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23 Sunscreens I Used in 2023 + Reviews (Pt.1)

I wrote a blogpost reviewing 23 sunscreens I’ve tried this year and figured it’d be a great list idea! This list is for 10 of them. Read more here: https://www.khairahscorner.com/skincare/sunscreens/23-affordable-sunscreens-and-sunsticks-2023-where-to-buy/

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Hybarrier Fresh Sun Lotion SPF50+ PA++++

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Summary: lovee how it feels soft and smooth, it sits soo well on the skin • chemical sunscreen with 5 UV filters and 8 types of hyaluronic acids✨ • lightweight lotion texture so it blends in easily • I really loveeee how it feels soft and smooth on application♥️ • leaves a dewy finish that settles in nicely with no white cast✅ • also has a nice smell that does not linger Overall, it’s a pretty nice sunscreen✨ Shop on @yesstyle https://ystyle.co/HJbv, use my rewards code KHAIRAH21 for discounts💰

Hybarrier Fresh Sun Lotion SPF50+ PA++++

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Hybarrier Fresh Sun Lotion SPF50+ PA++++

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Madagascar Centella Hyalu-Cica Water-Fit Sun Serum SPF50+ PA++++

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This sunscreen is a popular one no doubt, it has mixed reviews especially from the perspective of POC but definitely still one of the good ones imo✨ 4 chemical UV filters, SPF50+, PA++++, and star ingredients like hyaluronic acid, CICA, and lots of leaf/fruit extracts. It feels lightweight (“serum-like”) and blends in nicely, leaving a soft dewy finish and no white cast.

Madagascar Centella Hyalu-Cica Water-Fit Sun Serum SPF50+ PA++++

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Madagascar Centella Hyalu-Cica Water-Fit Sun Serum SPF50+ PA++++

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Daily Soft Touch Sunscreen SPF 50+ PA++++

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Didn’t even realise I’ve not written a review here when I’ve literally shared my love for this sunscreen EVERYWHERE About: Chemical sunscreen with 4 UV filters, five types of ceramides, CICA vitamin E, and other ingredients, all of which help to strengthen the skin barrier and lock in moisture. It’s another fave I discovered this year, mainly because it gives this matte, velvety skin finish that I really like! Although I admit it takes some effort to fully blend in (you can also use the method of “letting your sunscreen sit”), it’s still one of my favorites because I just love the finish, perfect for oily skin types. You can read my full detailed review either on Instagram or Tiktok

Daily Soft Touch Sunscreen SPF 50+ PA++++

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Daily Soft Touch Sunscreen SPF 50+ PA++++

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Awe-Sun Airyfit Sunscreen SPF50+ PA ++++

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I used this sunscreen for a week and while it’s not one of my favorites, it’s a really good one! It really gives that lightweight feel, blends in easily with a dewy finish✨ Using it in a routine with hydrating toner + serums + no moisturiser gives a less of a dewy finish on oily skin and I like that very much✅ No distinct smell, No white cast, No heaviness, No greasiness✨ Shop on: • @yesstyle: https://ystyle.co/wuhN (use my rewards code KHAIRAH21 for discounts💰)

Awe-Sun Airyfit Sunscreen SPF50+ PA ++++

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Awe-Sun Airyfit Sunscreen SPF50+ PA ++++

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Awe-Sun Airy-Fit Daily Moisturizer with Sunscreen SPF 50+ PA++++

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If you like multi-purpose skincare and you like sunscreens with a glowy finish, this one is for you✨ It’s a 2-in-1 sunscreen with 4 UV filters and doubles as a moisturiser✨ Notable Ingredients📌 • Bamboo extract - a hydrating natural moisturiser • Niacinamide Thoughts📌 • It has a rich creamy texture that applies like a moisturising cream • It blends in quite nicely with no white cast, leaving a really dewy finish. I already used a moisturiser so with my oily skin, it added that extra moisturising layer which would be perfect for the winter season✅ The sunscreen is ideal for: • the busy & unbothered folks who really just want a simplified routine, • anyone who’s just starting out with skincare and wants to try fewer products first, • drier skin types/anyone who really love their moisturising step (and top it off with an added layer of their other new release - Awe-Sun Airy-Fit Sunscreen!) Note📌 • It’s claimed to have been clinically tested to be SPF50+ PA++++, so you’re not getting lesser protection simply because it also functions as a moisturiser. I understand there might be doubts about that but personally, I think if you fit into any of the categories above, this is a great choice to try✅

