#AskBuro: How much sunscreen do I really need?
Fun in the sun is all well and good, but practising good sun protection is a must in the eternal summer of Singapore. In this episode, we tell you how much sunscreen you really need to apply and what you should look out for when it comes to all those confusing labels and numbers. Scroll down to see some of our best product recommendations, and trust us on the sunscreen.
Kiehl's Dermatologist Solutions Ultra Light Daily UV Defense, from $52
This has one of the lightest textures out there, so you never get that greasy and sticky feeling on your skin. Plus there is no whitish residue on the skin.
BEST STAYING POWER
Shiseido WetForce Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion Water Resistant SPF50+
We like this sunscreen as it stays on the skin and is water resistant for up to 80 minutes. Pack it in your bag on your next vacation.
Chanel Multi Essential Multi-Protection Daily Defender SPF30/PA+++, $85
Yes, Chanel does sunscreen in the most luxurious way possible. Expect sleek packaging, a beautiful texture and a formula that protects your skin both internally and externally.
LipHop Moisturizing Lightweight Sun Protection Spray SPF50/PA++++, $12.90
Perfect for kids and covering large areas of the body like the legs and back, this spray on sunscreen is made in Japan, yet is super-affordable.
BEST MOISTURISER WITH SUNSCREEN
Bioderma Hydrabio Perfecteur SPF30/PA+++, $49.90
This cult French pharmaceutical brand has a new moisturiser with sunscreen that is made for everyday use. The smooth, almost powdery finish it leaves on skin means it can double up as a makeup base.
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