Ranbaxy’s Suncros Gel with SPF 26

Ranbaxy’s Suncros Gel with SPF 26

Ranbaxy's Suncros Gel with SPF 26

Summer is here and with the scorching heat of the sun, it is important to invest in a good sun block or sunscreen to avoid getting tanned. I have tried numerous sunscreens, even the Neutrogena sunscreen with SPF 100 and Lotus Sunscreen range, but I find Suncross the best sunscreen that is available in India.

Suncros gel was suggested to me by one of my cousins.  I first thought that it is purely gel based; however, when I bought this sunscreen, I was disappointed to see the white cream, but the sunscreen completely lives up to its gel quality.

There are a few things you need to know about a sunscreen:

  • Pea-size amount of sunscreen doesn’t help with sun protection.  According to dermatologists, a teaspoon of sunscreen should be applied to the face for complete protection.
  • You shouldn’t vigorously rub sunscreen onto your skin as it nullifies the effect of the sunscreen by a whopping 60%, you just need to tap the sunscreen on your skin.
  • All the leading sunscreens in the market leave a white cast on my face whenever I apply them in copious quantities (which I seriously hate).  Zinc-based Suncros is a gel-based sunscreen and doesn’t leave a white cast no matter what amount you apply.


Verdict on Ranbaxy’s Suncros Gel with SPF 26:

Women who are sensitive to sun rays and are easily prone to pigmentation  should invest in this sunscreen as it blends easily into the skin and doesn’t leave a white cast on your face.

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Pros of Ranbaxy’s Suncros Gel with SPF 26:

  • Especially suited for oily skin, humid conditions and those prone to excessive sweating.
  • Doesn’t leave a white cast.
  • Blends easily into the skin (check out the swatch).
  • Zinc based.
  • Gel based.

Cons of Ranbaxy’s Suncros Gel with SPF 26:

  • As soon as I apply the sunscreen, I feel that my skin has become oily (but slight dabbing of compact powder over it fixes this problem).
  • The sunscreen is only available in SPF26 formula.
  • Suncros gel doesn’t mention anything about PA+++ and doesn’t even mention anything about protection from UVA or UVB rays.
  • The packaging is weird, I have to fold the whole tube into two halves so that I can squeeze out the sunscreen.


Rs. 280 for 100 gm.  Available in all medical stores and Health and Glow shops.

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9 thoughts on “Ranbaxy’s Suncros Gel with SPF 26

  1. OMG… I was advised to use this product when i was suffering from chronic acne.. :waaa: :waaa: and den i completely forgot about it.. 😥 😥 thanks for reminding… 🙂 🙂

  2. Hey Anjum,

    Thanks for the review! Do u find this SS prevents tanning at all? It seems like a pretty good SS, both UVA & UVB protection should be covered.

    1. Yes it helps in preventing tanning, I usually apply copious amounts of this sunscreen before going out and I make sure to reapply it again after 3 hours, it definitely helps:)

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