4 Effective New Sunscreens

They've come a long way from thick sticky creams that left their (white) mark. Here, the best broad-spectrum options.

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Avon Anew Solar Advance

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While it blocks the sun's harmful rays, the RepairShield technology activates your skin's own antioxidants to help repair previous cell damage.

$34, avon.com


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Neutrogena Wet Skin Sunblock Spray SPF 50

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Go ahead, get soaked! You can spritz post-swim, without toweling off first.

$10, available at drugstores


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Coppertone Oil Free Foaming Sunscreen Lotion SPF 75+

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Have fun with foam! It dries quickly so no more waiting around.

$10, available at drugstores


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La Roche-Posay Anthelios 50 Mineral

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Don't let the ultralight texture fool you—the minerals prevent UVA damage, down at the cellular level. Great for sensitive skin.

$32, available at drugstores

Originally published in the July 2011 issue of Family Circle magazine.

This piece was accurate at publication time, but all prices, offerings and styles are subject to change.