It’s needless to explain the importance of applying an SPF every day. Sunscreen is that one product that should always be a staple in your skincare routine regardless of the weather or the season.
If your skin feels oily and looks shiny post face wash, you likely have an oily skin type. Oily skin means that the sebaceous glands underneath your skin are more active and produce more sebum than usual.
Now it’s apparent that you’re tempted to skip the sunscreen as it is the last thing you want to slather your face with due to the fear of making it greasier.
But now,SPF the Indian Market is flooded with sunscreens that are non-greasy, lightweight and do not leave the skin suffocated or greasy. The key is to find the right one for your skin type that won’t add more oil to the skin and cause acne breakouts because no one wants that!
What to consider while choosing a Sunscreen for Oily Skin
All sunscreens aren’t good for oily skin. The oil formulation and other chemicals stacked in the sunscreen can make the oily skin condition worse or cause breakouts due to the clogging of pores.
So when you’re looking for sunscreen for oily skin, keep these things in mind-
- Purchase an oil-free sunscreen.
- Invest in moisture-resistant sunscreen for humid days, outdoor sunny days, swimming & other physical activities that can cause a lot of sweat.
- Choose a sunscreen with a High Level of SPF.
How to treat Oily Skin
Now that you’re through with the best sunscreens for oily skin in India , let us put some light on how to treat oily skin to avoid all acne breakouts, blackheads and clogged pores.
- It is advisable to wash your face with a gel cleanser twice a day to get rid off the excess oil.
- Using a toner is beneficial for people with oily skin to remove the dead skin cells and also close the open pores.
- Make sure your moisturiser is not too greasy but it should be hydrating.
- Use makeup products that do not have oil and are non-cosmodegenic.
How to choose the best sunscreen
No matter the season or skin type, sunscreen is an essential step in your skincare routine, and one should never skip it. Before heading out, do not forget to apply and reapply your sunscreen as the SPF shields your skin from the harmful sun rays, reduces the risk of skin cancer and sunburns, prevents premature ageing and works on issues like dark spots and wrinkles.
If your skin type is oily, you should use a lotion that dries matte or has a gel-based matte formulation. Since these products have a non-greasy, mattifying effect on oily skin, it is safe to say that these sunscreens protect the skin without causing irritation and sun-induced damage.
The Best Sunscreen for Oily Skin
Here are some sunscreens by Lotus Herbals that work exceptionally well for people with oily skin.
The Lotus Herbals Safe Sun UV Screen Matte Gel Pa+++ SPF - 50 has a lightweight gel-like formulation that is non-greasy and doesn’t leave behind any white residue. It spreads evenly and dries quickly without clogging your pores to form a transparent film that shields your skin from the harsh sun rays. The Sunscreen is impregnated with a high concentration of skin-nourishing natural actives and natural sun blockers that prevent and repair skin damage caused by the sun. The Horse Chestnut is known to have therapeutic properties that improve blood circulation and imparts sheer glow to dull and tired skin. Vanilla Extracts have antibacterial properties that shield your skin from harmful bacteria and regulate collagen production. The sunscreen delivers your skin with a fine matte finish and is suitable for all skin types.
The Lotus Herbals Safe Sun 3-in-1 Matte Look Daily Sunblock SPF 40 Combo is a non-greasy, non-chalky, non-patchy and lightweight formulation suitable for daily sun exposures. This sunscreen combo offers broad-spectrum protection from harmful UVA & UVB rays and photodamage Infused with the goodness of birch, mallow and hops. It delivers twin benefits every day; the SPF 40 protects the skin from sun-induced damage and reduces the appearance of fine lines. It has a lightweight gel-like formulation that is non-greasy and doesn’t leave behind any white residue. It spreads evenly and dries quickly without clogging your pores to form a transparent film that shields your skin from the harsh sun rays. The Sunscreen is impregnated with a high concentration of skin-nourishing natural actives and natural sun blockers that prevent and repair skin damage caused by the sun. The sunscreen effectively checks photodamage, brightens, smoothens and rejuvenates skin and refines skin texture. The Natural Sunscreen has a matte finish and is suitable for all skin types.