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The 6 Best Sunscreen Sticks for Redheads

Edited: April 25, 2022

By: Tessa Viole

We’re all aware sunscreen is a summer necessity for redheads, but a lot of times it can create messy situations. Plus, who wants to carry around a giant product bottle when going to the beach? Thankfully, our prayers regarding convenience have been answered. Introducing sunscreen sticks! They’re quick, simple, and easy for those who are on the go. Sunscreen sticks are also perfect for certain facial areas like your nose, lips, and around the eyes. If you choose to use a sunscreen stick please be sure there is enough product to cover your entire body, especially if you’re fair skinned like most redheads.

Here are the top ‘redhead friendly’ approved products:

Neutrogena Baby Sunblock Stick SPF 60+, $10

Even though this is a product meant for babies, check out the SPF count. As long as you reapply, there’s no reason why it wouldn’t work the same on you. Plus, since it’s for babies, you know it’s perfect for sensitive skin.

Shop Neutrogena Stick, $8

Shiseido Sun Protection Stick Formula SPF 37, $27

While this product has a bit of a lower SPF count and is more expensive, this sunscreen stick doubles as your foundation! This product is also water resistant and gives off a sheer, natural look after being applied.

Shop Shiseido Stick: $27

Vertra Face Stick SPF 38, $21

At the price, SPF count, and convenience factor you can’t go wrong! This product has received a lot of great reviews, especially in the surfing community. Protection lasts about 80-minutes of usage upon application; the Ehukai color is a Medium Beige with Neutral undertones, so you know when you’re protected.

Shop Vertra Stick: $21

Raw Elements Eco Stick 30+, $16

This sunscreen stick can withstand the harshest environmental conditions. Not only does this stick offer water resistant, balanced UV physical protection beyond 80 minutes, it can be applied UNDER WATER! How cool is that?!

Shop Raw Elements: $13

Aveeno Positively Mineral SPF 50 Sunscreen Stick for Sensitive Skin, $12

The formula of this sensitive skin sunscreen stick contains zinc oxide, a naturally sourced 100% mineral active ingredient, along with pure oat essence It features a nourishing formula that was designed for sensitive skin

Shop Aveeno: $12

Rock it like a Redhead! 

Rock it like a Redhead!