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*NEW 2012*  Collection is in our on-line store Bubble UV50+ Swimwear rash shirt and boardie short   The exciting  new 2012 collections  for boys and girls SunTrooper® UV50+ Swimwear are now available in our on-line store Juicy Fruit UV50+ Swimwear … Continue reading

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SunTrooper® UV50 Swimwear Video showing the 2011 range   We have a new Youtube Channel where we have a selection of really good videos from sun protection related companies, together with our own set of promotional videos showing you some … Continue reading

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SunTrooper® Nomination for: Business Mum Award 2012 Today I received notification that my business SunTrooper UV50 Swimwear has been accepted and nominated for “The Business Mum Awards for businesses 2012”.  I am really thrilled to be nominated for this recognition, … Continue reading

A Baby’s Skin Is No Match For The Sun

 A baby’s skin has got to be the most velvety soft substance on earth. That delicate skin makes babies and toddlers   more vulnerable to sun damage, and to the chemicals in sunscreens intended to protect them.

But parents looking for advice on how best to shield very young children from the sun can have a hard time coming up with solid recommendations. There’s a good reason for that; almost all studies on sun exposure and sunscreen are done in adults. And baby skin is very different from grown-up skin, according to a roundup of the latest info in the journal Pediatrics.

For one thing, the outer later of baby skin is a lot thinner, and it absorbs more water than adult skin. Infant and toddler skin also has less of the brown pigment melanin, which helps protect the skin from ultraviolet light. As children become older, their skin becomes thicker and more pigmented, granting them more sun protection.

 

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