1. Best Self-Tanner for Your Face
Clarins Instant Smooth Self Tanning ($33, department stores). This gel builds up to your desired level of bronze over a few days. A runner told us that it "doesn't sweat off during workouts."
Josie Maran Cosmetics Argan Self Tanning Cream ($32, Sephora stores)
Beautisol Need I Glow More? Face Self-Tanner ($26, beautisol.com)
2. Best Self-Tanner for Your Body
Xen-Tan E! Live From the Red Carpet Perfect Blend Custom Self-Tanner ($43, Ulta stores). The dual-chamber pump has bronzer on one side and streak-free self-tanner on the other. "You can decide how light or dark you want to go," one user raved.
Lorac SelfTantalizer Body Bronzing Gradual Self-Tanner ($34, Ulta stores)
Rodan+Fields Foaming Sunless Tan ($24, rodanandfields.com)
3. Best Portable SPF
Tocca SPF 30+ Sunscreen Towelette Multipack ($24 for 10, Sephora stores). Housed in a resealable pack, these wipes protect your skin with chemical-free ingredients. "After two hours at the pool, I didn't get burned," a fan said.
Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Targeted Sun Defense Stick SPF 50 PA +++ ($20, department stores)
Supergoop! SPF 30 Single Sunscreen Swipes ($34 for 21, nordstrom.com)
4. Best Everyday Face Protector
L'Oreal Paris Youth Code SPF 30 Day Lotion ($25, drugstores). Ward off damage daily with this UVA- and UVB-shielding formula. "There's no need to wait for it to dry before you put on makeup," one volunteer said.
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiance Cream SPF 15 ($12, drugstores)
Aveeno Smart Essentials Daily Nourishing Moisturizer with SPF 30 ($15, drugstores)
$ 5. Best Everyday Body Protector
Hawaiian Tropic Shimmer Effect Lotion Sunscreen SPF 40 ($9, drugstores). Light-reflecting mica in this SPF hides flaws, such as bruises and veins, as it protects. "It's the best SPF I've ever tried,? a voter said.
Coppertone Oil Free Foaming Sunscreen Lotion SPF 75+ ($10, drugstores)
Rodan+Fields Essentials SPF 30 Body Sunscreen ($24, rodanandfields.com)
6. Best Sweat-Proof SPF for Your Body
Vichy Capital Soleil Soft Sheer Sunscreen Lotion SPF 60 ($30, vichyusa.com). Enhanced with antioxidants, this SPF protected one tester from a scorching beach weekend. "No burns, head to toe!" she said.
Neutrogena Wet Skin Sunblock Spray SPF 85 ($11, drugstores)
Australian Gold Sheer Coverage Lotion SPF 30 ($10, australiangold.com)
7. Best Sweat-Proof SPF for Your Face
Avon Anew Solar Advance Sunscreen Face Lotion SPF 45 ($34, avon.com). This cream "dries to a featherlight finish within minutes" and "never drips into my eyes during runs," one fitness buff said.
Clarins Sunscreen for Face Wrinkle Control Cream SPF 50+ ($30, department stores)
Neutrogena Pure & Free Liquid Sunblock SPF 50 ($13, drugstores)
$ 8. Best SPF for Your Lips
Blistex Five Star Lip Protection SPF 30 ($3, drugstores). "Nothing is better than Blistex," one tester proclaimed, and others agreed. The glycerin-infused balm is "long-lasting and sweat-resistant," another said.
Supergoop! SPF 30 + UVA/UVB MintFusion Lip Balm ($9, nordstrom.com)
Dr. LeWinn by Kinerase Lip Resculpt 3D Lip Balm SPF 20 ($15, Walgreens stores)
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