Awe-Sun Airy-Fit Daily Moisturizer with Sunscreen SPF 50+ PA++++

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Awe-Sun Airy-Fit Daily Moisturizer with Sunscreen SPF 50+ PA++++

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Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel SPF50+ PA++++

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Also another community favourite. chemical sunscreen with 8 types of hyaluronic acid, CICA, ceramides and other ingredients for moisturising the skin. Very hydrating, leaves a dewy finish, no white cast, SPF50+, PA++++. I compared this with the SKIN1004 and they are very similar (even the two brands acknowledge it and did a collab on April Fool’s day this year!) Differences would have to be the product design (I like the pump of SKIN1004) and the costs (SKIN1004 is cheaper)

Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel SPF50+ PA++++

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Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel SPF50+ PA++++

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Biome Double Defense Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++

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I actually like it a lot and it would have made my favourite list if not for its overwhelming smell! A no-white cast sunscreen that was released earlier in the year. 3 UV filters and a special biome blend from the brand. Also has ingredients like peptides from cranberry extract, kombucha, galactomyces ferment, etc – summarily, a lot of the good stuff. Lightweight texture, blends in easily with a smooth finish. Would repurchase if only they can do something about that smell!

Biome Double Defense Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++

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Biome Double Defense Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++

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Hyal Reyouth Moist Sun SPF50+ PA++++

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IF lightweight sunscreens are your thing, you should try this! This was my first time using a sunscreen with a watery formulation. It has a very runny lightweight texture, feels like a light gel-type cream💦 🏷️chemical sunscreen, 4 UV filters and 10 types of hyaluronic acid, also has niacinamide✨ • I LOVVEE the applicator! Again, this is my first time using a sunscreen with a dropper-like applicator and considering the watery formula, it was definitely a good choice 👍🏾 • It blends in very easily and quickly + leaves no white cast✅ • The finish is slightly dewy but also feels semi-matte because it leaves this really smooth texture and settles in quite nicely with less dewiness after some time✅ ⚠️ It does have a strong scent though and although I’m rarely affected by scents, that might be the cause of the tingling sensation I keep getting anytime I use it • If you have oily skin, you may skip a moisturiser for this but personally, I think you can still use a lightweight moisturiser as it is not so dewy after it settles in✨ • Overall, I quite like it and I think you should check it out too ✅ Available at: - @yesstyle: https://ystyle.com/Sngb (get discounts with my rewards code KHAIRAH21)💰

Hyal Reyouth Moist Sun SPF50+ PA++++

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Hyal Reyouth Moist Sun SPF50+ PA++++

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Cica Regen Vegan Sun SPF 50+ PA++++

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I like that Dr Ceuracle has multiple no-white-cast sunscreens to choose from! This one is also a chemical sunscreen, 4 UV filters and a combination of ingredients that make up CICA barrier complex, including CICA. SPF50+, PA++++, lightweight formula, blends in easily and leaves no white cast. Did a comparison with Hyal Reyouth Sun, both of them blended easily with no white cast so the main difference was the texture. Cica Regen was more of the typical sunscreen creamy texture while Hyal Reyouth has a watery formula.

Cica Regen Vegan Sun SPF 50+ PA++++

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Cica Regen Vegan Sun SPF 50+ PA++++

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Cica Soothing Sun Cream SPF50+ PA++++

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one of my current favorite sunscreens✅ • chemical sunscreen with 5 UV filters • formulated with F-CICA Complex (aka 7 types of fermented CICA extracts) • no white cast • hydrating so you can skip a moisturiser for minimise the dewiness✨ It has a herbal smell that’s not overpowering and it applies nicely onto the skin. Also blends in easily, I applied in 3 layers and it took me less than 3 minutes. honestly love how it settles in with just a subtle dewy finish✅ Shop on @yesstyle: https://ystyle.co/cMto (use my rewards code KHAIRAH21 for discounts💰)

Cica Soothing Sun Cream SPF50+ PA++++

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Cica Soothing Sun Cream SPF50+ PA++++

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What a great list
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Thank you!
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Looking forward to your part 2!! 😊
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