In K-Beauty, sun cream is an essential part of any skincare routine. Applying a facial sun cream each morning as the last step in your routine will protect your face from age spots, wrinkles, and patchy skin.
At Skinsider, you will find all the best sun creams currently available on the Korean market, each of which has a lightweight texture and will absorb easily, without leaving a white cast on your face.
Have a look and see which sun cream is best for your skin.
Based in the UK, we at Skinsider know that sun creams aren’t the first thing people will think about for their skincare routines. But, taking a little time to protect the skin from UV rays and the elements is only a good thing.
All the products you see here have been hand-picked by the Skinsider team to ensure that the K-Beauty solutions we provide are the best around.
What K-Beauty brands are known for their sun cream?
There are some brands which knock it out of the park when it comes to sun creams. If you are looking for a dependable and protective cream, we can’t recommend COSRX enough. Any of their Shield products are pretty much a must-have.
When should I use sun cream?
Always apply sun cream/sunscreen at the end of your skincare routine. It will help get your skin ready for the day ahead and provide protection against UV rays.
Here is a little tip though when using sun cream. Give yourself enough time for the cream to absorb properly if you’re going to apply makeup.
Which sun creams are the most popular?
Some of the most popular within the range include:
• COSRX Aloe Soothing Sun Cream SPF 50+ PA+++
• COSRX Shield Fit Snail Essence Sun SPF50+ PA+++
• LAGOM Cellus Sun Gel SPF50 PA+++
What does PA+++ mean?
Any creams which are labelled PA+++ means that the cream will provide a high level of protection against UVA rays.
Will sun creams dry out my skin?
We’ve all felt it on holiday. You throw on sunscreen every few hours while by the pool. Come the evening time your skin feels tired and crying out for attention. Many people feel the same way when using protective creams in their daily routine. Luckily, we have some great sun creams for anyone concerned about dryness. These include COSRX Aloe Soothing Sun Cream & Heimish Artless Glow Base SPF 50+ PA+++.
Are there any vegan sun creams in stock?
Yes. Skinsider prides itself on being able to give vegan options for those who want to make small but mighty changes. Some of the best-selling vegan sunscreens we have include:
• COSRX Shield Fit All Green Comfort Sun SPF50 PA++++
• Cosrx Aloe Soothing Sun Cream SPF 50+ PA+++ (50ml)
If you’re looking to add more vegan products to your routine, our vegan section has everything you need.
Are there any alternatives to sun cream?
BB (short for Blemish Balm) and CC (short for Colour Correcting) Creams are great options if you want a simple alternative to sun cream. They provide a good level of SPF protection, ideal moisturising properties and help with discolouration.
You can see which type will work best for you by visiting our BB/CC Cream page, or looking at some of the Klairs products currently available.
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