We break down the best new SPF of the season into categories, so even the most sunscreen-averse will find something to love. From a water-resistant sunscreen to SPF that doubles a makeup primer, these are the ones to add to cart now.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.