The sun is back out in the UK (albeit sporadically) and although I love the warmer weather, sometimes my skin doesn't, which means for me, Summer is all about the sun protection.

This week I have been trying out the La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL Dry Touch Gel-Cream which provides high protection for the face against harmful UBV and UVA rays and best of all, this is aimed towards sensitive and sun intolerant skin.

Being a pale skinned lady, I am always conscious of being out in the sun. My skin burns really easily (I never tan) and always make sure I wear the highest SPF I can get my hands on, this being SPF 50 gets the thumbs up from me. I believe you can never be too safe and I even wear SPF in the colder months, as the sun causes signs on ageing and can damage your skin without you realising.

That being said, some sun creams can feel really heavy and tacky on the skin, which for me, results in my skin breaking out, which is especially a worry when using suncream on my face and can almost put me off wearing protection (naughty I know!)
With this however, it feels much lighter on the skin which results in my skin being able to breathe easier and less chance of breakouts (so far throughout use I haven't had any problems), which means there is no reason not to protect my skin.

The gel sinks into my skin really quickly and dries with a matte finish, which is perfect for wearing underneath my makeup. It dries really quickly after application too, which is always a bonus and acts almost like a primer...My foundation goes on top of this like a dream.
As my skin can be so sensitive, especially around my eyes, I was pleased to find that this doesn't contain any perfumes or parabens, which means less chance of my skin reacting... It just has a clean scent to it which is really refreshing and makes it nice to apply.

If you're lucky enough to be going on holiday, this is great as it's water resistant so you can stay protected while swimming or enjoying the pool, but of course please remember to reapply throughout the day.

Which sun protection will you be reaching for this Summer?
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