We went straight to the experts.
Buying a product without a recommendation? Not in this economy. In ELLE.com's series Unexpected Expert, we find out which items are actually worth your hard-earned cash.
If you're still wondering if adding sunblock to your morning regimen is an unnecessary step, consider this statement from the Skin Cancer Foundation: "More than 90 percent of the visible skin changes associated with aging are caused by the sun's ultraviolet rays." When it comes to protecting your face from UVA and UVB rays, the safest bet is a hat, sunglasses, and—most importantly—a broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 20 to 50.
To get some expert advice on which ones are worth using every day, ELLE.com asked seven surfers—who know firsthand the need to protect themselves in the sun—for their holy grail picks.