By Shammi Mondal
Choosing sunscreens in general is difficult, and it gets tougher with the fear of breakouts. Because ghosting your sunscreen isn’t an option we love, we scoped out sun protection formulations that will do the job while being extra gentle with your skin.
Max Creme SPF 50 Sunscreen Cream
This is a great pick for oily skin because its formula dries matte. It's void of certain irritants like synthetic dyes, alcohol and fragrances as well. This chemical sunscreen swaps harsher additives for skin-calming ingredients, including .
2. Neutrogena Zinc Sheer Dry-touch Sunblock SPF 50 - 30 ml
If you have been an avid sunscreen user, you know this one is a true-blue sun protector. Physical sunscreens generally tend to leave a white cast, but that isn’t a problem here. It goes on easy and melts into an invisible veil. Being a mineral sunscreen, it is kinder to sensitive skin and uses zinc oxide to create a physical skin barrier that absorbs, reflects, and scatters UV light so you stay protected.
UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence Sunscreen 50+ Pa++++
If you dread wearing a sunscreen that sits heavy on your skin, this lightweight and quick-absorbing formula is your perfect match. It is a power-packed, water-based sunscreen that despite its dewy-looking finish is not greasy and comfortable on the skin.
4. The Face Shop Natural Eco Super Active Sun Cream
If you are a fitness enthusiast and love sports, this sunscreen will provide the protection through all the sweating. Its water-resistant formula has a silky consistency that rubs down clear without leaving any residue.
5. The Body Shop Skin Defence Multi-Protection Essence SPF 50PA++++
This lightweight watery formula plays well with makeup. You can count on this formula to help your sensitive skin feel moisturised while adequately sun protecting yourself.
6. Minimalist SPF 50 Multi Vitamin Sunscreen
Loaded with the goodness of vitamin E, A and B that repairs and heals the skin, this chemical sunscreen is formulated with water resistant ingredients like avobenzone and titanium dioxide. It’s free of artificial silicones, fragrances and oils which make it a suitable choice for combination skin types.
Fusion Water Sunscreen SPF 50
Infused with the goodness of hyaluronic acid, this is one of the few chemical sunscreens that would not irritate the skin around your eyes. Due to its lightweight water-based consistency it acts as a great base to your makeup. The Fusion Water is a thin, yet power packed broad spectrum solution to all your sun damage concerns.
Sunscreen Serum SPF 50 PA++++
The Sunscreen is a unique blend of a physical and a chemical sunscreen. It merges the stellar water-resistant properties of a chemical sunscreen while being for sensitive skin like a physical sunscreen.
Sunscreen Oily Acne Skin (UVB SPF 47) UVA PA +++
Your quest for a sunscreen that is oil-absorbing and mattifying ends here. The gel-based formulation dries into an invisible velvety dry texture, perfect for oily skin. It is also paraben- and alcohol-free, enriched with the anti-acne properties of tea tree oil.