Good sunscreens can also be affordable, especially when they are of the Japanese drugstore variety.
And nothing pleases a beauty junkie more than a great drugstore find (the French, South Korean, and Japanese pharmacies are the best for guilt-free shopping sprees).
Japanese women are known to be especially picky when it comes to their sun protection.
They have their anti-UV ray umbrellas, and then they have their super SPF 50+ PA++++ sunscreens that are lightweight and comfortable to wear.
Like the new Sunplay Skin Aqua range.
The UV Essence has a gel-cream watery, refreshing texture; while the handy mist feels barely-there on the skin.
The UV Mist makes the re-application of sunscreen over a full-face of makeup super fuss-free. It can also be used on the scalp and hair, and to protect hard-to reach areas such as the back, and back of the neck.
If you have intolerant skin that is prone to breakouts, try the fragrance-free options that come in blue bottles.
The UV Milk feels moisturising, and makes for a good make-up primer. Apply a thin layer before foundation so the make-up goes on more smoothly.
All formulas are mattifying, sweat-and-water resistant, non-greasy to the touch, and does not leave a white cast on skin.
The mists are also alcohol-free.