For many of us, sunscreen falls last in our skincare routine, especially for those with darker skin complexions. It feels like finding the ultimate sunscreen that leaves no ashy residue is impossible. But just because you have more melanin doesn’t mean you should skip out on sunscreen. You need to protect your skin against skin cancer and sun damage constantly – no matter what skin tone you have.
Asides from skin cancer, with the lack of SPF, your skin can face everyday challenges like hyperpigmentation and uneven skin texture (and no one wants that.) The moral of the story is, take care of your skin and buy some sunscreen.
Below, find eight of the best sunscreens that provide sheer and non-ashy coverage for black women.