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Sun Safety

Hot summer days are made for having fun and playing outside. Learn how to prevent sun- and heat-related ailments in your kids.

Best Sun-Safety Practices for Babies

The sun's UV rays can be damaging year round, even when it is cloudy or cold, and your baby's thin skin burns much easier than an adult's does. Follow these sun-safety practices for babies to ensure your little one stays safe in the sun throughout the year. read more

No Such Thing as "Sunblock": Labeling Rules for Sunscreens

No Such Thing as "Sunblock": Labeling Rules for SunscreensDid you know the words "waterproof," "sweatproof," and "sunblock" can no longer be used on sunscreen labels? Recent rules implemented by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are aimed at making sunscreen labels more informative and accurate in their health claims. read more

Protecting Infant from Sun

Babies younger than six months of age should always be kept out of direct sunlight. Before you take your infant outdoors, be sure she is protected. read more

Safest Sunscreens for Kids

Are you looking for a natural, mineral-based sunscreen for your child? The EWG recently updated their list of best chemical-free sunscreens for 2016. Check out this list of the top picks, and use our sunscreen guide for all ages to find a product that works for your whole family. read more

Sun Safety for Children

Sun Safety for Children Safety Savvy The American Academy of Dermatology estimates that 80 percent of harmful sun exposure occurs before age 18. That's because kids spend more time outdoors than adults do, especially in summer. Babies and young children can't protect themselves from sunburn, so the adults have to do it for them. read more

What's Your SPF IQ?

Sunburn is a year-round concern. Take the quiz to find out how much you know about sun protection. read more

Your Guide to Sunscreen for All Ages

Your Guide to Sunscreen for All Ages Do you know what to look for in a sunscreen? Whether your little one has fair or dark skin, the right sunscreen is essential to help protect against sunburn and harmful UVA and UVB rays. Follow these important guidelines for protecting every member of your family from the sun's harmful rays, so you can enjoy your summertime fun. Why Protect Against the Sun? read more