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Skincare,  Sunblocks and Sunscreens

3 Best Sunblocks to Buy This Summer + Bonus

Hey y’all. I’ve been receiving a lot of questions about which sunblock to use for a specific purpose and which are great to use to protect your skin from turning dark. People who are into skin whitening or even those who just want to keep their skin protected from harsh UV rays may find this post useful. I remember posting my favorite sunblocks last 2014 and ever since then, I just kept 3 of the most useful. Now unless a new, better product comes out. I’ll keep this list updated. Always. 🙂

Before anything else, why should you use a sunblock? Not just to avoid your skin from darkening. Too much sun exposure can make our skin prone to skin cancer, and speed up the aging process. Who wants to look old and sickat the same time right? If you want more details on the product, they have a separate review. Just clickity-click on the link.

#1 Best Sunblock to Use Everyday

Belo Sun Expert Spray

  • It’s non-sticky
  • It’s conveniently spray form. Just spray spray spray all over your face and body and you’re done
  • High SPF 50 PA+++
  • Fragrance-free
  • Does not clog pores
  • A lot of product
  • Colorless
  • Affordable, a big bottle for 495php like this can last you more than 3 months with daily usage
  • Easy to find and easy to buy. You can get this baby almost anywhere


#2 Best Sunblock to Use When Swimming

Mentholatum Sunplay SPF130 (since 2011)

    • Best sunblock to use at the beach and swimming.
    • Extremely waterproof
    • High SPF at 130 PA+++ means you can re-apply even after more than 2 hours of being exposed to the sun
    • Helps a lot in preventing your skin from darkenning
    • Affordable at 399php/bottle
  • Has a smooth texture. Easy to apply on the skin.

#3 Best Sunblock to Use at the Beach

 Shiseido UV Protective Stick

  • Water resistant
  • Does not clog pores
  • It has AMAZING coverage. If you’re the type of person who don’t like to look bare-faced at the beach this is for you. It’s like your BB Cream for the beach. You can even go swimming in this
  • Glides on the face smoothly like butter
  • Cons? It’s pricey at around 2,500 per stick.
If you are looking for a more heavy duty beach sunscreen that is perfect for surfing, I recommend checking out the guide FinBin put together. They go into more details about sunscreen specifically for ocean sports so if you are planning on activities like surfing, swimming or snorkeling at the beach, take a look!

#3 Bonus – Best Daily Sunblock for Face Protection

    • Oil-Free
    • Does not clog pores
    • SPF50 (higher SPF than shiseido)
    • Blends and glides smoothly on skin
    • Is neatly packaged on a compact with mirror and sponge!
    • When settled on skin after a few minutes, it’s seamless
    • UVA/UVB Broad Spectrum
    • Naturally enhances skintone and complexion like CC cream
  • Does not leave white cast on photos during daytime
There you go folks! My all-time favorite sunblocks! If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions please leave a comment below. I always like reading them and try to reply to everyone when I have time 🙂