Summer Essentials: Sunscreens That Are Worth your Money

One can't stress enough on the fact that how important it is to apply sunscreen to keep our skin sane during the scorching heat of summer! It's almost like summer, and sunscreens are synonyms. Apart from keeping yourself hydrated, the next important thing to swear by is applying sunscreen. Today, there are dozens of sunscreens available in the market, which can really confuse us as to which will save our skin and which one is just a marketing gimmick! Well, we have got you covered and have listed down the 10 best sunscreens available in the Indian market! (You are surely going to find your perfect sunscreen)

Mamaearth Ultra Light Indian Sunscreen SPF50 PA+++ With Turmeric & Carrot Seed

[caption id="attachment_8405" align="alignnone" width="300"]suncreen Image credits: Mamaearth.com[/caption] Mamaearth as a brand has really managed to create some great products for the Indian market, and one of them is the Ultra Light Indian Sunscreen. The brand is known for using natural ingredients in their products, and they have used ingredients like carrot seed, turmeric, and orange oil in the sunscreen. The product will feel ultra-light and non-greasy on your skin, providing it up to 6 hours of protection against harsh UVA and UVB rays. Skin Type: Suitable for all skin types. Price: The product retails for INR 499 (80gm)

La Shield Sunscreen Gel SPF 40 P +++

[caption id="attachment_8406" align="alignnone" width="300"]sunscreen Image credits: DesertCart[/caption] The sunscreen by La Shield is often recommended by dermatologists as the product does not cause any skin irritation and is free from all kinds of preservatives, fragrance and colour additives. The formula is non-greasy,oil-free and gives a matte effect once settled. If you are ready to splurge your money on a high-end sunscreen, go for this one! The USP of the product is that it is non-comedogenic (does not clog pores), water-resistant! (It shields your skin, quite literally!) Skin Type: Suitable for all skin types. Price: The product retails for INR 790 (60gm)

Re'equil Ultra Matte Dry Touch Sunscreen Gel SPF 50 PA ++++ UVA

[caption id="attachment_8408" align="alignnone" width="225"]sunscreen Image credits: Tata CLiQ[/caption] With a great sun protection factor and a PA rating, the Ultra Matte Dry Touch Sunscreen spreads very easily on your skin and has a non-greasy formula, leaving no white cast. The product has an oxybenzone sunscreen filter and is water/sweat resistant. The product is non-comedogenic and dermatologically tested. Skin Type: Suitable for all skin types, especially acne-prone skin. Price: The product retails for INR 695 (50gm)

Aroma Magic Sunblock Lotion SPF 30 PA++ UVA/UVB

[caption id="attachment_8409" align="alignnone" width="300"]sunscreen Image credits: amazon.in[/caption] The mineral-based sunscreen is free from parabens, alcohol, artificial colouring, and fragrances. Enriched with carrot seed, wheat germ and jojoba oils, Aroma Magic's sunscreen is non-greasy, skin-friendly and does not leave any oil residue on your skin. The product has a light pink tint to it, but it does not leave any white cast and easily gets absorbed in the skin. If you want to invest in a budget-friendly sunscreen, we'd suggest going for this one! Skin Type: Suitable for all skin types. Price: The product retails for INR 375 (100ml)

Neutrogena Ultrasheer Dry Touch Sunblock SPF 50+

[caption id="attachment_8411" align="alignnone" width="256"]sunscreen Image credits: Snapdeal[/caption] This particular sunscreen is probably one of the most loved and recommended sunscreen in the drugstore category. The product is water-resistant and has helioplex technology, which offers powerful protection against the sun while leaving an invisible feeling on your skin. The sunscreen will absorb in your skin very quickly, without leaving any white cast. Skin Type: Suitable for all skin types. Price: The product retails for INR 549 (88ml)

Forest Essentials SUN FLUID Tender Coconut Water With Turmeric & Basil Leaf SPF 50 PA ++

[caption id="attachment_8412" align="alignnone" width="300"]sunscreen Image credits: Pinterest[/caption] As the name suggests, the sunscreen is made of natural ingredients such as tender coconut water, fresh basil leaves and aloe vera. The product lives up to what it claims; it's watery in texture and doesn't make your skin sticky or oily. The sunscreen has an SPF 50 PA ++ that gives you skin protection of up to 4-6 hours and hydrates your skin. Skin Type: Suitable for normal skin type Price: The product retails for INR 975 (50ml)

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