One of the biggest myths about sunscreen is that we need to apply it only during summers. The harmful UV rays of the sun are always present, whether it’s summer or winter. Using a good sunscreen is equally important in winters as well as summers. With growing, understanding about the effects of sun rays, parents these days are concerned about protecting their children from the UV rays. They want to protect the little ones from the harmful rays of the sun. While you know about most of the sunscreens out there in the market, you may find it difficult to choose the perfect baby sunscreen for your child. There are innumerable brands available in the market for you to choose from.
Best Sunscreens For Babies In India
Following 10 are the best baby sunscreens that are safe and trending now in India.
1. Lotus Herbals Kids Sun Block:
This lotion comes with 25 SPF. The Lotus Herbal Kids sun block contains chamomile flower extracts for nourishing and soothing the soft skin of children. This lotion provides proper protection from UVA and UVB rays, sun tan and sun burns. As per the label, this product is sweat proof and light on the skin. This lotion is for babies above the age of 6 months as it contains Parabens and fragrance.
2. Farlin – Baby Sunscreen Lotion SPF 20:
3. Chicco Sun Milk:
Chicco sun milk comes with an SPF of 50+ and asserts that it is specially formulated for the child’s skin. This lotion is fragrance free and can be easily used for babies from birth.
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4. Seba Med Sun Lotion:
Seba med sun protection lotion comes with an SPF of 50+. It contains 98% filter of UVA and UVB rays. This product is water and sweat resistant and will last on the child’s skin for 6 hours. The lotion is alcohol and fragrance free. It comes with a mark for very sensitive and sun intolerant skin.
5. Nivea Sun Kids:
The Nivea Sun Kids protection lotion comes at an SPF 50 and is a broad spectrum sunscreen. This product is water resistant and claims to provide immediate protection. It contains parabens and fragrance.
6. Neutrogena Pure & Free® Baby Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 60+:
The Neutrogena baby sunscreen lotion contains SPF 60 and is a broad spectrum sunscreen. This lotion provides UVA/UVB protection with the help of purescreen. The purescreen is a fragrance free formula that contains zinc oxide and titanium dioxide along with the naturally sourced ingredients which are delicate on baby’s skin. This is oil free, PABA free, water resistant and hypoallergenic formula.
7. Key Sun Clear Zinke Babies & Toddler SPF 30+ Stick:
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8. Aveeno Active Baby Natural Protection SPF 50+ Lotion:
Aveeno Baby sunscreen lotion contains SPF 50+ and provides natural protection for the babies. It contains mineral guard technology and is created from 100% natural ingredients. This lotion contains oat extracts, zinc oxide and titanium dioxide which form a protective barrier for the skin against UV rays of the sun. It prevents sun burn and early aging.
9. Banana Boat Baby Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50:
The Banana Boat baby sunscreen lotion contains SPF 50 and is paediatrician tested. This product is alcohol free, tear free, water resistant, and fragrance free formula. This is a white lotion and lets you see that the baby is covered completely. The customers are advised to use the lotion on babies after the age of 6 months.
10. California Baby Everyday/Year-Round Sunscreen Lotion – SPF 30+:
The California baby sunscreen lotion contains SPF 30+ and can be safely used on the child’s skin every day. This is a year round sunscreen lotion that contains lemongrass which acts as a soothing agent. The beautiful aromatherapy lotion can be used on face and body and it does not sting the eyes of the child. It is sweat resistant, PABA free, water resistant and comes in a flip tube.
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With so many options to choose from, now you can surely make up your mind about the sunscreen that will suit your baby best. Do have a look and tell us which of the above products was most useful for your child.
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