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Tips for taking sunscreen to beach

Tips for Bringing Sunscreen to the Beach

Are you planning a day at the beach?  Check out our simple and practical tips for traveling with sunscreen.

Bringing Sunscreen to the Beach

We’ve all been told how important it is to wear sunscreen.  It protects us from the sun’s harmful UVA and UVB rays.

Here are some things to think about when packing up for the beach.

Sunscreen in aerosol cans

Are you concerned about traveling in the heat with an aerosol can?

Solution: We pack our sunscreen can in our cooler.  The cooler only has an ice pack in it (not crushed ice), so we put it on the opposite side of the ice pack.  That way if we stop to eat, we don’t need to worry about leaving an aerosol can in a hot car.  Just be sure to have the sunscreen cap on.

Sunscreen for your lips

Do you know how to keep your lip sunscreens organized?

Solution: We buy one tube of lip sunscreen for each person in our household.  Then we put each person’s first initial at the bottom of the tube.  Now we are set for the season.

Beach tip: Put your initial on sunscreen

Are you worried that your lip sunscreen will turn to mush?

Solution: We put our lip and face sunscreen in a small plastic sandwich bag, and place it in our cooler as well.  That way it doesn’t melt, or get soft.  It’s also easy to find, and doesn’t get lost in our large beach bag.

Beach tip: Store small suncreen products in bag

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Looking for a natural lip balm that’s reef safe and paraben-free? 
We love this one:

The Naked Bee Non-Nano Zinc Lip Balm Sunscreen SPF 15 
Happy traveling!

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