Living in Singapore means that we get to enjoy summer all year round. While that certainly has its benefits - think #beachlife and cute sundresses - the truth is that we’re also exposed to high levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation daily. Stay protected by investing in a good sunscreen to fend off harmful sun damage. Active girls will love these bestselling picks from Japan that all come with broadspectrum SPF50+/PA++++ coverage and pocket-friendly prices.
● WORK OUT, DON’T BURN OUT
The last thing you want to worry about when exercising outdoors is getting sunburnt. Prevent that from happening with these waterproof sunscreens from the Suncut Perfect Series. These are resistant to sweat, water, and rubbing so that they won’t come off even when you’re going hard at your workout. The broadspectrum formula blocks out both UVA and UVB rays, plus they’re chock-full of moisturising ingredients like squalane and royal jelly extract to keep your skin hydrated even when it’s scorching. The Suncut Perfect Sunscreens come in four variants - Spray ($25.90 for 90g), Milk ($22.90 for 60ml), Essence ($22.90 for 60g) and Gel ($22.90 for 100g) - so that you can choose the texture and fi nish that best suits your needs.
● GET SUN-DATE READY
Want to look flawless at your next weekend date? Grab a sunscreen that doubles up as a makeup base. This removes one extra step from your routine, and also prevents foundation or blusher from caking up when applied. We love the lavender-tinted Suncut Tone Up UV Essence ($23.90 for 80g) and Suncut Tone Up UV Spray ($23.90 for 60g) for their colour-correcting properties that naturally hide redness and balance out uneven skin tones. Besides brightening your complexion and giving it a glow, these sunscreens also boast good-for-skin ingredients like lavender and lemon extracts, moisturising hyaluronic acid and antioxidant-rich vitamin C.
● YOU NEED SPF INDOORS, TOO
Don’t forget to apply sunscreen even if you work in an office, especially if you sit near a window. UVA rays can pass through glass and penetrate deep into your skin to cause damage at a cellular level. This includes premature skin ageing, pigmentation spots and even skin cancer. Make sure that doesn’t happen to you by slathering on a layer of sunscreen every morning. You can also keep a bottle of sunscreen on your table to reapply before lunchtime. These lightweight formulas from Suncut help to protect your skin, and are gentle enough even for sensitive skin sufferers. Best of all, they don’t feel sticky so they’re great for daily use.
All Suncut sunscreens are available at Watsons, Welcia-BHG and Don Don Donki. The Suncut Perfect Series is also available at Guardian and Sasa.