No matter what weather, wearing an SPF is non-negotiable. Honestly, with the increased exposure to pollution and harmful UV rays, it has become more important than ever before to always wear sunscreen indoors as well as outdoors. Sun damage could affect the skin very adversely and cause hyperpigmentation, fine lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, leading to early signs of ageing. With a wide range of sun protection formulae as well as textures and finishes today, you shouldn’t be skipping on this oh-so essential product for your skin. Here’s a round-up of our most-loved ones.
Re’equil Ultra Matte Dry Touch Sunscreen Gel
You would’ve never used a sunscreen that is so skin-friendly as well as makeup-friendly. This non-comedogenic sunscreen has a soft whipped texture that melts into the skin and leaves behind a matte finish. This also doubles up as a high-performance and skin-blurring primer.
Priced at Rs. 695/-
Bioderma Photoderm Max Crème
Best suited for dry and sensitive skin, this water-resistant sunscreen offers a high SPF 50+ broad-spectrum protection to avoid sun damage and protect the skin from harsh sunlight. It’s creamy and hydrating but doesn’t cause a white cast.
Priced at Rs. 699/-
Bioré UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence
A hero of the J-beauty clan, this sunscreen has an easy and quick-absorbing watery texture that is lightweight making it ideal for humid weather and oily skin. The super high protection combined with its water-resistant property makes it summer-appropriate.
Priced at Rs. 1,270/-
Neemli Naturals SPF 30 + Mattifying Sunscreen
With skin-loving ingredients like hyaluronic acid, aloe vera extracts, glycolic acid, niacinamide, liquorice and more, this spray-on sunscreen is best for when you’re on the go. Easy to apply and absorb, it’s a natural pick for all skin types.
Priced at Rs. 675/-
Innisfree Intensive Triple-Shield Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++
When you opt for a K-beauty pick, you know it’s really good for your skin. This physical sunscreen offers high broad-spectrum protection, is water-resistant and employs a smart mineral filter to block UV rays.
Priced at Rs. 1,250/-
Avène Very High Protection Fluid SPF 50+
When its packaging mentions dry touch, they’re not lying. It’s a non-sticky, easy to blend and high-protection sunscreen that helps you tackle sun damage and maintain the health of your skin barrier. Just two pumps of this is all you need.
Priced at Rs. 1,700/-
Cheryl's Cosmeceuticals DermaShade SPF 30 Spray
The spray of this sunscreen dispenses extremely fine product, making the application user-friendly and not overwhelming. Packed with antioxidants and vitamins C & E, it suits all skin types while keeping all that greasiness at bay.
Priced at Rs. 575/-
LANEIGE Watery Sun Cream SPF 50 + PA++++
Leverage the hydration of a cream in a comfortable watery texture that is lightweight and non-sticky. With high-intensity sun protection, this runny sunscreen will become your go-to on scorching hot days.
Priced at Rs. 1,650/-
Also read: How much SPF does your skin actually need?