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Best Sunblocks for Summer 2014

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As too much sun UV rays can cause damage, skin aging, marks, sunburn, and more to our precious skin. I jotted up a list of my favorite sunblocks for summer. They are the must haves this season because while there are SPF in our lotions, makeups, or BB creams. Having something with specific functions for swimming like making it waterproof, and having higher SPF is important.

Summer is finally here and we can’t wait to bathe under the warm rays of the sun. With our feet enveloped in soft sand while hearing the waves of the ocean whispering in our ears. *sigh* Tell me, you want to be at the beach right now no? While we want to soak ourselves in sea water (okay maybe swimming pools too), we must not forget to protect our skin the entire time!

Some individual reviews are available just click on the sunblock name.  ^_^ I have tried all of these sunscreens and they are my favorites. They are NOT in any particular order.

 

 

SHISEIDO
Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion+ Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ For Face/Body

 

The flagship product of Shiseido. I put this on top of my list because it works as an effective sunscreen lotion AND as a makeup in one. Some women are not comfortable to go out in the world barefaced. Especially for those who are troubled with acne and skin imperfections. Shiseido’s sun protection line works effectively to protect your skin, and provide natural coverage to make you look flawless even under the sun. Being waterproof, you also need not to worry of your sunscreen melting off your face or body. It also comes in many different forms from pressed powder, lotion, foundation stick, and cream.
It also feels light and cool on the skin compared to other sunscreens. It also doesn’t sting the eye when it gets mixed with water. So this definitely tops our list!
 

 

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 Mentholatum Sunplay SPF 130 PA++


With it’s super high SPF. I recommend this to people who are not fond of re-applying their sunscreen over and over. I attest using this only once and it kept my skin from burning under the sun. It was the time when we went white water rafting in cagayan and had to stay rowing the boat, under the heat of the sun in the middle of the day. You cannot retouch your sunblock during those times because you had to keep rowing. No time to rest with the intense activity!

It’s texture is milky and easily spread out to the skin. One thing you have to watch out for is that it does sting your eye if it gets to it so be careful. Your skin will remain fair and minimize tanning when you use this sunblock.

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Ultra Sheer® Dry-Touch Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 100+


I see this in most of my friends’ summer kits, and I get to use it when I forget to bring mine *hahaha* It is in cream-type, and it does as it says. It’s fast absorbing, water resistant, and doesn’t feel sticky. But with regards to the lightweight clean-feel. It doesn’t seem to be as light weight as it is claiming to be.

 

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Aveeno Continuous Protection Sunblock Lotion
The brand I use for my baby. Aveeno makes great gentle products that I literally trust them for my son’s skincare needs (also mine) It doesn’t give him adverse reactions and it doesn’t sting his sensitive eyes. Geof loves to swim so much that this is a must must to protect his young skin.

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Belo SPF50+++ Transparent Mist SunExpert


I remember bringing this baby with me when I had to travel to the US. I was looking for a sunscreen that can last for MONTHS with daily usage and easy to use. With Belo’s mist, you can just spray this all over your body after taking a shower and you’re good to go. What I did not like too much is that is has a very chemical and plastic scent that can overpower your perfumes during its initial spray.

That’s it folks, if you reached the end of this post thank you very much. Feel free to browse around the site and you may find more articles to tickle your fancy. Ta ta!

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55 Comments

  • Reply Krisella Chua March 25, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    Hi Kat, it was nice meeting you sa Shiseido International Beauty Fair!! 🙂

    • Reply Kaycee Enerva March 28, 2014 at 8:47 am

      Hi! You soo! Sis, do you have a copy ba of my pics while being made up? Gamitin ko sana sa blog. I’ll give you credit of course 🙂

      • Reply Krisella Chua March 28, 2014 at 1:48 pm

        Yes I have them! what’s your email address? I’ll email them to you 🙂

        • Reply Kaycee Enerva March 28, 2014 at 2:08 pm

          it’s mail[at]kikaysikat.com
          salamat! ^_^ *excited much*

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva March 25, 2014 at 8:10 am

