Best Japanese Sunscreens for Summer

Did you know that sunscreen is the best type of product for anti-aging skincare? Sunscreen is one of the most important parts of your daily skincare routine so you can be protected from UV rays when you’re out and about. These are our top picks for Japanese sunscreen that protects and feels great on your skin:

RUHAKU Gettou UV Body Veil SPF 50+ PA++++ (organic Japanese sunscreen for face and body)

The Japanese sunscreen Ruhaku Gettou UV body veil SPF 50 consists of 100% natural ingredients, of which 15% are organic. This sunscreen is made from extracts of mate tea and green tea which heal damaged areas of the epidermis and prevent skin aging, and fight against dark spots and pigmentation of the skin. The aloe in this sunscreen retains moisture in deep layers of the skin soothing inflammation and burns. The extract of the ghetto plant (Alpinia), known as the flower of longevity, has high antioxidant properties. 

A very lightweight Japanese sunscreen with SPF50 + PA ++++ reliably protects the skin during outdoor activities. Suitable for the face and entire body, its delicate composition guarantees the safety of use for babies from 6 months and is even water-resistant up to 3 hours. Not only does the mineral SPF protection reflect UV rays, but it is also rich in antioxidant polyphenols that fight oxidative stress and skin aging.⁠

As a physical Japanese sunscreen, it does not contain chemical UV absorbing components. Ruhaku’s sunscreen is safe for sensitive skin, the environment and does not harm the marine ecosystem.

Also contains edelweiss flower extract, raspberry seed oil, ginseng flower extract, mallow flower extract, camellia oil, rose and eucalyptus oil.


Japanese sunscreen Makoto Kamata UV Color Base SPF 50 PA+++ is a milky lightweight SPF for the face formulated with physical UV filters to be gentle on even the most sensitive of skin types.

This colorless Japanese sunscreen was developed to be the ideal makeup primer at the end of your daily skincare routine, protecting and preparing the skin for makeup application. It provides the highest decree of sun protection with an SPF of 50/ PA +++ UV filters.

Other benefits include:

  • No chemicals, physical SPF filters
  • Blurring the appearance of pores
  • Satin lightweight finish
  • No white cast
  • Lightweight sunscreen for face, easily absorbable texture
  • Suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin
  • Minimal ingredients

The sun works hard but the Makoto Kamata Color Base SPF works harder!


COMOACE UV Cream With Silk Extract SPF50 + / PA ++++

The Comoace UV Cream is the most delicate sunscreen based on the extract of 100% natural Japanese silk. Broad spectrum  SPF50 + / PA ++++ provides your skin with superior sun protection against harmful UVA & UVB rays to help prevent sunburn and skin aging.

With a light aroma of bergamot and rosemary, Comoace is a gentle, dermatologically tested non-chemical formula suitable for sensitive skin. 

This sunscreen is water resistant, doesn't feel greasy on your skin, and has a light milky texture that absorbs quickly into the skin without residue. Therefore, it is also suitable for oily skin.

Silk amino acids retain moisture, nourish your skin, lighten dark spots and rebuild healthy skin cells while also protecting them from damage caused by UV rays.

Licorice extract protects the skin from darkening and UVB-induced pigmentation, while the extract of chamomile, soybeans and Scutellaria baicalensis soothe the skin after exposure to sunlight and soften inflammation.

AXXZIA UV VEIL EX SPF 50+ PA ++++ Le Ciel de Laube Sunscreen

Interested in trying an innovative Japanese sunscreen? The AXXZIA UV Veil Ex is a trusted UV protection and skin care with advanced cosmetic technologies in one product. 

Unlike most sunscreens that can only block UVA and UVB rays, AXXIA UV Veil Ex blocks the most harmful and deeply penetrating infrared rays by using new and advanced bio-capsule technology.

The extract of the knotweed (Polygonum aviculare)  prevents the appearance of redness and irritation, nourishes the skin with vitamin C & carotene. Squalane prevents the loss of moisture in the skin.

This cream is suitable as a base for makeup and leaves no white cast, feeling light on the skin.