A new study by Consumer Reports found that the most effective sunscreens on the market are also the among least expensive. The magazine tested 22 sprays, creams and lotions ability to protect skin against ultraviolet A and ultraviolet B radiation.
For the second year in a row, Target’s Private Brand Up & Up’s Sport Continuous SPF 30 was selected the best buy. The brand was one of four, which received the top marks for effectiveness and cost a mere .88¢ per ounce.
Three other brands were rated highly for their UVA, UVB protection and reasonable price:
- Banana Boat Sport Performance SPF 30
- Coppertone Sport Ultra Sweatproof SPF 30
- CVS Fast Cover Sport SPF 30