The Best Sunscreens for Kids

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 lotions, sprays, and wipes.

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Babytime! by Episencial Sunny Sunscreen

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Babytime! by Episencial Sunny Sunscreen

This mineral-based sun protection was developed for the delicate skin of babies and kids. Its lightweight, non-greasy, and moisturizing properties is also water resistant for up to 80 minutes. Plus, it contains aloe and green tea extract to keep skin cool and protected from IR damage.

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Neutrogena Wet Skin Kids

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Neutrogena Wet Skin Kids

Perfect for the pool or beach, this sunscreen is designed to cut through water to adhere to wet skin without dripping off, and it continues to provide protection for up to 80 minutes when kids dive back in. The PABA-free, hypoallergenic, and oil-free  helps provide broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection. 

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Coppertone Water Babies Foaming Lotion

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Coppertone Water Babies Foaming Lotion

The moisture-rich formula dispenses in a fun foam that rubs in quickly and easily and is water resistant for up to 80 minutes. The mild formula means it won't sting or irritate your baby's skin, and the hypoallergenic and PABA-free properties means you can feel good slathering it on.

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Alba Botanica Kids Mineral Sunscreen

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Alba Botanica Kids Mineral Sunscreen

You can feel good applying this budge-free mineral sunscreen to your kid this summer. The moisturizing protection provides broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection, is gluten-free, water resistant for up to 80 minutes, and free of active ingredients that may harm coral reefs. Good for your kid and the environment? Win, win! 

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Mustela High Protection Sun Lotion

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Mustela High Protection Sun Lotion

Minerals zinc oxide and titanium dioxide combine with other natural ingredients such as aloe vera to form a soothing, water-resistant, and protective SPF 50 barrier lotion. Tested under dermatological and pediatric control, this lotion is safe for sun sensitive and intolerant skin from birth on.

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Kiss My Face Sport Spray Sunscreen

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Kiss My Face Sport Spray Sunscreen

Try this sweat-resistant spray on your little athlete. The quick-drying SPF 50 formula will guard active tots from harmful rays, is vegan and cruelty-free, and blended with cooling aloe, cucumber, and nourishing vitamin e.

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Le bebe Coo SPF Wipes

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Le bebe Coo SPF Wipes

Try these for a mess-free and easy way to screen your child from the sun. The convenient and portable towels protect your kid's skin from UVA and UVB rays. Made with organic ingredients like aloe vera and chamomile, the sunscreen is water-resistant for up to 40 minutes.

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How to Apply Sunscreen to Your Baby

Watch our video to get tips on how to protect baby's soft and sensitive skin against UVA and UVB rays.