    Hi Kat, it was nice meeting you sa Shiseido International Beauty Fair!! 🙂

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva March 28, 2014 at 12:47 am

    Hi! You soo! Sis, do you have a copy ba of my pics while being made up? Gamitin ko sana sa blog. I'll give you credit of course 🙂

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva March 28, 2014 at 5:48 am

    Yes I have them! what's your email address? I'll email them to you 🙂

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva March 28, 2014 at 6:08 am

    it's mail[at]kikaysikat.com
    salamat! ^_^ *excited much*

  • Reply Rae March 31, 2014 at 8:17 am

    Hi Kat, it’s weird that sometimes your disqus doesn’t show up. Anyway, I missed this! 🙁 Sayang. But I’m glad I have two of the sunblocks on your list: shiseido and sunplay. They’re really good.

    • Reply Kaycee Enerva April 10, 2014 at 10:10 am

      Hindi ako umiitim dun sa Sunplay! Mahapdi lang sa eyes minsan

      • Reply Rae April 13, 2014 at 5:05 am

        I have the clear water version. Btw, I think I saw you before at tokyo tokyo somewhere in Makati. I was with my husband and I was too shy to say hi. You were with two guys, I think

      • Reply Hannie Espena September 24, 2014 at 12:44 am

        Hi Ms Kat, where can I buy sunplay and how much? Thanks

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva March 31, 2014 at 12:17 am

    Hi Kat, it's weird that sometimes your disqus doesn't show up. Anyway, I missed this! 🙁 Sayang. But I'm glad I have two of the sunblocks on your list: shiseido and sunplay. They're really good.

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva April 10, 2014 at 2:10 am

    Hindi ako umiitim dun sa Sunplay! Mahapdi lang sa eyes minsan

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva April 12, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    I have the clear water version. Btw, I think I saw you before at tokyo tokyo somewhere in Makati. I was with my husband and I was too shy to say hi. You were with two guys, I think

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva April 14, 2014 at 1:55 am

    you shouldve said hi! 🙂

  • Reply Guest August 24, 2014 at 3:04 am

    Hi Kat, first time reader here, just wanted to ask the cheapest sunblock you recommended here in your blog, (kuripot :)) ) thanks in advance for your reply! 🙂

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva August 23, 2014 at 7:04 pm

    Hi Kat, first time reader here, just wanted to ask the cheapest sunblock you recommended here in your blog, (kuripot :)) ) thanks in advance for your reply! 🙂

  • Reply Alyanna August 24, 2014 at 3:06 am

    Hi Kat, first time reader here, just wanted to ask the cheapest sunblock you recommended here in your blog, (kuripot :)) ) thanks in advance for your reply!

    • Reply Kaycee Enerva September 30, 2014 at 4:29 pm

      You can try mentholatum sunplay. Best and most affordable na hindi sticky. 349 pero will last you a long long time! Sorry for the late reply dear!

      • Reply Jem December 12, 2014 at 11:09 am

        Hi ms Kat! First time reader as well, san po makakahanap ng mentholatum sunplay? Thanks po!

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva August 23, 2014 at 7:06 pm

    Hi Kat, first time reader here, just wanted to ask the cheapest sunblock you recommended here in your blog, (kuripot :)) ) thanks in advance for your reply!

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva September 23, 2014 at 4:44 pm

    Hi Ms Kat, where can I buy sunplay and how much? Thanks

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva September 29, 2014 at 1:00 am

    Watsons! I think it's 350

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva September 30, 2014 at 8:29 am

    You can try mentholatum sunplay. Best and most affordable na hindi sticky. 349 pero will last you a long long time! Sorry for the late reply dear!

  • Reply minelle October 2, 2014 at 6:48 pm

    Hello Kat! It’s my first time here. Just want to know if sunplay is good for daily use and if okay sya mag mix sa make up base?

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva October 2, 2014 at 10:48 am

    Hello Kat! It's my first time here. Just want to know if sunplay is good for daily use and if okay sya mag mix sa make up base?

