Highest Rated Makeup Products With SPF

Gone are the days of carefree sun exposure. As summer approaches, it’s crucial to put together a sun safety plan regardless of your age, gender, ethnicity or skin type. The American Cancer Society recently revealed that the number of diagnosed skin cancer cases have been increasing significantly in recent years—more than 3.5 million skin cancers are diagnosed annually. Sadly, skin cancer is on the rise and now the most common cancer, more common than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer combined. The stats are alarming but one thing is certain, we have the power and resources to protect ourselves from sun damage.

Last week we published a list of Top Rated Sunscreens for the Entire Family based on EWG’s ratings, reviews, mom testing, and my personal favorites. To help combat the damaging effects the sun may have on your skin this summer and keep your complexion fresh year-round, it’s important to use beauty products with SPF and powerful antioxidants. They not only prevent future wrinkles and brown spots from forming but can help reverse some of the sun’s aftermath.

Click through for the safest and highest rated makeup products with SPF according the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit organization that specializes in research and advocacy in the area of toxic chemicals:

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    Highest Rated Makeup with SPF
  • EAU Thermale Avene High Protection Tinted Compact, $30 2 of 16

    Rated 1 (low hazard) by EWG and formulated with Avène Thermal Spring Water to soothe and soften, this 100% mineral sunscreen with powerful antioxidants helps to protect skin from the damaging effects of UVA/UVB rays.

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  • L’Oreal True Match Naturale Gentle Mineral Concealer, $7.50 3 of 16

    Rated 1 (low hazard) by EWG, True Match Naturaleâ„¢ Gentle Mineral Concealer SPF 25 adds coverage to those areas where you need a little more, covering up imperfections and dark circles. It's light and gentle formula is enriched with vitamins and minerals that nurture your skin and make it safe for sensitive and delicate skin around the eyes. Plus SPF 25 protects skin from premature aging caused by harmful UVA/UVB sun rays. Blends seamlessly with a professional brush.

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  • Colorescience Sunforgettable Primer, SPF 30, $40 4 of 16

    Rated 2 (low hazard) by EWG, this fragrance-free mineral powder is a safe, natural and effective alternative to greasy lotions and sprays. Sunforgettable's lightweight powder is highly water-resistant, non-staining and gentle on skin while providing long-lasting, broad spectrum, SPF 30 protection. The convenient, brush-on applicator makes all-over application easy and quick.

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  • Elemental Herbs Active Beauty Lip Tints, SPF 18, $25 5 of 16

    Rated 2 (low hazard) by EWG, All Good Lips with COLOR! Not just any color, but 6 carefully chosen hues gathered from the earth's natural minerals. Made them SPF 18! with pure zinc oxide to protect you from the sun's rays. Flavored with a hint of organic peppermint essential oil, the All Good Lips Tinted lip balms offer a whole spectrum of colors to explore.

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  • Marie Veronique Organics Everyday Sheer Coverage, SPF 20, $50 6 of 16

    Rated 2 (low hazard) by EWG, this mineral-based SPF has a gentle, skin-friendly formula and is available in two sheer tints. It leaves a natural finish with no residue and is packed with natural moisturizers and antioxidants.

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  • Physicians Formula Healthy Wear Powder Foundation, SPF 50, $15 7 of 16

    Rated 2 (low hazard) by EWG, this powder foundation delivers maximum SPF 50 broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection and full coverage with a soft-matte finish. Protects- SPF Boosters and Mineral-based sunscreens provide SPF 50 protection without residue or greasiness. Prevents- Potent antioxidant blend helps prevent future UV damage and premature signs of aging. Restores- Licorice Extract & Tomato Derivatives help brighten skin and diminish the appearance of sun spots.

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  • Almay Smart Shade Anti-Aging Makeup, SPF 20, $9 8 of 16

    Rated 3 (moderate hazard) by EWG, Almay's first anti aging makeup with skin tone matching technology contains a blend of Peptides that helps reduce appreance of fine lines and wrinkles. A blend of rice protein, sweet almond seed extract and seaweed extract that provides hydration and help firm skin and pea extract for skin lightening and evening of skin tone. Breakthrough technology with skin-sensing anti-aging beads that helps reduce appreance of wrinkles, boost elasticity and brighten skin.Oil free, SPF 20, medium coverage, soft satin finish, fragrance free, talc-free and paraben free.

