Sunscreen is one of the most important things of skincare regime and one should never step out in the outdoors without its application be it summers, winters, or even the rainy season. Sunscreen lotions not only avoid tanning but also protect you from the destructive effects of the harmful UV rays which could be early ageing signs or dark circles. So, this article is going to about the top 7 sunscreen lotions for women available in India.
But before that one needs to keep a few things in mind for making a better and worthy investment for your beautiful skin.
The sun protection factor is a measure of the sunscreen lotion’s protection against the harmful UV rays. Dermatologist recommends the use of lotions of at least SPF 15 for daily usage. And a lotion of SPF 15 range 93% of UV rays while SPF 30 blocks 97% of the UV rays.
Duration of Action:
Any sunscreen lotion works best for 2 hours which means one must re-apply the sunscreen if she is going to stay for longer in the outdoors.
Check for expiry:
Do check the expiry dates of whatever products one uses on their face or body. Our skin responds very quickly for expired products in the form of allergies or rashes or tingling effects.
So, before shopping for a sunscreen please notice its expiry date along with its quantity and your application habits of a sunscreen.
1. Lotus Herbals Safe Sun Daily Multi-Function Sunblock SPF 70 Pa+++
This oil-free moisturiser with SPF of 70 is enriched with the goodness of carrots and avocado and protects from both UV A and UV B rays. The no preservative and lightweight formulation gives skin a beautiful matte finish.
2. Neutrogena UltraSheer Dry Touch Sunblock SPF 50+
Its HELIOPLEX® Technology remains stable in the sun and provides effective optimal sun protection while you wear them. Its water-resistant formula is PABA free and non-comedogenic which means it won’t clog your pores. Not just that it also feels weightless on your skin.
3. Lakme Sun Expert SPF 50 PA+++ Ultra Matte Gel Sunscreen
The formulation of this sunscreen is very effective and blocks 97% of harmful sun rays. This Lakme’s gel sunscreen is lightweight and absorbs easily into your skin
4. Lotus Herbals Safe Sun UV Screen Matte Gel Pa+++ SPF – 50
The light gel-based formula of this sunscreen is enriched with the goodness of Horse Chestnut, Comfrey and Vanilla extracts. Its application gives a smooth and matte feel to your skin and ideal for normal to oily skin.
5. Innisfree Daily UV Protection Cream Mild SPF 35 PA+++
This eco-friendly sunscreen has water-based formulation and enhanced with the benefits of sunflower oil and Jeju green tea extracts keep your skin moisturized and refreshed all day long. Also, it is free of animal ingredients, mineral oils, artificial colouring, tar dye and talc.
6. Plum Green Tea Day-Light Sunscreen SPF 35 PA+++
The goodness of green tea is specially formulated for oily and acne-prone skin and protects your skin from harmful UV A & B rays. The lightweight formula of the sunscreen is free from bad chemicals like parabens, phthalates, propylene, glycol, sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS), DEA, PABA and animal-derived ingredients.
7. Biotique Bio Sandalwood Ultra Soothing Face Lotion 50+ SPF UVA/UVB Sunscreen
This non-greasy lotion is free of oil, alcohol and dyes. It keeps your skin moisturised with pure sandalwood, saffron, wheat germ, honey and bark of the Arjun tree in its formulation.
So, protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun and delay skin ageing and other adverse effects of UV A & B rays which includes tanning, etc. Application of a thick coat of sunscreen at least 30 minutes before stepping out in the sun proves helpful for your skin.