You have to take me very seriously when I say that wearing sunscreen every single time you step out of the house is very important. Yes, I know you’ve already heard that. But honestly, I cannot stress more on this—it is Rule Number 1 for skincare. The harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun can irreparably damage your skin, lead to age spots, sunburn, wrinkles and tanning. In fact, it can even cause skin diseases! This layer of SPF (Sun Protection Factor) can save your skin from all of this and keep it young, glowing and fabulous. Now, most of you with oily skin will cringe at the thought of adding another layer of product, which is exactly why you should read on! Here’s a list of some of the best sunscreens out there for oily skin.
Neutrogena UltraSheer Dry Touch Sunblock SPF 50+
This fast absorbing sunblock leaves your skin soft and has a mattifying effect on the skin. The SPF 50 will protect your skin from UVA and UVB rays of the sun, and so you should apply this after your moisturiser every day.
The Face Shop Natural Sun Eco Sebum Control Hydrating Sun Cream
As the name suggests, this product by The Face Shop doesn’t only protect your skin from sun damage, but also controls sebum production. K-Beauty is all the rage these days, and this SPF cream is worth every penny, ladies. Re-apply every 2-3 hours for best results.
The Body Shop Skin Defence Multi-Protection Essence SPF 50PA+++
This impressive sunscreen lotion with SPF 50 is infused with Vitamin C and red algae extract that save your skin from external aggressors like pollution and sun damage. Use this daily for healthy and glowing skin always.
Bioderma Photoderm Akn Mat SPF 30/ UVA 13
This one improves sebum quality to ensure your skin health is at its best. It has a long-term mattifying effect, is colourless and doesn’t make the skin oily. Go for it, we say.
Clinique SPF 50 Mineral Sunscreen Fluid For Face
With this one in your beauty closet, you can bid goodbye to all your skin woes. Clinique has a long history of making products most suitable to sensitive skin, and this mineral sunscreen is another great example of their expertise in this area. It’s oil-free and will give your skin all the protection it needs from UVA and UVB rays of the sun.
O3+ Mattifying Gel Cream SPF 50 - Advance Protection
This light, gel-based formula makes this sunscreen the perfect pick for those with oily skin. It has a matte effect on the skin, and should be applied 20 minutes before stepping out of the house.
Innisfree Perfect UV Protection Cream Triple Care SPF50+ PA+++
It’s water resistant, non-sticky, and long lasting - just the factors you need to look into when picking the ideal sunscreen for yourself. The sunflower oil and jeju tea extract make it soothing on the skin. The formula protects you from ageing, sun damage and has some brightening benefits, too. Need we say more?
Aroma Magic Cucumber Sunscreen Gel
As mentioned, gel-based sunscreens work best for those with oily skin. The gel controls your oil glands and has a great, non-greasy finish on the skin. Add some cucumber extract to it and the cooling effect will make your skin feel soft, smooth and nourished. Give this one a shot!
Kaya Youth Protect Sunscreen SPF 50
When the sunscreen you’re wearing has SPF 50, you know your skin is safe. This one by Kaya will take care of your skin, protecting it from sun damage and premature ageing, too. Its lightweight, non-greasy formula make it suitable for all skin types. Besides, applying it every day won’t be a hassle, given its appealing texture.
Fabindia Vitamin E Sunscreen SPF 30
Vitamin E is a great nourishment doze to give to your skin. So, it’s only natural that this sunscreen makes it to our list. It not only protects the skin from sun damage, ageing and blemishes, but also gives you a healthy and brighter complexion.
The Body Shop Seaweed Oil Control Lotion SPF 15 PA++
An oil control lotion with SPF 15 in it - now isn’t this what you’ve been looking for? Add this to your beauty regime to ensure healthy and glowing skin always! It combats shine, rebalances oil production, and adds the right amount of moisture to your skin. Order it already, please?
Kiehl's Ultra Light Daily UV Defense Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50 PA+++
The minerals in this Kiehl’s product have a high reflective index that protect the skin from UV rays. Not only that, the Vitamin E in it shields the skin from damage from free radicals. Be it sun damage, wrinkling, sagging or sun spots - this magical product takes on all your skin issues. Add this in your skincare regime without giving it a second thought!
Just Herbs No Sun Jojoba-Wheatgerm Moisturizing Sun Protection Gel
A sun protection gel that’s made from natural ingredients - this one protects your skin from the blazing sun, and the jojoba and wheat germ extract in it keep the skin moisturised and healthy. It’s suited for all skin type, so grab this baby already!