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June 20, 2024

Our top sunblock picks on National Sunscreen Day

With UV levels soaring to record highs this summer, we’re experiencing some of the hottest days in recent years. It’s more crucial than ever to protect your skin from the relentless sun. We’ve listed down some of our favourite sunscreens to help you minimize sun damage. Packed with powerful ingredients like avobenzone, homosalate, octinoxate, octisalate, octocrylene, oxybenzone, titanium dioxide, and zinc oxide, these sunscreens are your trusty allies in the fight against harmful UV rays. Dive into our top SPF picks to gear up for a sun-smart summer!

d’you Unkissed

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The first one on the list has to be from a newborn homegrown brand that became a cult-favourite for a reason. Unkissed is an innovative serum-based, blue sunscreen that seamlessly blends into the skin in seconds, leaving zero white cast. Utilizing patented capsule technology, this sunscreen features capsules packed with cutting-edge filters providing SPF 50+ and PA++++ protection, all suspended in a nourishing serum base enriched with 14 soothing plant extracts.

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Laneige Watery Sun Cream

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This lightweight, moisturizing sunscreen boasts a watery formula enriched with birch sap to preserve your skin’s moisture barrier. Offering SPF50+ PA++++ protection, it effectively shields against UV damage. Formulated with ingredients like Butylene Glycol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, and Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, this waterproof gem ensures optimal sun defense while keeping your skin hydrated.

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Clinique Superdefense City Block SPF 50 Tinted Sunscreen

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This sheer, weightless formula of this sunblock quickly absorbs, leaving no greasy residue and providing an oil-free finish perfect for all skin types. Infused with Stop Signs Technology, it combats signs of aging by protecting against a full spectrum of environmental aggressors, including UVA/UVB rays and other skin irritants. Key ingredients like titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, and octinoxate ensure robust protection against harmful UV rays. The best part? It’s accurately tinted for that flawless glow.

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ETUDE India Director’s Moisture Face Sunscreen

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With an SPF 50, say goodbye to debates about sun protection. This clean formula recipe ensures comfortable skin every day, providing firming, moisturizing, repair, and superior sun protection. Made in Korea, this gem has undergone rigorous testing to ensure it is safe and effective for all skin types.

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O3+ Age Lock Antioxidant Sunscreen 

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With SPF 50, the O3+ Age Lock Antioxidant Sunscreen not only protects against UV rays but also reduces pigmentation and combats premature aging. This powerful formula helps minimize wrinkles and fine lines around the eyes. Infused with the anti-inflammatory properties of olive and rosemary oils, it delivers exceptional anti-aging benefits while serving as an excellent moisturizer.

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Dermafique Sun Defense SPF 50 All Matte



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Dermafique Skin Science brings you this advanced sunscreen, powered by revolutionary Full Light Technology, offering comprehensive protection from Visible Light, Infrared (IR), UVA, and UVB rays with RSF 97#, PA+++, and SPF 50. This non-sticky, lightweight formula prevents tanning, pigmentation, and premature aging while providing a comfortable matte finish, perfect for wearing under makeup. 

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Lakme Sun Expert SPF 50 % Hyaluronic Gel Sunscreen

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Tired of slathering on sticky sunscreen lotions in the scorching heat? Say goodbye to that hassle with Lakme’s innovative Water Light Sunscreen Gel. Infused with a 1% hyaluronic complex and boasting SPF 50, this lightweight gel absorbs effortlessly, leaving no white cast behind. It provides ultimate sun defense while keeping your skin feeling fresh and hydrated, making it the perfect summer essential.

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Mary Cohr Haute + High Protection Sunscreen

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This advanced formula features powerful sun filters that protect your skin from UVA and UVB damage. Enriched with DNA protection, it safeguards the integrity of live cells, while melanin helps defend against blue light and prevents the appearance of dark spots. The inclusion of Elastoprotectine works to prevent wrinkles and maintain skin firmness by protecting elastic fibers.

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Lotus Organics Hydrating Gel Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30

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This Gel Mineral Sunscreen with SPF 30 and Pa+++ is enriched with organic frangipani actives, ensuring your skin remains radiant and deeply moisturized without a trace of greasy residue. Offering superior UV protection with SPF 30, it not only shields your skin from harmful rays but also keeps it hydrated while preventing clogged pores. Its lightweight, non-greasy texture ensures a comfortable wear, making it an essential addition to your daily Summer skincare routine.

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Happy shopping!

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