The importance of sunscreens, or ‘physical sunscreens’ as sunblocks are being known as, is not emphasised enough. Research has proven, again and again, that sunscreen can prevent skin cancer, premature ageing, sunburn and sun spots.

Additionally, modern formulations of sunscreens today are cosmetically elegant, non-greasy and lightweight. So what’s stopping you from slapping on some sun protection cream before heading out the door?
If you have a road trip, vacation or beach getaway coming up, make sure you keep your skin protected with some of the top UV protectors listed below.

1. Biore UV Perfect Milk

Best waterproof sunscreen for beach

Price from RM23.96

shopping_cart Watsons Malaysia RM23.96

Heading to the beach? Don’t forget to bring Biore’s UV Perfect Milk with you! Lightweight, non-sticky and waterproof, you can definitely make space for this travel-friendly sunscreen.One bottle is all you need to keep both your face and body protected with a high SPF of 50+ and PA++++.

2. Banana Boat Dark Tanning Oil With Carrot Extract

Best sunscreen for beach tanning

Price from RM39.50

Give your skin a beautiful bronze glow with Banana Boat’s Dark Tanning Oil! Formulated with coco seed extract, banana fruit extract and carrot extract, this water-resistant tanning oil keeps your skin hydrated and supple as you soak up in the sun.

3. Sunplay Sport Sunscreen SPF120

Best sunscreen for beach volleyball

Price from RM31.52

shopping_cart Watsons Malaysia RM31.52

It doesn’t matter if you’re a serious athlete or a casual player, applying sunblock is a must. The Sunplay Sport Sunscreen SPF120 provides broad UVA/UVB protection that is water and sweat resistant for up to four hours. Thanks to the infusion of Unique Wet Skin Technology, you can also apply this onto wet skin without any streaks.

4. Avene Very High Protection Emulsion

Best sunblock for face

Price from RM76.00

Does frequent sun exposure dry out and even irritate your skin? Fret not! The Avene Very High Protection Emulsion is a nourishing and gentle facial sunscreen that has an airy and lightweight finish. Its hypoallergenic formula contains Avene’s very own Thermal Spring Water to keep your skin protected, hydrated and soothed.

5. Banana Boat Dry Balance Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50+

Best sunblock lotion for beach

Price from RM35.54

shopping_cart Watsons Malaysia RM35.54

That bottle of greasy, heavy and sticky sunblock is a thing of the past. This Banana Boat Dry Balance Sunscreen Lotion will keep your skin fresh and matte due to its moisture-absorbing abilities. Its water-resistant formula protects your skin against the harsh UV rays with SPF 50+.

6. Banana Boat Sport SPF110

Best sunblock cream for beach

Price from RM20.30

shopping_cart Watsons Malaysia RM20.30

Before you head out and play, don’t forget to apply Banana Boat Sport SPF110. This water and sweat resistant sunscreen has a photo stable formula to shield your skin against the harsh sun rays. It provides broad UVA/UVB protection and is also recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation

7. Nivea Sun Protect & Moisture SPF 50

Best sunblock for body

Price from RM27.90

shopping_cart Watsons Malaysia RM27.90

Always on the go? The Nivea Sun Protect & Moisture SPF 50 is what you need and more! It provides your skin with both hydration and sun protection with its skin-loving formula. It’s fast-absorbing with a non-greasy finish that you won’t notice it on your skin!

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