Coventry Telegraph - - FAMILY HEALTH -

Nivea Sun Kids Pro­tect & Mois­ture Roll On SPF50 50ml, £4.99 Su­per­drug

THIS sun­screen comes in a handy roll-on ap­pli­ca­tor so you can get into all those hard to reach places. It has been es­pe­cially for­mu­lated for chil­dren’s del­i­cate skin and mois­turises the skin as well as pro­tect­ing it from UVA and UVB rays.

Ap­ply gen­er­ously to your child’s skin be­fore sun ex­po­sure, use enough to give a vis­i­ble layer be­fore rub­bing it in. Once it is dry ap­ply an­other layer to en­sure their skin is fully pro­tected.

Reap­ply fre­quently es­pe­cially af­ter swimming and tow­el­ing.

Neu­tro­gena Wet Skin Kids SPF70+ 141g, £5.99 Ama­zon

THIS prod­uct is mainly sold in Amer­ica but thanks to Ama­zon UK par­ents can now get their hands on it.

It has been specif­i­cally for­mu­lated to work with wet skin, so you can reap­ply it when your lit­tle one comes out of the pool with­out hav­ing to dry them off first.

You can also use on dry skin if pre­ferred. It is wa­ter re­sis­tant for up to 80 min­utes.

Ul­tra­sun Very High Pro­tec­tion Sun Cream for Ul­tra Sen­si­tive Skin SPF50+ 100ml, £20 M&S

DE­VEL­OPED by the Swiss sun care brand, this sun cream only needs to be ap­plied once through­out the day.

Ul­tra­sun de­scribes it as: “Patented li­po­some tech­nol­ogy en­sures just one ap­pli­ca­tion a day will give long-last­ing, high level, wa­ter re­sis­tant pro­tec­tion from UVA (age­ing), UVB (burn­ing) and in­frared A rays.”

It also has a shelf life of up to two years.

Eucerin Sun Pro­tec­tion Kids Sun Spray 50+ 200ml, £19.74 Su­per­drug

EUCERIN is spe­cial­ist skin care brand, which you can find in phar­ma­cies as well as on the high street.

Its sun spray for chil­dren pro­tects against UVB and UVA, the brand also claims it “re­duces the risk of longterm UV skin dam­age”.

Shake the bot­tle well be­fore ap­pli­ca­tion and ap­ply gen­er­ously be­fore sun ex­po­sure.

La Roche-Posay An­the­lios Com­fort Sun Lotion SPF50+ 100ml, £12.75 Boots

SUITABLE for chil­dren over the age of three. A face and body sun­screen with an SPF of 50+, it is wa­ter re­sis­tant and won’t rub off your child’s skin when they’re play­ing in the sand.

La Roche Posay is a renowned French skin­care brand, the ma­jor­ity of its prod­ucts are aimed at adults and deal with con­cern like age­ing, acne and pig­men­ta­tion. How­ever, it also sells sun­screen specif­i­cally for chil­dren with SPF rang­ing from 50 to 60.

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