Day moisturisers

Day Moisturisers

Apply a moisturiser with SPF every single day

Whether it's cloudy, rainy or sunny – whether you're inside or outside – UV rays have a damaging effect on the skin 365 days a year. Using an SPF moisturiser every day keeps the skin protected and minimises unwanted signs of ageing. Be sure that you're using factor 30 at least. Discover more

What is a day moisturiser and why do I need one?

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Day moisturisers hydrate your skin throughout the day and protect your skin from sun damage. Our day moisturisers are all rated SPF 30 or above and contain antioxidants for extra protection.

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    All skin types
    Anti-Aging, Brown spots, Dull skin

    5% vitamin C supercharges UV protection, minimises discolouration and prevents future dark spots

    Clinically proven to hydrate & brighten skin

    UV filter blend SPF 50 defends against sun damage

    Vitamin C, Acetyl zingerone , Porphyra Umbilicalis Extract 
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    Combination skin, Oily skin
    Breakouts, Anti-Aging, Blackheads, Brown spots

    Protects from sun damage

    Suitable for breakout-prone skin

    Light lotion, does not feel oily

    Weightless lotion texture protects skin from the sun and leaves a soft matte finish.

    Antioxidants, Avobenzone, Green Tea Extract
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    Normal skin, Dry skin
    Anti-Aging, Brown spots, Very dry skin

    Protects from sun damage

    Promotes radiant-looking skin

    Hydrates dry skin

    Protects skin from the sun and improves skin tone.

    Avobenzone, Niacinamide/Vitamin B3, Shea Butter
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    Combination skin, Oily skin
    Breakouts, Blackheads, Brown spots, Enlarged pores

    Mattifies shiny skin

    Protects from sun damage

    Suitable for breakout-prone skin

    Water-light fluid minimises the appearance of pores and protects skin from the sun.

    Avobenzone, Green Tea Extract, Vitamin E
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    Combination skin, Oily skin
    Breakouts, Anti-Aging, Brown spots, Sensitive skin

    Mattifies shiny skin

    Protects from sun damage

    Fights signs of ageing

    Lightly tinted moisturising lotion protects skin from sun and absorbs excess oil.

    Antioxidants, Resveratrol, Zinc Oxide
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    Normal skin, Dry skin
    Anti-Aging, Dull skin

    Shields the skin from damaging UVA & UVB rays

    Prevents premature signs of ageing

    Hydrates and leaves a dewy, healthy glow

    An innovative blend of five UV filters for ultimate shielding against damaging UVA & UVB rays to prevent wrinkles, loss of firmness and discolouration – all with zero white cast.

    UV Filter Blend, Emollients, Antioxidants
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    All skin types
    Redness, Rosacea-prone skin, Sensitive skin

    Protects from sun damage

    Calms and prevents signs of sensitivity

    Strengthens skin's natural barrier

    Titanium Dioxide, Allantoin, Centella Asiatica
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    All skin types
    Anti-Aging, Dull skin

    Brightens skin

    Light cream for easy application

    Protects skin against the harmful effects of pollution

    This day cream with SPF 30 brightens, hydrates and protects against pollution and UV rays.

    Kiwi, Licorice root extract, Argan oil
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    Combination skin, Oily skin
    Breakouts, Blackheads, Brown spots, Enlarged pores

    Gives skin a matte finish

    Light lotion, does not feel oily

    Suitable for breakout-prone skin

    Lightweight, mattifying lotion protects skin from signs of ageing caused by the sun.

    Boerhavia Diffusa Root Extract, Avobenzone, Vitamin E
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    Normal skin, Dry skin
    Brown spots, Very dry skin, Redness, Rosacea-prone skin, Sensitive skin

    Hydrates dry skin

    Moisturising lotion

    Suitable for rosacea-prone skin

    Ultra-rich cream replenishes dry skin and provides gentle, mineral-based sun protection.

    Soy bean oil/sterols, Titanium Dioxide, Coenzyme Q10
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    All skin types
    Anti-Aging, Dull skin

    Shields the skin from damaging UVA & UVB rays

    Fast-absorbing oil formula

    Hydrates and leaves a dewy, healthy glow

    A transparent oil formula clinically proven to protect against blue light & free radical damage, leaving the skin glowing with zero white cast.

    Broad Spectrum SPF 30, Barrier Support Antioxidant Complex, Sunflower Oil
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Day cream with SPF: the final step of your skincare routine

Apply a generous amount of your SPF day cream after cleansing, toning & exfoliating before applying any make-up. Planning to hit the gym or go for a swim? Reapply, reapply, reapply.

What are the benefits of using an SPF day cream?

First of all, SPF keeps your skin well protected against harmful UV rays which is vital for the health of your skin. Bear in mind two things: UV radiation is powerful enough that glass cannot block its rays, so remember to apply SPF in all weather and even if you're staying indoors all day.

As well as maintaining the health of your skin, applying sun cream everyday helps to reduce unwanted signs of ageing because UV rays are the biggest cause of skin ageing over time. The anti-ageing skincare routine's most crucial step is SPF, since it prevents more stubborn skin concerns.

Make sure it matches your skin type

Paula's Choice day creams are factor 30 and higher so you can count on proper sun protection. They come in a variety of textures and finishes, whether you prefer rich creams or weightless textures, and they won't leave a white cast. As a general rule, all skincare works best when it suits your skin type, so keep this in mind when choosing your SPF.

Synthetic or mineral sun filters?

When deciding between synthetic and mineral sun creams, the main difference is whether you have oily/combination skin or sensitive skin. If you have oily to combination skin, we recommend an SPF containing synthetic ingredients. If you have sensitive skin, we recommend a mineral sunscreen.

Synthetic and mineral sun filters both have unique advantages. Synthetic sunscreens absorb the UV radiation in your skin and work best once drawn into the skin, while mineral sunscreens contain zinc oxide or titanium dioxide to absorb, reflect and scatter harmful UV rays. The performance of both is equally good and they are both equally safe.

Beauty begins with truth

Our philosophy? Smart, Safe Beauty. The products you use should work and be good for your skin, no exceptions. Based on our heritage in consumer advocacy, each of our formulas is effective, safe and backed by cited research. We uncover the truth about skincare and share all of the facts with you along the way – because keeping your skin healthy shouldn't be a mystery.

Our products do what they promise and we want you to experience that for yourself, that's why we offer a 60 day money-back guarantee. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, contact us within 60 days for a full refund.

We're here to help

For any questions about our skincare or for help creating your routine, please contact our Customer Care team. Our skincare experts are on hand to help you find the best products for your skin.