Bad news has once again hit Malaysians: the sunny and hot season will not be going off anytime soon and will most probably last until the middle of the year. With this in mind, it’s always wise to prepare and protect yourself from the negative effects of increased exposure to sunlight.
Excessive sunlight can cause a variety of skin issues, including premature skin aging due to loss of moisture, rashes, itchiness, sun burn and even skin cancer. Here’s some things you can buy for a budget of less than RM50 to protect yourself from the scorching heat.
Cooling Silken Sleeves RM29
These cooling silken sleeves are able to protect your arms from sunburn and UV rays when you’re driving, gardening or performing any outdoor activity. They are also able to absorb sweat easily, blocking out both heat and harmful sun rays. This comfortable sleeve is made up of ice silk that is expandable and soft as well.
IOPE Sunblock Powder RM66.90
If you’re looking for a daily oil control powder that also has UV ray blocking activities, you’ve found the right product in IOPE’s air cushion powder that has SPF50. It comes in a variety of colours, both gloss and matte, as well as three shades that are suitable for both fair and darker skin.
Blumei Aloe Vera Gel RM33.90
Made completely of extracts from the Aloe Vera plant, it has all the natural cooling and moisturizing properties of Aloe Vera jelly. It’s also manufactured in a pure and uncontaminated area of Jeju island in Korea, which is famous for its beauty.
This gel is perfect for using after bath to replenish the moisture lost through sweat and perspiration throughout the day. It’s usually used on the hands, feet and face, and to treat any area that is affected by heat rash. The gel is really effective on sunburns and helps them heal faster.
Yadah Oh Sun Block RM45
This lightweight and non oily sun block will leave your skin gently moisturized while the SPF40 is suitable for daily sunblock defense against UVa and UVb rays. It is infused with both chamomile and lavender extracts for that extra nutrients your skin needs to stay supple and healthy.