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  • Dermablend – Cover Creme SPF 30, $28 9 of 16

    Rated 3 (moderate hazard) by EWG, Dermablend Cover Creme SPF 30 is a smooth, maximum coverage foundation with a lightweight, fresh finish. It glides on easily and evenly to camouflage imperfections for long-lasting, flawless results. Ideal for use on uneven skin tone, scarring, freckles, bruises, burn scars, spots, birthmarks, age spots, rosacea, post-surgical redness, vitiligo, acne, spider veins, under eye circles, and more. It is suitable for all skin tones and types, as well as most skin conditions.

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  • e.l.f. Studio Flawless Finish Foundation, SPF 15, $6 10 of 16

    Rated 3 (moderate hazard) by EWG, this lightweight and oil-free formula blends in naturally for a beautiful semi-matte finish. Applies easily and lasts all day for visibly brighter and radiant looking skin. Restores uneven skin textures and tones, but most importantly, the SPF 15 protects your skin against harmful sun damage.

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  • Ecco Bella Botanicals FlowerColor Natural Liquid Foundation, SPF 15, $18 11 of 16

    Rated 3 (moderate hazard) by EWG, Ecco Bella is gluten-free, vegan, paraben-free. Colors are as neutral in tone and not yellow or pink.

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  • La Roche-Posay Anthelios Daily Anti-Aging Primer Sunscreen, SPF 50, $40 12 of 16

    Rated 3 (moderate hazard) by EWG, Anthelios 50 daily anti-aging primer with sunscreen UVA/UVB protection and powerful antioxidants in a primer that provides a blurring-effect on skin. This innovative skincare provides instant optical correction of signs of aging and daily prevention of aging caused by the sun. Tested on sensitive skin. Colorless, lightweight texture fills-in and smoothes imperfections (fine lines, wrinkles, pores) for even complexion. Fragrance-free. Non-comedogenic. Allergy tested.

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  • Physicians Formula Organic Wear Tinted Moisturizer, SPF 15, $12 13 of 16

    Rated 3 (moderate hazard) by EWG, this lightweight tinted moisturizer hydrates skin and evens out skin tone with sheer and natural coverage. Infused with Organic Fruit Water to help nourish and restore skin's moisture balance. SPF 15 naturally protects skin from environmental damage for a healthy-looking complexion. A 100% natural origin tinted moisturizer, formulated with 80% certified organic ingredients, including jojoba seed oil, sunflower seed oil, avocado oil, and shea butter to moisturize the skin.

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  • philosophy keep the peace protective color corrector, SPF 20, $37 14 of 16

    Rated 3 (moderate hazard) by EWG, keep the peace protective color corrector spf 20 camouflages redness; reduces the appearance of fine lines, pores and rough texture; and provides chemical-free, broad-spectrum sun protection. The formula features an advanced barrier rejuvenation technology that helps maintain a healthy skin barrier to help minimize sensitivity and irritation. The lightweight, mousse-like texture creates a smooth, satin finish that can be worn alone or as a makeup primer.

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  • Revlon Age Defying with DNA Advantage Cream Makeup, SPF 20, $11 15 of 16

    Rated 3 (moderate hazard) by EWG, Revlon Age Defying with DNA Advantage Cream Makeup combines makeup with powerful anti-aging ingredients to block UV rays and protect your skin's DNA. The result? Visibly diminished lines and refreshed, hydrated, younger-looking skin.

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  • Revlon PhotoReady Compact Makeup, SPF 20, $5 16 of 16

    Rated 3 (moderate hazard) by EWG, Photoready Compact makeup instantly liquefies for complete coverage with a soft powder finish that's perfect in any light. Liquefying screen turns cream to liquid for superior blendability.

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Does your makeup make the cut? Check EWG’s Skin Deep Cosmetics Database with nearly 65,000 products here

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