8 Best Sunscreens That Won’t Make You Feel Icky in Singapore

Best Sunscreens in Singapore | magazine.vaniday.com

Suncreens are perhaps the most forgotten, but arguably, the most important step of any skincare regime. Ask any dermatologist or aesthetician out there and the answer is unanimous — sunscreen is vital to keeping your skin healthy. Wrinkles, sun spots, and uneven skin tone are just some of the ailments that skipping your sun protection can bring. Perhaps one reason why many people tend to skip sunscreen is because it is heavy, and leaves a greasy sheen on our face. However, there are sunscreens out there which feel weightless on your skin. Here are 8 sunscreens which will get you to change your mind.

Anessa Perfect UV Sunscreen Skincare Milk

Anessa Perfect UV Sunscreen Skin Care Milk SPF50+/PA++++ | 8 Best Sunscreens for Singapore's Hot and Humid Weather

Being the number one sunscreen in Japan for 19 years says a lot about Anessa Perfect UV Sunscreen Skincare Milk. However, it’s no surprise there. It boasts a Triple Defense Technology, where UV protection actually increases when in contact with sweat, water, and heat. To seal the deal, it’s even waterproof — perfect for days by the pool!

Available in-store and online at Guardian and Watsons.

Yours Sunny Side Up

Sunny Side Up | 8 Best Sunscreens for Singapore's Hot and Humid Weather

Sunny Side Up is a water-based broad spectrum SPF 30 sunscreen mist for all-day UV and blue light protection. No white cast, no shine, no breakouts make it a game-changer for any skincare routine. It’s powered by Buddleja flower extracts from the Swiss Alps, with natural anti-ageing and antioxidant properties. It’s also packaged in a spray bottle, making it easy for re-applications on the go!

Available online at Yours.

Sigi Skin Morning Glow Physical Sunscreen

Morning Glow Physical Sunscreen

A hydrating vegan sunscreen, Morning Glow helps prevent premature aging by protecting your skin from UVA and UVB rays, as well as from environmental aggravations. When applied, its light, whipped texture blends into your skin with ease, disappearing completely, leaving no white residue and no greasy film.

Available online at Sigi Skin.

UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence SPF 50+ PA++++

BIORE, UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence SPF 50+ PA++++ 50g | 8 Best Sunscreens for Singapore's Hot and Humid Weather

Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence has always been a cult-favourite, well-loved for its price and its function. Its new and improved formula provides even coverage for skin, fine lines and uneven surfaces at a micro-level. Its light, watery texture is easily absorbed and does not leave any stickiness behind. The result? A sunscreen that just melts into and hydrates the skin. It’s suitable for both the face and body.

Available in-store and online at Guardian and Watsons.

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Sunscreen SPF 50+ Ultra Cream

Buy La Roche-Posay Anthelios Ultra Cream SPF50+ 50ml

Perfect for those with sensitive skin, La Roche-Posay Anthelios Sunscreen boasts a minimalist formula with no compromise on protection. Its broad-spectrum protection shields skin from UVA and UVB rays, while also preventing damage caused by Infrared-A and pollution. It’s water and sweat-resistant, too!

Available in-store and online at Watsons.

Shiseido Global Suncare The Perfect Protector SPF 50+ PA++++

Shiseido The Perfect Protector SPF50+ PA++++ | 8 Best Sunscreens for Singapore's Hot and Humid Weather

This sunscreen leaves a velvety finish on the face. Just like its daughter brand Anessa, Shiseido Global Suncare The Perfect Protector also harnesses a special protective function where it becomes stronger in the presence of water, sweat, and heat. Applies invisibly and blends immediately.

Available in-store and online at Sephora.

Innisfree Daily Sensitive Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++

Innisfree Daily Sensitive Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++ 50ml Vaniday

For those of you with sensitive skin, this hypoallergenic sunscreen won’t cause any reactions, while at the same time offering high levels of UV-A and UV-B protection. As it is so mild, you won’t even need to double cleanse. A single wash will be enough to remove this gentle yet effective sunscreen!

Available online at Vaniday.

Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40

Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40 | 8 Best Sunscreens for Singapore's Hot and Humid Weather

A totally invisible, weightless, scentless sunscreen with SPF 40. Its unique oil-free formula glides onto skin, providing shine control and leaving a velvety, makeup-gripping finish. Definitely one of the best sunscreens out there for for those with oily skin.

Available in-store and online at Sephora.

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