Korean and Japanese Sunscreens - Incandeskin's Guide

How to choose the right sunscreen is one of the most common questions coming in to us in the run up to the summer holidays. People are no longer compromising with sunscreens that leave greasy, ghost-like finishes or those that break them out. They know that better exists but it's still tricky to navigate all the options.

We've put together a chart that compares all the sunscreens available on incandeskin.ie. We try to stock the best of Korean and Japanese sunscreens and make sure to cater to all skin types.

And remember, the most important thing about sunscreen is that you choose one that you are happy to wear every day. 

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  Missha All Around Safe Block Aqua Sun Gel Missha Essence Sun Beauty of Joseon Relief Sun: Rice + Probiotics Round Lab - Birch Juice Moisturizing Sun Cream Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence Biore UV Watery Gel (Face and Body) Canmake Mermaid Skin Gel UV Cosrx Aloe Soothing Sun Cream Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel SPF Etude House Sunprise Mild Airy Finish Sun Milk
SPF SPF50+/PA++++ SPF45/PA+++ SPF50+ PA++++ SPF50+ PA++++ SPF50+ PA++++ SPF50+ Pa++++ SPF50+ PA++++ SPF50 PA+++ 50+ PA++++ SPF50+/ PA+++
Sunscreen type Chemical Chemical Hybrid Chemical Chemical Hybrid Chemical Hybrid Chemical Physical
Skin type Oily Normal/Dry All All All All All All Normal/Dry Sensitive
Waterproof Waterproof Waterproof Not waterproof Not waterproof Waterproof Waterproof Not waterproof Not waterproof Not waterproof Not waterproof 
Finish Semi matte Semi dewy Semi matte Initially dewy, dries semi-matte Semi-dewy Matte Initially dewy, dries semi-matte Matte  Dewy Semi-matte
White cast No cast No cast Slight cast on darker skin tones No cast No cast No cast No cast No cast No cast Slight cast
Fragrance Light fragrance Light fragrance Fragrance free Fragrance free Light fragrance Light fragrance  Fragrance free Light fragrance Fragrance free Light fragrance 
Product size 50ml 50ml 50ml 50ml 50ml 90ml 40g 50ml 50ml 55ml
Additional beneficial ingredients Camellia sinensis leaf extract Aloe, cucumber, morus bark, licorice, portulaca, and witch hazel extracts Rice extract 30% and grain fermented extracts Niacinamide, 
ascorbic acid, vitamin E, adenosine, glycerin, hyaluronic acid, allantoin, and birch sap
Hyaluronic acid, glycerin, arginine, and mixed citrus essence Hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and arginine Phytic acid, morus alba root extract, hyaluronic acid, and arginine Aloe arborescens leaf extract and glycerin Hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, glycerin, centella asiatica extract, ceramide NP Centella asiatica extract and aloe vera
Price € 17.00 € 17.00 € 19.00 € 24.00 € 21.00 € 19.50 € 19.00 € 15.00 € 19.00 € 17.50


You can find our sunscreens on this page: https://incandeskin.ie/collections/sunscreens

If you still have questions on choosing a sunscreen or any other aspects of skincare, send us an email at info@incandeskin.ie

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