When you are out in the sunlight, your skin gets damaged, dry and unhealthy. Your travel plans mean a lot of sun exposure for your skin which eventually leads to skin damage. But this doesn’t mean that you can not protect your skin from getting damaged when on the go. You can drink a lot of water to maintain the pH of your skin, stay calm and use the best sunscreens for your skin type. Best sunscreen will provide a protective layer to your skin. Check which one is for your skin type.

Best Sunscreens For Normal Skin

Biotique Bio Sandalwood 50+ SPF UVA/UVB Sunscreen

The best part about Biotique Bio Sandalwood 50+ SPF UVA/UVB Sunscreen is that it is organic which means it is paraben free and it retains the sun protection factor on the skin even if you stay in the water for more than an hour. It has a broad spectrum SPF of 50. A few of the main ingredients are sandalwood, saffron and honey. These ingredients keep your skin moisturised for a long time. So you don’t need a moisturiser separately. It is pocket-friendly as well as travel-friendly.

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Lacto Calamine Sun Shield SPF 30 PA++

Lacto Calamine Sun Shield SPF 30 PA++ is gentle on the skin and moisturises it pretty well. It has a broad spectrum of SPF 30 and has a strong but good fragrance. It contains lemon extracts that help in controlling the oil. The sunscreen also contains vitamin E that helps in reducing the pigmentation. It helps in maintaining the pH of your skin and also works well as a makeup base.

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Best Sunscreens For Oily Skin

VLCC Anti-Tan Sunscreen Lotion

VLCC Anti-Tan Sunscreen Lotion is a good sunscreen. It nourishes your skin and it is affordable. VLCC Anti-Tan Sunscreen is enriched with lemon extracts that help in the oil control making it one of the best sunscreens for oily skin types. The only con in this sunscreen lotion is that the SPF is low which is 25. Apart from that, the sunscreen contains zinc oxide that provides heavy protection from the sun when applied. The problem is that you will have to reapply it on your skin after two-three hours. It is light on your skin and the packaging is travel-friendly.

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La Roche-Posay Ultra Light Sunscreen Spf 50

La Roche-Posay Ultra Light Sunscreen Spf 50 is La Roche-Posay’s one of the bests. It is lightweight and has a broad spectrum with SPF 50. The paraben-free factor makes it a lot attractive than the others. It gives a non-greasy look. It has a light consistency that makes it easier to spread evenly on the skin. A small quantity goes a long way so the tube will last for a long time. It doesn’t leave a whitish residue when applied on the skin. The only con is that it is a little expensive for the quantity provided.

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KAMA Ayurveda Natural Sun Protection SPF 21 

Because if the low SPF you might have to reapply the sunscreen on your skin after two-three hours. But if you are willing to do it, KAMA Ayurveda Natural Sun Protection SPF 21 is magic for oily skin types. Even after a low SPF like 21, it is made mostly from the natural ingredients. It comes in small packaging that makes it travel-friendly as well. The best ingredient isn’t a natural one but still plays a vital role in protecting your skin from the sun; Zinc oxide. Ingredients like olive oil and glycerine moisturise the skin and do not clog pores. It works as a makeup base as well.

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Best Sunscreens For Dry Skin

Boutique Bio Carrot SPF 40 sunscreen

Boutique Bio Carrot SPF 40 sunscreen with a good SPF and heavy moisturising makes it the perfect sunscreen for dry skin types. It is enriched with carrot seeds extracts and is completely affordable. The sunscreen ensures that the skin remains soft for hours and is also protected from the sun. The best part about Boutique Bio Carrot SPF 40 sunscreen is that it keeps the skin moisturised yet non-greasy. It also can be used as a makeup base.

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Natio Daily Defence Face Moisturizer SPF 50+

Natio Daily Defence Face Moisturizer SPF 50+ hydrates your skin deeply yet is non-sticky. It leaves no white cast and is extremely lightweight. The only problem is that it is not waterproof. It works best if you need to give your skin some extra hydration. It is enriched with aloe vera and vitamin E which is best for the skin when you need hydration. The sunscreen nourishes the skin and protects the skin from skin damage caused by UV-A and UV-B radiations. The consistency is creamy and yet light. one peanut size is enough for your neck and face. It is an all in one product.

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 Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50

Neutrogena is one of my favourite brands and for me, it has been reliable throughout. Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50 has a creamy texture that makes it easier to spread evenly and absorb easily. It does not leave any residue since it is light and non-sticky. It offers an SPF of 50. Since it provides a broad spectrum, it provides protection from UV-A and UV-B rays. It also helps in controlling the skin ageing since extra melanin is not produced. I love the fragrance of this sunscreen. You can easily apply it on a sunny day and not worry about your skin getting oily. The only con in this sunscreen is that it does not give a full matte finish. So if that doesn’t bother you, go for it. It is the best way to start your day.

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These sunscreens will not only save your day but also make your skin healthier. But make sure you choose the correct sunscreens for your skin. A sunscreen that is good for oily skin may not be good for dry skin or sensitive skin. Read your skin before buying the product.

Also read: How To Take Care Of Your Skin During Summer Travel

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