Best Sunscreen In India Under Rs 500 – For All Skin Type

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Living in a tropical country like India, sunscreen is one skincare product everyone must include in their beauty regime. While most of us focus on the cleansing and moisturising part of the skin, sunscreen lies forgotten at the back of the shelf.

What it results in is sunburn, pigmentation, redness, early ageing of the skin or even skin cancer in the worst of the cases. Applying a sunscreen not just when you are stepping out of your house but even on an everyday basis keeps your skin healthy and glowing. There are plenty of sunscreens available in the Indian market. Right from the high-end to the ones that fit everyone’s budget, they’ll do their job just right.

Today we have compiled a list of best sunscreens in India under a budget of just INR 500. These products are personal favourites of our team and are tried and tested. If you don’t want to burn your skin and a hole in your pocket, read on and pick your favourite from our curated list.

1. Neutrogena UltraSheer Dry Touch SPF 50+

There is a reason why Neutrogena UltraSheer is a cult favourite. The cream is also highly recommended by the dermatologist. The formula is super light, water-based, non-greasy and sweatproof. Neutrogena ultra sheer literally fits every skin types and has a very light scent. The presence of SPF 50 along with Helioplex offers strong, broad-spectrum protection.

Price: INR 249 for 30 ml

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2. Lakme Sun Expert SPF 50 PA+++ Ultra Matte Gel

Lakme Sun Expert SPF 50 ultra matte gel is a widely popular sunscreen in India and glues on like second skin. The formula is super lightweight and the gel consistency gets absorbed in the skin really easily. The finish is super dewy and non-greasy. If you are looking for an everyday sunscreen with a good SPF & is paraben-free that fits in your budget, look no more.

Price: INR 260 for 50 ml

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3. Lotus Herbals Safe Sun Screen Matte Gel SPF 50

Lotus Herbals is an Indian brand which resonates with many especially when it comes to sunscreen. They have a wide variety of sunscreen which fits every skin type and different demands of the customers. While our top pick is Safe Sun UV Screen Matte Gel Pa+++ which comes with SPF 50. The sunscreen is gel-based and gives a poreless matt look to the skin. The formula seeps into the skin and is enriched with the goodness of Horse Chestnut, Comfrey and Vanilla extracts. It also protects the skin from sun damage and signs of ageing.

Price: INR 276 for 50 gm

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4. Reequil Oxybenzone Omc Free Sunscreen SPF 50

Re’equil Oxybenzone & OMC free sunscreen with SPF 50 is something we personally swear by. This sunscreen was a god sent for people with sensitive & acne-prone skin. Its has an extremely light wear formula that has advanced UVA and UVB filters, spreads easily without deep skin penetration to avoid any irritations and allergic reactions. The sunscreen doesn’t clog pores & gives long protection to the skin which also means you don’t need frequent applications. The sunscreen is free of paraben, sulphate and mineral oils which mean healthy & supple skin.

Price: INR 460 for 50 gm

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5. Christine Valmy Radiance SPF 45 Sun Protection

Christine Valmy Radiance SPF 45 Sun Protection is magic in a tube especially for people with oily & combination skin type. The formula may be a bit drying for the people with dry skin type but works wonder on well-moisturised skin. The sunscreen has calming & soothing properties and prevents discolouration of the skin. The sunscreen also has anti-ageing properties & provides instant radiance to the skin. You can tell the difference from the first use itself.

Price: INR 455 for 50 ml

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6. Biotique Sunflower Matte Gel Sunscreen SPF 50

An organic sunscreen filled with the goodness of nature- isn’t that a dream come true? Biotique Sunflower Matte Gel Sunscreen SPF 50 is exactly that and more. The sunscreen is a 100% Ayurvedic recipe with healing extracts of sunflower, ashwagandha and sesame to keep skin soft and moisturized. It is an ultra-soothing, oil-control sunscreen that protects skin with broad-spectrum SPF 50 UVA/UVB and gives a flawless matte finish look. The sunscreen suits all skin type and is preservative-free.

Price: INR 399 for 50 ml

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7. O3+ Mattifying Gel Cream SPF 50-Dermal Zone

O3+ Mattifying Gel Cream with SPF 50 is a great product for people with normal to oily skin but works even for the dry skin. The gel helps in controlling excess shine while providing skin brightening benefits and sun protection. This cream is a light gel base formula that instantly provides sun protection without giving an oily or greasy feeling to the skin. It gives a Matt feel to the skin while giving a skin lightening effect.

Price: INR 445 for 50 gm

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8. Fabindia Vitamin E Sunscreen SPF 30

Fabindia Vitamin E Sunscreen

Enriched with the goodness of Vitamin E, Fabindia’s sunscreen is a great pick for all skin type and offers SPF 30 which works great for everyday use. The sunscreen is made with all-natural ingredients and protects the skin from sunburn while suppressing the suntan. The presence of Vitamin E repairs the skin.

Price: INR 375 for 120 ml

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9. CGG Cosmetics Sunscreen Facial Mist SPF 40

A spray-on sunscreen? We are game for it. The CGG Cosmetic Sunscreen Facial Mist with SPF 40 is hassle-free and super travel-friendly. The completely transparent mist can be used even on the body and also on top of your make-up. The sunscreen provides complete protection against the sun while being non-greasy on the skin. It is also sulfate & paraben-free.

Price: INR 199 for 100 ml

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