As anyone who's binge-watched Scandal knows, Kerry Washington has gorgeous skin. The 38-year-old actress is known for her perpetually glowing complexion, and the time has come to find out what she uses to keep her skin moist, smooth, and even.

Washington's summer secret is sun protection — in fact, she uses sunscreen instead of primer before putting on her SPF foundation. "I love using a foundation that has SPF in it, because for someone like me, I'm always looking for something that can multi-task—but when I need serious coverage, I use sunscreen as a primer," she tells InStyle.

It goes without saying that Washington favors Neutrogena sunscreen (she is a face of the company), and her go-to is Ultra-Sheer, which she says "goes on under makeup so beautifully."

In other news, Washington is committed to keeping herself hydrated in the summer — even when it comes to her makeup. She opts for lip gloss that provides moisture, saying "That's all I want in the summer, a color that's sheer, and effortlessly sexy, especially after all the swimming and being in the sun."

FYI, Glossier's Coconut Balm Dotcom is a great moisturizing option.

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