Sunscreens

In Korean sunscreens, you can find both chemical (organic) and physical (inorganic / mineral-based) sun protection filters. Often, to get the best result and protection, Korean sunscreens have combined both =hybrid sunscreen. In this way, a beautiful final result that slightly covers the skin pores is achieved, as well as a light and fresh composition.

Sunscreen for the face

Chemical sunscreens are usually very light and pleasant to use, and they do not leave a white layer on the skin.

Physical sunscreens are not absorbed by the skin, and are therefore often richer in texture. They may also suit sensitive skin better than chemical ones.

The Hybrid composition is typical of Korean sunscreens, which achieves a beautiful result with slight coverage, and a light and fresh composition.

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Beauty of Joseon Sunscreen : Rice + Probiotics
Beauty of Joseon Sunscreen : Rice + Probiotics info
Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (172)
[Beauty of Joseon] Relief Sun : Rice + Probiotics
$22.00
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[Round Lab] Birch Juice Moisturizing Sunscreen
[Round Lab] Birch Juice Moisturizing Sunscreen
Rating: 4.8 out of 5 (86)
[Round Lab] Birch Juice Moisturizing Sunscreen
$22.00
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[Beauty of Joseon] Matte Sun Stick : Mugwort + Camelia
[Beauty of Joseon] Matte Sun Stick : Mugwort + Camelia
[Frudia] Ultra UV Shield Sun Essence
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (41)
[Frudia] Ultra UV Shield Sun Essence
$9.00
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[Cosrx] Aloe Soothing Sun Cream
Rating: 3.7 out of 5 (23)
[Cosrx] Aloe Soothing Sun Cream
$18.00
Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel
Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel info
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (22)
[Isntree] Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel
$25.00
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[Missha] All Around Safe Aqua Sun Gel
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (21)
[Missha] All Around Safe Aqua Sun Gel
$17.00
[Abib] Quick Sunstick Protection Bar
[Abib] Quick Sunstick Protection Bar
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (29)
[Abib] Quick Sunstick Protection Bar
$27.00
[Beauty of Joseon] Hanbang Holiday Set
[Beauty of Joseon] Hanbang Holiday Set
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 (7)
[Beauty of Joseon] Hanbang Holiday Set
$45.00 $76.00
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[Numbuzin] No.3 Porcelain Base-skip Tone Up Beige
[Numbuzin] No.3 Porcelain Base-skip Tone Up Beige
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[Tocobo] Cotton Soft Sun Stick
[Tocobo] Cotton Soft Sun Stick
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (8)
[Tocobo] Cotton Soft Sun Stick
$18.00 $20.00
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[Frudia] Tone-Up Base Sun Cream
Rating: 3.4 out of 5 (17)
[Frudia] Tone-Up Base Sun Cream
$9.00
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Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Airy Sun Stick
Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Airy Sun Stick tuotekuva
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (12)
[Isntree] Hyaluronic Acid Airy Sun Stick
$25.00
[Mixsoon] Centella Sun Cream SPF50+ PA++++
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (7)
[Mixsoon] Centella Sun Cream SPF50+ PA++++
$18.00 $20.00
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Round Lab 1025 Dokdo Toner + Birch Juice Moisturizing Sunscreen Set
Round Lab 1025 Dokdo Toner + Birch Juice Moisturizing Sunscreen Set kasvovesi tuotekuva
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Purito Seoul Daily Soft Touch Sunscreen
Purito Seoul Daily Soft Touch Sunscreen tuotekuva
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (6)
[Purito Seoul] Daily Soft Touch Sunscreen
$25.00
[Coxir] Ceramide Daily UV Sun Block
Rating: 3.6 out of 5 (11)
[Coxir] Ceramide Daily UV Sun Block
$17.00 $21.00
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[Numbuzin] No.2 Goodbye Redness Derma Tone Up
[Numbuzin] No.2 Goodbye Redness Derma Tone Up
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 (10)
[Numbuzin] No.2 Goodbye Redness Derma Tone Up
$23.00
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[Etude] Soon Jung Director's Moisture Sun Cream
Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (3)
[Etude] Soon Jung Director's Moisture Sun Cream
$18.00 $23.00
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[Beauty of Joseon] Ginseng Moist Sun Serum
[Beauty of Joseon] Ginseng Moist Sun Serum
Rating: 3.8 out of 5 (4)
[Beauty of Joseon] Ginseng Moist Sun Serum
$22.00
SKIN1004 Centella Hyalu-Cica Silky-Fit Sun Stick
SKIN1004 Centella Hyalu-Cica Silky-Fit Sun Stick
[Beplain] Clean Ocean Non-Nano Mild Sunscreen
[Beplain] Clean Ocean Non-Nano Mild Sunscreen
Rating: 3.3 out of 5 (8)
[Beplain] Clean Ocean Non-Nano Mild Sunscreen
$18.00 $22.00
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[Cell Fusion C] Stick Sunscreen 100
[Cell Fusion C] Stick Sunscreen 100
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (6)
[Cell Fusion C] Stick Sunscreen 100
$18.00 $25.00
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[The Saem] Jeju Fresh Aloe Sun Gel SPF50+ PA++++
[Iunik] Centella Calming Daily Sunscreen
[Iunik] Centella Calming Daily Sunscreen
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[Iunik] Centella Calming Daily Sunscreen
$19.00 $24.00
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[Etude] Soon Jung Director's Mineral Filter Sun Cream
Rating: 2.8 out of 5 (4)
[Etude] Soon Jung Director's Mineral Filter Sun Cream
$21.00 $23.00
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[Missha] All Around Safe Block Essence Sun
Rating: 3.6 out of 5 (7)
[Missha] All Around Safe Block Essence Sun
$18.00
[Goodal] Vegan Rice Milk Moisturizing Sun Cream
[Goodal] Vegan Rice Milk Moisturizing Sun Cream
Rating: 3.3 out of 5 (4)
[Goodal] Vegan Rice Milk Moisturizing Sun Cream
$17.00 $23.00
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Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Natural Sun Cream
Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Natural Sun Cream info ja koostumus
Rating: 2.8 out of 5 (4)
[Isntree] Hyaluronic Acid Natural Sun Cream
$25.00
[Accoje] Protective No Sebum Sun Gel
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (1)
[Accoje] Protective No Sebum Sun Gel
$17.00
[Numbuzin] No.1 Pure Glass Clean Tone Up SPF50+ PA++++
[Numbuzin] No.1 Pure Glass Clean Tone Up SPF50+ PA++++
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[Kaine] Green Fit Pro Sun
[Kaine] Green Fit Pro Sun
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 (1)
[Kaine] Green Fit Pro Sun
$19.00
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[Mizon] Cicaluronic Non-Nano Sunblock
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (4)
[Mizon] Cicaluronic Non-Nano Sunblock
$17.00
[A'pieu] Super Air Fit Mild Sunscreen Daily
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[A'pieu] Super Air Fit Mild Sunscreen Daily
$15.00 $21.00
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[Goodal] Green Tangerine Vita C Spot Care Sun Serum
[Goodal] Green Tangerine Vita C Spot Care Sun Serum
Rating: 3.0 out of 5 (2)
[Goodal] Green Tangerine Vita C Spot Care Sun Serum
$18.00 $24.00
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[Mary&May] Vegan Peptide Bakuchiol Sun Stick
[Mary&May] Vegan Peptide Bakuchiol Sun Stick
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[Mary&May] Vegan Peptide Bakuchiol Sun Stick
$18.00 $23.00
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House of HUR Weightless Sun Fluid
House of HUR Weightless Sun Fluid
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[House of HUR] Weightless Sun Fluid
$22.00
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Frudia Green Grape Sebum Control Cooling Sun Gel
Frudia Green Grape Sebum Control Cooling Sun Gel tuotekuva
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[Some By Mi] V10 Hyal Lip Sun Protector
[Some By Mi] V10 Hyal Lip Sun Protector
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (1)
[Some By Mi] V10 Hyal Lip Sun Protector
$10.00
[Missha] All Around Safe Block Cotton Sun
Rating: 3.8 out of 5 (4)
[Missha] All Around Safe Block Cotton Sun
$16.00 $21.00
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[Mary&May] Vegan Niacinamide Panthenol Sun Cushion
[Mary&May] Vegan Niacinamide Panthenol Sun Cushion
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 (1)
[Mary&May] Vegan Niacinamide Panthenol Sun Cushion
$23.00 $29.00
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[Tocobo] Bio Watery Sun Cream
[Tocobo] Bio Watery Sun Cream
Rating: 2.7 out of 5 (3)
[Tocobo] Bio Watery Sun Cream
$20.00
[Dr.Ceuracle] Hyal Reyouth Moist Sun
[Dr.Ceuracle] Hyal Reyouth Moist Sun
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (2)
[Dr.Ceuracle] Hyal Reyouth Moist Sun
$31.00
Romand Zero Sun Clean
Romand Zero Sun Clean tuotekuva
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[Rom&nd] Zero Sun Clean
$18.00
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[Cell Fusion C] Aquatica Stick Sunscreen 100
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[Cell Fusion C] Aquatica Stick Sunscreen 100
$18.00 $25.00
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Make Prem UV Defense Me Daily Sun Essence
Make Prem UV Defense Me Daily Sun Essence tuotekuva
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (1)
[Make P:rem] UV Defense Me Daily Sun Essence
$17.00 $18.00
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Physical or chemical sunscreen?

