Looking to keep your vitiligo sun-safe? You aren’t alone. Dermatologists recommend a broad-spectrum sunscreen SPF 30 and higher for those with vitiligo. But finding the right one? That’s another story. That’s why we asked the vitiligo community for their opinions on sunscreens – and go-to product recommendations. It turns out that non-greasy, scent-free, long-lasting and affordable sunscreens were top priority for many with vitiligo. And brands like Neutrogena, Super Goop, Elta MD, Banana Boat, CeraVe and Sun Bum were the top-recommended brands that deliver.
Here are 12 of the sunscreen products most frequently recommended by those with vitiligo:
What’s your favorite sunscreen?
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Erika Page is a writer and blogger with universal vitiligo. Her first spots appeared on her spine when she was seven years old and today vitiligo covers her entire body. Based just south of Washington, D.C., Erika founded Living Dappled to create a community of inspiration and hope for girls and women living with vitiligo.