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What we found


How the sunscreens measured up when they were sent to the lab. Read more

Test results


Compare the price, water resistance and protection of all the tested sunscreens. Read more

Sense in the sun


Make sure you apply lots of sunscreen and apply it often enough. Read more


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Our test finds 3 top sunscreens.

Sunscreen is an important part of your defence against the damaging UV radiation in the sun’s rays. But some of your sunscreen’s protection can be washed off by sweat or water after a long day at the beach, in the garden or on the sports field.

We measured the water resistance and broad-spectrum protection of 10 sunscreens. All claimed to provide SPF30 or higher protection after immersion in water.