7 Lightweight Sunscreens That Work Well For Oily Skin

They’ll form a protective veil over the skin without clogging pores

By E! Asia Staff 05 Jul, 2019 1:38 AMTags

It might be a challenge to get your hands on sunscreens that shield your skin and feel lightweight as recent as just five years ago. However, thanks for modern day technology, new formulations are non-greasy, non-sticky and feel next-to-nothing even in a hot and humid climate like ours.

So if you have oily skin or just prefer a sunscreen formula that doesn't leave skin overly dewy, here are our top picks that are perfect this summer and beyond:

7 Lightweight Foundations That Feel Like Nothing On The Skin
CNP Laboratory Tone-up Protection Sun SPF 42/PA+++, $47.20

Formulated with pearl powder, this sunscreen has a slight pink tint and leave skin looking rosy and radiant. It also smoothes skin surface so that makeup goes over like a dream.

AHC Natural Protection Fresh Moist Sun Cream SPF50 PA++++, $34.50

Infused with natural extracts and hyaluronic acid, this sunscreen is also packed with enough hydration power that it also doubles up as a day cream so you can save time getting ready. Plus, it also instantly cools skin and soothes irritation-prone skin.

COSRX Shield Fit Snail Essence Sun SPF 50+ PA+++, $22

Known for its powerful healing and skin-rejuvenating properties, snail essence is an ingredient commonly found in anti-ageing skincare products. Present in this essence-like sunscreen, it is also paired with allantoin and pycnogenol which are soothing and anti-inflammatory ingredients so your skin is adequately cared for.

Dr. Jart+ Every Sun Day Sun Fluid, $47

A coin-sized amount of this milky fluid blends into skin beautifully without leaving behind any white cast. Best part? It also doesn't leave skin sticky or shiny and doesn't cause shine-prone skin to breakout

Mamonde Everyday Sun Cream, $22

Promising high-protection against UV rays and urban pollution, this sunscreen also contains calendula flower extract to provide skin with a dose of moisture while reducing irritation.


Innisfree Aqua UV Protection Cream Water Drop SPF50+ PA++++, $29

Those looking for a sunscreen that delivers multiple benefits will love this all-in-one winner. Formulated to also brighten and smooth wrinkles, this triple function sunscreen replenishes skin with moisture while shielding it from damaging UV rays.

Laneige Air Light Sun Stick SPF 50+ PA++++, $30

Available in a twist-up stick format, this handy sunscreen enables you to touch-up conveniently on the go. Plus, it mattifies your complexion and delivers hydration wiithout disrupting your makeup.