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The Most Moisturizing Sunscreens for Dry Skin

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If you’ve got dry, itchy skin let’s be real, you’re most likely skipping out on sunscreen. The usual sticky, greasy formulas are bound to block pores, eventually causing further irritation. Worse still, sunblock with thicker textures tend to look ghostly. Hello Casper (the friendly-ghost).But as dermatologists always emphasise, sunscreen is essential. So, we’ve rounded up the best ultra-hydrating, light sunscreens that’ll let you live #FlakySkinFree. These moisturising sun protectors will cause zero itchiness, irritation or redness, and shield your skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays.

Here are the most moisturizing sunscreens for dry skin.  

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    The Face Shop Natural Sun Eco Sebum Control Hydrating Sun Cream

    Looking for a sunscreen that does double duty – moisturize and protect? This lightweight cream not only does both but infused with Chia Seeds (that hold up to ten times of their weight in water), it boasts of the quickest absorption rate.  Think it can’t get better? You’ll be shocked to know unlike most other sunscreens available right now, it doesn’t even leave that ghostly white cast behind.  

  • Aroma Magic Aloe Vera Sunscreen Gel

    Kick up your sunscreen game with an all-natural beauty that boasts of being smart. Wondering what that means? Enriched with non-nano Zinc Oxide, this sun protector deflects harmful UVA/B rays thereby preventing them from penetrating your skin. The result, you’re always hydrated (courtesy, hydrating Aloe Vera) and protected (thanks to Vitamins B5, C and E) that reverse all signs of aging.

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    Kaya Daily Moisturizing Sunscreen SPF 30

    Your hunt for the most moisturizing skin of all time has officially ended. With its very mellow yellow and white packaging, this sunscreen has an extremely creamy texture that spreads on skin like a dream. Plus, ever so slightly-scented it’s got a fresh cucumber-like fragrance that doesn’t overpower. A little goes a long way and the best part, you can layer it under makeup too. Win-Win!

  • Just Herbs No Sun Jojoba-Wheatgerm Moisturizing Sun Protection Gel

    Here’s another two-in-one formula that’ll have you sun-covered, always. Crafted with the goodness of organic Shea Butter and magical Aloe Vera Gel this sunscreen packs a punch. Apply a pea-sized amount about twenty minutes before stepping out the door so that your skin soaks it all in. Lastly, Wheatgerm takes it a notch higher with a mix of nutrients that replenish all your lost moisture.

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    Yves Rocher Hydra Vegetal Moisturizing Cream SPF25

    Want intensely hydrated skin that feels soft to touch for up to 24 hours? Say hello to the newest day cream on the block that does just that. And even goes a step further to protect. Yes, enriched with soothing botanical extracts that penetrate deep into the skin, reaching the innermost levels of the dermis with SPF 25 it’s your one-stop solution to ultra-plump, firm skin that always looks supple.

  • P.O Care Aloe Moisturizing Sun Lotion SPF 50 PA+++

    Ever swayed away from sunscreen just to avoid the sticky feeling it leaves behind? You won’t anymore, promise. Packed to the brim with natural extracts, this lightweight sunscreen is potent enough to protect skin from the sun’s harmful rays but gentle enough for daily use. Remember to slather on a layer each time you’re heading out and fully douse yourself before a dip in the pool.

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    Mitchell USA Age-Less Age Prevention SPF 45 - Moisturizing Sunscreen

    Here’s another stellar sunscreen that does it all – fights UVA/B rays, prevents sun spots, reduces blemishes and more, all with the help of Green Tea. So, if you’re still on the hunt for the best moisturizing sunscreen (and for good reason) you may want to add this formula to cart now. Whatever your lifestyle – be sure to know that Vitamins A, C and E will always have you guarded.

  • Lotus Professional Phyto-Rx Sunblock Mist SPF 50 Pa+++

    Free from parabens, artificial color and fragrances this green-sunscreen is all you need to kickstart the day. Just spritz away and watch the au-natural elements melt into your skin, protecting and moisturizing at one go. The sunscreen’s misty formula enriched with Vitamin E and Carrot Oil even boasts of being non-greasy, thus skipping out on all the usual oiliness. Spray, rub and repeat.

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