Suncote Sunscreen Gel Review

by Scarlett on December 24, 2010 · 20 comments

During winter, with the scorching blaze of the Sun muted, and the chill in the air setting in, we tend to soak up the warmth whenever we go outside. We neglect the umbrella, avoid staying under shades and the types of protection and naturally bask in the rays of the Sun. Moreover, the sharp, cold, dry air makes our skin even more vulnerable to the harmful source of warmth. This necessitates application of proper sunscreens to protect our skin. Thankfully, Suncote Sunscreen Gel comes to the rescue.

Suncote Gel by Curatio is a dermatological sunscreen designed especially for hyper oily, acne prone skin to prevent these problems. Suncote Sunscreen Gel was prescribed to me by my dermatologist and thankfully, it is working.

Suncote Sunscreen

Suncote Sunscreen Gel is available in pharmaceutical stores and has to be applied 15 – 20 minutes before sun exposure. It is not water resistant. The outer cover is shiny silver while the tube itself is baby pink. The Suncote Sunscreen is gel based, non sticky, non creamy, non oily and pleasantly fragranced.

Suncote Sunscreen Gel Profile–

:umbrella: Manufactured by – Wonder Products
:umbrella: Marketed by – Curatio
:umbrella: Key ingredients – Octylmethoxycinnamate (I copied the spelling alphabet by alphabet, yet MS-Word is marking it as a spelling mistake ), Triethanolamine (again!), Avobenzone (grr!) etc.
:umbrella: Net Quantity – 100 gm
:umbrella: Maximum retail price – 199 INR.

SUncote Sunscreen

The points that make Suncote sunscreen gel desirable are –

:rainbow: Works well with oily, sensitive skin
:rainbow: Does not aggravate the acne situation
:rainbow: A small quantity covers a large area
:rainbow: The gel spreads on the skin smoothly and evenly
:rainbow: The product is reasonably priced
:rainbow: The mild floral scent lasts for a few hours and does not aggravate sensitive noses
:rainbow: Being gel based, it is non oily, non creamy and non sticky

Unfortunately, though, we cannot ignore a few points –

:cloudy:  The gel does not provide moisturizing to dry skin. It is not meant to too. It is for oily skin afterall.
:cloudy: Washes away in water
:cloudy: Has to be bought from a pharmaceutical shop, not a cosmetic one.

SUncote Sunscreen

Final verdict – having acne prone oily skin, Suncote sunscreen gel is THE product for me. For now, I will stick to this one loyally.

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Have You Used Suncote Sunscreen Gel Before? Please Rate in the Box Below:

{ 20 comments… read them below or add one }

anks December 24, 2010 at 7:54 pm

nice… have never heard of this brand but i like the idea of a gel based sunscreen

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shanaiia December 24, 2010 at 7:56 pm

Is there any SPF mentioned?and is it broad spectrum,i.e,filters both UVA and UVB radiation??

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shanaiia December 24, 2010 at 9:23 pm

aww thank you so much…so sweet to you to say that ..but me dont think i look gud :(

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shanaiia December 24, 2010 at 9:27 pm
shanaiia December 25, 2010 at 12:20 am

hehe :yelo:

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shanaiia December 25, 2010 at 12:29 am

Merry Xmas to u 2 Scarlett :)) :present: :present: :present: :present: :present: O:)

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shanaiia December 25, 2010 at 12:39 am

Thank u so much :) :) ..Hope Santa grants all ur wishes 2 :) O:)

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Rati December 24, 2010 at 8:12 pm

I wanted to exactly what Shanaiia asked. :)a

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bhumika December 24, 2010 at 8:31 pm

nice review scarlett..m liking my Lotus spf 50 spray… :))

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Neha S. December 25, 2010 at 12:29 am

ohh it works great with oily skin ?! then defntly im buying this …
u wont believe my ””dermatologist”’ prescribed a sunscreen which is soo horrible for oily skin !! plus its soo hard to spread it that it drags the skin to no end :pissedoff: :pissedoff: :pissedoff:

im never going back to her..
now i will follow ur dermatologist’s prescrition and buy this :whistle: :whistle: ;-) ;-)

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Neha S. December 25, 2010 at 12:45 am

merry christmas to u tooo scarlettt!!! :heart: :heart: :rose: :hugleft:

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Noopur December 25, 2010 at 12:51 am

hi scarlett, my dermo. reccod dis sunscreen gel too..i use it only in summers though..its apt for ppl wid oily skin… :)

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JAYASREE December 25, 2010 at 11:52 am

suncote gel has a 30 SPF. it has been mentioned in the latest batch.

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DR.KALAISELVI January 12, 2011 at 3:33 pm

really suncote is great product.! :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

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Divya January 17, 2011 at 5:32 pm

Did anyone use this sun block??? How are the results??

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Akhila July 13, 2011 at 11:41 pm

Hi… The price is Rs. 299/- for 100g. Is that the correct Sunscreen lotion?

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Akhila July 13, 2011 at 11:42 pm

My skin is Combination type & extremely sensitive ?:) so will this be suitable? ?:)

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Neeharika chawla February 21, 2012 at 9:43 pm

Plz suggest me is suncote gel is suitable for dry skin.

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kamna May 30, 2012 at 3:53 pm

Plz tell me that can a 13 yr small girl use this suncote gel,spf30. Our skin specialist has suggested her to apply it. So shall we follow our doctor or we must wait. plz reply me back at my email i.d.

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abhinaya October 1, 2012 at 1:46 pm

Plz tell me does it feel sticky after using dis sunscreen, i have a oily skin and my specialist has advised me to use this… reply in my mail id… thanx…

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