Korean sunscreens use both a chemical i.e. organic and a physical i.e. inorganic (mineral-based) sun protection filter. Often, to get the best result and protection, Korean sunscreens have combined both = hybrid sunscreen. In this way, a beautiful final result that slightly covers the pores is achieved, as well as a light and fresh composition. 

Physical, otherwise known as inorganic or mineral sunscreen, contains minerals such as zinc oxide and titanium oxide, in the list of ingredients these can be found e.g. with the names Titanium Dioxide or Zink Oxide. Physical sunscreen scatters UV radiation away from the skin to some extent (about 5%), in addition to the fact that the composition absorbs harmful UV rays, just like chemical sunscreens. But unlike chemical sunscreens, physical sunscreens do not absorb into the skin and may therefore have a richer texture. For the most sensitive skin and babies, a physical sunscreen may be a better option than a chemical one.

Chemical or organic sunscreens are usually very light and pleasant to use, and they do not leave behind a white layer on the skin (white cast), which may make it easier to apply the necessary large amount of the product. The chemical sunscreen filter absorbs the sun's harmful UV rays, preventing them from damaging the skin. Both chemical and physical sunscreens work and last just as well, as long as they are used correctly and added often enough (a good basic guideline for the face is a teaspoon every two hours when in the sun).

Korean sunscreen is not a concept for nothing, but there is certainly a suitable and pleasant product for everyone among these. Remember that whatever sunscreen is your favorite, the most important thing is that you apply enough of it (about a teaspoon on the face) and also remember to add more cream throughout the day 💕