The Importance of Sunscreen, And Products We Recommend You Try

Almira Blancada

Posted at February 24, 2020


Our generation has been dominated by skincare routines lately but there’s this specific product that up until now a lot of people don’t know the importance of. Sunscreen, a skincare staple that has been around for a long time now, is still being considered as a product that you would only use whenever you are at the beach. Of course, we all want that perfect skin that’s why we are here to share with you why you should start including this product into your routine!

But first let’s talk about UVA and UVB. UVA rays penetrates deep into the dermis, the skin’s thickets layer which causes our wrinkles. UVB rays, however, is what usually causes our skin to burn whenever we are out in the sun. Surprisingly, it’s actually quite common for us to think that we don’t need sun protection whenever we are indoors or when the sky is gloomy but research has proven that the ultraviolet rays would still affect us so it’s important to use sunscreen!

Now, you might be thinking of heading to your nearest drugstore and hoard all the sunscreen you can find but did you know that not all sunscreens are the same? Certain sunscreens are less greasy while there are others that may cause you to breakout. To help you find the one that will surely make your skin stay youthful, check out our recommendations!

1. Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence 

The number one sunscreen that's on every skincare junkies' drawer is the Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence which is widely known for its lightweight formula that feels like water on the skin. Besides giving our face the maximum protection (SPF 50) it needs to protect us from both UVA and UVB rays, it also doesn't leave a white cast, which makes it ideal for everyday use. If you just found out the importance of sunscreen lately, we highly recommend for you to try this one! 

P488 /

2. Dear Klairs Soft Airy UV Essence

When it comes to sunscreen, most of us look for products that even out our skin tone, and with Dear Klairs Soft Airy UV Essence, we can achieve just that. This SPF50 formula has an airy and water-based consistency with ingredients that give a soothing effect and won’t dry out our skin after a fun day under the sun!

P1200 /

3. Hello Sunny Essence Sun Stick Glow 

A sunscreen that imparts a luminous finish onto your skin, Hello Sunny Essence Sun Stick Glow is well-loved by beauty influencers for a reason! It doesn't only protect your skin from UV rays, but it also gives it some much-needed vitamins to let your skin achieve that natural glow. Plus, the packaging of this sunscreen is highly practical, so you can bring it anywhere when you need touch-ups! 

P1250 /

4. COSRX Aloe Soothing Sun Cream 

COSRX has been widely popular in the skincare industry for their game-changing products like their Salicylic Acid Daily Cleanser and Low-PH Good Morning Gel Cleanser. That's why finding out that they have another great product created for acne-prone skin girls out there shouldn't surprise anyone anymore! Their Aloe Soothing Sun Cream is lightweight and non-greasy which gives you a moisturizing and nourishing feeling. 

P690 /

5. Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen 

Formulated with a superior balanced broad-spectrum protection against skin-aging UVA and burning UVB rays, Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen will keep your skin hydrated and fresh throughout the day. Plus, it will also help give you that non-shiny finish that makes it perfect to wear during the days when you are going to be out in the sun all day!

P568 /

6. Fresh Skinlab Jeju Aloe ICE 98% Aloe Vera UV Sunblock

While sunblock and sunscreens are different from each other (sunscreens penetrate the skin, while sunblocks sit on top of the skin), one thing's for sure is that they both protect our skin from the sun. That's why we are including a sunblock that local beauty vloggers are currently raving about, the Fresh Skinlab Jeju Aloe ICE 98% Aloe Vera UV Sunblock! It is made with watery essence, so this sunblock will surely leave your skin refreshed and moisturized the whole day. If you are on a budget, we suggest you try this sunblock! 

P299 /

In a tropical country like the Philippines, it's a must for everyone to wear sunscreen with a high SPF to have your skin nourished and protected. While some of you might have already kept in mind the significance of sunscreen, you should also be careful about what sunscreen you fancy to put on your face! That's why we hope this article has guided you in choosing the right formula, and start considering it as a daily part of your skincare routine. 

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