Best Cheap Japanese Sunscreens 2020

Must-Buy Japanese Drugstore Sunscreens under $10

Japanese sunscreens are highly popular around the world. The effectiveness of Japanese sunscreens for high protection from UVA and UVB rays, light formula and the longevity are highly regarded as well as the wide variety according to the skin type and formulations. While some of the most popular Japanese sunscreens like ANESSA and ALLIE costs over $20, some of the great quality Japanese sunscreens can be purchased at very affordable prices. Moreover, these products can be found easily at most of Japanese drugstores or discount stores like Don Quijote.

So today, I have listed some of the best cheap Japanese sunscreens with the great value! While several types of sunscreens are available from each brand, in this article, I am focusing the ones that are perfect for daily use with a light texture and high SPF/PA rates.

1. Biore UV Auqua Rich Watery Essence

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Biore UV Auqua Rich Watery Essence (ビオレ UV アクアリッチ ウォータリーエッセンス) is the best selling Japanese sunscreen that is water-based and has an extremely light texture with strong UV protection and water resistance . The product has a Micro Defense formula which forms a micro veil on the skin evenly when applying.

Price: 861 yen (50g)

SPF: 50+

PA: ++++

2. NIVEA Sun Super Water Gel

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NIVEA Sun Super Water Gel (ニベアサン ウォータージェル) is a light-weight sunscreen with moisturizing ingredients, which has smooth and water-like texture while protecting skin from the strong UV rays with high SPF and PA rates. It can be used for both face and body, and can be removed easily with a regular soap.

Price: 500 yen~(80g)

SPF: 50+

PA: ++++

3. RHOTO SKIN AQUA Super Moisture Gel

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SKIN AQUA Super Moisture Gel (スキンアクア スーパーモイスチャー ジェル) is a moisturizing sunscreen gel that contains 4 kinds of beauty ingredients. It’s gentle on skin, yet has the highest rates of SPF and UVA protection. It’s waterproof but can be removed easily with a soup.

Price: 1,000 yen (110g)

SPF: 50+

PA: +++

4. KOSE SUNCUT Perfect UV Gel (Super Water Proof)

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SUNCUT Perfect UV Gel (サンカット パーフェクトUV ジェル) has a great longevity and strength against water, sweat, sebum and rubbing while protecting skin from UV rays. Some skin care ingredients are contained that prevent skin from dry and damage. The product can be removed by a regular soap.

Price: 1,000 (100 g)

SPF: 50+

PA: ++++

5. ISEHAN SUNKILLER Perfect Water Essence

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SUNKILLER Perfect Water Essence (サンキラー パーフェクトウォーター
is an alcohol free, skin care type sunscreen. The product is made with 86% moisturizing ingredients that are gentle on the skin, and the water-base gel is easy to spread evenly on face and body. It has a pleasant and refreshing citrus scent.

Price: 900 yen (50 g)

SPF: 50+

PA: ++++

6. KISS ME Mommy! UV Aqua Milk

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KISS ME Mommy! UV Aqua Milk (マミー UVアクアミルク) is an additive free sunscreen which is recommended for children or sensitive skin. It’s made with 80% food ingredients and contains some natural moisturizing ingredients. With the high SPF/PA rates, it protects delicate skin from UV damages and dryness.

Price: 900 yen (50 g)

SPF: 50+

PA: ++++

7. NARIS UP Parasola Illumi Skin UV Essence

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Parasola Illumi Skin UV Essence (パラソーラ イルミスキン UVエッセンス) is a colour-controlling sunscreen essence that creates the translucent and natural glow skin by the light lavender colour, and it can be also used as a make-up base. It contains 10 kinds of moisturizing ingredients that keeps skin smooth and hydrated. It a waterproof sunscreen and has the highest SPF and PA rates.

Price: 970 yen (80g)

SPF: 50+

PA: ++++

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