Best Sunscreen for Fair and Normal-Dry Skin: Ask IMBB

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Swati Asks:

I have a Fair & normal to Dry skin. I am 24 years of age and my skin gets burnt vey easily while I am out in the sun. I travel by my own conveyence so I directly get in contact with sun. My hands and face get tanned very soon whenever I am in the sun for an hour. I haven’t applied sunscreen so far and I am confused to choose one. Some one suggested me to go for Avon’s SPF 40 whereas someone else suggested for Oriflame’s containing SPF 50. Avon is costing me INR 250/- whereas oriflame is costing me INR 790/-, as there’s a huge difference in money so I am highly confused. Garnier, Lotus, TBS or any other will help or not. I am really Looking for a great suggestion.

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43 thoughts on “Best Sunscreen for Fair and Normal-Dry Skin: Ask IMBB

    1. Thank u sOoo :thanks: very mUch bEe O:) …,, bUt i havE used Lotus wala nd i finD it tOo grEasy :weep: .. kya Karu..,, :weep: :weep:

    1. Thanks Va :thanks: ,,, ?:) Are you talking abOut “ALOEVERA-Protective Body Lotion SPF-75” Range.. ?:) fRom where i can get that(i live in Delhi) & what will be the Cost because i tOo have read the reviews & it cLaims that it protects skin form environmental pollution and the harmful ultraviolet rays of the :sun: & It prevents tan tOo.. ๐Ÿ™‚ this is what i am looking fOr.. 8) :thanks: :thanks:

      1. Hi Swati,
        The biotique sunscreen is available at all cosmetic stores and they have an exclusive one in CP… U can check that out :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose:

  1. I would suggest sungrace spf40+… neutrogena is also good…. but whatever you buy, be sure to check for pa+++ and whether it is non comedogenic…

    1. ?:) ?:) ?:) hAve neVer hEard abOut this “Sungrace/Comedogenic”… i nEEd to dO sOme RnD on this :idk: :meeting: ..

      But :thanks: a tOn SumAthi..i viL lOok fOrward fOr pa+++ :waytogo:

  2. Hi Swati,

    My dermatologist recommended me this Sunscreen its called Melagard-SPF 50+ from Piramal Healthcare. Its non-comedogenic and water resistant too. And its not half as expensive as Avon or Oriflame. Best part is it spreads very easily and you need a very little quantity. Also gives you a dewy look. Be cautious not to use plenty of it else it might look greasy.

    1. Hi Mitra…

      :thanks: sooOoo muCh but i’ve neVer hEard abOut Melagard ?:) .. nd ya.. you are right :haanji: ,.,, we need tO use so less quantity of Sunscreens coz it beComes little greesY..

  3. LOTUS Intensive Sun Block Spray SPF 50.. heard a lot about this product..i am also buying it next(me too dry skin type). rght now using Ayur but I dont go out a lot in the sun so tht suits me. but for u, use this .. heard all gud reviews till now about it. :)) :))

    1. i seems Like i am using the Wrong Lotus ๐Ÿ˜› ๐Ÿ˜› ๐Ÿ™ … it is nOt a sPray :(( .. its like a Cream based. ๐Ÿ™ .,, :thanks: Nids,, i will try tO dO some RnD in Market with Lotus :smug: ?:) .. :yes:

      1. ohh i was replying to u.. swati… my younger sis.. u called me “didi” na yesterday.. :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo:

        1. yOOooo :jiggy2: :jiggy2: ….Di…cOz i uSe to Say “Di” to whOm i gIve impOrtance… :umbrella: :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: nd u always use to gimme ek dum Correct infO so… :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho:

      2. agree wit nids..I use d SPF 50 spray n its super nice..coz most of the sunscreens sweat me out..but this dint..u can also try neutrogena sun block..dats gud too.. :waytogo:

  4. OMG… :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: sO maNy suggestIons with LotUs :woot: :woot: …. tHanks IMBB pataka gUrLs :rainbow: … but i find Lotus Greasy :sidefrown: ,,,Kya kAru.. ?:) ?:) :(( ๐Ÿ™

    1. Lotus has many varieties, try the spray one which is very watery, it disappears in 10 seconds or the matte effect one.. I have used both and does not make my skin greasy.. I have a combination skin ๐Ÿ™‚ There is a product called Sunban which is spf 100 you get it in chemist stores. That is the one that cricketers use.. Its great in water during swimming.. But somehow I would not suggest it for daily use..

      1. :thanks: so much jaish,,, this is miGht where i get ConfuSed,,, ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜

        bUt “Lotus has many varieties” k baad i can nOw reLax… tHanks fOr :violinbash: reaLising Me.. :stars: i will sUre keep in my mind too use Matte effect wala… :thanks: :thanks: thank u soOo very much..

        na na baby.. i have a little baby wali skin.., so many products nd high chemical products is a big no-no for mE… cricketers range.. :toothygrin: ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜† :lol2: :lol2:

  5. Yeah Swati

    Lotus has my vote too…. I use the SPF 40 matte one in summers as my skin tends to get oily, while the spray one in winters….. they r really gud and both r below Rs 250…. so u can check them out for sure :inlove: :inlove: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2:

  6. Im using Photoban prescribed by my skin dr. my sunburn on hands is severe… ๐Ÿ™ :reallyangry:

    can anybody recommend any peels, which can remove pigmentation??? m sory i dont know, how to post a new post. so rplying here.

    1. Manali: You can send a Mail to Rati :waytogo: , detaling all the Age,Skin type and ur problem .. keeping a heading of “Ask IMBB”..she will Post for you by your name & then you will get to know so many suggestion through all IMBBians… hope it helps ๐Ÿ˜‰

  7. pls chck the ingredients list befiore buying a sunscreen…a paraben containing product is a total no no…Lotus products contain parabens…n i think i gt freckles coz of it…BEWARE

  8. I use Neutrogena, I think its the best. I live in a coastal region n at times it gets really humid but this one doesnt make ur skin oily or greasy.

  9. hi l am sidra i have a fair n normal skin tone n it affect by sun very easily whenever i go in sun it affect my skin l dont know which sunblock to use l have tried many creams but it doesnt work pllz plzz guide me right sunblock which not affect my skin

  10. manali for pigmentation use alovera and neem. u can make paste of these in mixie and can preserve it for a week in freeze. it is definitely going to work. 100% surity. and ya apply the mixture for two to three hours. u can apply it nt and remove it after few hours. use it for 2-3 months. u will definitely get clear skin. no pigmentation.

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