How to treat oily skin with herbal sunscreens

How to treat oily skin with herbal sunscreens

 

Long exposure to the sun’s rays will tan the skin and severely damages it. Sunscreens are highly recommended by dermatologists these days especially for those with oily skins. Their primary purpose is to provide protection from harmful ultraviolet rays and is also effective in fighting against aging.

In fact, regular use of sunscreen with SPF 25 is the best possible way for preventing our skin from wrinkles, premature aging, radiance loss and pigmentation. But at times the very process of finding the perfect sunscreen for your skin type could be quite daunting. To make the process simple, here we have compiled a list of top 5 best sunscreens that are ideally suited for oily skin as below:

 

Top 5 herbal sun screens in India:

RANKPRODUCTRATINGBUYING OPTIONS
1Biotique Sunflower Matte Gel Sunscreen SPF 504.1/5
2Aroma Magic Aloe Vera Gel Sunscreen Gel SPF 20 UVA/UVB All Natural Mineral Line4.3/5
3Forest Essentials SUN FLUID Tender Coconut Water with Turmeric & Basil Leaf SPF 504.1/5
4Mamaearth Ultra Light India Sunscreen SPF50 PA+++ With Turmeric & Carrot Seed4.1/5
5Lotus Herbals Safe Sun 3-in-1 Matte-Look Daily Sun Block4.4/5

I. Biotique Sunflower Matte Gel Sunscreen SPF 50:

Biotique Sunflower Matte Gel Sunscreen SPF 50

 

 

Introducing the all New Sun Shield SPF’s filled with the goodness of nature. Protect your skin from the harmful sunrays and pigmentation this summer to stay flawless and glowing.

Biotique Sunflower Matte Gel Sunscreen has a unique gel formula and is a 100% Ayurvedic recipe with healing extracts of sunflower, ashwagandha and sesame to keep skin soft and moisturized. It is an ultra-soothing, oil-control sunscreen that protects skin with broad spectrum SPF 50 UVA/UVB and gives a flawless matte finish look.

Features:

  • Unique gel-based sunscreen with SPF 50 UVB/PA++
  • Offers skin mattifying and oil-control benefits
  • Organically pure and preservative free
  • Dermatologist tested for safety
  • Free from animal-testing
  • Ideal for normal to oily skin

Ingredients:

Surajmukhi, Ashwagandha Root Ext, Coconut oil, Badam Oil, Till oil, Yashad Bhasm, Base Q.S.

Usage instructions:

Apply liberally before sun exposure. Reapply, as needed, after swimming or perspiring activities. Helps reduce the risk of skin aging, skin cancer and other harmful effects of the sun.

 

II. Aroma Magic Aloe Vera Gel Sunscreen Gel SPF 20 UVA/UVB All Natural Mineral Line:

 

Aroma Magic Aloe Vera Gel Sunscreen Gel SPF 20 UVA/UVB All Natural Mineral Line

 

 

My all-mineral, gel formula creates a physical barrier between you and the sun. I am non greasy, skin friendly and enriched with wheatgerm, avocado and grapeseed oils. Notes of calendula, peppermint and roman chamomile essential oils hydrate, soothe and reduce acne. The non-nano Zinc Oxide in me is a mineral reflector found in nature that scatters harmful rays.

  • Quantity: 50ml
  • Provide natural sun safety, vitamins B5, C, E and prevent visible signs of ageing
  • Aloe Vera extracts hydrate, purify and provide smart sun protection
  • 100 percent free of oxybenzone, paraben, harsh chemicals, alcohol and artificial fragrance
  • SPF 20; Skin Type: Oily Skin
  • Usage: Apply evenly over cleansed face and neck, before sun exposure, each morning. Wear alone or under makeup.; Target Audience: Men & Women
  • Package Contents: 1 Sunscreen Gel

Benefit

  • This light, nutrient rich gel contains sunscreen that provides full protection against UVA & UVB sun rays.
  • It forms an invisible barrier on your skin, that holds moisture in & provides effective sun protection.
  • Also prevents ageing & tanning.

Usage instructions:

  • Apply generously on your face and body 15 minutes before sun exposure for desired protection.
  • Reapply every 90 minutes and 30 minutes after swimming and continuous exposure in the sun.
  • Use a moisturiser appropriate to your skin type before using the sunscreen gel. This perfectly complements the daily makeup too.

 

III. Forest Essentials SUN FLUID Tender Coconut Water with Turmeric & Basil Leaf SPF 50:

 

Forest Essentials SUN FLUID Tender Coconut Water with Turmeric & Basil Leaf SPF 50

 

 

Made with pure and natural ingredients such as tender coconut water, fresh basil leaves and cooling aloe vera, the Forest Essentials Everyday Sun Protection Fluid has SPF 50| PA++ that shields the skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays. The infusion of Yashada Bhasma increases the intensity of sun protection, thereby shielding the skin from early signs of aging and more.

Benefits:

– It minimizes the effect of the harsh UVA/UVB sun rays

– Has an SPF 50 PA++ formula that promises protection of up to 4 -6 hours

– Hydrates the skin

Key Ingredients:

Aloe vera: Has strong soothing, hydrating and moisture retaining properties. Stimulates regeneration of the skin.

– Yashad Bhasma: Yashad Bhasma is basically zinc oxide, prepared naturally by the fine processing of pure Zinc metal with Aloe Vera Juice. It is a natural, effective and safe form of sun care.

– Tender Coconut Water: It is enriched with Vitamin C and helps reduce pigmentation and blemishes.

