By  on March 16, 2007

Rule one of skin care: Protect your skin. Look younger longer. 01  Nivea Visage Sun-Kissed Facial Moisturizer This self-tanner takes a step forward by adding broad-spectrum UV protection in SPF 4. Used daily, it adds a slowly developing sun-kissed glow, lightweight hydration and sun protection for indoor types. ($6.99; mass retailers) 02  Jergens Natural Glow Face Daily Moisturizer SPF20 After introducing the concept of the gradual no-sun-tan, Jergens ups the ante with this lightweight, oil-free multitasker in three shades; DHA and erythrulose trigger a bronze glow, SPF 20 guards skin from harmful rays. ($6.99; mass retailers) 03  Neutrogena Healthy Defense Daily Moisturizer SPF45 Patented technology ensures uninterrupted protection from harmful UV rays by stabilizing the active ingredient avobenzone; added antioxidants further enhance this powerhouse’s ability to fend off wrinkles and pre-cancerous spots. ($11.99; mass retailers) 04  Olay Definity Deep Penetrating Foaming UV Moisturizer SPF15 For thoroughly protected skin, an innovative delivery system—an aerated serum that instantly sinks into skin—meets effective ingredients like N-acetyl glucosamine (to diminish hyperpigmentation) and niacinamide (to reduce redness).($27.99; mass retailers) 05  Z.Bigatti Silk Screen SPF30 Sunscreen Retain moisture and reduce the appearance of fine lines with hydrolyzed silk, which holds 10,000 times its weight in moisture; protect with antioxidants and UV filters. ($68; Bergdorf Goodman, Nordstrom, 06  Skyn Iceland The Antidote SPF 20 Mineral Sunscreen The natural sun protectants titanium and zinc combine with marine enzymes to help repair DNA damage, while sodium PCA and sodium hyaluronate provide soothing moisture to stressed skin. ($55; Henri Bendel, select Sephora, 07  Peter Thomas Roth Hands That Lie Thwart signs of sun damage on often-neglected hands with this SPF 15-enriched mixture of wound-healing glycoproteins, hydrating olive oil and spot-fading licorice. ($22; Sephora, 08  Peter Thomas Roth Instant Mineral SPF30 A completely nongreasy alternative to traditional sun block—perfect for oily or acne-prone skin—this powder contains titanium and zinc to physically block sun’s rays, willow bark extract to even out skin tone and vitamins A, C and E to fight free radical damage. ($30)

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