Banana Boat’s Sun Safety Regime

Skin cancer cases in Australia are a lot higher than they should be and this can be attributed to forgetfulness and not applying sunscreen correctly.

Sunscreen is just one of the steps in your family’s sun safe routine. Are you following these easy steps?

1. Apply sunscreen liberally and always use at least 7 teaspoons per application

2. Always apply sunscreen at least twenty minutes before sun exposure and allow it to dry on the skin

3. Always reapply sunscreen every two hours, and more often if swimming, sweating or after using a towel

4. Always wear protective clothing, wide brimmed hats and sunglasses

5. Seek shade between 10am-3pm and try and avoid prolonged sun exposure

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