The report noted that in tests they frequently perform far worse than the chemical-based sunscreens. Although it goes against our organic inclinations and safety concerns, bring on the chemicals, it’s the best proven method of protection against the sun’s UVB rays and cancer thus far.

Here are 10 best sunscreen brands worth the splurge…and that will keep you safe. Don’t forget to reapply throughout the day.

1. La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Melt-In Sunscreen Milk, $36
Consumer Reports advises consumers to choose a chemical sunscreen with a 40 or higher SPF and this La Roche-Posay product was rated as the most effective chemically-based sunscreen, coming in first place.

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