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Sunscreen

Summer in Japan is downright oppressive. No matter you skin tone, wearing sunscreen is important not only to prevent sunburn, but to prevent the development of skin cancer.

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Spray type



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ANESSA

Perfect UV spray sunscreen aqua booster SPF 50

60g


Hypoallergenic spray sunscreen with moisturizer prevents sunburn and uneven tanning. Super waterproof formula lasts through sweat, ocean water, and chlorinated (pool) water. Can be safely used even on your face and hair. Washes off easily with soap and water. Contains no colourants. Sprays in any direction, even upside down.

Do not use near heat or fire.




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Bioré UV

Quick Drying Smooth Spray SPF 50

75g


Spray sunscreen that dries quickly and leaves skin smooth, not sticky. Extra strength formula helps prevent development of moles and freckles. Waterproof formula lasts through sweat and water. Formula does not leave a white film, so it can be used even on your face and hair. May be used underneath makeup. Contains chamomile extract for moisture. Washes off easily with soap and water. Contains no colourants. Light citrus scent.

Do not use if you have an alcohol sensitivity or sensitive skin.

Do not use heat or fire.




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Kose Suncut

Spray Sunscreen Super Waterproof SPF 50

50g


Long-lasting waterproof spray sunscreen that lasts through sweat and water. Leaves skin dry and smooth, not sticky. Extra strength formula helps prevent development of moles and freckles. Formula does not leave a white film, so it can be used even on your face and hair. May be used under or over makeup. Sprays in any direction, even upside down. Washes off easily with soap and water. Comes in regular, unscented, and mentholated floral.

Do not use near heat or fire.




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Nivea Sun

Protect Water Gel Extra Cool SPF 50

80g


Spray sunscreen that changes to a gel upon contact with skin for easy application. Contains menthol for a cooling sensation on hot days. Contains jojoba oil to keep your skin moisturized. Washes off easily with soap and water. Contains no colourants or fragrance.

Not for use on the face.

Do not use near heat or fire.




Lotion type SPF 30-35


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ANESSA

Essence UV sunscreen aqua booster mild

(for sensitive skin) SPF 35

60ml


Waterproof sunscreen for sensitive skin, lasts through sweat and water. Gentle enough for children and babies. Contains hyaluronic acid for moisture. Washes off easily with soap and water. Alcohol and paraben free. Contains no colourants or fragrances.




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Bioré UV

Mild Care Milk SPF 30

120ml


Gentle alcohol-free sunscreen that can be used by adults, children, and babies. Safe to use every day. Water-based formula with hyaluronic acid and chamomile extract leaves skin moisturized with a powdery finish and won’t leave you feeling sticky. May be used underneath makeup. Washes off easily with soap and water. Contains no colourants or fragrances. Hypoallergenic.




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Bioré UV

Aquarich Refreshing Gel Lotion SPF 33

90ml


Cooling sunscreen keeps skin cool and moisturized. Lasts through sweat and won’t leave your skin sticky. Contains menthol for cooling sensation, hyaluronic acid and royal jelly for moisture. Also contains orange, grapefruit, and lemon extracts. Hypoallergenic. If you are sensitive to alcohol or menthol or have very sensitive skin, do not use this product.

NOT for use on the face.




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Nivea Sun

Protect Water Gel Quick Lotion SPF 35

80ml


Gel-to-lotion sunscreen with hyaluronic acid for moisture. Powder finish leaves skin smooth and not sticky. May be used underneath makeup. Washes of easily with soap and water. Contains no colourants or fragrances. Hypoallergenic.



 

Lotion type SPF 50



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ANESSA

Perfect UV sunscreen aqua booster SPF 50

60ml


Waterproof sunscreen that won’t leave your skin oily or sticky. Waterproof and sweatproof up to 80 minutes in sun, pool water, and ocean water. Contains no colourants. Hypoallergenic. Safe for use on face. Washes of easily with soap and water.




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ANESSA

Perfect UV sunscreen aqua booster mild SPF 50

for sensitive skin

60ml


Sunscreen for sensitive skin. Alcohol-free, paraben-free, mineral oil-free. Won’t leave skin greasy r sticky. Waterproof and sweatproof up to 80 minutes in sun, pool water, and ocean water. Hypoallergenic. Washes of easily with soap and water. Safe for children and babies. Safe for use on the face.




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ANESSA

Essence UV sunscreen aqua booster SPF 50

60ml


Moisturizing waterproof and sweatproof sunscreen for skin that gets dry easily. Contains no colourants. Hypoallergenic. Washes off easily with soap and water. Ideal for running, sports, and swimming. Safe for use on the face.




