Summers are all about the sweltering heat, pollution, oily skin, and the most dreaded of them all – sun-tan. Indian skin is so prone to sun-tan that one day out in the sun without a sunscreen and we can go a shade darker. No kidding! Well, getting out of the house is inevitable so the most precious makeup item this season is a sunscreen lotion. We have tried and tested various brands to have finally found the best sunscreen lotions without burning a big hole in your pocket.
- Beat the Sun by Aerate Bodycare (SPF 20)
Our absolute favorite, as it not only saves your skin from harmful UV rays but also hydrates it. It is made of natural ingredients – rose and sandalwood which have a soothing effect when applied. Also, the fragrance refreshes you and stays with you all day.
Price: Rs 500
- Ansolar Sunscreen Lotion (SPF 60+)
This lotion helps reduce signs of sun damage. It has antioxidant and anti-ageing properties with zero fragrance – woohoo no harmful chemicals. Moreover, provides long-lasting protection against UV rays. It is water resistant. Feels a little sticky when you apply it but later blends in well.
Price: Rs 636
- La Shield Oil-Free Sunscreen Gel (SPF 40)
Recommended by a many dermatologists, La Shield Sunscreen Gel is a broad-spectrum sunscreen that protects the skin against UVA and UVB rays by providing a physical and chemical barrier to sunlight. La Shield Sunscreen Gel is non-comedogenic which protects your skin from harmful sun rays. This sunscreen lotion is suitable for normal and oily-acne prone skin.
Price: Rs 673
- Neutrogena Ultrasheer Dry-Touch Sunblock (SPF 50+)
This super light and creamy lotion is perfect for reducing skin darkening, sunburns and age spots. It gets instantly absorbed into your skin, leaving it soft and smooth. The oil-free formula is great and does not feel heavy on your skin. It has a fresh fragrance.
Price: Rs 514
- Lotus Herbals Safe Sun UV Screen Matte Gel (SPF 50)
This sunblock is totally non-oily and provides freshness to your skin. It gives a smooth and matte feel to the skin. It protects from sun-tan, aging spots, and skin darkening. It is highly recommended for beach vacations as you are very prone to tanning on the beach.
Price: Rs 440
So girls, what are you waiting for? Plan that beach vacay and flaunt your bikini body without any sun-tan woes.