my sunscreen from my face lotion and I didn’t want to do it twice. I was using Smashbox’s photo finish primer without the SPF, but transitioned to the one with SPF and it works just as well! I have combination skin and love that it is a gel consistency. 


Tarteguard 30 Mineral Powder Sunscreen:

Tarte came out with an SPF line and this is one of my favourite products from Tarte’s SPF makeup line. How cute is this packaging? There’s so much pop in this product, both in the packaging and the powder! This instantly mattifies your face without leaving it cake-y. I like to use it throughout the day for touch ups. Sometimes sunscreen products can get a bit oily, but this is oil free and dermatologist tested! So no need to worry about breakouts!

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FRESH Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen: Props to Fresh Beauty for creating such a selection of shades! Although I use the coloured ones, I go through the clear tubes like candy–and not just because it’s a sugar lip treatment. These are great as a stand alone product, but work great under other products! I love pairing the brights with a lip gloss for some extra shine. 



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