Review: Hada Labo AIR Aqua UV Day Emulsion SPF50+++

I use sunscreen every day. Every morning, sunscreen is the last step of my skincare. It doesn’t matter if it’s cloudy out, or if there’s thunderstorm. I’d still wear my sunscreen as long as the sun is up. When I’m in the sun for long periods of time, I reapply my sunscreen. Of course, when I KNOW that I’ll be in the sun, I wouldn’t be wearing makeup, hence reapplying is easy. I was sent the Hada Labo AIR Aqua UV Day Emulsion SPF50+++ one day before I boarded the plane to Hong Kong a few months ago. So it was convenient for me to just bring this along with another sunscreen to test it out.


Hada Labo Air Aqua UV


It is a slim bottle that houses 30ml of product. The sunscreen itself is very liquid and runny, hence very lightweight on the skin. I realize that I use more of this sunscreen compared to those with thicker consistency. I would think it’s probably due to the fact that it’s just so comfortable on the skin, so I don’t mind using more, covering my face and neck. I even used this on Chloe and Ashlyn when we were out and about in Hong Kong. It was about 33 degree Celcius out, and it was hot. They didn’t mind it at all. The feedback I got was that it was not sticky. They’d slap it on their face, spread the sunscreen all over and pat it in. LOL! I loved to see them do it every morning before we went out. Good thing is, we remained comfortable even after we sweat a whole lot. Reapplying wasn’t a chore at all.


Hada Labo Air Aqua UV texture


This reminded me of my favourite Shiseido sunscreen. This one feels less siliconey, but the Shiseido one dries to literally nothing. This one feels like I applied a light moisturizer and I had to wait for a very short while for it to sink in. The Hada Labo AIR Aqua UV Day Emulsion SPF50+++ retails for RM49.90 / 30ml and is the first drugstore sunscreen I really like. It doesn’t clog my pores or break me out either.


Hada Labo AIR Aqua UV sunscreen


Have you tried this before? I think this is available for a while now, and I’m glad I was sent this. I wouldn’t pick it up otherwise, due to less than satisfactory experiences with drugstore facial sunscreen. The bonus is, I know what to get the next time I’m on a budget and run out of sunscreen!


xoxo Lily


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