Sunscreens might not be the most enjoyable thing to apply on as it's usually sticky and greasy. Living in a hot and humid climate makes it even worse. However, before you decide to skip sunscreen and risk exposing your delicate skin to the harsh sun - don't.
Using SPF protects your skin and prevents premature ageing, dark spots and possible skin cancer. The right sunscreen can also help mattify and calm oily, acne prone skin. Check out this list of the best sunscreens that are suitable for acne prone skin.
Best Korean sunscreen for acne prone skin
Price from RM56.00
Cosrx’s Shield Fit All Green Comfort Sun contains Centella Asiatica to soothe your acne prone skin. It has a matte texture that will shield your skin from harmful UV rays. Besides, it works to relieve redness and irritation.
Wardah Sun Care Sunscreen Gel is formulated with aloe vera extract, vitamin E and pro-vitamin B5. This affordable sunscreen has a lightweight and non-sticky texture to keep your skin hydrated, protected and comfortable. Wear it every day to prevent fast ageing.
Best sunscreen for oily skin
Price from RM53.10
Naruko's Tea Tree Refresh Cooling Sunscreen is ideal for oily, acne prone skin type. It's made to prevent acne, minimize enlarged pores and control your skin's oil production. This product is packed with acne-fighting and oil-controlling ingredients like tea tree oil, salicylic acid, zinc PCA and lentil seed extract.
Save time and money with the multitasking Biore UV Colour Control CC Milk. This water-resistant formula has SPF 50+ and PA++++. With colour correcting and oil controlling abilities, it can help correct uneven skin tone and mattify your skin.
Sunplay Skin Aqua UV Gel sunscreen is lightweight, nourishing and oil-free - ideal for everyday wear. It's formulated with aloe extract, Portulaca extract and vitamin C. You'll also find antioxidant-rich sunscreen that can prevent premature ageing, sun spots and skin dullness. This is a non-greasy or sticky gel and absorbs fast into your skin.
Best for outdoor activities
Price from RM64.00
Innisfree Perfect UV Protection Cream is designed to protect your skin during outdoor activities and constant sun exposure. With SPF 50+ and PA+++, this nourishing sunscreen provides an even and long-lasting UV protection for your skin. Now you can enjoy the sun without sacrificing your delicate skin.
Sunscreens should nourish and protect your skin, instead of irritating it. The Anessa Perfect UV Sunscreen Mild Milk is gentle yet effective. It's made for ultra-sensitive skin - suitable for babies even. Your skin will look matte with the airy texture. Besides, the sunscreen will not dry out or aggravating your reactive skin.
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