Best Japanese Sunscreen Sprays 2021

Must-buy spray sunscreens in Japan

Beauty products are one of the most popular things to shop in Japan among foreign visitors. Especially, Japanese sunscreens are hugely popular worldwide and many products can be actually found even in abroad. But of course, if you are shopping Japanese sunscreens, the best place to buy is in Japan. A lot of new sunscreens are released every year and now they are available with many different formulas such as cream, gel, stick, powder, etc. Moreover, many products offer different features such as waterproof, cooling effects, high SPF factor, colour-correction and so on.

Today, I’d like to introduce some of the most popular “spray type” Japanese sunscreens this summer. Spray sunscreens have been one of the most trendy cosmetics products in Japan in the past years, and many new products have been released by different brands. They are handy, easy to apply and affordable. So please enjoy the list of best Japanese spray sunscreens!


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The queen of Japanese sunscreens, Shiseido ANESSA is the most popular sunscreen brand in Japan, available with gel, lotion and spray. The most notable feature of the latest ANESSA sunscreens is “Aqua Booster” which is highly durable against water or sweat. Also it has the highest SPF rate for UV protection, strong water resistance, sand proof, yet it’s very gentle on skin as it contains beauty moisturizing ingredients and can be easily removed by soap.

Price: 1,944 yen (60g)
SPF: 50+
PA: ++++


KOSE SUNCUT UV PROTECT SPRAY is a top-selling sunscreen spray in Japan. Products currently available with 3 types: Waterproof/Super waterproof/Fragranced. The powder-in spray leaves your skin smooth and non-greasy. It protect the skin from UV rays and withstands sweat, water and excess sebum. The translucent spray can be applied on hair or top of makeup.

Price: 700 yen (60g)/900 yen (90g)
SPF: 50+
PA: ++++

3. Parasola Fragrance UV Spray

NARIS UP Parasola Fragrance UV Spray  is a sunscreen spray with deodorant effect. The lightweight spray keeps your skin smooth and soft with beauty ingredients, and eliminates body odor and sweat with the long-lasting fresh floral fragrance. It has the highest rate of the sun protection and a waterproof effect.

Price: 1,200 yen (90g)
SPF: 50+
PA: ++++



MIEUFA FRAGRANCE UV SPRAY by napla is a trending sunscreen product in Japan. The spray comes in stylish and minimalist designed bottle, and contains organic beauty ingredients that are gentle on skin and hair, and prevent from dryness. The fragranced spray sunscreen are currently available in 4 different scents.

Price: 1,200 yen (80g)
SPF: 50+
PA: ++++


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Ajuste is a popular spray sunscreen brand by Doshisha, which comes in a large bottle (if you think Japanese sunscreens are pretty small, this one is about 2–3 times bigger!). The spray sunscreens are available with 3 types: Non-fragrance/Fragranced /Gardening Herbs. The most unique one is the Garden Herb which comes in a green bottle and also works as insect repellent spray. The spray protects your skin from UV rays with a SPF 50+ / PA+++ protection and keeps bugs away from you, too! The perfect 2-in-one sunscreen for outdoor activities in summer!

Price: 1,200 yen (200g)
SPF: 50+
PA: ++++

6.Shigaisen Yoho Clear UV Spray

Shigaisen Yoho Clear UV Spray is a skin-friendly, gentle formula sunscreen spray that can be used for kids from the age of 1. The transparent, non-sticky spray can be applied on face, body and hair.

Price: 2,035 yen (150g)
SPF: 30
PA: +++


SKIN AQUA by RHOTO offers a variety of sunscreen products at affordable price. Their new range is the TONE UP UV series which works as both sunscreen and colour correction. The products are available in lotion and spray type, and come in fair lavender colour with strobe pearl which brighten up and luminise your skin. The perfect sunscreen for the Instagram generation!

Price: 740 yen (70g)
SPF: 50+
PA: ++++

Did you enjoy the list?? Many different types of sunscreens are available in Japan today! Recommended stores to shop Japanese sunscreens are drugstores such as Matsumoto Kiyoshi, Don Quijote and LOFT. You can find most of listed products at these shops 😉

You can check out more articles about Japanese sunscreens and recommended beauty products for summer from the links below!

-10 Best-Selling Sunscreens in Japan!

-Newly Released Japanese Sunscreens!

-Japanese Sunscreens by Type

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