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The Best Moisturizers With SPF on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

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As summer approaches and the world starts opening up, we’re finally venturing outdoors again. And after our prolonged pandemic-induced hibernation, it’s more important than ever to shield your skin from harmful UV rays. And while we’ve written about lots of ways to keep your skin moisturized and protected from the sun — including the best moisturizers for dry skin and the best natural sunscreens — here, we’ve rounded up the best moisturizers with SPF, as praised by the most enthusiastic reviewers on Amazon.

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Best-rated moisturizer with SPF

CeraVe AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30

CeraVe is the go-to brand of skin care for dozens of dermatologists we’ve spoken to, whether it be for mature skin, dry skin, or oily skin — and Amazon reviewers love it too, with over 26,000 people giving this moisturizer with SPF a five-star rating. “As a longtime sufferer of acne, I completely destroyed my skin barrier trying products that were too harsh for my skin,” writes one reviewer. “I have to say that this moisturizer completely turned my skin around. I had been to countless dermatologists, none of whom could stop my skin from breaking out or even find a product that wasn’t too sensitive for my skin. Not only has it repaired my skin, but it gives my skin a luminous glow to die for … It is the only SPF moisturizer that goes on lightweight and does not appear sticky/greasy.” Another five-star reviewer also praises its skin-protecting formula. “I like the fact it has ceramides for skin-barrier protection, niacinamide to help with redness, hyaluronic acid for moisturizing, and sunscreen as well, so it takes care of several things at once,” they write. “It is a little thick and takes a while to rub in sometimes, but at the same time it makes my face feel smoother after it dries, and makeup application is easier.”

Best-rated (less expensive) moisturizer with SPF

Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Face Lotion with SPF 15

“Oh my goodness, this is the stuff right here,” writes one reviewer who is very impressed by this budget-friendly, do-it-all moisturizer. And many reviewers love that it’s both a sunscreen and a moisturizer. “I’m a man who’s lazy to put on both lotion and sunscreen when I go to work, so I sometimes just apply lotion only,” one says, adding, “Other times I forget to apply the sunscreen. I think this product is helpful as it’s two-in-one (lotion and sunscreen). It’s odorless, and easy to apply.” Reviewers also describe it as lightweight, and many even wear it under makeup, like one reviewer who writes, “It has never left a greasy feeling on my skin.” As for its anti-aging benefits, reviewers say they saw some improvements in that category. “Eucerin is excellent at moisturizing without heavy oils and it did diminish some areas that were looking ‘wrinkly and aged,’” one says, while another reports, “The few wrinkles I had under my eyes and on top of my forehead just disappeared.” The only gripe some reviewers have with this product is that the actual sunscreen part of this all-in-one product is a little low, at just SPF 15, but ultimately, it’s a “nice weight, smooth and perfect for face, neck and anywhere on your body.”

Best moisturizer with SPF for dark spots

In addition to being “not too greasy, yet very moisturizing,” this Aveeno moisturizer’s brightening, hydrating, and gentle formula has also reduced the appearance of dark spots for dozens of reviewers, including one who has reported seeing results “in just a couple weeks’ time,” without any “reaction to it; no redness, irritation, or pain, or drying or peeling skin.” This moisturizer even worked its magic on one reviewer who has had large brown patches around their face and ears for years; they were so bad that “my husband always thinks I have dirt on my face.” The results? “No visible age spots or sun damage. I can’t believe it. I completely forgot about them.” They add that “it has a way of calming the redness and blotches on my face, and I don’t think I’ll ever stop using it.” And because it contains SPF 15, it’ll stop brown spots from showing up — or reappearing. “Love that it moisturizes and protects my skin from the sun,” another writes. “It absorbs quickly, never leaves my face oily, and I have never had a breakout using this product … I am outside in the pool a lot, and while the rest of my body gets tan, or on some occasions sunburned, my face is protected. And that’s just with one application in the morning.”

Best lightweight moisturizer with SPF


One reviewer has been using this oil-free Neutrogena moisturizer for “over 15 years,” and throughout all that time, it “has not caused breakouts on my sensitive skin … I have never had a reason to switch or look for a different product.” Another reviewer also appreciates the weightless formula: “It’s very lightweight and doesn’t make me sweat like so many facial moisturizers have in the past. I purchased this lotion because I was outside a lot during the summer for my job and I needed some protection without the heaviness of most sunscreens. Neutrogena Oil-Free is the only one way to go.” And another goes so far as to call it “the best facial moisturizer I’ve used” because “it’s not greasy and it’s lightweight (seriously, you can’t feel that it’s on).”

Best moisturizer with SPF for oily skin