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Best sunscreen for face: Protecting skin from UV rays is a must

  • HT By Shreya Garg
  • Published on May 13, 2022 18:21 IST
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Applying sunscreen everyday is a non-negotiable aspect of skincare routine. It protects your skin from the nasty UV rays that cause harm the skin.

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Apply good quality sunscreen on face for complete protection from UV rays, 

No matter what season it is and whether you're indoors and outdoors, your skin is always prone to getting affected by the harmful rays of the sun. You must have read, heard and seen a lot of skincare enthusiasts and even commoners doling out this vital piece of information that sunscreen is a must at all times. It helps in safeguarding our skin from getting sunburnt and tanned.

What we do agree is that finding a good one can drain one in the process. We all have used sunscreens that leave a white cast, that are too sticky to apply and that don’t do the job of protecting skin well. To help you save all the hassle, we have curated a list of sunscreens that come with good SPF content and PA rating.

They are lightweight, non-greasy and get easily absorbed into the skin. Scroll on to take a look at our selections for you.

SkinQ Sunscreen SPF 40

This sunscreen comes with the goodness of SPF 40. A non-sticky formulation that leaves no white cast, this one is derived from natural ingredients, including vitamin C, and is best suitable for Indian skin. It blends smoothly into the skin and is non-comedogenic. It doesn't clog the pores and makes the skin look smooth. Besides, it has a natural fragrance.

Deconstruct Lightweight Gel Sunscreen

A lightweight gel-based sunscreen, this one contains UV filters that absorbs the rays and protects the skin from harmful radiations. Ideal for use by both men and women, this one leaves no white cast and has a lightweight texture. It absorbs quickly into the skin and is safe to use. A product free from paraben, alcohol, cruelty and fragrance, your skin will benefit greatly from it.


Don't want UV rays to damage your skin, choose this sunscreen that comes with the goodness of SPF 50 and PA+++ rating. It creates a protective layer against the skin to safeguard it from sun damage. You can apply this formulation over makeup and it will be super effective even then. A lightweight and hydrating formula, it nourishes the skin without making it dry. With a sweet scent of strawberry, you are likely to stick by this product till eternity.

Aqualogica Hydrate+ Sunscreen

Let your skin benefit from the goodness of this sunscreen that has hydrating properties. It also does a good job in shielding your skin from the harmful UV rays and even the blue light. Super effective, this one’s SPF content is 50 and it comes with PA+++ rating. It has a nice and lovely fragrance of coconut. Non-greasy and lightweight, it doesn't clog the pores.

Uniqaya Tinted Sunscreen

A tinted sunscreen that brings about a glow on your skin whilst protecting it from UV and IR rays is any day a good option. This one also acts as a shield for your skin from environmental aggressors like pollution. It contains SPF 50 and has PA+++ rating. Boost your skincare regime with this formulation that is made from skin-nourishing and plant-based natural ingredients with Artichoke extract, Avocado oil, Carrot seeds, Lycopene and vitamin F.

Sotrue SPF 50+ Glow Stick Sunscreen

Packed with the goodness of SPF 50+ and PA+++, this glow stick sunscreen offers skin protection from the nasty UV rays of the sun. A lightweight, water-resistant and non-greasy formula, it also has skin brightening properties, resulting in glowing and luminous skin.

Mamaearth Aqua Glow Hydrating Sunscreen Gel

This hydrating sunscreen gel safeguards skin from the harmful UVA and UVB rays, preventing sun damage and tanning. What makes this formulation extraordinary is its ability prevent damage caused to skin by the blue light emitted from electronic devices. For a youthful glow and radiance, opt for this dermatologically recommended sunscreen.

Biotique Bio Aloe Vera 30+SPF Sunscreen

This sunscreen comes in the form of cream and is loaded with the goodness of SPF 30+. A nutrient-rich formulation, it is made from the blend of pure Aloe Vera, Sunflower and Safflower oils to keep skin soft, fair and moisturized. Treat your skin with love by applying this sunscreen which prevents damage caused to skin by UV rays.

Brinton Healthcare Face & Body Sunscreen gel

This sunscreen gel with SPF 50 is non-greasy and water-resistant. It has been dermatologically tested and clinically proven. Besides protecting skin from nasty UV rays, this paraben-free is also hypoallergenic (doesn’t trigger skin reaction) and skin-friendly. It hydrates skin and also makes it look youthful and luminous.

Minimalist SPF 30 Sun Lotion
This sunscreen lotion gives skin broad spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays. Enriched with the goodness of Green Tea extracts (rich in antioxidants), vitamin E and Glycerin, this lotion with SPF 30 also helps nourish and moisturise your skin. It is lightweight and non-greasy too.

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