How to Keep Your Kids Protected from the Sun this Spring

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    How to Keep Your Kids Protected fro the Su this Sprig Break

    It is this time of the year where the weather is perfect to do

    some outdoor activities with friends and family. This is also

    the season where the sun brings problems to the skin. Most

    people, especially kids, spend most of their day out on the

    eah or pool. Make sure to get ou ad our hildres ski protected from the harmful effects of the sun.

    Sun Protection Should Begin as Early as Possible

    Spring break activities for kids are exciting. However, children are more prone to sunburns caused by the

    harmful UVA and UVB rays than adults. This is because they have a more sensitive skin. While kids with

    darker skin may be less at risk, they still need aple su protetio. A as ski is thier tha the adults, hih is h protetio fro the su is etreel iportat ee for aies. Also, eposig babies under 12 months to direct sunlight is not recommended. Make sure that they are kept under a

    shade and use a child friendly sun protecting product.

    There is a Sunscreen Formulated for the Face

    Facial sunscreens are made in the form of emulsions, creams, or lotions. Some brands even have special

    products for different skin types and indication. Body sunscreen products, on the other hand, often

    come in sprays or body milk which are recommended for children. Sports Kids in Dubai should have

    sunscreen evenly applied to the entire body, especially areas behind the ears.

    Apply Sunscreen 30 minutes Before Sun

    Exposure

    It takes about 20 to 30 minutes before the

    sunscreen is absorbed by the body. Make sure to

    apply it half an hour before sun exposure to

    maximize the effect. Re apply at least every two hours, especially when doing football activities for

    kids. This is applicable even when using waterproof

    Sunscreen.

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    Final Tips

    Moisturizing is the ke to keep ou ad our hilds ski fro gettig daaged due to prologed su exposure. Replace the fluids lost by drinking water or juice frequently. If your child gets sun burnt, the

    first thing you should do is find any cream for epitalisation. Always remember that outdoor activities are

    only fun if you are well protected from the sun. --

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    How to Keep Your Kids Protected from the Sun this Spring Break

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