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The key attribute of any sunscreen is, of course, its sun protection factor, or SPF. SPF 30, for example, offers twice the protection of SPF 15. In other words, it protects against sun that's twice as strong. Water-resistant (or "waterproof") sunscreen remains effective while you're swimming or sweating. While all the cheap sunscreens on our list include moisturizing ingredients, Neutrogena's lightweight, non-greasy formula makes it our top choice for faces.

Size SPF Water Resistance Moisturizing
Banana Boat Ultra Defense Sunscreen SPF 50 (8 oz.) estimated price $5
8 ounces 50 Yes Aloe vera, vitamins A and E
No-Ad Sunblock SPF 45 (16 oz.) estimated price $8
16 ounces 45 Yes Aloe vera, vitamin E, coconut oil, mineral oil
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 55 (3 oz.) estimated price $9
3 ounces 55 Yes Non-comedogenic, PABA-free