Best Sunscreen For Face Australia | a-beauty


Sunscreen is not just a summer essential; it's a year-round necessity for maintaining healthy skin. It acts as a protective shield against harmful UVA and UVB rays, preventing sunburn and potential skin damage. Beyond protecting your skin's health, sunscreen helps to maintain a youthful complexion by reducing the risk of sun-induced wrinkles and fine lines. It's like a secret weapon for timeless beauty!

Designed by Aussies for Aussies, our range of sunscreens offer various SPF levels and formulations to cater for your specific needs. Providing lightweight, non-greasy formulas that quickly absorb into your skin and all-day protection without residue, we stock only the very best sunscreen Australia has to offer. Remember, sunscreen is not just for the beach or poolside. Wear it daily to safeguard your skin during your daily activities, whether you're indoors or outdoors.

Browse our collection now and make sunscreen an integral part of your skincare regimen. Stay sun-safe and keep your skin radiant and protected all year round!


In recent years, the SPF market has become over saturated with less-than-ideal formulas - that's why we have hand-picked a selection from the top Aussie brands redefining sun protection. From innovative mineral-based formulas to cutting-edge dermatological science, you are guaranteed to find an SPF suitable for you at a-beauty.

The Ultimate SPF Guide 

Congratulations on taking a step towards healthier and protected skin! Sunscreen is your best friend when it comes to shielding yourself from harmful UV rays. To make the most of its benefits, here's a comprehensive guide on how to use sunscreens effectively:

1. Choose the Right SPF.
Select a sunscreen with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of at least 30 (like this one from The Kind Sunscreen). Higher SPF values offer more protection, but remember, no sunscreen can provide 100% coverage. Reapply every two hours, especially when outdoors. 

2. Broad Spectrum is Key
Opt for a broad-spectrum sunscreen that guards against both UVA and UVB rays. UVA rays cause premature aging, while UVB rays lead to sunburn. A broad-spectrum sunscreen offers comprehensive protection. We love Standard Procedure's reef-safe formula

3. Apply Generously.
Don't skimp on sunscreen! For an adult, the recommended application is 5mL (approximately one teaspoon) for each arm, leg, body front, body back and face (including neck and ears). That equates to a total of 35mL (approximately seven teaspoons) for a full body application. Apply at least 15 minutes before heading outdoors to allow it to fully absorb into the skin. Try this sensitive-skin approved formula from MAAEMO

4. Cover All Exposed Skin.
Ensure you cover all exposed areas, including your face, ears, neck, arms, and legs. Don't forget often overlooked spots like the tops of your feet and the back of your neck.

5. Reapplication is Key.
Reapply sunscreen every two hours, or immediately after swimming, sweating, or towel-drying. Even water-resistant sunscreens can wear off after some time.

6. Layer with Care.
When using other skincare products, apply sunscreen as the last step of your routine. Allow moisturisers and serums to absorb fully before adding sunscreen - and, be mindful of avoiding skin actives like retinol if you will be in the sun! For bonus points, try a moisturiser with SPF in it, like this one from Hunter Lab

7. Special Care for Delicate Areas.
For your eyes, choose sunscreens specifically formulated for those areas or use physical sunscreen (zinc oxide or titanium dioxide) for added protection. For lips, use a lip balm with SPF.

8. Don't Forget Your Scalp and Hair.
If your scalp is exposed, apply sunscreen or wear a wide-brimmed hat to protect it. You can also find sunscreen sprays designed for hair protection.

9. Sunscreen on Cloudy Days.
UV rays can still penetrate clouds, so never skip sunscreen on overcast days. They can also reflect off surfaces like water, sand, and snow, so apply sunscreen during outdoor activities.

10. Be Mindful of Expiration Dates.
Sunscreens do have a shelf life, so check the expiration date and avoid using old or expired products.

By following this guide, you'll be well on your way to a healthier and radiant complexion while minimising the risks associated with sun exposure. Happy sun-safe days ahead!

Read to explore the range? At a-beauty, we are committed to sustainability, ethical practices, and safe formulas. That's why we only stock the best in Australian Sunscreen. Embrace a sun-safety routine that supports both the wellbeing of your skin and the planet. 

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