National Sunscreen Day: Six sunscreens that will stand the test of sun

A day reminding individuals that sun protection is important year-round, not just during the summer months
National Sunscreen Day: Six sunscreens that will stand the test of sun

Also known as 'Don't Fry Day', National Sunscreen Day is observed annually aiming to raise awareness about the importance of sun protection and the dangers of excessive sun exposure, such as skin cancer and premature aging.

It encourages people to use sunscreen, wear protective clothing and take other measures to safeguard their skin from harmful UV rays. The day serves as a reminder to practice sun safety, especially as summer approaches and outdoor activities increase.

Shielding the sun

La Shield Lite SPF 50+ & PA+++ Sunscreen Gel is designed to protect your skin from harmful UV rays by deflecting them. With its high SPF 50+ and PA+++ rating, it offers robust broad-spectrum protection against both UVA and UVB rays. This sunscreen not only protects but also helps reduce skin blemishes and lighten dark spots within three weeks of regular use. Its waterproof formula ensures long-lasting protection, even during water activities or sweating. Additionally, it is paraben-free and free from harmful chemicals, making it safe for use on all skin types. ₹980. Available online.

Scooping sunshine

SunScoop Invisible Body Sunscreen SPF 60 PA++++ is a high-protection sunscreen with SPF 60 and PA++++, offering excellent defense against both UVA and UVB rays. Its serum-like, transparent formula is lightweight and designed to absorb quickly into the skin without leaving a white cast. This makes it ideal for daily use and suitable for all skin types while protecting from the sun's wrath and moisturising with a nourished finish. ₹895. Available online.

Damage resistance 

Resist Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30 by Paula's Choice features a unique blend of lightly tinted, pure mineral zinc oxide sunscreen and a diverse array of antioxidants. This combination helps boost the skin's defences against environmental stressors and prevents premature aging. The sunscreen provides a silky, light-matte finish, making it ideal for daily use. Its multi-purpose formula not only protects the skin from sun damage but also fortifies it with advanced antioxidants, offering comprehensive skin care benefits. ₹3,440. Available online.

Sunflower super power

Kaya AgeDefy Tinted Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++, specifically crafted for mature and dull skin. Enriched with Abyssinian Oil, Vitamin E, Sunflower Oil, and Rosemary extract, along with advanced organic and inorganic sun filters, this sunscreen combats signs of aging while providing comprehensive protection against UVA and UVB rays, infrared radiation, and blue light. Its tinted formula offers excellent coverage and doubles as a makeup base, leaving a flawless complexion without any white residue. The non-sticky, non-greasy, and non-oily formula makes it ideal for daily use, helping you achieve a youthful, radiant look. ₹799. Available online.

Squalane rays 

Plum Squalane and Vitamin E Sunscreen offers powerful broad-spectrum SPF 50 PA+++ protection, shielding your skin from both UVA and UVB rays. This unique sunscreen features a hybrid formula that combines mineral UV filters like Univul and Tinosorb for lasting sun protection. The inclusion of olive-derived squalane helps prevent trans-epidermal water loss and maintains a healthy skin barrier, while Vitamin E deeply nourishes the skin and prevents sun damage. The dewy, bright finish ensures your skin stays radiant and well-protected throughout the day. ₹499. Available online.

Misty day

Asaya Sheerscreen Mist offers on-the-go sun protection with its clear, quick-drying sunscreen spray, powered with SPF 65+ PA+++ for broad-spectrum coverage and UVA/UVB defense. Sweat and water-resistant for up to 80 minutes, this sunscreen is enriched with soothing Aloe Vera extract to help calm inflammation and repair sun-damaged skin.

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