We rounded up a list of the most common SPF myths and the products available at Sephora Canada that can prove them wrong for you to enjoy the sun safely.

Sometimes, it can be hard to filter fact from fiction when it comes to protecting your skin from nasty UV rays. So, it’s time to debunk the myths and face the SPF facts. You can choose to shop online via Sephora.ca or the Sephora app and currently take advantage of free shipping on all orders with code FREESHIPCA. 

“SPF adds too many steps to my skincare routine.” You can simplify your routine with one of our favorite multi-purpose sunscreens that offer a slight tint or instant glow: 

Supergoop! Glowscreen SPF 40 – $48.*

Josie Maran Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF 47 Protect and Perfect – $47.*

Peter Thomas Roth Max Mineral Naked Lotion SPF 45 – $50.

Drunk Elephant Umbra Tinte Physical Daily Defense SPF 30 – $47.*

“I only need sunscreen when it’s sunny outside.” The truth is that UV Radiation from the sun gets through thick clouds and windows, too. Stay safe with these every day SPF moisturizers that provide intense hydration:

Supergoop! Dailyscreen Moisturizer SPF 40 – $50.*

Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream SPF 30 – $40. 

Origins A Perfect World™ SPF 40 Age-Defense Moisturizer with White Tea – $60

Josie Maran Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF 47 – $45.*

“I don’t wear SPF because it’s too thick and leaves with white streaks.” New SPF technology delivers lightweight, non-greasy products that blend into your skin. Try one of these non-thick picks:

Fenty Skin Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 – $46.*

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40 – $45.*

Shiseido Ultra Sun Protector Lotion SPF 50 – $59

Murad City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 – $88.*

“I don’t use SPF because it’s oily and makes me break out.” There’s a range of new oil-free SPF formulas to meet every skin need. Treat your skin with one of these great choices:

Shiseido Urban Environment Oil-Free UV Protector Broad Spectrum Face Sunscreen SPF 42 – $40

Juice Beauty SPF 30 Oil-Free Moisturizer – $42.*

Murad Oil and Pore Control Mattifier Broad Spectrum SPF 45 – $55.*

Lancôme UV Expert Aquagel Defense Primer & Moisturizer SPF 50 – $42

*These products are cruelty-free.