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Best sunscreen for monsoon: Water-based formulations are best bet

Last Published on Feb 02, 2023 17:24 IST
dot By: Shreya Garg


Best sunscreens for monsoon are those that have high water content. They blend easily into the skin and are non-sticky in nature.

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. Even in monsoon season, it is non negotiable to apply sunscreen everyday without fail. 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 monsoon season for you. They all come packed with hydrating properties.

ISDIN Fotoprotector Fusion Water SPF50 I Sunscreen
This water-based sunscreen is enriched with the goodness of Hyaluronic acid antioxidants, vitamins C and E. It provides broad spectrum protection from both UVA and UVB rays and contains SPF 50. It leaves no white cast, is non-sticky in nature and blends easily into the skin, making it one of the ideal choices for monsoon season. Besides, it is also free from paraben.

Uniqaya Tinted Sunscreen
This sunscreen is infused with the goodness of skin-loving and plant-based ingredients like Artichoke extract, Avocado oil, Carrot seeds, Lycopene and vitamin F. It helps in giving skin complete protection from UV rays, IR and blue light as well. It has a nourishing and moisturising effect on skin and also prevents redness and irritation on it.

Isdinceutics ISDIN Fotoprotector Fusion Water (Liquid) SPF 50, 50 ml | Sunscreen
This sunscreen has the goodness of SPF 50 in it. It offers broad spectrum protection from both UVA and UVB rays. It has vitamins C and E present in that are rich sources of antioxidants. It shields the skin from free radicals that limit the photo ageing effects on skin. The Hyaluronic acid ensures your skin looks and feels hydrated at all times.

Cheryl'S Cosmeceuticals Dermashade Spf 30 Sunblock/Sunscreen
This sunscreen is formulated with the goodness of tomato fruit and Pomegranate extracts. It gives long-lasting protection from the harmful rays of the sun. It is a water-based product available in the form of spray. Fortified with the goodness of vitamin C and Niacinamide in it, this one is lightweight in nature and does a good job.

Satthwa Sun Protect SPF 50
This sunscreen is enriched with the goodness of soothing ingredients like Aloe Vera, Saxifraga Sarmentosa and Grape fruit extract. The SPF 50 present in it provides skin with broad spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays. The unique blend of antioxidant-rich botanicals in it fight free radicals and also nourish the skin from deep within. It is non-oily, lightweight and non-greasy formulation that is also free from parabens, phthalate, petroleum, SLS (Sulfate) etc.

WOW Skin Science Sunscreen Spray SPF 30
This sunscreen spray from WOW skin science comes with the goodness of SPF 30. There is Carrot seed, Raspberry extract, Almond oil and Avocado oil present in it, all of which help in skin protection from UV rays and is non-sticky and non-oily in nature. It also acts as a barrier to pollution. Dermatologically tested, it is suited for all skin types.

Mamaearth Aqua Glow Hydrating Sunscreen Gel
This hydrating sunscreen gel packs in SPF 50 and has PA++++ rating. It shields your skin from the harmful UV rays and offers 16 times more protection from sun. You will be happy to know that this formulation safeguards skin from blue light emitted from devices. So, no more worrying about sun damage, pigmentation and tanning. Besides, it is a lightweight and ultra hydrating sunscreen gel.

Aqualogica Hydrate+ Sunscreen with SPF 50
Protects from UVA, UVB Rays & Blue Light: Packed with SPF 50 and PA+++, aqualogica hydrate+ sunscreen is highly efficacious in protecting your skin from UVA, UVB rays, and blue light. The best part is that it is non-greasy and doesnt clog pores. It provides jntense hydration, thanks to the blend of Hyaluronic acid and Coconut water present in it.

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