Kao Biore – UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence SPF 50+ PA++++ 50g

(3 customer reviews)


Can be pre-ordered. Available within 4 weeks.


Japan’s (and our) best kept secret! Forget about heavy and greasy sunscreens that make the face feel oily and dirty. Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence SPF50, as the name suggests has a very light gel-like formula ensuring easy and smooth coverage with no white cast whatsoever. It is non-drying, in fact is is packed with effective moisturizing agents, including hyaluronic acid, royal jelly extract, and BG. Have we mentioned it is waterproof/sweatproof and that it sits perfectly under makeup? The perfect companion for the Cypriot Summer! 

Why it is Special

  • Contains Ethylhexyl Triazone, Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine for UVA/UVB protection
  • Contains Sodium Hyaluronate, Royal Jelly Extract & BG for moisturizing effects
  • World’s first-ever Micro Defense formula
  • No parabens
  • No sulfates
  • No allergens
  • No coloring agents
  • Gentle fragrance of white mugget
  • Cruelty-free
  • Consistently in the Top 5 cosmetics, awards given by @cosme
  • 50g tube

Special Notes: “PA++++” in the name is part of an additional UVA protection measuring system in some Asian countries. So more + = higher protection! 

Skin Type Suitability: All

Directions for Use:  Apply an almond-sized amount daily before sun exposure after the daily skincare routine and before applying make up. Re-apply every few hours if spending the day at the beach.

Ingredients: Water, ethanol, ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate, ethylhexyl triazone, isopropyl palmitate, (lauryl methacrylate / Na methacrylate) crosspolymer, diethylaminohydroxybenzoylhexylbenzoate, hydrogenated polyisobutene, bisethylhexyl oxyphenol methoxyphenyl triazine, palmitic acid Dextrin, BG, xylitol, (acrylate / alkyl acrylate (C10-30)) crosspolymer, dimethicone, alkyl benzoate (C12-15), glycerin, glyceryl stearate, propanediol, glyceryl behenate, (vinyl dimethicone / methicone Silsesquioxane) crosspolymer, cetanol, agar, sorbitan distearate, isoceteth-20, polyvinyl alcohol, (dimethicone / vinyl dimethicone) Suporima, stearoyl glutamate, arginine, hydroxide K, hydroxide Na, royal jelly extract, hyaluronic acid Na, phenoxyethanol, EDTA-2Na, BHT, perfume

Brand, Origin: Kao, Japan

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Weight 70 g

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3 reviews for Kao Biore – UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence SPF 50+ PA++++ 50g

  1. Petroula F.

    This sunscreen is nothing like Western sunscreens I have used before. It doesn’t leave a white cast on my face and does not clog pores. On the contrary, it is like applying a gel moisturizer, it is absorbed easily with no oiliness! I have a few aging spots on my face and this sunscreen with SPF50 prevents future ones from forming so I am very happy.

  2. maryelia1993 (verified owner)

    I have literally tried a lot of sunscreens but it was so difficult to find one that doesn’t feel greasy or oily on my face! Well, this one is goals!! It’s like my second moisturizer! More like a gel that lefts the skin soft and with a healthy shine. I feel soooo excited that i managed to find a sunscreen with a texture like this. !

  3. Mariya

    Gorgeous sunscreen and dies what it promises. Very happy I discovered this and this shop as it is very hard to find this product in Europe

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