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Dr Magovern’s Sunscreen Picks for 2014


School’s out for summer—time to restock the sunscreen!

Dr. Magovern has selected some of her very favorites for 2014 for all your sunscreen needs: for the beach, for babies and kids, for sensitive skin, and for anti-aging. And through the end of July, all sunscreen is 20% OFF! Drop by Manhattan Dermatology anytime—we’re here Monday through Friday, from 9am to 5pm.

For the Beach…

  • manhattan_dermatology-2014-sunscreen_beachEltaMD UV Broad-Spectrum Lotion SPF30+ ($30)
    This sunscreen + moisturizer features an easy-to-use pump and is a great family-friendly sunscreen for everyone to use.
  • MDSolarSciences Quick Dry Body Spray SPF 40 ($19)
    This lightweight, non-greasy spray is fast drying and water resistant for up to 80 minutes. For optimal sun protection, layer over your favorite sunscreen lotion. Great for re-applications. Not sticky!
  • MDSolarSciences Mineral Sunscreen Stick SPF 40 ($18)
    Convenient and portable, this stick blows the zinc from the Baywatch days out of the water. Just throw it in your pocket and hit the sand!

For Babies + Kids…

  • manhattan_dermatology-2014-sunscreen_kidsBlue Lizard Sensitive SPF 30 ($15.98)
    Blue Lizard sunscreen from Australia is the gold standard in sun protection. This chemical-free and fragrance-free formulation is perfect for kids and even can be used on babies. Bring on the swim lessons!
  • MDSolarSciences Mineral Sunscreen Stick SPF 40 ($18)
    Titanium dioxide + zinc oxide in an easy-to-use stick make this a summer must-have. In its cool lime green packaging, the kids will be begging for more sunscreen!

For Sensitive Skin…

  • manhattan_dermatology-2014-sunscreen_sensitiveMDSolarSciences Mineral Crème SPF 50 ($30)
    The perfect match for sunscreen critics, this light weight sunscreen with its matte finish will leave you feeling like you’re not wearing anything at all.
  • MDSolarSciences Mineral Tinted Crème SPF 30 ($32)
    Sunscreen for the woman on the go! This sunscreen is packed full of antioxidants like vitamin C, green tea, and pomegranate. Combine that with the velvety finish and just the right amount of tint and you’re out the door!
  • EltaMD UV Daily Broad-Spectrum Lotion SPF 40 ($24)
    Serious UV protection and superior hydration join forces in this sheer facial sunscreen. Developed for use every day, it has hyaluronic acid to boost moisture retention and features a fragrance-free, non-comedogenic formulation.

For Anti-Aging…

  • manhattan_dermatology-2014-sunscreen_anti_agingglowMD Just My Shade ($54)
    Protect & Provide! Developed by Dr. Magovern, Just My Shade, includes the finest antioxidants while providing broad-spectrum sun protection. We love this one for women because it serves as a great make-up primer as well.
  • MDSolarSciences Daily Anti-Aging Moisturizer ($68)
    Antioxidants and SPF combine to create powerful broad-spectrum UVA & UVB protection in a deeply moisturizing, antioxidant-infused formulation. Daily use helps skin appear firmer, brighter, and younger-looking, as the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles is diminished. Smells great. Perfect for men, too—a Manhattan Derm favorite!
  • SkinMedica TNS Ultimate Daily Moisturizer SPF 20 ($81)
    A rich, skin-renewing daily moisturizer with UV protection. Antioxidants prevent environmental damage while growth factors minimize fine lines and wrinkles while restoring firmness and elasticity.


About Dr. M + Team

Founded by Dr. Ashley Magovern, a board-certified dermatologist and South Bay native, Manhattan Dermatology offers the latest in general, cosmetic and pediatric dermatology services in a friendly, intimate environment. Our skilled, compassionate team delivers exceptional state-of-the-art care using the most advanced treatments and technologies, including laser services, Ultherapy ultrasound skin tightening, injectables such as Botox and Juvederm, liquid face lifts, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, photorejuvenation and sclerotherapy. We partner closely with you to solve your skin care concerns, be it sun damage or acne, wrinkles or redness, brown spots or unwanted hair. We want you to walk out of our door feeling special, radiant, and confident in your skin.
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