Your new must-have accessory: Sunscreen sticks for your face

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Sunscreen Guidelines

While summer is coming to a close, protecting yourself from the sun's harmful rays is necessary year round.

We all know the struggle of applying greasy sunscreen, so spare yourself the extra grease and lingering smell by using the perfect alternative: sunscreen face sticks! Bloggers from our Lifestyle Collective dished on the amazing advantages of these easy sticks and how they are guaranteed to be your new sun protection staple!

First up, we've got the Amore Pacific sun protection stick with broad spectrum SPF of 50+! This golden tube is the perfect thing to add to your basic skin care routine. All you have to do is apply it in the morning, targeting your most sun-sensitive areas and voila! You're done. Reapply as desired and liberally at least 15 minutes before you're having fun in the sun.

Of course, we aren't the only ones raving about this product, The Fashion Poet said, "Sunscreen in a stick is what every gal on the go needs. It's easy to stick in your purse or carry on and does the trick with SPF 50." Remember what we said about the grease factor? Sequins at Breakfast couldn't agree more by saying, "'This sun protection stick is ideal for protecting the most sensitive spots on your face; eyes, lips, nose. 50+ sun protection which leaves your skin feeling soft instead of oily."

And for good measure, it's important to point out that no one wants to lug around a massive bottle of sun screen when this product is ""Perfect to throw in your beach bag for a glamorous yet easy application of sun protection! Smells luxurious, too!" Amy Beth Campbell took the words right out of our mouth. Style by Danika shared the same feelings when she said, "I loved how easy it was to just throw this in my purse and re-apply my sunscreen on the go."

The Sun Bum sunscreen face stick is another face stick of SPF 30 and is just what you need. This face stick is convenient, easy to use and mixed with vitamin E. It is the perfect summer accessory.

The Hip Suburban said "Living in South Florida, sunscreen is a must every day. This compact face stick is easy to carry with me and reapply. It also doesn't clog my pores or make my face shiny. " To this effect, Impossibly Imperfect also said "Loved this! As someone with sensitive skin this didn't cause me to breakout!."

We know this product may not be on your mind with the incoming fall months but take it from Hallways Are My Runways, "At first, I was apprehensive, but I really loved the stick. It was easy to apply and I felt like I covered my entire face with it."

Interested in more amazing beauty products like this one? Make sure to check out the AOL Beauty Awards page on the Lifestyle Collective!

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Summer Beauty Awards Winners
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Summer Beauty Awards Winners

Best Skin Care: Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter

"This hydrating body butter smells wonderfully! It is easy to apply and left my skin feeling smooth and moisturized all day." - Kelly Zugay

"AMAZING product! I used this every day after my beach trip since my skin was a little dried out from the sun, it's so smooth and moisturizing without being sticky." - Currently Coveting

"I love this product - it's lightweight, but still luxurious - smells great, and makes my skin feel amazing!" - The Hip Suburban

Price: $35


Best Sun Protection: Supergoop! 'Defense Refresh' Setting Mist with Rosemary SPF 50

"I can't say enough good things of this product. Seriously a must have in your beauty counter. It protects your skin from the sun and controls oil." - SpicyCandyDC 

"LOVE! A makeup setting spray with SPF50 - seriously, a win-win!" - Oh So Glam

Price: $12


Best Self-Tanner: VITA LIBERATA Self Tanning Anti-Age Serum

"Added to my daily routine for summer! I love that you can either mix it with your moisturizer or apply directly to skin, depending on how dark you want to go!" - Oh So Glam

"Self tanning AND Anti age serum? Don't mind if I do! This deadly duo will leave your skin gorgeous and glowing!" - Metropolitan Thread

Price: $45


Favorite Summer Color: China Glaze Nail Lacquer in Too Yacht to Handle

"Summer time is the perfect time to keep your toes well, on their toes. I love mixing up colors and China Glaze is the preferred brand of my local salon and now I understand why. It's reliable, sturdy, and comes in so many beautiful colors." - Simply Sabrina

"I love this turquoise color, it's the perfect complement to a summer glow!" - Millennielle

Price: $7.50


Best Long-Wear Makeup: Benefit They're Real! Lengthening Mascara

"The hype is real. I loved using this mascara. I don't use mascara often since I'm a mom on the go, but this one had me reaching for it daily since the dramatic effect was something I loved, whether I was wearing glasses or not." - Adore to Adorn

"This mascara is one of the best. The wand makes applying mascara super easy while giving your long, thick lashes without clumps." Sequins at Breakfast

"I loved this mascara. it truly lengthened and thickened my lashes." The Peak of Tres Chic

Price: $24


Best Summer Lip Color: Mally Beauty H3 Lip Gloss in Orchid Berry

"The creamy rose shade is perfect for the daytime and works nicely with light-tan skin tones. Don't let the lip gloss application fool you, this product applies and sets similar to a lipstick. The texture isn't sticky and doesn't leave that weird residue." Birdie Shoots

"We loved that this lip gloss went on smooth and wasn't sticky. It was highly pigmented and the color lasted for a long time!" Sequins Are A Girl's Best Friend

Price: $20


Best Hair Protection: Living proof 'No Frizz' Humidity Shield

"This product is by far the best hair product I have ever used. It not only protects my hair from humidity, but it also smells great and provides greater volume!" Kelly Zugay

"A brilliant and effective product! Leaves no sticky or crunchy residue and does exactly as described: taming frizz and keeping your hair put in humid conditions." - The Middle Closet

"Love everything about this product! The humidity here in NYC has been unbearable and this product has saved my hair!" - Impossibly Imperfect 

Price: $22


Best Hair Repair: Amika Triple Rx Nourishing Hair Treatment Mask

"Since we do a decent amount of heat styling, brittleness is a constant threat to our hair. We felt this mask provided just the right amount of moisture to prevent it from drying out." - The Party of Two

"This is one of the best hair masks I've ever used! My hair looks healthier, shinier and softer than ever." - Lace and Combat Boots

"Use this once a week to up your hair game!" Sensible Stylista

Price: $28


Best Hair Styling: KMS California Tame Frizz Smoothing Lotion

Being from the south, taming frizz is so important...and this product doesn't disappoint! It helped to manage my frizz all day and the smell is AMAZING!" - Belle in the City

"After showering, I put a dollop of this through my wet damp hair and then blew dry. It kept my frizz at bay in the humidity!" - The Egg Out West

Price: $11.71


Best Summer Scent: Terry de Gunzburg Thé Glacé 100ml

"This is the perfect summer scent, it smells so good!" - Style By Danika

"I just love how fresh this scent is- slightly sweet, refrehsing and perfect for Spring/Summer." - NoMad Luxuries

"I love this scent especially for summer. It works well for day and evening." - The Fashion Poet

Price: $170


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