If you forgot to put on sunscreen (smh) and fell asleep poolside, we’ll forgive you this once. Just remember to do proper damage control and apply an after-sun lotion ASAP. “Excessive sun exposure can be very drying or dehydrating to the skin,” says Leslie Iddison, Clarins regional training manager. “A good-quality after-sun product is going to rehydrate and soothe irritation and prevent your skin from peeling.” Here are 15 products to try this summer.
Aromatica 95% Natural Aloe Aqua Cream ($28.68), at peachandlily.com.
CV Skinlabs Rescue + Relief Spray ($50), at thedetoxmarket.ca.
Sun Bum Cool Down Continuous Spray Aloe Vera ($16.40), at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Kerstin Florian Aloe Gel ($60.22), at nordstrom.com.
NOW Solutions Aloe Soothing Gel ($16.49), at well.ca.
Phyto Phytoplage After-Sun Rehydrating Hair and Body Shampoo ($28), at sephora.ca.
Sisley Paris Sunleÿa Age Minimizing After-Sun Care ($270), at holtrenfrew.com.
Biotherm After Sun Oligo-Thermal Milk Moisturizer ($37), at thebay.com.
L’Oreal Sublime Sun After Sun Lotion ($14.99), at drug stores and mass-market retailers.
Boracay Skin Sun + Body Oil ($22.17), at urbanoutfitters.com.
Clarins After Sun Replenishing Moisture Care for Face and Décolleté ($45), at clarins.ca.
Burt’s Bees Aloe & Linden Flower After Sun Soother ($14.99), at drug stores and mass-market retailers.
Solarcaine Aloe Vera Gel ($7.23), at walmart.ca.
Lotus Leaf & Aloe Calming Serum ($67.80), at peachandlily.com.
Dr. Jart+ Every Sun Day Soothing Gel ($37), at sephora.ca.