Pigmentation, sunburn, uneven skin tone are some of the worst fears that could easily come true if you don't care for your skin, especially during summer. We, of course, can't stand it. So, to rescue your skin, we have compiled a list of some of the best sunscreens that you could purchase online and have healthy-looking skin all through the year. (Yes, sunscreens are not just for summers).
Safe Skin Is In: Best Sunscreen To Use For All Skin Types
Organic Harvest Sunscreen - SPF 50
All about sustainable, cruelty-free products that are just right for your skin and hair, Organic Harvest has a wonderful curation of sunscreens too. We recommend their sunscreen with SPF 50 protection as it's not only water-resistant but also suitable for indoor and outdoor use. (for all skin). With aloe-vera extract and glycerine, we love how light this feels on the skin.
Price: INR 372 for 100 grams
Lotus Herbals Safe Sun UV Screen Matte Gel Pa+++ SPF - 50
Quite an affordable brand, the sunscreens by Lotus Herbals are certainly one of the best ones you could purchase. Their sunscreens are mostly suited for all skin types and the best part is that they are non-greasy (yayy!) We recommend using the brand's SPF 50 but you could, of course, check out their SPF 30 one as well, depending on your skin type and the temperature.
Price: INR 335 for 50 gms
VLCC Matte Depigmentation Look SPF 30 Sun Screen Gel Creme (Tinted)
Suited for all skin types (we recommend using it for dry skin), this sunscreen is pretty affordable and you'll not regret buying this one. What we really like about this sunscreen is that it blends easily with the skin tone and also reduces skin pigmentation. So, start stocking up.
Price: INR 210 for 50gms
Plum Green Tea Day-Light Sunscreen SPF 35 PA+++
100 percent vegan and enriched with argan oil, aloe vera, and green tea, this sunscreen by Plum is literally skin food. Better suited for normal skin, it offers moderate sun protection and the gel-like texture gets absorbed into the skin very easily.
Price: INR 518 for 50 ml
L'Oreal Paris UV Perfect Super Aqua Essence SPF 50+
This sunscreen promises protection for about 12 hours and it's made with a super-light formula that will feel really smooth on your skin. Also, we hear that it doesn't leave a white cast after the application which is obviously a good point.
Price: INR 386 for 30ml
Tvakh - Silky Matte Tint Sun Guard Gel
Know more about Tvakh here.
Price: INR 415 for 60 ml
Vanalaya - Sun Screen Lotion SPF 50 UVA/UVB
The creamy texture makes it nourishing and the fact that it’s paraben-free is a bonus. Apply this 15-20 minutes before stepping out. With aloe vera, avocado, castor oil, coconut oil, and more, this can easily be a part of your daily skincare routine.
Price: INR 500 for 100 ml
Laviche Bath Essentials - Rose Sunscreen Lotion
While their whipped soaps are a real treat, their rose sunscreen is no less. Loaded with jojoba oil, shea butter, Vitamin E oil, coconut oil, and Rose Oil, this one is perfect if you’re looking for something mild but nourishing. And it smells good too! Read more about Laviche here.
Price: INR 450 for 250 grams
Neutrogena UltraSheer Dry Touch Sunblock SPF 50+
Known to protect your skin from darkening, aging, and sunburns - this sunscreen is super-light and the texture is smooth, so much so that you won't be able to have enough of it. You can also use this sunscreen as a primer and it will help your make-up stay together (your welcome!)
Price: INR 238 for 50 ml
Amayra Naturals - Ban the Tan Sunscreen
Price: INR 699 for 100 ml
Ilana Organics - Nourishing Sun Shield
This is perfect for when you’re travelling or are always on the go but can’t compromise on skincare. It’s more of a serum, so a little goes a long way. All you’ve got to do is apply one to two drops before stepping out. Know more about Ilana Organics here.
Price: INR 650 for 15 ml
Oriental Botanics - Nature's Vitamin C Brightening Sunscreen SPF 50
All-natural and paraben-free, this sunscreen has a smooth finish and offers optimum sun protection. The non-greasy texture works best for people with oily skin, although it’s suitable for all skin types.
Price: INR 749 for 100 ml
Dr Sheth's - Basic Brightening Daily Sunscreen
Vegan and cruelty-free, this sunscreen from Dr Sheth’s has a lovely creamy formula that will leave your skin feeling soft and moisturised. Made specifically for the Indian skin, the hero ingredient here is liquorice that is known to be rich in antioxidants and will make you look all radiant and fresh.
Price: INR 808
Kaya Youth Protect Sunscreen SPF 50, PA++++
This sunscreen has been tried-and-tested and trust us, it's one of the most lightweight sunscreens that we've applied. It's non-greasy as well and leaves your face moisturised which is of course, the best part.
Price: INR 580 for 50ml
Sadhev Ayurvedic Suncreen SPF 30
The goodness of Ayurveda with a touch of luxury - that's how we like to describe Sadhev, a Chennai-based skincare brand that's also vegan and cruelty-free. While their soaps and aloe vera gel are quite popular, their sunscreen is worth a try. Cream-based and made with carrot and liquorice, this will keep your skin protected from sunburns and pigmentation. It is a bit on the expensive side, but if you don't mind splurging, this will be a worthy investment.
Price: INR 1990 for 200 ml.