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Can adult sunscreen lotion cause a rash on children?

Related Topics: Skin, Sunscreen, Lotion, Rash
 

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Children’s sunscreen has the right amount of ingredients to protect a child’s skin. It also doesn’t have the perfumes and alcohols that can be found in adult products, ingredients which can increase irritation to the skin and lead to rashes.

If you are looking to utilize one product for the whole family, I recommend using a baby’s or a child’s sunscreen product. The formulation has less chemicals and will still have the correct SPF protection for everyone.

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