When the scorching sun unleashes its power, UV
protective products become essentials for everybody. Arm yourself with knowledge
of this season's new trends before investing in the best buys to keep covered
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Multi-functionality is the key word for this year's protective cosmetics.
Besides blocking sun damage, the best products also work as foundation,
isolating cream (worn beneath make-up) and moisturizer. Biotherm and
Maybelline's latest UV-protective creams are designed with pink, white, green
and purple tints to cater to different complexions and make-up effects.
Many sun-proof products aimed at young people turn more fashionable. For
instance, Mentholatum Sunplay Shining UV SPF30 cream has won fans by adding tiny
silver powder to create a shining effect on the skin. Some brands also promote
eye creams, rouges and lipsticks with sun filter for complete protection from
Unlike the greasy and thick cream of traditional UV protective products,
spray and thin milk are most welcomed this season. Recommendable items include
Chanel UV protective milk with SPF 45 and Clinique UV protective Isolating SPF
50 milk, both of which are designed especially for Asian women.
High-tech is another highlight of this year's sun protection cosmetics. The
most recent products for sun protection contain DNA-repair enzymes encapsulated
in liposome, which is able to enhance the rate of DNA repair in human skin in
vivo. For instance, Lancaster Protect Essence Cream is said to have the effect
Lancaster Essence Sunproof Cream. The first sunproof cream
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Vitamins that have been widely used in cosmetics also appear in the new sun
protection products of many popular brands like Nivea, Lancome and Lancaster
this summer. Vitamin E and vitamin C are said to help the skin avoid oxidative
damage, while vitamin B3 enables cells to repair their DNA and generates energy.
Natural plant extract is another new feature of this season's sunblock.
For instance, the popular Korean brand Langee has added the essence extracted
from carrot and blueberry in its latest sunscreen cream, while Canamino combines
the oat element with Titanium Dioxide in its sunblock, which is said to be able
to greatly enhance the effect of sun protection. Extract from chrysanthemum and
mesona chinensis are other new elements appearing in sunblock, such as the
latest released UV Protective Spray made by Herborist.
Men also have more skincare options than previous years. Several brands have
released their latest series for men's summer skin. Recommendations include
Shiseido Uno men's UV protective series, which not only protect skin from
sunburn, but also help to achieve a healthy, tanned effect.