Sunscreen for Your Eyelids Exists and It Makes Total Sense

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We've all been there: Minding our business on a gloriously sunny beach day, feeling really good about our SPF application, only to get home and feel the dry sting of an eyelid sunburn. We knew we should have kept our sunglasses on while we took a late afternoon siesta...

It happens to the best of us, because honestly who thinks to put SPF on their eyelids? We're worried enough as it is about covering our ears, hairline and eyebrows. Plus, many sunscreens aren't meant for delicate eyelid skin and even insist on rinsing with water and contacting our doctor if a speck gets into our eyeball. (Eeek!) Thankfully, we're not doomed to a life of eyelid sunburns, because Supergoop! just debuted a genius product called Shimmershade Illuminating Cream Eyeshadow—aka a long-wearing cream eyeshadow with a hint of sparkle and SPF 30. 

We know what you're thinking, But why would I wear eye shadow to the beach? Well, aside from the sun protection factor of these creamy shadows, they're shimmery in the most tasteful way possible. (Think: a subtle highlighter effect.) While the product stays put through sweat, sand and surf, it's also a really pretty finish for every day (yes, even at the office). It has a cushiony whipped texture, which makes it super easy to apply, so we've been wearing it on the daily.

Sold yet? Here are three subtle shades to choose from.

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Brianna Lapolla formerly held the role of Senior Commerce Editor at PureWow covering all things shopping across beauty, fashion, and lifestyle. Now, she's putting her 12 years of...