Lotion for the face, spray for the body and reapply. There are some great articles on line about sun screens (we are not supposed to call them sun blocks anymore) and their effectiveness. MSN has a good article today, visit American Medical Association and their recommendations and some of the local hospital blogs like St. Lukes and First Choice ER for more information. It is important that the sunscreen is a broad spectrum (for UVA and UVB rays) and has an SPF (sun protection factor) of at least a 15. If your child is under 6 months old, you should ask your physician what type of protection to use. In addition, you should protect your eyes with sun glasses that have UVA and UVB ratings.
at 4:07 PM on Jun. 15, 2011