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Healthy Tips to Applying Sunscreen for your baby

Tips for Applying Sunscreen to Your Baby

To maximize the benefits of mineral sunscreen, follow these tips:

  1. Choose the Right Formula: Opt for a sunscreen specifically designed for babies, which is free from harsh chemicals, fragrances, and dyes.
  2. Apply Generously: Ensure you cover all exposed areas of your baby’s skin, including the face, ears, neck, and hands.
  3. Reapply Regularly: Reapply sunscreen every two hours and immediately after swimming or excessive sweating.
  4. Avoid Peak Sun Hours: Try to keep your baby out of direct sunlight between 10 AM and 4 PM, when the sun’s rays are the strongest.
  5. Use Sun-Protective Clothing: In addition to sunscreen, dress your baby in lightweight, long-sleeved clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-protective sunglasses.

Incorporating Sun Protection into Your Daily Routine

Making sun protection a part of your baby’s daily routine is easier than you might think. Here’s how you can do it:

  • Morning Ritual: Include sunscreen application as part of your baby’s morning routine, just like brushing their teeth or getting dressed.
  • Set a Reminder: Use a timer or reminder on your phone to prompt you to reapply sunscreen throughout the day.
  • Lead by Example: Babies learn by watching you. Show them that sun protection is important by applying sunscreen to yourself as well.

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