Sunscreen Ratings

    Shield your skin with the best sunscreens from CR’s tests. We check to see how well sunscreens protect against the types of rays that cause sunburn, skin cancer, and skin aging—and whether you can trust the SPF number on the label.

    View our ratings and reviews and browse our buying guide to find the best sunscreens.

    Sunscreens (53)

    The test results for sunscreens include scores for UVA protection, SPF, and variation from SPF. The ratings table also lists the cost per ounce and active ingredients.

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    Our tests of sunscreen lotions, sprays, sticks, and lip balms show that you can't always rely on the sun protection factor (SPF).