5 Award-Winning Sunscreens Every Active Girl Needs for Her Workout

by Peh Yi Wen
LIFESTYLE  |  June 13, 2019
  • Never skip applying sunscreen – even if you’re exercising indoors.
    1 / 6 Never skip applying sunscreen – even if you’re exercising indoors.

    Whether you are braving the blazing sun for an outdoor boot camp, or staying indoors for a yoga class, this layer of protection against UVA and UVB rays remain equally important.

    We get it. The choices out there are aplenty and can get pretty overwhelming. So instead of staring blankly at the multiple shelves of sunscreen products, take your pick from these best-sellers that have won awards at the Guardian Healthy Beauty Awards 2019.

    Check out the full list of winning masks, moisturisers, hair care products and more at www.guardian.com.sg/hba2019.

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  • Aprilskin Magic Snow Sun Stick ($25 for 18g)
    2 / 6 Aprilskin Magic Snow Sun Stick ($25 for 18g)

    This pocket-sized sunscreen stick will fit easily into your tiniest bags and makeup pouches, making it super easy to carry around and reapply on the go – even over makeup. Besides powerful sun protection, your skin will also feel more nourished, thanks to the natural ingredients like aloe vera and green tea in its formula.

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    (Also read: 6 Best Sunscreens For Every Type of Vacation)

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  • Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence SPF50+ PA++++ ($18.90 for 50g)
    3 / 6 Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence SPF50+ PA++++ ($18.90 for 50g)

    If you’ve got an oily complexion, this lightweight sunscreen is a godsend. Its watery texture is easily absorbed into the skin without leaving a sticky after-feel. Plus, it contains unique water capsules that release moisture upon application so that your skin feels light and refreshed.

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  • Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50 PA+++ ($21.25 for 88ml)
    4 / 6 Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50 PA+++ ($21.25 for 88ml)

    Despite its creamy consistency, this sunblock lotion absorbs quickly into your skin without leaving a layer of grease after. It’s sweatproof, resistant to rub-offs, and you can count on it to shield you from harmful UVA and UVB rays that cause ageing skin and sunburns respectively – perfect to slather on before your outdoor runs.

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    (Also read: 10 Lightweight Sunscreens You Can Wear Under Your Makeup)

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  • Sunplay Ultra Shield UV Body Mist SPF130 PA++++ ($21.90 for 165ml)
    5 / 6 Sunplay Ultra Shield UV Body Mist SPF130 PA++++ ($21.90 for 165ml)

    We love how sunscreen sprays like this make applying (and reapplying) sunscreen super fuss-free. Boasting high SPF protection that is made to last, this lightweight mist is perfect if you are spending long hours under the sun – be it hiking or kayaking with your adventurous significant other. It’s packed with hyaluronic acid to keep your skin hydrated all day long, as well as antioxidants to combat pesky free radicals that damage your skin.

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  • Banana Boat Sport Sunscreen SPF 110 PA+++ ($22.90 for 170g)
    6 / 6 Banana Boat Sport Sunscreen SPF 110 PA+++ ($22.90 for 170g)

    Heading to the beach? This trusty sunscreen spray will protect you from nasty sunburns all-day, thanks to its advanced water- and sweat-resistant formula. With its any-angle spray nozzle, you won’t miss a spot either.

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    (Also read: Best Non-Greasy Sunscreens For Oily Skin)

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