Makeup Essentials

Ways to wear sunscreen under makeup

If you work outdoors for a long time and your skin are overexposed to the harmful sun rays, it will damage your skin in various ways, such as skin cancer, aging, wrinkles, etc. You have to make sure that your skin is protected from UV rays. In the summer season, these rays are more harmful; therefore, you have to wear sunscreen with the perfect SPF for glowing skin.

Wearing sunscreen daily will protect your skin but wearing makeup and SPF together is the most challenging job. Sometimes wearing it tighter can ruin your makeup and the texture of your face. Nowadays, you can find various makeup products with the SPF which can protect you from the sun rays, but you can’t wear them daily.

Following are some ways to wear sunscreen under makeup that can make your look gorgeous.

Choose the sunscreen with SPF above 15:-

SPF can be described as the sun protection factor which will protect you from harmful rays. When you go shopping for sunscreen, you should know all about the sun protection factor if you use sunscreen daily, sunscreen with an SPF of 15 and above. The SPF of the sunscreen also depends upon your skin tone, and if you are going to work outdoors for a longer time, then you have to choose the sunscreen with an SPF of 30-40.


If you think that wearing sunscreen is not necessary because you are not directly in contact with the sun rays. But the sun’s rays will affect you in every situation. After some time, you will have wrinkles on your face.

Apply sunscreen evenly on your face:-

You have to apply the sunscreen on your face evenly without leaving any spots. You have to take care of the ears and neck area. You can take a generous amount of sunscreen to protect your skin. If You want to apply sunscreen while wearing makeup, you should go for lightweight lotions that can make a thin layer on your face. You have to take special care of the skin, which will directly contact the sun rays.

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Pat the sunscreen on your face:-

Most people use the rubbing technique while applying the sunscreen, but rather than rubbing, use the patting process to get more precise. This will help your face to absorb the sunscreen.

Apply makeup:-

You have to be very careful when you apply makeup to your face. Apply gently and make sure that it doesn’t crack after some time. Applying makeup can be challenging, but you have to use professional techniques.