Usage instructions:

  • Apply as last step of your skin care routine after your moisturizing cream or lotion.
  • Blend a few drops evenly, over the entire face including forehead, nose, cheeks, chin, neck and nape of neck.
  • The sun-fluid should be applied before you apply makeup. Use 10-15 minutes before sun exposure.

 

IV. Mamaearth Ultra Light India Sunscreen SPF50 PA+++ With Turmeric & Carrot Seed:

Mamaearth Ultra Light India Sunscreen SPF50 PA+++ With Turmeric & Carrot Seed

 

 

Mamaearth’s Ultra-Light Indian Sunscreen with SPF 50 is specially curated for Indian skin tones. It provides upto 6 hours of protection against harsh UVA & UVB rays. It doesn’t dry out your skin and keeps it moisturised, without making it patchy. Natural ingredients such as turmeric treats tan and keeps your skin glowing whereas orange oil increases skin’s ability to absorb the cream, making it non oily. Mamaearth Ultra- Light Indian Sunscreen is free from all harmful toxins such as paraben, mineral oil, silicone etc.

Features:

  • Natural and organic ingredient based sunscreen: Ultra- light, non-greasy sunscreen specially formulated for Indian skin
  • Deeply nourishing formula: Enriched with goodness of carrot seed and turmeric to deeply nourish your skin
  • Dermatologically tested: Clinically tested in Europe, hypoallergenic, and fragrance-free
  • Natural fragranceNo synthetic fragrance, contains mild natural fragrance from essential oils
  • No harmful chemicals: Free from parabens and silicones
  • Hypo-allergenic: All Mama Earth products are hypoallergenic i.e. allergy-free” or “non-allergenic
  • pH balanced: All the Mama Earth products are pH balanced to keep your skin balanced and protected
  • Made safe: Asia’s first madesafe certified brand, Mamaearth products go through strict testing to ensure they are safe for use on skin. These products are clinically tested in QACS Labs in Europe to ensure stringent testing standards

Ingredients:

Aqua, Triheptanoin, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Titanium Dioxide, Alumina, Stearic Acid, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Parsol MCX, Avobenzone, Octocrylene, Propanediol, Glycerin, Glyceryl Monostearate, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Silica, Butylene Glycol, Bemotrizinol, Cetostearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Carrot Seed Oil, Tetrahydrocurcumin (Turmeric), Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Cross polymer, Acacia Senegal Gum, Xanthan Gum, Phospholipids, Sodium Hydroxide, Cananga Oil, Orange Oil.

Usage instructions:

  • Apply the lotion on clean face, neck and other skin areas exposed to sun.
  • Apply every 6 hours for effective protection.
  • Re-apply after every swim or in case of excessive sweating.
  • Can be used under makeup.

 

V. Lotus Herbals Safe Sun 3-in-1 Matte-Look Daily Sun Block:

 

 

Lotus Herbals Safe Sun 3-in-1 Matte-Look Daily Sun Block

 

 

  • Quantity: 100g; Item Form: Cream
  • Mallow extract: Soothing and anti-inflammatory
  • Hops extract: Astringent properties
  • Directions: Apply Lotus Herbals Matte-Look Sun Block liberally and evenly on face and exposed parts of the body (neck, arms, legs, etc.) before exposure to sun. Re-apply frequently.
  • Skin Type: All Skin Types
  • Target Audience: Men
  • Package Contents: 1 Sunblock
  • Contains birch, mallow and hops extract
  • Non-greasy formula, reduces oiliness & refines pores
  • SPF 40 protects skin from the harmful UVA / UVB sunrays
  • Get a unique matte finish

It’s no ordinary sunblock! It’s a tinted moisturiser, sun block and skin lightner all in one. 3-in-1 daily sun block is a revolutionary sun protection formulation which combines broad-spectrum UVA & UVB protection with skin lightening ingredients to give a uniform matte finish to the skin. Its fast absorption and non-greasy formula ensures a shine-free, light & clean feel.

Key features:

1. 3-in-1 daily sun block

It is a revolutionary sun protection formulation which combines broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection with skin lightening ingredients to give a uniform matte finish to the skin. Its fast absorption and non-greasy formula ensures a shine-free, light and clean feel.

2. Stay Protected from the Sun

Protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun with the Lotus Herbals Safe Sun 3-in-1 Matte Look Daily Sunblock SPF 40 100 g. Suitable for all skin types, this sunscreen is must have for every woman. The birch extract of this Lotus 3 in 1 matte sunscreen refines the pores of your skin and reduces oiliness. With mallow and hops extracts, this sunscreen has a soothing and firming effect on your skin. Whether you are heading out to the beach or travelling to work, the Lotus matte-look sunblock SPF-40 will let you breeze through your day without working about skin darkening.

3. Non-Greasy Formula that Gives a Unique Matte Finish

Featuring a non-greasy formula, the Lotus sunblock SPF 40 will not look oily on your face. It easily blends into your skin to give you a unique matte finish. Combining UVA and UVB properties with skin lightning ingredients, this sunscreen not only protects your skin, but also lightens it. Apply this Lotus matte sunscreen SPF 40 on to your face before stepping out of your house to stay protected from harmful UV rays. For best results, apply the sunscreen at least 20 minutes before going out in the sun.

Usage instructions:

  • Apply liberally and evenly on face and exposed parts of the body (neck, arms, legs, etc.) before exposure to sun
  • Re-apply frequently.

So it is almost time to end the agony caused by your oily skin by using the above-mentioned effective sunscreens. Each of the recommended products contains a unique formula that is capable of moisturizing your skin and hence there is no need of applying another layer of moisturizer too. A good sunscreen is worth an investment for sure. You can simply rely on us by going ahead and buying all these herbal sunscreen products. Whatever be your skin type, a sunscreen is there indeed!

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