Dry touch sunscreen: A non-sticky sun protection with Top 12 Benefits

Wearing sunscreen is that one skincare step you should always remember. But, aren't you bothered about the sticky or oily texture of skin after applying your regular sunscreen? What if you get a sunscreen which offers superior broadspectrum protection, an excellent SPF, antioxidant benefits, do not penetrate into your skin and that all with a dry touch mattfying appearance.

Presenting Derma Essentia Mineral Sunscreen SPF- 50 Gel the best dry touch sunscreen you wish to own today! This is not just any ordinary sunscreen it is an inovative 100% mineral filter formulation, the perfect combo of lipochroman and advanced mineral filters. It offers superior protection against both ultraviolet A (UVA) & ultraviolet B (UVB) radiations. Formulated with anhydrous base technology, this broad-spectrum sunscreen lends an instant dry touch effect.

In addition to offering a great texture and superior sun protection, this 25% Zinc Dry Touch SPF 50 sunscreen has elegant consistency and is also water and sweat-resistant.

Scroll below to explore everything about this amazing dry touch sunscreen.

What is dry touch sunscreen?


As everyone is now aware about what is SPF and its importance for skincare everyone should wear a sunscreen everyday. But the catch here is that you should know how to choose a sunscreen as per your skin type.

Otherwise you will end up buying a sunscreen that leaves a thick and sticky textures that makes your skin feel greasy. If you have dry skin, go for a gel based sunscreen gel with SPF as high as 50 that is also rich in antioxidants and offers your a broad spectrum protection against UV rays and urban pollution.

On the other hand if you wish to have that elegant matte look on your face along with superior protection from UV rays and pollution without any greasy feel to your skin then you should go for a scientifically designed dry touch sunscreen.

To get the best protection under the sun you should own the Derma Essentia mineral-based physical sunscreen. Do you know there are two major types of sunscreen-physical and chemical sunscreen?

Why is sun protection important?


Only the summer sun should not be a reminder to wear sunscreen. The harmful radiations of the sun are always lurking, even on cloudy days. Sun rays are damaging in winters also. So, you must apply sunscreen in winters as well.

The scorching heat and too much sun exposure can ruin your appearance. It is therefore vital to protect yourself against them at all times. If your sunscreen is rich in antioxidants then it will also offer you the free radical scavenging benefits agaisnt ROS generated in skin due to UV exposure and pollutants.

Not only does sun protection help to prevent sunspots, premature aging, wrinkles, age spots, collagen depletion, and dark spots, but it may also safeguard you from skin cancer. Struggling with dark spots? Know home remedies to treat dark spots.

Limit your exposure to the sun and apply sunscreen on your face daily as per your skin type will help to work suncreen for your skin in the best way. Curious to know your skin type, click here!

What are the best benefits of dry touch sunscreen you should never miss?

Applying sunscreen to your face is an unavoidable step for your skincare routine. Read below to explore the reasons why you should not miss this water-resistant sunscreen!

  • It is ultra-light, non-greasy and non-sticky
  • Water and sweat resistant
  • Offers triple antioxidant and xenobiotics pollution protection
  • Soothes your skin
  • Gives a dry touch effect to your skin
  • Easy to spread uniformly
  • Improves signs of aging
  • Gives triple antioxidant protection from reactive oxygen species (ROS), reactive carbonyl species (RCS), and reactive nitrogen species (RNS)
  • PA+++ (photoprotection grade for 8 hours or more) sunscreen thus offering superior protection from dangerous UV rays for longer duration
  • Gives UVA, UVB sun protection
  • Promotes complete detox
  • It is non-comedogenic i.e it does not clog pores, lets your skin freely breathe, and therefore keeps it healthy.

What are the amazing ingredients of Derma Essentia mineral sunscreen?

  • Zinc oxide

Zinc oxide is indeed a guardian against sun damage. Both dermatologists and FDA considers zinc oxide to be a safe and effective ingredient for sunscreens. It offers protection against the broadest range of UV radiations that can damage your DNA.

Unlike their chemical counterparts that absorb the damaging rays of the sun, zinc oxide safeguards you from the sun by sitting on top of your skin and physically blocking or reflecting deleterious UV rays. Moreover, it does not irritate sensitive skin.

  • Vitamin E


Vitamin E has tremendous benefits for your skin and health. This potent fat-soluble antioxidant is crucial to maintain healthy skin. Its antioxidant properties prevent skin damage caused by free radicals (the biggest foe of healthy skin) from UV exposure. It also slows the aging process of your skin.

How to use it for visible results?

Derma Essentia's zinc dry touch sunscreen is your one-stop solution for everyday sun protection. Dermatologists recommend it for:

  • Sun protection
  • Pollution protection
  • ROS scavenging
  • Anti-aging

But more than that, you should understand how to use it for getting the best results!


  • Squeeze the desired amount of Derma Essentia Mineral Sunscreen SPF-50 Gel on fingertips
  • Apply liberally on cleansed face and the exposed skin 20 min before outdoor activity
  • Reapply after every two hours
  • For maximum protection of your skin, apply every day

Is dry touch sunscreen safe for your skin?

Developed by skin care experts, Derma Essentia Mineral Sunscreen SPF- 50 Gel is suitable for all skin types except if any individual has any kind of hypersenstivity or allergic to any ingredient of this formulation. Furthermore, the absence of chemical filters makes it highly suitable for intolerant and sensitive skin. Following features make it to use fearlessly;

  • It is dermatologically tested, ensuring its safety.
  • Filled with the goodness of clinically proven and skin-friendly bioactives for sun protection, this sunscreen ensures effective results for your skin.
  • It is cruelty-free, sodium lauryl sulphate free, and paraben-free. You always go for paraben-free skincare as parabens may result in skin allergies, dryness, and even cancer.

For touch-ups throughout the day that will further shield you from the sun rays, keep Derma Essentia Mineral Sunscreen SPF- 50 Gel with you. You will love it! Being water and sweat resistant, this sunscreen can be applied under makeup and humid conditions also. It is the perfect gel for all the seasons, be it winter, summer, or the rains.

With this outstanding sunscreen protection, now say goodbye to after application greasy skin, thick and sticky skin textures on your skin. Are you looking for such great options? Try Dry Touch Matte Sunscreen Gel! This oil-free, non-sticky, light feel, gel-based sunscreen is formulated with skin bioactives that yield triple antioxidant protection from reactive species.

Now, step out worry-free with long-lasting protection against harmful UV rays and pollutants!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What does PA +++ mean in sunscreen?

PA refers to the protection grade used for indicating the amount of protection a sunscreen can provide to your skin. PA+ means the sunscreen provides some protection against UVA rays, PA++ indicates moderate defense from sun rays while PA++++ is the highest UVA protection level.

2. What is the difference between SPF and PA?

SPF depicts the level of protection from UVB radiations while PA depicts the level of protection from UVA radiations.

3. Do I need SPF 30 or 50?

SPF 15 blocks 93% of UVB radiations, SPF 30 blocks 97% of UVB radiations, and SPF 50 blocks 98% of UVB radiations. You might be interested to know the importance of sun protection factor (SPF) for your skin!


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