SunScreen Lotion

Which sunscreen lotion is best for the Australian sun ?

The best type is often said to be the Zinc Creams, nice and colourful, but also now available as invisible…

Invisible Zinc Sunscreen SPF 30+ 4Hour Water Resistant
Available from about $18.39 for a 50ml pump bottle.

Zinc Oxide is a NATURAL, PHYSICAL sunscreening agent that sits on your skin refl ecting dangerous UVA and UVB rays. Chemical sunscreens on the other hand, merely diffuse rays, usually just UVB. Most chemical sunscreens offer little or no protection against UVA rays.

Other Sunscreen Lotions:

This 1 litre tub is economical and produced for the Cancer Council, so hopefully a good sun screen. The RRP is $29.95


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The Cancer Council also do the Ultra SPF 30+ 500ml in pump bottle. SRP $20, but available for $16.39.


A good one for those who don’t like the sand sticking to greasy sun screen is the Banana Boat, Powder-Dri Kids SPF 30+.

It has a RRP of $14.99 but can be found for $8.99 quite easily, in a 175ml bottle. It is water resistant for up to 4 hours.

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