5 Best Sunscreens for Your Face That Don’t Leave You Feeling All Sticky (PHOTOS)

beautiful sunnyNow that it's summer, I really try to wear sunscreen every day, even if I'm not heading to the pool or beach. I'll slather just about any sunblock on my body, but I'm super picky when it comes to my face. It can't be sticky, greasy, or smell weird -- all three of which describe so many products with SPF!

Through much trial and error, I've found some really great sunscreens made just for faces that can be used all year round (which is ideal). No greasy, pore-clogging, stinkiness at all!

  • Brush On Sunblock!

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    Image via Brush on Block

    Brush on Block is AMAZING! I just discovered it. You just, yes, brush it on. No mess, no stickiness, just a nice mineral powder that goes on tranluscent and protects your skin from the sun. Totally revolutionary! ($30 at BrushOnBlock.com)

  • Excellent for Everyday Wear

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    Jurlique Sun Lotion SPF 30+ is pricey, which is why I only use it on my face and scream like a banshee if I catch my husband slathering it blithely on his arms at the pool. JURLIQUE DOESN'T GROW ON TREES, MAN! It has such a nice, light texture, and with Vitamin E, vocado, Jojoba Oil and Glycerin hydrate, it's so skin-friendly you can use it over your regular face lotion or alone. ($58 on Amazon.com)

  • Your Skin's Daily Dose of Vitamin C

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    Image via The Body Shop

    I'm a fan of all things The Body Shop, and their Vitamin C Daily Moisturizer is no exception. This stuff delivers a great dose of Vitamin C (great for collagen production) to your skin, and it's a lovely, nourishing formula.  ($20 at TheBodyShop-USA.com)

  • Liquid Silk for Your Face, People

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    Image via L'Oréal Paris

    I don't understand how this stuff can be so affordable; it's THAT GOOD. They call it Sublime Sun Advanced Sunscreen SPF 50+ Liquid Silk Sunshield For Face and for good reason; it goes on so smoothly it really does feel like silk. I use this all summer and never have any problems with my skin. L-O-V-E. Also! L’Oréal Paris has partnered with the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) on a three year research grant and will also be donating $1 for every SPF product sold to the MRA throughout the summer. Double love! ($10.99 at LorealParisUSA.com or any drugstore)

  • Great for Sporty Days

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    Image via SkinCeuticals

    So, SkinCeuticals Sport UV Defense SPF 50 is no joke -- it's MARATHON-RUNNER tested and totally capable of standing up to your hottest, sweatiest days. Alcohol free, paraben free, and non-comedogenic (no cloggy the pores!), it does have powerful ingredients, including something called artemia salina (a plankton extract), all designed to protect your precious collagen from UV damage. ($40 at SkinCeuticals.com)

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