The Hada Labo Hydrating UV Perfect Gel Moisturizer gives you the best of both worlds – with small and large hyaluronic acid molecules, skin is thoroughly hydrated from the inside out, while SPF 50 and PA ++++ protect it against sun damage. Plus, the texture is lightweight to boot. Perfect for busy women who have no time for a full skincare regimen before they head out for work.
#2 Dr Jart Cicapair Re-Cover Cream SPF 30 PA++, $77
The Cicapair Re-Cover Cream is ideal for those with redness and sensitivity. Formulated for sensitive skin, the cream contains Tiger Grass which aids in skin healing and calming redness. Encapsulated pigments break when in contact with the skin to give it a light coverage. Perfect for use on weekends when you want to give your skin a break from makeup but still need to cover up some redness.
#3 Skin Inc Hydrating Shield SPF 30, $72
Containing hyaluronic acid and antioxidants, this lightweight hydrating moisturiser has a gel-like texture which absorbs quickly into skin, imbuing it with moisture while protecting it against UV rays and free radical damage.
Besides being able to protect skin from UVA and UVB rays, the Philosophy Ultimate Miracle Worker Multi-Rejuvenating Cream SPF 25 gives the added protection against infrared and visible light, which means you can rest easy knowing that the light from your computer screen won’t wreck any damage on your skin.
The Erno Laszlo Firmarine Moisturizer SPF 30 is chock full of ingredients which boosts collagen synthesis, hydration and skin resilience – all while providing a broad-spectrum protection against the sun.
Dehydrated, sensitive skin will benefit from the use of the Bioderma Hydrabio Perfecteur – it strengthens skin resilience to keep skin healthy, while patented biological complex Aquagenium provides skin with long-lasting hydration that penetrate skin deeply.
#7 LANEIGE Anti-Pollution Day Defensor SPF30 PA++, $50
Besides worrying about sun damage and stress, us urbanites have another thing to worry about – pollution. Fine particles in the air can cause pores to clog up. The LANEIGE Anti-Pollution Day Defensor contains a unique technology which repels these fine dust, while SPF 30 protects it against UV damage.
#8 Shiseido WASO Color Smart Day Moisturizer Oil-free, $55
Perfect for busy women, the Shiseido WASO Color Smart Day Moisturizer Oil-free hydrates and protects, while keeping oil and shine at bay. Plus points for its colour adjusting formula which gives covers minor imperfections so you can go makeup-free.