Photostable Gold Spf 55 Sunscreen Gel 50 GM

Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd.

Pack of 50 GM


₹16.46 / GM

MRP ₹823.00

20% OFF

MRP ₹823.00

20% OFF

*MRP inclusive of all taxes

About Photostable Gold Spf 55 Sunscreen Gel 50 GM

Photostable Gold sunscreen with SPF55 acts as a broad spectrum shield against the sun's harmful UV rays. It protects your skin from tanning, sunburn, and the early signs of ageing brought about by constant sun exposure. 

Photostable Gold sunscreen Gel suits normal, oily, and acne-prone skin. Rich in antioxidants and Vitamin E, the sunscreen Photostable Gold provides PA+++ protection to your skin. The product is also water-resistant and comedogenic. 

It is suggested that you follow the doctor's instructions regarding its usage. However, like any other sunscreen, you must apply it at least 15 to 20 minutes before going out in the sun.

Medicine Activity

How Photostable Gold Spf 55 Sunscreen Gel 50 GM Works

  • Ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate and Methylene bis-benzotriazole are the main components of Photostable Gold sunscreen. These compounds primarily shield your skin from the UVA and UVB rays of the sun. 
  • The other primary constituents include Tetramethylbutylphenol, Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol methoxyphenyl triazine, Ethylhexyl triazine, antioxidants, and Vitamin E. This combination absorbs the sun's UV rays before they penetrate your skin. Also, it preserves the natural colour and balance of your skin.

Uses of Photostable Gold Spf 55 Sunscreen Gel 50 GM

  • Photostable Gold sunscreen is used for broad-spectrum sun protection. 
  • It protects your skin from tanning and sunburns. 
  • It delays the signs of ageing caused by harmful UV rays.
Direction for Use

Directions to use Photostable Gold Spf 55 Sunscreen Gel 50 GM

Follow your doctor's instructions regarding the use of Photostable Gold sunscreen. Your skin type and skin condition, if any, may affect the frequency and method of application. 

For general use, follow the instructions mentioned below:

  • Wash your face, neck, hands, and any exposed skin areas properly. 
  • Take two strips of sunscreen on your fingers or the amount the doctor prescribes. 
  • Apply the product gently to your skin until fully absorbed. 
  • Follow this process for at least 20 to 30 minutes before going out in the sun. 

Route of administration

  • The sunscreen Photostable Gold is strictly for topical use. Only external use of this product on the skin is permissible. 

Dosage information

Daily dose

It is recommended to reapply Photostable Gold sunscreen every 2 to 3 hours if you will be exposed to sunlight. The protective function of the product wears off over time. Hence, reapplication is necessary. Consult with your doctor about how frequently you should apply this product. 


There is no information on any side effects of using too much sunscreen. However, applying the amount as and when directed by your doctor should be enough. 

Missed dose

If you forget to apply Photostable Gold sunscreen Gel, do so whenever you remember. If you have sun-sensitive skin, talk to your doctor beforehand about the steps to take if you forget to apply sunscreen.

Side Effects

Side effects of Photostable Gold Spf 55 Sunscreen Gel 50 GM

In most cases, the side effects of this product are minor. It goes away as your skin gets used to the product ingredients. 

Some common side effects of Photostable Gold sunscreen include:

  • Skin irritation and/or redness: Your skin might feel itchy and appear red in some spots. Areas where the skin is thinner, like the eyelids and cheekbones, are more prone. 
  • Skin rash: Rashes may appear within a few minutes or hours of application. 
  • Allergic reaction: Some ingredients in the product can trigger an immune response in your body. This could lead to itchiness, soreness, or inflammation. 

Managing side effects

Here are some quick tips to manage the side effects. 

  • Skin irritation and/or redness: Place a cold or wet cloth on your skin for a few minutes. After that, apply a gentle moisturiser. 
  • Skin rash: Wash your face properly and apply pure aloe vera gel, coconut oil, or tea tree oil to the affected region. 
  • Allergic reaction: Wash your face properly and apply pure aloe vera gel, coconut oil, or tea tree oil to the affected region. 


It is always advised to perform or implement a patch test before applying the Photostable Gold sunscreen. Other necessary precautions are mentioned below. 


If you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, consult your doctor before using this sunscreen. 


Due to the limited knowledge of the effect of Photostable Gold sunscreen on breastfeeding women, expert advice is crucial. However, avoid applying sunscreen to the breast area to ensure the infant does not ingest it in any way.


If you have known allergies to any of the ingredients of Photostable Gold sunscreen gel, avoid using them. On experiencing an allergic reaction after use, wash your face immediately and contact your doctor. 

Use in children

Children have relatively thinner and more sensitive skin. They should apply this sunscreen only when prescribed by a doctor. 

Use in older patients

Photostable Gold sunscreen should be safe to use for older patients. But if you have a skin condition or known allergies, talk to the doctor before use. 


Drug-drug interaction 

There is no significant knowledge of the interaction of this sunscreen with other drugs and/or medications. 

Drug-food interaction 

There is limited information on the interaction between Photostable Gold sunscreen and food. Consult with your doctor if you are on a strict diet or experience any side effects. 

Drug-disease interaction

If you have an active rash, severe acne, or any other active skin condition, talk to your doctor before using this product.


What is the benefit of Photostable Gold?

The benefits of Photostable Gold sunscreen include prevention from sunburn, tanning, and premature ageing. It acts as a shield against the UVA and UVB rays of the sun. 

Is Photostable Gold good for oily skin? 

Yes, Photostable Gold sunscreen is suitable for oily skin. It is also compatible with acne-prone skin and can be used under a doctor's prescription. 

Can Photostable sunscreen be used on the face? 

Yes, you can apply Photostable Gold sunscreen on the face, neck, and other exposed areas of your skin before going out. It is a strictly topical product and is meant for external use only. 

What does SPF 55 PA +++ mean?

Photostable Gold sunscreen has SPF55 and PA+++ sun protection. This means it has the Sun Protection Formula that provides the highest protection against the UVA rays of the sun. 

Is Photostable sunscreen safe?

Yes, Photostable Gold sunscreen is safe for use on normal, oily, and acne-prone skin. However, it is often medically prescribed. So you should consult with a doctor for proper dosage instructions before use.

Manufacturers Details
SUN HOUSE CTS No. 201, 201, Western Express Hwy, Ram Nagar, Goregaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063

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Written by

Dr. Sachin Singh
Dr. Sachin Singh

Medical Team Lead | 5 Years


Reviewed by

Dr Mandeep Chadha
Dr Mandeep Chadha

Medical Content Reviewer | 10 Years


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