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Here's Why You Should Still Use Sunscreen, Even If You're Not Going Out

Shade isn't enough to protect you.
September 04, 2020
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ICYDK, you still need to wear sunscreen indoors! Even when you’re just staying at home, you’re still exposed to the sun’s harmful UV rays. So, it’s important to keep your skin hydrated and protected. These harmful UV rays can make your skin feel dry and dull. Worse, they can leave dark spots and uneven complexion.

But where exactly do these UV rays come from if you’re already getting some shade at home? Think about the sunlight that goes through your windows. The UV rays can *still* penetrate the glass, and you won’t even notice until the damage is done. When your home is full of screen windows, that’s all the more reason to protect yourself since screens can’t shield you at all from these harmful rays.

In case you don’t work by a window, you’re not in the clear just yet! Blue light from your gadget screens can also emit UV radiation, which can cause the same kind of damage to your skin that you can get from the sun.

Pay attention to your skin ASAP! Below are sunscreen products you might want to add to your morning skincare routine:

1. Belo Tinted Sunscreen

Sun Care Level: SPF 50, PA++++

Aside from protecting your skin from intense sunlight, this tinted sunblock also works as a lightweight foundation. It helps even out skin tone and conceal blemishes. The coverage is perfect for a fresh lang no-makeup makeup look!

Belo Tinted Sunscreen, P452

2. Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen

Sun Care Level: SPF 50+, PA+++

If you hate your current lotion’s sticky feeling, consider switching to this dry-touch sunscreen! It's lightweight and won't clog your pores. Plus, it has a fresh scent you can wear all day.

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen, P579

3. Bioré UV Bright Up Covering Base

Sun Care Level: SPF 50, PA++++

Do you happen to wear makeup to complete your WFH look? Here's a sunscreen with a sweat-resistant formula that helps prevent your makeup from melting off! It also controls excess oil and brightens your complexion for a smooth, radiant finish.

Bioré UV Bright Covering Base Oil Control, P435

4. NIVEA Sun UV Face Anti-Age And Anti-Pigments Face Cream

Sun Care Level: SPF 50

Next to UVA and UVB filters, you’ll love how this sunscreen also helps reduce signs of fine lines and brown spots by keeping your skin moisturized and healthy-looking.

NIVEA Sun UV Face Anti-Age And Anti-Pigments Face Cream, P339

5. Vaseline Daily Sun Cream

Sun Care Level: SPF 50, PA ++++

Its moisturizing gel formula feels cool and refreshing on the skin! This sunscreen also helps hydrate dry, parched skin caused by harmful UV rays.

Vaseline Daily Sun Cream, P329

6. QUICKFX Sun Screen

Sun Care Level: SPF 50, PA++

While this sunblock feels so light on the skin, it still gives powerful protection against awkward sunspots. You can also wear it under your makeup!

QUICKFX Sun Screen, P249

These sun care products are available at all Watsons stores. You can also shop them via call and delivery service at select Watsons stores or online at Watsons’ official e-commerce site. For more details, follow Watsons on Facebook.

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