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Pond's Sun Miracle SPF 50 PA+++ Crème Gel Sunscreen - Protect & Hydrate, With Hyaluronic Acid

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Pond's Sun Miracle SPF 50 PA+++ Crème Gel Sunscreen - Protect & Hydrate, With Hyaluronic Acid

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POND’S Sun Miracle SPF 35 PA+++ Light Sunscreen - Protect & Bright, With Niacinamide 50g

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Why Gel Sunscreen is Essential for All Skin Types

By Shrudi Shyam


During the summer season, protecting your skin by wearing sunscreen is the utmost need of the hour. But, using greasy or heavy sunscreen that results in clogging pores, breakouts, or more, may not be ideal for your skin. When it comes to choosing the right sunscreen, you must pick

Gel-based sunscreens are a unique sun-protecting formulation that provides optimum protection from sun and UV rays without leaving sticky, greasy, or heavy sensations behind. In other words, a gel sunscreen is exactly like a traditional or cream-based sunscreen but in the gel form which can be used by all skin types, all around the year!

This guide will serve as a comprehensive guide to understanding gel sunscreen and the amazing benefits of incorporating gel sunscreen into your everyday skincare regime. 

Understanding Different Skin Types

1. Dry Skin: If your skin often feels tight and dry after using your facewash and skipping on moisturiser, you probably have a dry skin type. Dry-skin individuals typically have inadequate amounts of moisture or natural oils within their skin barriers to keep their skin feeling soft and nourished. For such skin types, it is best to apply thick and cream-based moisturisers and sunscreens that stay on the surface of the skin for a longer period of time.

2. Oily Skin: Contrary to dry skin, oily skin tends to produce excessive sebum or oil from the skin, leaving a constant feeling of heavy, greasy, and sticky sensation on the skin. For oily skin types, it is best to use skin products with a non-greasy and lightweight texture that gets instantly absorbed into the skin such as gel-based sunscreen and moisturisers.

3. Combination Skin: As the name suggests, the combination skin type is characterised by a mix or combination of both dry and oily skin. Typically, the T-Zone areas are more oily and exhibiting shine compared to other parts of their facial skin. It is ideal to use gel-based and light-textured skin products that offer skin benefits without clogging pores or drying out your skin.

Benefits of Gel Sunscreen for Every Skin Type

1. Optimum Sun Protection: Pond's Sun Miracle SPF 50 PA+++ Creme Gel Sunscreen with Hyaluronic Acid is a hydrating broad-spectrum gel sunscreen that offers optimum protection to your skin from UVA and UVB rays and other environmental stressors. This hydrating sunscreen with the powerful combination of SPF and hyaluronic acid helps protect your skin from sun damage, ageing, and more, all while keeping your skin hydrated.

2. Quick Absorption: One of the key benefits of gel sunscreens is that they absorb quickly and instantly in your skin. The gel-based formulation allows the product to go deeper into your skin, blocking harmful UV rays and other environmental stressors from seriously damaging your skin texture, making it a perfect product for everyday use.

3. No greasy residue: Greasy and oily residue from sunscreen can actually give rise to discomfort and several skin concerns such as clogged pores, acne, build-up of dead skin cells, and more. Hence, it is important to find and choose the right and most suitable type of sunscreen for your skin. Gel-based sunscreens leave no greasy residue or white cast behind after every application.

4. Brightens skin tone: Pond's Sun Miracle SPF 50 PA+++ Creme Gel Sunscreen - Protect Bright, With Niacinamide is a revolutionary sunscreen that helps protect and brighten your skin tone with the goodness of antioxidants like Niacinamide and Vitamin C. This is an excellent sunscreen to be used for days when you have to expose your skin to direct sunlight and UV rays.

5. Reduce ageing: It is a scientific fact that applying sunscreen can help reduce the signs of ageing and make your skin appear youthful and healthier Pond's Sun Miracle SPF 35 PA+++ Creme Gel Sunscreen - Protect Bright With Niacinamide, is the best broad-spectrum sunscreen that can be used for days when you are not directly exposed to sunlight or UV rays. You can apply sunscreen as the last step in your anti-ageing skincare routine.

6. Suits all skin types: If you are wondering Is gel sunscreen good for all skin?, the answer is yes! Whether you have oily, combination, or dry skin type, a gel-based sunscreen will work flawlessly well for your skin. Due to its quick-absorbing and lightweight texture, the gel sunscreen leaves no greasy residue or white cast on your skin.


We often come across the question How to use sunscreen gel on the face?, well it is pretty simple and similar to how you apply your regular sunscreen. First, wash your face with a good facewash, apply face moisturiser, if needed, apply your repairing face serum to restore the youthful properties, and wrap up your day skincare routine by squeezing two strips of Pond's Sun Miracle sunscreen on your index and middle finger.

Apply the product evenly all over your face and neck areas, and you are all set to beat the heat and keep all those unwanted skin concerns at a distance!


1. Why is gel sunscreen better?

A gel sunscreen is a better option because it gets quickly absorbed in your skin without clogging pores, making your skin feel heavy, or leaving any white cast.

2. Does sunscreen depend on skin type?

Yes, it is best to choose a sunscreen that suits your skin type the best. A cream and thick texture sunscreen is suitable for dry to normal skin, whereas a gel-based sunscreen is the best option for oily and combination skin types.

3. How to choose sunscreen according to skin type?

Oily and combination skin type individuals should opt for lightweight and gel-based sunscreens that get instantly absorbed in their skin. And, dry to normal skin-type individuals should look for thick and cream-based sunscreen.

4. Can dry skin use gel-based sunscreen?

Yes, gel-based sunscreens are suitable for all skin types and can be used by dry, oily, and combination skin type individuals.

5. Are gel sunscreens suitable for all skin types?

Yes, irrespective of your skin type, the lightweight and quick-absorbing gel sunscreen can be used by individuals of all skin types.

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