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Consumer Reports Reviews Sunscreens

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert Sunscreen reviews. We review different types of Sunscreens. Our Sunscreen reviews will help you decide what Sunscreen is best for you.

Consumer Reports Sunscreen reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our Sunscreen ratings where you will see our Sunscreen reviews on UVA, Cost per oz. ($), Active ingredients, Type, SPF and Tested SPF. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of Sunscreens that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

After reading reviews of the Sunscreen you are interested in you can compare models, review our list of the Sunscreen's features and specifications, read user reviews and submit your own review of a Sunscreen. We also have up to date Sunscreen blogs featuring Consumer Reports First Look for new models and Sunscreen news our experts think will help you make the best purchase.

Sunscreen Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsCVS Baby Pure & Gentle SPF 60 Reviews
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CVS Baby Pure & Gentle SPF 60
Type: Ultra high SPF
Summary: Lotion. Active ingredients are: Titanium Dioxide 4.9%, Zinc Oxide 4.7%. Contains retinyl or retinol palmitate, which pregnant women may want to avoid.
 
 
The CVS Baby Pure & Gentle SPF 60 Sunscreen has the following features: Water resistance (min.).
ratingsCalifornia Baby Super Sensitive SPF 30+ Reviews
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Summary: Lotion. Active ingredients are: Titanium Dioxide 11%.
 
 
The California Baby Super Sensitive SPF 30+ Sunscreen has the following features: Water resistance (min.).
ratingsCoppertone Clearly Shear for Beach & Pool SPF 50+ Reviews
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Summary: Spray. Active ingredients are: Avobenzone 3%, Homosalate 10%, Octisalate 4.5%, Octocrylene 9%, Oxybenzone 2%.
 
 
The Coppertone Clearly Shear for Beach & Pool SPF 50+ Sunscreen has the following features: Water resistance (min.).
ratingsCoppertone UltraGuard SPF 70+ Reviews
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Coppertone UltraGuard SPF 70+
Type: Ultra high SPF
Summary: Lotion. Active ingredients are: Avobenzone 3%, Homosalate 15%, Octisalate 5%, Octocrylene 10%, Oxybenzone 6%. Contains retinyl or retinol palmitate, which pregnant women may want to avoid.
 
 
The Coppertone UltraGuard SPF 70+ Sunscreen has the following features: Water resistance (min.).
ratingsShiseido WetForce Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion for Face/Body SPF 50+ Reviews
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Summary: Lotion. Active ingredients are: Octinoxate 7.4%, Octocrylene 3.0%, Titanium Dioxide 1.4%, and Zinc Oxide 16.4%.
 
 
The Shiseido WetForce Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion for Face/Body SPF 50+ Sunscreen has the following features: Water resistance (min.).

Whats behind our Sunscreen ratings?

  • UVA
  • SPF