9 Beauty Products That Have In-Built SPF To Protect You From UV Damage

LIFESTYLE  |  June 27, 2017
  • SK-II Atmosphere Airy Light Emulsion SPF30/PA+++ ($99, leading department stores)
    1 / 9 SK-II Atmosphere Airy Light Emulsion SPF30/PA+++ ($99, leading department stores)

    Combat the signs of UV damage and shield skin from pollution and infrared reds. Besides the brand’s trademarked pitera, this also has skin-brightening niacinamide and extracts of the opuntia plant, a member of the cactus family that thrives in harsh conditions.

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  • Orbis Sunscreen on Face Light SPF34/PA+++ ($18)
    2 / 9 Orbis Sunscreen on Face Light SPF34/PA+++ ($18)

    Before heading to work, apply this tinted sunscreen to give your complexion a beautiful, even finish. It also doubles up as a makeup primer, and has a special mix of powders that blends effortlessly into yellow-hued Asian skin tones without leaving a chalky residue. 

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  • Biore Extra Moist Anti-Pollution Body Care Serum SPF50+/PA+++ ($12.90, leading pharmacies)
    3 / 9 Biore Extra Moist Anti-Pollution Body Care Serum SPF50+/PA+++ ($12.90, leading pharmacies)

    Don’t neglect your body when it comes to sun protection. This offers high UV coverage in a light, serum texture that’s easy to spread – all while being water- and- sweat-resistant. 

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  • Fresh Sugar Bloom Tinted Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF15 ($36)
    4 / 9 Fresh Sugar Bloom Tinted Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF15 ($36)

    The newest addition to the brand’s well-loved tinted lip balms is a universally flattering pink that has a hint of shimmer. It’s chockfull of hydrating oils and antioxidant-rich vitamins, and offers up to six hours of moisture for your pout. 

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  • Alterna Caviar Infinite Color Hold Topcoat Shine Spray ($48, Sephora)
    5 / 9 Alterna Caviar Infinite Color Hold Topcoat Shine Spray ($48, Sephora)

    Extend the wear of your hair dye and lock in shine with this ultra-lightweight hair mist. It has a medley of botanical oils to moisturise and also provides UV protection so your colour won’t fade as quickly. 

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  • Etude House Fix & Fix Tone-Up Primer SPF34/PA++ in Lavender ($22.90)
    6 / 9 Etude House Fix & Fix Tone-Up Primer SPF34/PA++ in Lavender ($22.90)

    If you want to give skin a break from makeup on the weekends, just use this colour-correcting primer instead. It helps to brighten your complexion and blur imperfections in one step.  

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  • Supergoop! AcaiFusion Lip Balm SPF30 ($14, Sephora)
    7 / 9 Supergoop! AcaiFusion Lip Balm SPF30 ($14, Sephora)

    This antioxidant-rich lip balm nourishes your pout with acai berry extracts and moisturising shea butter. It leaves a pretty, sheer pink tint. 

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  • DHC Suncut Q10 EX Milk SPF 50+/PA++++ ($29.90, Watsons)
    8 / 9 DHC Suncut Q10 EX Milk SPF 50+/PA++++ ($29.90, Watsons)

    Keep skin hydrated even while you’re having fun outdoors. Boasting a serum-like texture, this silky formula contains coenzyme Q10 and hyaluronic acid. It also gives a powdery finish that you can layer makeup over. 

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  • Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Dry Touch SPF50+/PA++++ ($31.90, leading pharmacies)
    9 / 9 Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Dry Touch SPF50+/PA++++ ($31.90, leading pharmacies)

    Oil-free and suitable for those with eczema-prone or sensitive skin, this mineral sunscreen isn’t sticky to the touch and won’t leave a whitish cast on skin.

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