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Bioré UV

Aqua Rich Watery Essence SPF 50 (left) / Aqua Rich Watery Gel SPF 50 (right)

50g / 90ml


Sunscreen that is strong against sweat and water. Sweatproof, waterproof for up to 80 minutes. Protects against development of moles and freckles. Contains hyaluronic acid, royal jelly, and citrus (orange, lemon, grapefruit) extracts for moisture. May be used underneath makeup. Washes off easily with soap and water. Fresh fruit scent. Hypoallergenic.




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Bioré UV

Sarasara Perfect Milk SPF 50

40ml


Waterproof sunscreen perfect for sports, hiking, swimming. Waterproof and sweatproof up to 80 minutes. Powder finish that leaves skin smooth and dry, not sticky or oily. May be used underneath makeup. Lightly scented. Contains no colourants. Washes off easily with makeup remover or soap and water.




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Bioré UV

Nobinobi Kids Milk SPF 50

90g


Gentle sunscreen for delicate skin. Waterproof and sweatproof. Contains Vaseline. Won’t leave white residue on skin. May be used on the face. Washes off with soap and water. Alcohol free. Contains no colourants or fragrances. Hypoallergenic.




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Kose

Suncut UV Gel SPF 50

100g


Sunscreen gel. Blocks UVA and UVB rays for long periods. Extra strength formula helps prevent development of moles and freckles. Water-based formula with 10 extracts leaves skin moisturized but not sticky, leaves no white film. May be used underneath makeup. Washes off easily with soap and water. Comes in Waterproof and regular Non-waterproof.




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Kose

Suncut UV Gel Cooling SPF 50

100g


Cooling sunscreen for hot days. Does not leave skin sticky or with a white film. Water-based formula leaves skin moisturized. May be used underneath makeup without running or melting foundation. Washes off easily with soap and water.




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Nivea Sun

Protect Water Milk MILD SPF 50

30ml


Extra strength sunscreen with a light finish, absorbs into skin without feeling heavy or greasy. Contains hyaluronic acid to keep skin moisturized. May be used underneath makeup. Alcohol-free. Contains no colourants or fragrances. Hypoallergenic.




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Nivea Sun

Protect Plus UV Waterproof UV Milk SPF 50

40ml


Extra strength sunscreen that blocks UVA and UVB rays. Protects against development of moles and freckles. Contains hyaluronic acid and plant extracts to keep your skin moisturized. Powder finish leaves skin dry and smooth, not sticky. Waterproof formula lasts through sweat and water. May be used underneath makeup. Washes off easily with soap and water. Contains no colourants or fragrances. Hypoallergenic.




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Nivea Sun

Protect Water Gel Super SPF 50

80g


Extra strength sunscreen that wears lightly. Contains hyaluronic acid to keep your skin moisturized. May be used underneath makeup or as a substitute for toner. Contains no colourants or fragrances. Hypoallergenic.




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Nivea Sun

Crème Care UVcream SPF50

50g


Extra strength, long-lasting sunscreen that won’t leave your skin sticky. Contains hyaluronic acid, jojoba oil, and sqalene to keep skin moisturized and supple. Powder finish leaves skin smooth. May be used underneath makeup. Washes off easily with soap and water. Contains no colourants. Hypoallergenic.




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Nivea Sun

Protect Plus UV Milky Essence SPF 50

50g


Extra strength sunscreen that thoroughly blocks UVA and UVB rays. Helps prevent development of moles and freckles. Contains hyaluronic acid to keep your skin moisturized. Lasts through sweat and water (though not labeled “waterproof”). May be used underneath makeup. Washes off easily with soap and water. Contains no colourants or fragrances. Hypoallergenic.




Facial-only Sunscreen SPF 50



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ANESSA

Perfect facial UV sunscreen aqua booster SPF 50

40g


Waterproof, moisturizing facial sunscreen. Withstands water (pool and ocean) and sweat up to 80 minutes. May be used underneath makeup. Contains no colourants. Hypoallergenic. Washes off easily with soap and water.




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Bioré UV

AQUA Rich BB Essence SPF 50

33g


Tinted (bright beige) moisturizing facial sunscreen with hyaluronic acid and royal jelly. Also contains grapefruit, orange, and lemon extracts. Water-based formula is gentle on skin and doesn’t leave a white film behind. May be used underneath makeup. Comes off easily with makeup remover and face wash. Hypoallergenic. Fresh fruit scent.




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Bioré UV

Sarasara Bright Milk SPF 50

30ml


Waterproof facial sunscreen with a brightening powder finish. Lasts through sweat and water, and may be applied underneath makeup. Contains hyaluronic acid for moisture. Comes off easily with makeup remover and face wash. Fragrance free.




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Bioré UV

Sarasara Face Milk SPF 50

30ml


Waterproof facial sunscreen that won’t leave skin greasy or sticky. Waterproof through sweat and water up to 80 minutes. Powder finish that lasts all day without leaving white residue. Contains hyaluronic acid for moisture. May be used underneath makeup. Comes off easily with makeup remover and face wash. Contains no colourants or fragrances.




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