Banana Boat Baby Sunscreen Roll On SPF50+, 75ml $6.60 + Delivery ($0 with Prime/ $39 Spend) @ Amazon AU


Subscribe and save brings it down to $5.94
Main link is for baby variant.
The link for Kids variant is here

Priceline has it for $ 7.69
Woolies price $7.70

Purchased it first time for my bub who is 6 months now. Open to suggestions if there is any other brand recommended
Did some research on Sunscreen for babies after purchasing this and found

Banana Boat faces potential class action lawsuit over alleged sunburns

Banana Boat sunscreen: Woman and children suffer 'horrific' burns, blame SPF 50 product

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  • +1

    As much as I'd like to support Banana Boat since they are one of the few who claim they're not animal tested and vegan, I cannot. Multiple tests show it works sub-par, and my own youngest kid who has pretty pale skin burns easily with this stuff slapped all over - not this specific kids variant, just the general one. The first time we put it down to user error (bad coating, kid playing in water, whatever), the next was enough to stop using it permanently. My opinion is there are much better options; if I were you I wouldn't use this on your bub.

    • Can you recommend a good baby sunscreen?

      • +2

        not going to call out any specific brand, but my understanding is barrier sunscreens (zinc oxide or titanium dioxide active ingredient) are better for young ones (esp if sensitive skin) than chemical/absorption sunscreens. Also Australian regulations don't require listing all ingredients on sunscreen, only active + preservatives, so it's hard to research properly

      • +2

        We generally use Invisible Zinc for the little one (not a baby though) and Sun Sense for the rest of us.

      • +1

        Cancer council products are great

      • +1

        We use Zinc based sunscreens as well:

        • Invisible Zinc when on special
        • Bushman Zinc
        • Wotnot (I think)

        All worked great. But best is to dress them in long clothes / rashy shirt and hat.

        • Yeah we bought stinger suits for the kids when we went to the tropics but they ended up being the best sunscreen ever.

    • Advice taken. Cancelled my order. Thanks for the feed back.

  • +1

    Babies aren't supposed to be put in the sun directly from what I understand, it should be avoided as much as possible.

    After 6 months, they can use the regular/kids stuff.

    •           |Babies aren't supposed to be put in the sun directly from what I understand, it should be avoided as much as possible.

      Agree 100%.

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