It is vital to apply sunscreen on your baby, even in the shade. It is equally important to choose a good sunscreen that is suitable for your baby’s skin. You can read more about how to choose a good sunscreen here. Generally, always use a sunscreen with mineral filters, like the Protecting Sun Spray or the Protecting Sunscreen. Apply lightly and gently on your baby’s skin.
How much should I apply sunscreen on my baby?
The KWF recommends 7 teaspoons sunscreen per application.
- 1 for the face and neck
- 2 for arms and shoulders
- 2 for chest, belly and back
- 2 for legs and feet
Re-apply the sunscreen every 2 hours.
Additionally, if you want to sunbathe safely, stay in the shade. And of course, avoid being contact with direct sunlight between 12h00 and 15h00.