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Mamanista Pick for Summer Sun Safety: Sun Signals UV Sensors

While I always lather up with sunscreen before I head to the beach or pool, I often forget to reapply until I start to look a little pink. By that time, I’ve already damaged my skin. Since I have a hard time taking care of my own skin, I can only imagine how tough it is for harried moms to remember when to reapply sunscreen on their children. Plus, moms also have to deal with the … Read entire article »

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Children’s Sunblock and Sunscreen with Helioplex

Early sun exposure can lead to skin cancer later in life. New studies suggest that even your child does not burn, he or she can suffer sun damage that may contribute to skin cancer down the line. (Kids’ sun exposure may be key to deadly cancer) Experts say that your best bet is to keep kids, especially young babies, in the shade and apply a chemical-free mineral sunblock. Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen is recommended by doctors and dematologists for children and babies. This sunscreen turns colors to remind parents and older children to re-apply. For adults, sunblock with Helioplex, such as Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch SPF 55 or Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 45, may offer added protection. Fragrance and chemical-free adult sunscreens are usually also safe for use on … Read entire article »

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