New Must-Buy Japanese Sunscreens!

Check out latest sunscreen products in Japan in 2018 summer!

Summer is just around the corner!

In this article, I’m sharing 10 best Japanese sunscreens which are newly released in 2018! From unique items to absolutely useful ones, here are my picks of best NEW Japanese sunscreens for 2018 summer!

In case you have missed my previous article, introducing 10 best-selling Japanese sunscreens, please check them out, too!


SKIN AQUA by ROHTO is a popular and affordable sunscreen brand which products are commonly sold at drugstores in Japan. SKIN AQUA TONE UP UV SPRAY (スキンアクア トーンアップUVスプレー) is their new range which helps skins to brighten up and have better complexions as well as protecting from UV. The lavender colour spray contains strobe pearl, beauty ingredients and SPF 50+ protection. It’s waterproof and can be washed off by soap. The product is also available in gel formula.

Price: 1,000 yen (70g)

SPF: 50+

PA: ++++


PARASOLA FRAGRANCE UV SPRAY (パラソーラ フレグランス UVスプレー) is a great products which is combined with two summer essentials: sunscreen and deodorant. The waterproof spray contains high SPF, PA rates and long-lasting floral fragrance with the beauty ingredients which keep skin smooth and unsticky. It can be used for body and hair, and is also available in gel formula.

Price: 1,480 yen (90g)

SPF: 50+

PA: ++++


Another great sunscreen product from SKIN AQUA series, SKIN AQUA PERFECT UV STICK (スキンアクア パーフェクトUVスティック) is a stick type UV protection. The stick is easy to apply directly on your skin with hands-free, and leaves no-mess non-sticky finish. It’s very useful when you just wanna apply on a particular part of your body. The product contains the highest level of SPF and PA, as well as a waterproof effect though easy to wash off by soap.

Price: 1,000 yen

SPF: 50+

PA: ++++


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When it comes to drugstore range sunscreens, BIORE has been always on top on the market. Their Aqua Rich series is popular all over the world. In 2018, BIORE has released the brandnew series: BIORE UV SPF 50+ BASE UV (ビオレUV SPF50+の化粧下地UV). It’s a face sunscreen/primer which contains high SPF and PA rates and helps to hold your makeup longer. Available in 3 colours

Price: 1,000 yen (30g)

SPF: 50+

PA: ++++

5. Shiseido UV Lip Colour Splash


Shiseido UV Lip Colour Splash (資生堂 UVリップカラー スプラッシュ) is released by SHISEIDO’s suncare range. The uv lip protection moisturises lips and helps prevent sunburn with the high SPF rate. Available in 4 different colours.

Price: 2,500 yen (10g)

SPF: 35

PA: +++


The popular mint candies, FRISK has launched own cosmetic range a few years ago including FRISK UV SPRAY which was released in 2018. The refreshing menthol spray holds the highest level of SPF and PA rates, recommended to use during sports or outdoor activities. Besides sunscreen sprays, the FRISK’s cosmetic series offers cooling sprays, facial and body sheets.

Price: 1,050 yen (200g)

SPF: 50+

PA: ++++

7. The Placenta Ultra Veil ONE DAY

Oral sunscreen tablets has taken the country by storm in past years, and now various products can be founded commonly. For those who want to take UV protection skincare routine further, using daily sunscreen products and oral UV care in combination is highly effective and recommended. The Placenta Ultra Veil (ザ・プラセンタ ウルトラヴェール ONE DAY) helps skin to brighten up and prevents from dry.

Price: 1,814 yen (7 pc x 1.7g)

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