Gear Up for Summer With Our Stylish Sun Protection Essentials

Shop our picks for head-to-toe sun protection because, let's face it, sunburns are never in style.

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June 21, 2019

Scalp + Hair Sun Protection Mist

Show your scalp some love and maintain color-treated locks with this innovative sun protectant mist. The vegan and organic formula provides SPF 30 protection that's water resistant for up to 80 minutes. Sun protection aside, the mist is packed with vitamins and plant-derived antioxidants to nourish the scalp, fight color fading and strengthen damaged hair with each wear.

Buy It: Sephora, $26.00

Reversible Baby Beach Hat

Ensure your baby is protected from the sun this summer. Take your tot to the pool, park or beach with this adorable baby sun hat. The reversible hat is crafted from cotton and features a wide brim to shade both their face and shoulders from the sun. Note: Be sure to consult your pediatrician to determine the best way to protect your child from the harmful UV rays.

Buy It: Pottery Barn Kids, $11.00 (Originally $19.50)

Everyday Sunscreen

Our first line of defense against dangerous summer rays? Daily sunscreen. Prepare to become obsessed with (and inevitably hoard) everything Supergoop! brings to the table. The diverse brand has become a cult favorite in recent years because of its high-quality, SPF-clad beauty products. Snag the SPF 50 daily sunscreen and use it as a step in your morning skincare routine each day. Grab the acai-infused lip gloss (with SPF 30) to give your lips a boost of hydration throughout the day and give your makeup a midday pick-me-up with their minting and energizing, SPF 50 setting mist.

Buy It: Terrain, $24.00-$48.00

UPF 50 Performance Leggings

'Tis the season of sweat, swims and sprints. Treat yourself to some new workout gear that allows you to get out there and enjoy your exercise routine outdoors without risking a painful sunburn in the process. These high-tech, performance leggings are equipped with wicking technology and crafted with built-in UPF 50 sun protection. The lightweight legging comes in a muted burgundy and a steely gray color. Our advice? Grab two pairs of each hue.

Buy It: Nordstrom, $59.00

Sun-Safe Lip Tint

What's summer without a bright lip color, right? Pucker up and apply this antioxidant-rich, age-defying lip tint before heading out the door. The creamy SPF-30 formula is offered in seven unique hues and flavors to provide a pop of color and protection to all your makeup looks. Grab the shade 'Tan Line' for a subtle coral hue and drool-worthy peach flavor, or turn heads with 'Firecracker,' a bold red shade with a sweet, summer hibiscus scent.

Buy It: Anthropologie, $18.00

Tote Your Tot

Don't be a regular mom; be a cool mom (or dad!) and tote your tot in style with this comfy and cute baby carrier. The versatile carrier features adjustable shoulder, chest and waist straps and is designed for you to carry your babe up to 36 months. Make use of the tuck-away UPF-50 hood to protect your little one from the sun during spring and summer months. Pro tip: Use the hood to promote naptime by shielding your babe from the bright sunshine, or use it to create some privacy while nursing on the go.

Buy It: Nordstrom, $180.00

Pretty Printed Bandana

It's important to protect every inch of your body against the sun. If you've habitually overlooked the back of your neck when applying your daily SPF, you're not alone. Show this spot some stylish TLC with this pretty blue-and-white bandana. Grab this airy accessory to use as a gorgeous sun guard for your neck while working in the garden or bending over to play with your little ones in the backyard.

Buy It: Terrain, $32.00

Sport Suit

Dive into summer without risking dangerous and unsightly sun damage to your décolletage. We're obsessed with this sleek swimsuit because it's crafted from flattering UPF-50 material that's made to withstand swimming, surfing and water sports galore. The sophisticated one-piece features sewn-in cups for full coverage and a zip-up, mock-neck design to provide the delicate chest area with extra protection against the sun.

Buy It: Athleta, $118.00

Shimmery SPF Eyeshadow

One of the most common mistakes people make when applying sunscreen is missing the area around their eyes. The skin surrounding your eyes is highly delicate and is said to show some of the first signs of aging. Sidestep the dreaded consequences from overexposure by shielding your lids with this summer-ready, SPF-30 shimmer eyeshadow. The long-wearing cream shadow is formulated to brighten your eyes and comes in flattering neutral hues. Use as a base for your tried-and-true eyeshadow palette, or wear the shimmer solo for a quick and easy makeup routine.

Buy It: Anthropologie, $24.00

Resort-Ready Swimsuit

Show off your fashion chops and shield your skin from the summer sun with this flattering floral swimsuit. The sophisticated one-piece is crafted from SPF 50-infused polyester and features adjustable straps, a flirty tie-front detail and a classic V-neck design. Throw on a hat, oversized (polarized!) sunnies and a generous coat of your favorite sunscreen to complete your posh poolside ensemble.

Buy It: Anthropologie, $275.00

Shady Staple

Elevate your summer wardrobe and maintain your youthful complexion in one fell swoop with this sun-ready straw hat. You'll look forward to throwing on the structured, wide-brim design each day because it provides ample shade for your face, shoulders and décolletage. Bonus? The simple, straw and ribbon design is crafted to last years and offers a timeless appeal that pairs seamlessly with everything in your closet.

Buy It: Nordstrom, $44.00

Snuggly SPF Wrap

Protect your precious cargo with this pretty, patchwork wrap towel. The spirited summer towel includes a cozy hood and is crafted from colorful, cotton velour fabric with a soft-yet-durable finish. The real reason to put this wrap at the top of your shopping list? The UPF 50+ rating that promises the towel will provide your baby with the highest possible protection against UV rays.

Buy It: Pottery Barn Kids, $24.50

UPF 50 Coverup

A swim coverup that's cute enough to wear while running errands around town and features built-in sun protection? Yes, please. This sporty, summer coverup features long sleeves with thumbholes, a front pocket and a hood. The adorable design is offered in three punchy colors and is crafted from a recycled Nylon/Lycra Spandex material with a UPF 50+ sun protection rating. The high-performance fabric is a fan favorite for steamy summer afternoons because it pulls sweat away from the body to evaporate and is equipped with an odor-control technology to ensure you feel fresh and dry throughout the day.

Buy It: Athleta, $69.00

SPF 30 Illuminating Oil

Elevate your sunscreen game and get your glow on by the pool with this luxurious, illuminating oil. The shimmery SPF 30 is packed with skin-loving ingredients and antioxidants including cupuaca butter and acai and coconut oil. With a nourishing, non-greasy formula and spicy caramel, pistachio and vanilla scent, this illuminating oil is guaranteed to become a mainstay in your summer skincare routine.

Buy It: Sephora, $38.00

Brushed Safari Hat

Shop this budget-friendly hat for all the men in your life. Don't let the low price fool you; this hat is equipped to surpass all your expectations. The classic, olive safari design is universally flattering and the high-quality twill material provides durability and UPF 50+ protection against ultraviolet rays. A leather chin cord with a wooden bead toggle allows for adjustment and aids in comfortable, extended wear.

Buy It: Nordstrom, $36.00