Sunscreen is the most recommended product by all the dermatologists, It is very important to protect our skin from various skin problems that arise due to the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. A lot of people mostly men love their skin, and also take care of it. But the most common mistake they make is forgetting to apply a good quality sunscreen in the scorching sunlight. This makes their skin darker and unattractive, therefore a sunscreen cannot be left behind in a perfect skin routine.

Sunscreen also protects your skin from tanning and skin burns. A lot of men prefer only fairness creams and other moisturizers but they never use sunscreen.

But sunscreen is more important than the other moisturizers as it does not allow your skin to get darker even in intense sunlight, whereas a fairness cream makes no much difference. Applying sunscreen daily before going out in the sun is the most important task if you want your skin glowing healthy and maintain your skin tone.

To help you select the best sunscreen available in the market for your healthy skin, for all skin types we have made a list of the best sunscreens available in the market after a cumbersome process.

Some common questions that confuse people about Sunscreens

Why use sunscreen?

Sunscreen is the most essential part of our skincare routine, especially in countries like India where there are enough harmful radiations like UVA and UVB which can cause great harm to your skin.

Applying sunscreen prior to going out in the sun is a very important part of your skincare routine, it makes your skin stay healthy and also shields your skin from other harmful activities that may take place in your skin due to some harmful radiations.I

Is applying sunscreen everyday bad for you?

It is scientifically proven that you can wear sunscreen on a daily basis because the damage that some harmful radiations may bring to your skin accumulate permanently in your life. Therefore it is recommended that you reapply your sunscreen after every 2 hours of sun exposure.

Are sunscreens harmful?

Sunscreens are a very crucial component of preventing skin damage. It protects and shields your skin from the very harmful radiation that can even lead to dreadful conditions such as skin cancer.

You will have to spend thousands on your skin if you get affected by any of those skin issues. Therefore sunscreens are completely safe to use.

Best sunscreens for all skin types.

1. Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock, SPF 50+, 88ml

neutrogena sunscreen

Neutrogena is the most trusted sunscreen brand worldwide. It has also become the best selling sunscreen with the best quality sunscreen cream quality. It is Oil-free, Waterproof, sweatproof, resists rub-off it also keeps the skin soft and smooth. With an SPF of 50+, it perfectly shields the skin from the sun. Just go grab it without thinking much. Start using it and you are going to see the difference as thousands of customers have already seen.

2. Lotus Herbals Safe Sun UV Screen Matte Gel, SPF 50, 100g

Lotus sunscreen

If you are looking for the best sun protection without sweating, then this may be the best sunscreen lotion for you. Just use this at once, and I guarantee you that you are going to love it. If your skin is a little oily then this is going to perfectly suit you. Thousands of people love this sunscreen because yes it does make a difference.

3.VLCC Water Resistant Sunscreen Gel Creme, SPF 60, 100g

VLCC water resistant sunscreen

One of the best sunscreens for longer-lasting sun protection is the VLCC sunscreen. Lasts longer than any other sunscreen available in the market. This is one of the best sunscreens available in Rs 300 price range. It is completely water-resistant and does get washed away easily. If you are looking for a sunscreen to use in the swimming pools to avoid your skin damage from chlorine then this is the best sunscreen for you. An SPF 60 makes it one of the most extraordinary products in the market.

4. Lakme Sun Expert SPF 50 PA Fairness UV Sunscreen Lotion, 100ml


Looking for a sunscreen with fairness and sun protection combo, then this might be a boon for you. It has satisfied a lot of customers all over. Its ingredients make it one of the best in its price range. With all the qualities of an expensive sunscreen makes it one of the most wanted sunscreens in India.

5. NIVEA Sunscreen Lotion, Sun Protect, and Moisture (SPF 50), 125ml

Nivea sunscreen

This NIVEA sunscreen is the fastest absorbing sunscreen available in the market. In all other sunscreens, you have to wait for some time before stepping out in the sun. But you can step out in the sun without waiting with this NIVEA sunscreen. Therefore, this is a highly-recommended sunscreen because most of the time we forget to apply sunscreen 30 minutes before sun exposure. The Nivea sunscreen not only absorbs quickly but also gives a great cover to the skin even in strong sunlight.

6.Biotique Bio Sandalwood Sunscreen Ultra Soothing Face Lotion, SPF 50+, 50ml

If you are someone who prefers to use only ayurvedic and natural products on your skin then this is one of the best sunscreen lotions for you. This sunscreen has a 100% ayurvedic formula with ingredients like pure sandalwood, saffron, wheat germ, honey and bark of the Arjun tree to keep skin soft, fair and flawless.

The Biotique Bio sunscreen is the best natural sunscreen in India with a very good smell and great sun-protective properties. It easily suits your skin, whatever may be the type of your skin. This might not sometimes suit your skin if your skin is very sensitive, therefore do not buy this if you have very sensitive skin. The best thing about this sunscreen lotion is that you don’t need to use a separate moisturizer while using this lotion as it has good moisturizing properties.

7. WOW Skin Science Matte Finish Sunscreen Lotion SPF 45

Wow has now become a very trusted brand with very high-quality products. The same quality is offered in its sunscreen lotion. All of its ingredients are of great quality and provide a long sun time protection.

The lotion is a completely non-greasy, sweatproof and matte finish. It is very lightweight and gives you the comfort of freely moving in even harsh sunlight. WOW, Skin Science Sunscreen SPF 45 contains bioactive like Raspberry Extract, Carrot Seed Extract & Avocado Oil with natural sunscreen power to give your skin holistic and broad-spectrum protection from sun’s harmful UVA & UVB rays.

8. Soulflower Herbal Broad Spectrum Sunscreen Spf 50+ Pa+++ With Turmeric, 100 g

It is one of the best herbal sunscreens in India. It maintains the color of skin and helps treat tanned skin. Ingredients like turmeric, tamarind seed extract, and soya oil are very effecting in keeping the skin smooth and moisturized.

Its prolonged use can bring a healthy natural glow on your skin. It could be the best sunscreen for face in India. As these herbal ingredients easily suit the skin of Indians.

9. Beard hood SPF 50 PA+++ OMC & Oxybenzone Free Sunscreen, Water & Sweat Resistant, 50g

One of the best sunscreen lotions for men is the beard hood sunscreen lotion. It blocks about 98% of harmful light and thus is an excellent sunscreen for travelers. Both men and women can use this sunscreen.

It is a highly recommended sunscreen if you need a really long time sun protection. It is very mild and absorbs quickly and has a matte finish, it is available for a very affordable price. Click below to check more details about the beard hood sunscreen lotion.

10. StBotanica Vitamin C SPF 75 Dry-Touch Sunscreen UVA/UVB

St botanica’s sunscreen has properties like no other sunscreen on this list. It is actually the best sunscreen lotion available in India. The only reason why it is placed in the 10th position is its price. Although it has a little higher price it is worth buying.

It is an unbeatable sunscreen, with infused vitamin-C which helps to recover the best condition of the skin. This sunscreen is very significant for those people who spend a lot of time working in sun exposure. It has got an SPF of 75 which helps in the protection of your skin from all types of harmful radiations.

Pragat vyawahare

This is Pragat Vyawahare a microbiologist, nutritionist and the founder of Healthysab

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Ayush Tiwari

    Superbb Aritlce….. Found it very helpful.. Going to order a Neutrogena Sun screen right now… ?

    1. admin

      Thanks for your valuable comment ayush Tiwari.

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