  • Reply Cecille October 8, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    Hi po Ms. Kat! First time reader here. Just want to ask kung saan po nakakabile ng aveeno product kasi wala po sa watson e. Tsaka if sticky & greasy po ba yung sunblock na aveeno na ginagamit nyo sa baby nyo & sa inyo also. Thanks po. Waiting for your reply.

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva October 8, 2014 at 3:17 pm

    Hi po Ms. Kat! First time reader here. Just want to ask kung saan po nakakabile ng aveeno product kasi wala po sa watson e. Tsaka if sticky & greasy po ba yung sunblock na aveeno na ginagamit nyo sa baby nyo & sa inyo also. Thanks po. Waiting for your reply.

  • Reply Kaycee Enerva October 9, 2014 at 1:08 am

    Merong Aveeno sa Cash and Carry 🙂

  • Reply carl October 28, 2014 at 8:28 pm

    hi miss kat. Ask ko lng po kng anu ang mrerecomend mo na sunblock for oily face? and sunblock available in watson?

  • Reply carl October 28, 2014 at 12:28 pm

    hi miss kat. Ask ko lng po kng anu ang mrerecomend mo na sunblock for oily face? and sunblock available in watson?

  • Reply carl October 29, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    hello po miss kat. anu po ang mrerecomend mo na sunblok na avail. sa sm or sa watson

    • Reply Kaycee Enerva November 1, 2014 at 1:48 pm

      Belo Sunblock Cream. Good for oily skin to kasi mousse like texture and light lang sa face 🙂

  • Reply carl October 29, 2014 at 8:03 am

    hello po miss kat. anu po ang mrerecomend mo na sunblok na avail. sa sm or sa watson

  • Reply kikaysikat November 1, 2014 at 5:48 am

    Belo Sunblock Cream. Good for oily skin to kasi mousse like texture and light lang sa face 🙂

  • Reply Jem December 12, 2014 at 3:09 am

    Hi ms Kat! First time reader as well, san po makakahanap ng mentholatum sunplay? Thanks po!

  • Reply Shaina January 29, 2015 at 9:46 am

    Hello po miss kat, I’ll be frank with you ano po ang pinaka-cheapest sa

  • Reply Ayesha Pornea February 17, 2015 at 3:10 pm

    hello po, nice blog, first time reader po ako..anu po yun ma re.recomend niyo na sunblock na na try niyo na po na hindi kayo umitim yun pang beach po..last year po kasi hindi ganun ka ganda nabili ko..thanks

    • Reply Kaycee Enerva February 20, 2015 at 9:58 am

      Hi Ayesha 🙂
      Yung sunplay na SPF130, color red. Promise di ka mangitim dun.

      • Reply cessy March 13, 2015 at 5:21 am

        how much po ung ganun

      • Reply Richard Marcella March 17, 2015 at 10:17 pm

        Hi kikaysikat. Saan po makakabili ng sunplay spf130, red? Thanks

  • Reply vpprincess February 21, 2015 at 5:18 pm

    Hi is sunplay also recommendable for facial usage? or is it just for the body?

  • Reply Ashley Madison April 11, 2015 at 11:29 am

    I bought my Block & White Intensive Whitening Sunblock at goods.ph last week because we’re preparing for our summer getaway this may. This summer, sunblocks can be your trump card in fighting tan lines. It is important that you always have these with you.

  • Reply Laurene April 13, 2015 at 2:37 pm

    Are these recommended for daily wear?

  • Reply Gena Tizon November 17, 2015 at 8:20 pm

    Hi Miss K, ask ko lang po sunblock na hindi talaga ako mangingitim and pwede apply sa face? Thanks po.

  • Reply marsha torres January 29, 2016 at 2:28 pm

    thank you for this tip ms.kat. sunplay maybe the best one for me..!! can i use it also to my face if its ok!

  • Reply Geline Bayucan February 8, 2016 at 5:11 pm

    Saan po makakabili ng mga yan ate kath?

  • Reply Anna May 11, 2016 at 8:09 pm

    hello po! tanong ko lang po sana, ano po ba ang best sunblock to use everyday para di mangitim? thank you in advance! 😀

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