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How to Choose Sunscreen for Oily Skin?

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With any sunscreen for oily skin, choosing one with a high enough SPF is essential, as the SPF 15 you used isn’t enough. And experts suggest an SPF of 30 or higher for regular daily use. If you’re going to be spending more time outdoors, it’s recommended to use at least SPF 50. However, if you take oily skin, there are a few additional factors besides SPF.

Choose a Light Formula

sunscreen for oily skin – Think gel creams, serums and clear lotions. Choose a light-textured sunscreen if you don’t want your face to be slippery at midday. Experts say that powdered sunscreens are also an excellent alternative to adding sunscreen to help shine. Which formula you choose (chemicals only, minerals only, or a combination of both) is ultimately a matter of personal choice and what textures light on your skin.

Choose Oil-Free Options

Sunscreen for oily skin – It might appear obvious, but you’d surprise how many sunscreens for oily skin contain pore-clogging oils. Experts recommend avoiding comedogenic ingredients like isopropyl myristate, isopropyl palmitate, soybean oil, and coconut oil. Look for oil-free and noncomedogenic labels.

How do We Choose?

With the help of our side of dermatologists here at Healthline, we’ve amassed a list of the best sunscreen for oily skin. Aside from our skincare experts, I, too, have ridiculously oily skin. Just about any product that sits on my skin results in a greasy, slippery mess in a matter of hours (you’re welcome in this photo).

However, after years of trying and trying products that work well with my skin type, I consider myself pretty well versed in choosing approved products for oily skin, including sunscreens.

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Here are some Critical Factors that Were Considered:

Customer Ratings and Reviews: These products had excellent user reviews to make our list. Bonus: I’ve even tried a few of these sunscreens and can attest to the quality of the products.

Broad-Spectrum Formulas – Broad-spectrum formulas are best for sun protection, so all items on our list should protect from UVA and UVB rays.

Price: We ensure to include priced products in a wide range, so everyone can find a sunscreen that fits their budget.

SPF: According to the American Cancer Society Trusted Source, sunscreens with an SPF of at least 30 will protect your skin from around 97% UVB rays.

Keywords in the Tag

Look for words like “mattifying”, “oil absorbent”, “pore reducer”, “opaque” and “blurring”. They are frequently used on labels, packaging, and product descriptions of sunscreens designed for oily skin.

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The Best Oil-Free Sunscreen for Oily Skin in India

IPCA Acne UV Gel SPF 30 PA+++

And derma Co Ultra Matte Sunscreen Gel SPF 60 PA++++

Rivela Dermascience Ultralight Dry Matte Sunscreen Gel

Brinton Mild UV Sun Cream SPF30 PA+++ Lotion

Z-Block sun gel 25% zinc oxide

Quiz Mattifying Sunscreen SPF 50

Re’equil Ultra Matte Dry Touch Sun Gel Spf 50 PA++++

La Shield PHYSICAL Solar Gel Spf 50+ Pa+++

Derma Essentia Solar Gel SPF 50 PA+++

Suncor Soft Gel Spf 50+

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