Tired of Oily Hands? 5 Sunblock Sprays for Every Budget

It is the age-old advice for skin: never leave home without your sunblock. Because of Singapore’s humid weather, even the best sunblock for the face can be annoying to apply because hands get sticky. Then you have to wash your hands before you go and you lose precious time in the morning. Now you do not have to look for the best sunblock that is non-stick because there are sunblock sprays you can apply on top of your makeup. Here are five options for every budget:

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Award winner and splurge: DrGL Sun Protection Mist SPF29 PA+++, $88

This sun protection mist has received five awards since 2014. It uses Scutellaria Baicalensis Root and Paeonia Suffruticosa Root extracts to fight free radicals. It also contains licorice and arbutin which brightens skin. Use this from scalp to toe everyday or even when playing sports. Bonus: Apply it on top of makeup for an instant glow!

Read more about it HERE.

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Cooling effect: ORBIS Sunscreen Cool Shower, $26

Just as the name suggests, the spray has a -5°C sensory experience which leave you feeling cool after application. It is you bet for those hot days especially during the summer. Or when you have a to spend a full day outdoor. You can spray this on your face and your hair as well. Lemon juice, lime juice, and kiwi extract hydrates skin.

Read about ORBIS Sunscreel Cool Shower HERE.

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Bang for buck: Innisfree Perfect UV Protection Spray SPF 50+ PA+++, $19

Innisfree Perfect UV Protection Spray SPF 50+ PA+++ contains sunflower oil and Jeju green tea extract to protect skin from UV rays. To moisturize skin, it uses chia seed extract and turmeric root. It also has a cooling effect and can be used on the entire body for outdoor activities. Do not spray directly on to your face. Shake the bottle then apply to the palms of your hands then transfer to your face.

Read more about it HERE.

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Fragrance free: Sunplay Skin Aqua Sarafit UV Mist Fragrance Free SPF50 PA+++, $15.90

This fragrance free option will leave your skin matte and silky. Even if you sweat, you will not feel greasy with this sunscreen. The advanced Solarex-technology provides 3-in-1 defense to protect skin against sun damage, skin aging, and dryness. The mist is fine which means it can be sprayed on top of makeup. It is alcohol, fragrance, colorant, and mineral oil free.

Read more about this sunscreen spray HERE.

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Budget buy: Biore UV Perfect Spray SPF50+ PA+++, $10.90

Got oily skin? This sunscreen spray has a sebum-absorbing powder that can control oil and shine. It also has chamomile extract that moisturizes your skin. It is waterproof, so you do not need to worry about sweating it off in Singapore’s humid weather. But it does not feel sticky even if you have applied multiple times. Aerosol spray means you can spray directly onto your face but when you are applying on your eyes, spray on your palms first. Then apply sunscreen from your hands.

Read more about it HERE.

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