Sk­spi­en­cial how to keep it healthy Skin­care se­crets for all year round

YOUR care FROM BIRTH ON­WARDS Keep that baby skin healthy and glow­ing no mat­ter the sea­son

Your Baby & Toddler - - Skincare Special - Sun Sense

In South Africa, we’re blessed to have a fairly tem­per­ate cli­mate, with far more warm, lovely weather than the colder months (even if it doesn’t seem like it in mid­win­ter). How­ever, your baby’s skin is a lot thin­ner and more del­i­cate than yours, so look­ing af­ter that soft, ten­der skin may re­quire some ad­just­ments in their skin­care rou­tine from one sea­son to the next. Here’s how and why. Let’s be hon­est – sum­mer is al­most ev­ery­one’s favourite time of year, but it can be tough for ba­bies and tod­dlers whose ten­der, frag­ile skin needs care­ful pro­tec­tion. Just one bad sun­burn in child­hood can dou­ble their chances of ma­lig­nant melanoma – the most deadly kind of skin can­cer – later in life. For­tu­nately, with some sim­ple pre­cau­tions, this is easy to avoid. Make sure your baby

Ideal for sum­mer and spe­cially for­mu­lated for ba­bies over the age of three months, the light and del­i­cately fra­granced helps keep baby smelling fresh and clean all day. Ap­ply to your hands, then pat onto baby’s skin.

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