Sun Protection

Discover everything you need to keep your little one cool and protected this summer - from cool Babiators sunglasses that are indestructible to sun cream and after sun from Green People. Don't forget a UV sun tent for when playing outside in the garden, beach or park.
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    Sun Protection FAQs

    Baby sun protection is a hot topic, because babies are more at risk in the sun than adults, and children under six months old should always be kept out of direct sunlight. To make sure that your baby is protected, you should apply a gentle and scent free baby sun cream to prevent burning. Try to avoid applying baby sun cream to your baby if they are under six months, as their skin is too sensitive and susceptible to the side effects of SPF.

    You should also dress your baby appropriately in lightweight, breathable clothing that covers their legs and arms, and protect their scalp and neck with a wide-brimmed baby sunhat. You should also keep your child hydrated by encouraging them to drink plenty of water.

    Kids eyes receive three times more annual UV exposure than adults, therefore it’s important to remember to protect their eyes with baby sunglasses. Babiators sunglasses provide 100% UV protection for your child’s eyes, they are also durable, made to last and so stylish!

    Check out this blog for more sun safety tips for children.

    Yes, your little needs baby sunglasses. Kids eyes receive three times more annual UV exposure than adults, therefore it’s super important to protect their eyes when they are out in the sun. It’s important to note that babies under six months old should be kept out of direct sunlight.

    Babiators baby sunglasses provide 100% UV protection for your child’s eyes, and are also durable, flexible, and stylish. They are available in a variety of colours, frames, and sizes so you’re sure to find a pair that both you and your child love.

    Baby sun protection is important, but according to The Skin Cancer Foundation, you should wait until your baby is at least six months old before applying sun cream. This is because they are more at risk than adults to the side affects of suncream such as a rash, their skin is extremely sensitive.

    In general, it’s best to keep your young child out of direct sunlight and protect them using lightweight clothing, UV baby beach tents and a baby sun hat. When your baby is older than six months, you can start to introduce small amounts of suncream to protect their skin, but make sure to use a gentle and scent free cream to avoid a reaction.

    Infants under six months of age should always be kept out of direct sunlight.

    When babies are older than six months, you can start to introduce baby sun cream and SPF to help protect their skin, but you should still remember to limit their exposure to sunlight, keep them hydrated and dress them appropriately. You should keep your child out of direct sun as much as possible, especially in the summer months between 11am and 3pm.

    When your little one is old enough to be out in the sun, make sure to remember baby sun protection by using baby sunglasses, baby sunhats and baby beach tents.

    A baby’s skin contains too little melanin which is the pigment that provides sun protection. Their skin is also much thinner and more sensitive, which means sunburn can occur quickly.

    Always keep your baby out of direct sunlight if they are under six months old. When they are older, there are a number of baby sun protection steps you can take to keep little one safe such as baby sunglasses, baby sun cream and baby sun hats.