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.
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.
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