With summer in full swing, it’s smart to get a reminder on the best sunscreens out there for your little one. While pediatricians state that a baby younger than six months of age has not yet developed enough melanin and should therefore be kept out of direct sunlight as much as possible, babies six months or older can safely use sunscreen. We took a look at the Environmental Working Group‘s recommendations for 2017, as they are widely known as the definitive list for both examining a product’s environmental practices as well as how thoroughly its ingredients prevent skin damage.
You can check out all of their 19 recommendations here, and we’ll highlight the first 5 for you:
Want to see which sunscreens made their WORST list? Eeek — see here! Now cover up, and remember to never depend on sunscreen as your sole protector against the sun. A hat, sunglasses and protective clothing are all musts for your baby (and you)!