10 Body Lotions with SPF

Body Lotions with SPF

Consumers always want easier and quicker ways to apply SPF.  It would be even better if that sun protection felt light on the body and didn't have a tell tell sunscreen smell so you could get your needed protection from the sun without smelling like you were on your way to the beach when you were really on your way to the office.  The beauty industry is finally listening.

The best thing to happen to lotions is body lotions with SPF. Who wants to slather on a simple sunscreen when you can get your SPF protection in your lotion?  Use one of these body lotions with SPF after your morning shower and you'll start your day protected from the sun just in time for your morning commute. Just don't forget to reapply again during the day.  

Here are 10 body lotions with sunscreen ranging in protection from SPF 15 to SPF 50. All these products are easily available for purchase on Amazon.  Many are very cost effective while others are a splurge purchase.  All of them will keep you well protected from the sun without both the scent or stickiness of regular sunscreen. 

Updated by Hanah Tetro

Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion has a combination of aloe vera, green tea and chamomile extracts mixed with plant emollients, vitamin E and AHAs. Your skin will be hydrated, protected from the sun and even get a bit of exfoliation from the AHAs. In addition to providing broad spectrum sun protection, this lotion is also hypoallergenic and not tested on animals.

Eucerin Everyday Protection Body Lotion SPF 15 is particularly good for those with normal skin. It's a great every day lotion that you can find at nearly all drugstores and has broadband (UVA/UVB) protection. This product is absorbed quickly and leaves no greasy residue behind. It's a good product to have around in order to apply to arms and legs during the summer months before going to work.

CeraVe Body Lotion with SPF 50  is right for you if you're looking for a lightweight and oil free formula. It's quick drying and water resistant. It's also suitable for all skin types.  This product contains microfine zinc oxide which goes on clear, leaving no whitish residue behind.  It also contains ceramides which are a great ingredient for moisturizing, even for those with very sensitive skin.

Lubriderm Daily Moisture SPF 15 is another budget-friendly product from a brand that definitely knows how to take care of dry skin. It has SPF 15 to protect against harmful UVA and UVB rays, and is known for its non-greasy feeling.  It provides moisture for the whole day and doesn't feel greasy when applied.  The budget friendly price tag makes it a must have in every household year round.

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion with SPF 15 feels like you're putting on your favorite lotion, leaving no hint of white sunscreen and barely a hint of sunscreen smell on your skin. Aveeno's lotions are known for hydrating beautifully, and this is no exception.  It also contains natural colloidal oatmeal which soothes and moisturizes skin.  Colloidal oatmeal can also prevent dry skin from developing in the first place.

If you're looking for organic ingredients, Juice Beauty Sport Moisturizer SPF 30 might be for you. With 95% organic ingredients in their 100% vegetarian formula, this is a treat for your skin. This moisturizer is made specifically for those with an active outdoor lifestyle since it is water resistant.  It contains non-nano zinc oxide which makes it a good sunscreen for people with sensitive skin.  In addition, it contains jojoba to lightly moisturize and aloe to soothe.

Vaseline Aloe Fresh Body Lotion SPF 15 is your best budget-friendly body lotion with SPF protection. Along with moisture and sun protection, you'll find anti-oxidants in this bottle, which will help aid your fight against aging skin.  This body lotion is fast absorbing and doesn't feel greasy.

Advanced Suncare Clear Cool Lotion is goes on clear without leaving any sticky residue. This lotion also provides an immediate cooling effect on skin as soon as you apply it which is very refreshing on hot days. It's infused with antioxidants to keep your skin looking youthful in addition to provide broad spectrum protection.  Lastly, it's water resistant.

Supergoop! has a wide variety of great products with high sun protection.  Their everyday sunscreen can be used on both face and body, and though it is oil free it is moisturizing without feeling heavy. This product also contains vitamins and antioxidants for healthy skin while the high SPF number gives you much needed protection from the sun.  In addition, this product is paraben and fragrance free while providing both UVA and UVB protection.

If you're looking for an environmentally friendly option, The Body Shop's Aloe Soothing Moisture Lotion is for you. It's made with Community Fair Trade ingredients and is also not tested on animal. It's formulated for sensitive skin while also providing broad spectrum sun protection.  The product is also preservative-free, dye-free, fragrance-free, alcohol-free and soap-free.