The summer season can be a really trying time for your skin. The scorching summer heat, harsh sun rays and extreme weather conditions can wreak havoc with your skin and leave it looking dull and lifeless. While staying indoors, especially in the afternoons, and eating a balanced diet helps prevent skin damage, it is always a good idea to stock up on a few skincare essentials to protect and maintain your skin.
If you think that stocking up on skincare products means burning a hole in your pocket, then we are about to prove you wrong! Scroll down for a list of five super affordable yet totally awesome summer skincare products that you need to add to your cart right now!
- 01. Lakme Peach Milk Ultra Light Gel
- 02. Pond’s Sun Protect Non-Oily Sunscreen SPF 50
- 03. Rexona Aloe Vera Underarm Odour Protection Roll On
- 04. Lakme Lip Love Chapstick SPF 15
- 05. Dove Light Hydration Body Lotion
01. Lakme Peach Milk Ultra Light Gel
Irrespective of the season and skin type, applying a thin layer of moisturiser is essential to keep your skin healthy. But avoid using thick moisturisers as they can clog the pores and cause breakouts. Instead, opt for something super lightweight like the Lakme Peach Milk Ultra Light Gel. Enriched with vitamin E and peach milk extracts, this moisturiser provides intense hydration, while the super-light gel formula sinks right into your skin without a greasy residue!
Price - ₹350/-
02. Pond’s Sun Protect Non-Oily Sunscreen SPF 50
It is absolutely essential to protect your skin from the harsh UV rays that can cause issues like premature ageing, pigmentation, dark spots, etc. Always follow up your moisturiser with a generous amount of the Pond’s Sun Protect Non-Oily Sunscreen SPF 50, even if you just plan to stay home all day. Thanks to SPF 50 PA+++, this sunscreen provides excellent protection against both UVA and UVB rays. Additionally, the non-oily texture doesn’t feel heavy at all and is perfect for people with oily skin as well.
Price - ₹169/-
03. Rexona Aloe Vera Underarm Odour Protection Roll On
The summer season is not just harsh on your facial skin, but it can also take a significant toll on your underarms. Problems like rashes, underarm darkening and body odour are pretty common, but they can easily be controlled with regular use of the Rexona Aloe Vera Underarm Odour Protection Roll On. Its Sweatguard technology prevents excessive sweating and keeps odour causing bacteria from thriving in your underarms. Thus keeping them smelling fresh and clean all throughout summer.
Price - ₹125/-
04. Lakme Lip Love Chapstick SPF 15
Don’t forget to show your delicate lips some TLC this summer. Exposure to harmful sunrays can dry out the lips and cause pigmentation. But you can easily prevent this by applying the Lakme Lip Love Chapstick SPF 15 at least twice a day. The nourishing formula protects your lips from feeling dry and parched for up to 22 hours, while the inclusion of SPF 15 protects against sun damage.
Price - ₹150/-
05. Dove Light Hydration Body Lotion
Exposure to sun, dust, pollution and other environmental aggressors can cause severe damage to the skin on your body. Apart from applying a sunscreen to the exposed parts of your body, you also need to invest a lightweight body lotion such as the Dove Light Hydration Body Lotion. This body lotion boasts of a lightweight, non-sticky formula that moisturises up to 10 layers deep for super soft and healthy skin.
Price - ₹350/-
Written by Urvi Dalal on Mar 26, 2021
Writer, avid reader and hardcore beauty enthusiast is the best way to describe Urvi Dalal. With over 5 years of writing experience in the beauty industry, you can trust her to have the latest skin, hair and makeup tidbits on her fingertips. In her time working as a beauty writer, she has had the opportunity to interact and work closely with a string of dermatologists, makeup artists and hairstylists. All that knowledge exchange, coupled with her flair and love for writing make it possible for her to bring you some authentic yet fun beauty content. When Urvi isn’t working, you’d usually catch her curled up with a big, fat book, drinking a cup of tea or practising her makeup skills; there is no in-between!