Summer is upon us! The sun is getting stronger by the day and as we all know sun protection is important for our health. We searched high and low for useful products that will help protect our family from the sun and not interrupt our fun! Here are our top 5 picks:
This mom-invented umbrella & sun shield is lightweight and comes in a bag with a shoulder strap that makes it easy to carry. It’s perfect for the beach, park, backyard, or anywhere you want to be shaded from the sun. It’s quick to assemble – the umbrella pole has a pointed end that easily sticks in the ground, the sun shield attaches to velcro on the umbrella, and then you can anchor it with sand, water bottles, rocks, etc. Velcro strips cover the entire rim of the umbrella making it easy to rotate the shield with the sun. Great sun protection and keeps you (and your stuff) cool.
Julbo manufactures technical sunglasses for extreme athletes, but they also have a line of affordable sunglasses for kids. These stylish shades are lightweight, durable and have 100% UV protection. The wrap-around style is great for complete protection and they’ll stay put on the young sport enthusiast. Check out their full line of kids sunglasses here: Julbo Kids
These mom-invented swimlids are great for your active kiddos! They are made of a soft, swim suit-like material that is comfortable and dries quickly. The hat fits snuggly on the head (via an internal elastic band) so it won’t fall off in the pool, on a boat, or during any other fun summer activities! Lots of bright colors to choose from! Learn more about these awesome hats here: swimlids
4) UV Skinz UPF 50+ Sun Protective Swim Shirt & Board Shorts – $26.95/ea
UV Skinz are high quality sun protective clothing. They are made with UPF 50+ certified fabric so you don’t have to use sunscreen on the areas that they cover. The short-sleeve sun & swim shirt is lightweight, durable and fits like a t-shirt. The sun protective board shorts are lightweight, soft and dry quickly. Lots of fun colors and patterns to choose from! UV Skinz has a full line of sun protective clothing for the whole family, check them out here: UV Skinz
5) Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen SPF 30+ Sport - $20.24
Blue Lizard broad spectrum sunscreen is one of our favorites. It’s very water resistant and recommended by dermatologist. The best part is the bottle turns blue when the harmful UV rays are present, so there’s no question about when you need to use it (kids can’t argue with that!).
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