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11 Skin-Improving Sunscreens You'll Be Excited to Wear

These sunscreens don't just block aging rays, they reverse existing damage, conceal dark circles, blur imperfections and so much more
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Putting on sunscreen is right up there with brushing teeth and applying deodorant: We primarily do it because we're terrified of what will happen if we don't. But what if it didn't have to be that way? What if smearing on sunscreen didn't make your hands greasy, your face break out and your skin chalky and white? What if applying sunscreen wasn't motivated by fear, but by the same joy we get from our favorite mascara or lipstick?

Thankfully, with sunscreen technology more advanced than ever, we've reached a golden age of sun protection. Gone are the goopy formulas of your childhood. In their place, there's a new wave of amazing sunscreens that won't cause your skin to freak out. In fact, they have the opposite effect. These sunscreens actually make your skin look better. We bet you'll never whine about applying these 11 new best sunscreens for face and body.

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The Sunscreen That Moonlights as a Dark Spot Corrector
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Dark Spot Sun Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50, $42

This overachieving sunscreen has a zero-tolerance policy for dark spots and hyperpigmentation. The hydrating, anti-aging formula protects your face, while ingredients like melatonin, vitamin C and vitamin E fight existing hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles.

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The Sunscreen That Blurs Imperfections
Supergoop! City Sunscreen Serum SPF 30 with Soft Focus Finish, $42

Equal parts serum, tinted primer and sunscreen, this superstar product is a real triple threat. Like a good Instagram filter, the tint is just enough to make people question if you're wearing makeup or just having a really good skin day. Meanwhile, vitamins E and B5 protect against free radicals to prevent future damage.

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The Sunscreen That Doubles as a Skin-Saving Antioxidant
Natura Bissé C+C SPF 30 Oil-Free Macroantioxidant Sun Protection, $60

Any dermatologist will tell you that sunscreen can help protect you from the sun's aging rays, but research shows that antioxidants might help even more. Get the best of both worlds with this Natura Bissé sunscreen. Chock-full of powerful macromolecules extracted from the skin of oranges, this sunscreen provides a layer of protection that prevents free radicals from doing harm.

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The Sunscreen That Imparts a Healthy Glow
Josie Maran Daily Moisturizer SPF 47 Protect + Perfect, $36

This better-than-bronzer product flips the concept of sunscreen on its head. Instead of applying sunscreen to prevent color, slather on this skin protector to add a little color -- sans sun damage. Its universal tint evens skin tone, while Josie's signature argan oil adds that dewy glow.

BY EMILY WOODRUFF | JUN 16, 2015 | SHARES
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