The importance of protecting ourselves and families from the sun is
With this in mind, you may find the following very general
Can sunscreens be used on babies and young children?
We have no evidence to suggest that sunscreens are harmful to young children when used
* rather than sunscreen. Babies under 6 months old should be kept
What do SPF numbers mean?
SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor, and is a laboratory measure, which grades the
What is the shelf life of a sunscreen?
Most sunscreens will last about two years, and should be stored at a temperature less
Types of sunscreens
Cream sunscreens use either physical barriers to reflect the sun’s rays and/or chemical
Manufacturers cannot claim a Sun Protection Factor rating (SPF) without using an
Waterproof sunscreens are not the best choice if your child might need to sweat.
How to use sunscreens
Ensure your chosen product is applied to all exposed areas, liberally (1-1.5mm)
Sunglasses conforming to British standard 2724 or equivalent should protect eyes
UV Protection clothing
UV protective clothing, BEWARE some makes offer low protection which decreases
The highest quality UV protective fabric (C-TexTM) which provides maximum protection in
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