Sun Care

Sunburns can be quite painful and can lead to skin problems later in life. Find tips to protect your child's skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays. We also rank the best sunscreens for kids and identify natural remedies that soothe a sunburn.

Woman's Warning About Third-Degree Burns from Essential Oils Is a Must-Read for Everyone

This mom posted a PSA to Facebook after she applied essential oils before using a tanning bed and ended up with severe burns to her wrists and neck.

5 Steps to Sun Safety for Kids

In summer -- or any season -- protecting kids from the sun's harmful rays is a must. Here's what every parent should know.

The Best Sunscreens for Kids in 2018

Whether your child is at the beach or in the backyard, sunscreen is a must. Look for one with at least SPF 30 that screens out UVA and UVB rays, like these Environmental Working Group-approved best scoring sunscreens for kids.

Is My Child's Mole Suspicious?

Kids are too young for skin cancer, right? Guess again. Our experts tell you the signs of a potential melanoma, when to see a pediatric dermatologist, and how to keep your child's skin as healthy as possible.

The 5 Most Common Myths About Sun Safety

Here's why you should put sunscreen, shirts, and shade in the same non-negotiable category as car seats, toothbrushing, and bike helmets, from Parents magazine and the American Academy of Dermatology.

Sun Care 101: The Basics of Sun Safety for Kids

Just one blistering sunburn in childhood can double your little one's lifetime risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Young, sensitive skin is especially vulnerable to damaging rays, so protect your child by being sun-care savvy.

The Best Family Sun Protection

Sun smarts are important for every member of the family -- not just kids. Shield your entire clan from harmful rays with these cool finds.

How to Apply Sunscreen to Your Baby

Following a few simple rules can help you shield your baby's skin from the sun.

Baby Care Basics: Baby Sunburn Treatment

Babies are especially susceptible to sunburns. If you suspect your bundle of joy has had a bit too much sun exposure follow these three steps to help her get better.

Protecting Kids from Summer Sun Dangers

How much sun and sunscreen are best for baby.

Sun Smarts: Protect Your Family From The Sun

To keep your family safe this summer, follow these tips from a pediatrician who's also a skin-cancer survivor.

A Guide to Selecting Sunscreen for Kids

Find out which sunscreens are best for babies and kids.

The Great Coverup

Four families put their sun-safety routines to the test -- and it turns out there's plenty of room for improvement. What could you be doing differently this summer?

7 Home Remedies for Sunburn

From aloe to baking soda, these home remedies for sunburn can help relieve pain and itching. The good news: You've probably already got them around the house!

Sun Safety for Kids

Simple ways to protect your child's skin this summer.

3 Solutions to Kids' Sunscreen Dilemmas

Sunscreen is a must for kids, but it's not always easy getting little ones covered in SPF. An expert solves three common sunscreen problems parents encounter.

The One Place You're Forgetting to Apply Sunscreen--But Should, ASAP

If you've been skipping the SPF in this not-so-obvious place, you're not alone.