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Whether the destination is the beautiful beaches of Bali, or the infamous infinity pool at Marina Bay Sands, a peek inside our beach-ready basket bag would include a few essentials: cute bikinis, a stylish set of sunglasses, chic, strappy sandals, and of course, sunscreen. Sunscreens are by far the important part of any beach and beauty routine.
SPF protects your skin from harmful UV rays, which contributes to premature skin ageing and even worse, skin cancer in the long run. And now, we’re aided with a wealth of ray-fighting formulas to choose from. Here just a few of the best waterproof sunscreens to stock up on before your next beach day.
If you’re finicky about getting sand stuck on your body, this sunscreen spray is specially formulated to allow sand to brush off easily. Plus, this lightweight spray can be easily applied – it can be applied upside down as well, no need for extra hands.
This sunscreen does not only stay put even after sweating, it strengthens in UV protection, thanks to its aqua booster technology. It also comes clockful with ingredients that work to hydrate and condition your skin, such as green tea and cherry tea leaf that fights free radicals. You’re left with a dewy, gel texture that glides on smoothly.
This improved formula has stronger resistance against water and perspiration and a higher staying power of UV veil on skin. It is also equipped with nourishing ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, royal jelly and citrus extract to hydrate and soften your skin.
Just as the name suggests, this cooling sun spray gives you solid invisible protection against harmful UV rays, with none of that sticky formula.The spray has a moisturisation effect, so your skin will be well hydrated and protected from the sun.
Heat from the sun getting to you? This body mist has got your back. The spray not only gives you long lasting water-resistant, high UVA and UVB protection (hello, SPF75), but its icy menthol formula gives you that much desired refreshing relief on a sunny day.
This sheer sunscreen is fortified with potent antioxidants to boost radiance for a more even and luminous skin tone, and contains plankton extract that will increase skin’s resistance to UV and heat-induced stress.
This sunscreen has a lightweight texture and strengthens in UV protection when in contact with water. This one comes with mentholated hydrofresh, giving you a fresh minty feeling with each application.
This eco-designed sunscreen protects against the sun and comes fortified with mineral rich ingredients such as life plankton and vitamin E to limit damage from UV rays. The formula also contains a 95% biodegradable base for a lower impact on the water’s environment.
This sweat-resistant setting powder comes with a UV protection of SPF 45 and aids in giving you a soft-focus matte finish without clogging pores. Great for reapplication and as the last step in your makeup regime.