TOP 9 NEW SUNSCREENS
Supergoop! Every.Single.Face. SPR-Shield Watery Lotion SPF50, $50
GREAT FOR Daily use
WE LOVE IT BECAUSE... It’s enriched with skin-loving ingredients like amino acid complex and vitamin B3 to lock in moisture and fight free radical damage.
HOW IT WEARS The lotion spreads easily and keeps our sensitive complexion well-hydrated throughout the day. It doesn’t leave a white cast and adds a healthy dew. We could also apply base makeup without waiting for the sunscreen to set.
Ultra Violette Lean Screen Mineral Mattifying Sunscreen SPF50+, $52
GREAT FOR WFH days
WE LOVE IT BECAUSE... The matte finish keeps excess shine at bay, leaving skin feeling fresh all day.
HOW IT WEARS Despite its mattifying properties, our sensitive and eczema-prone skin does not feel tight or irritated when using it.
Anessa Perfect UV Sunscreen Skincare Milk SPF50+/PA++++, $41.90
GREAT FOR Mask-wear
WE LOVE IT BECAUSE... It harnesses an Auto Booster Technology that provides stronger UV protection, even when in contact with sweat, water and humidity.
HOW IT WEARS It doesn’t leave skin feeling overly tacky, even with the heat and sweat while being outdoors with a mask on. It feels comfortable, and keeps the face well-protected.
Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Sunscreen SPF50, $54
GREAT FOR Doubling as a makeup base
WE LOVE IT BECAUSE... It has a pleasant watermelon scent, and is packed with skin-caring ingredients like niacinamide and hyaluronic acid.
HOW IT WEARS The lightweight texture is a pleasure to use in Singapore’s humidity. It absorbs easily and gives complexion a soft, dewy finish.
Laneige Radian-C Sun Cream SPF50+/PA++++, $42
GREAT FOR Office wear
WE LOVE IT BECAUSE... Its skin-loving actives of vitamin C, niacinamide, panthenol, ceramide and Melasolv address free radical damage to keep complexion healthy, even and radiant.
HOW IT WEARS The soft cream applies easily, absorbs fast and keeps skin well-hydrated throughout the day. Plus, its subtle citrus scent instantly uplifts our senses.
D Program Allerdefense Essence BB SPF50+/PA+++, $38.90
GREAT FOR Weekend errands
WE LOVE IT BECAUSE... It not only offers protection against UV and pollutants, but also gives a sheer coverage to conceal redness, blemishes and uneven skin tone. Comes in two shades.
HOW IT WEARS It feels lightweight on skin, with a velvet matte finish that’s great for maskwear. Just add a little concealer and loose powder, and you’re good to head out.
HERA UV Protector Tone-Up SPF50+/PA++++, $50
GREAT FOR Enlivening dull-looking skin
WE LOVE IT BECAUSE... It not only protects against UV damage, blue light and pollutants, but also helps even out our skin tone.
HOW IT WEARS The soft pink hue leaves our complexion looking healthy and glowing instantly. Best of all, it’s not greasy – unlike other tone-up, brightening sunscreens that we’ve tried before.
Biore UV Aqua Rich Aqua Protect Lotion SPF50+/PA++++, $21.90
GREAT FOR Outdoor activities
WE LOVE IT BECAUSE... It has a refreshing watery texture that leaves skin feeling reinvigorated. Bonus: It imparts an alluring, luminous sheen with no white cast.
HOW IT WEARS One of the most lightweight sunscreens of the bunch, it doesn’t leave skin feeling tacky or greasy, even when it’s reapplied.
Shiseido Urban Environment Triple Beauty Suncare Emulsion SPF50+/PA++++, $65
GREAT FOR Outdoor sports
WE LOVE IT BECAUSE... Besides protecting skin against UV damage, it contains a unique Sun Dual Care technology that uses beneficial sunlight to reduce signs of ageing.
HOW IT WEARS While there’s a subtle white cast upon application, it disappears quickly when massaged into skin, leaving a soft brightening effect.