What To Look When Buying Sunscreen?/ How To Choose The Right Sunscreen For Your Skin?

How To Choose The Right Sunscreen For Your Skin

Obviously, there are many good sunscreens available in the market, but not all sunscreen fitted all. Different people may need different sunscreens, some just need it for everyday wear, some need it sweat proof protection because of your skin. If you are not able to determine good Sunscreen or Sunblock. Let’s see things you should know before buying any sunscreens so that may help to choose the best one.

How To Choose The Right Sunscreen For Your Skin

How To Choose The Right Sunscreen For Your Skin

Consider Your Skin Type

Not all sunscreens are the same, they made specifically help to dry, oily or sensitive skin.   Before you buying sunscreen, should look for ingredients and choose the right one according to your skin type.

People with oily skin choose lightweight or gel lotions based sunscreen like silica or isododecane is best.

For dry skin like glycerin, lanolin, oils, dimethicone and aloe are best suits.

Consider Your Skin Type

Consider Your Skin Type

People who have sensitive skin can opt for hypoallergenic and fragrance-free mineral sunscreens with titanium dioxide or zinc oxide, and avoid alcohol-based sunscreen. Keep in mind that it is beneficial for your skin.

Think About SPF

SPF is a common term in sunscreen. You will find many high SPF products sunscreen in the market, which claims they are best for your skin and can protect you from dangerous sun rays actually which is not right. High SPF is better for fair skin. Those who have fair skin and burn easily recommend for SPF 50. Do not buy any sunscreen more than SPF 50. No sunscreen blocks 100% of the UV rays.

Think About SPF

Think About SPF

Broad Spectrum Protection

 If you are a sunscreen user, you should be aware of this, which protect your skin from UV rays. Choosing broad-spectrum SPF 30 is right to protect your skin, it covers a significant portion of the UVB rays and UVA spectrum. So look for the words broad spectrum to make sure you can buy right product.

Know Sunscreen’s Key Ingredients

You should pay a lot of attention which are chemicals and ingredients when you’re buying sunscreen. Try to avoid sunscreen which contains oxybenzone, benzophenone or benzophenone and preservative methylisothiazolinone. They can prone to skin allergies and hormone disruptions. Some sunscreen contains a lot of retinol or vitamin A that may increase skin sensitivity and even risk of the tumour!

Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide both ingredients are good physical sunscreens for your skin type, which have also been approved by the FDA. Always adopt a sunscreen that contains antioxidant vitamin E can also a good option that can opt for your skin. It helps protect against environmental damage and is also proven to repair UV-induced DNA damage.

Other forms of Sunscreen

Avoid using Sunscreens which is  form of Spray, Powder, or Towelette. Your skin does not get enough of the protection that comes in the form of sunscreen powder, spray, or twilight. You can opt the moisturizer with SPF, lip balm with SPF, and makeup with SPF, better than another form of sunscreens.

Other forms of Sunscreen

Other forms of Sunscreen

As mentioned above, no sunscreen protects you from 100% sun rays.  It’s better to opt for some other methods like full sleeve clothing, hats, sunglasses also protect from UV rays.  Unfortunately, more than 60% of sunscreen made of chemicals, so always read labels and ingredients carefully before purchasing sunscreen.

Priya Singha
Priya Singha: Priya is a freelance writer with an experience of 4+ years of her writing career. She pursued her Masters from DDU, Gorakhpur. She is very passionate about writing and is fond of writing short articles and blogs. She even has worked for several companies. Writing articles in the field of Health & Fitness, Beauty, Home Remedies and Travel are some of her most interested topics and brings out the best in her.

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