TAKE FIVE SUN LOTIONS FOR KIDS
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.