Banana Boat Sun Facts & FAQs
Information about UV Rays, Sun health and more
Common Suncare FAQs
All your questions about Banana Boat sunscreen answered including "What does Paraben-Free mean?" and "Are your sunscreens water resistant?" (Yes, they are.)Find out more
Common Suncare Myths
The higher the SPF, the less frequently you need to apply sunscreen right? Wrong! Research has shown that Australian consumers use as little as half the amount they need to reach a full product SPF! Read more common myths and frequently asked questions.Find out more
Accidental sunburn can happen to even the most careful of Australians. Most have been sunburned at least once in their life, and many people get sunburned regularly every Summer. Sunburn needs to be avoided at all costs, as it can significantly increase your risk of skin cancer. We’ve developed some tips to help you treat sunburn.Find out more
What does SPF mean?
SPF stands for "Sun Protection Factor" and is a multiplier which tells you how much longer you can remain in the Sun without burning when wearing a sunscreen, verses wearing none at all. The higher the SPF, the better the protection you have from the Sun. See how this is calculated and why this calculation may be different in real life situations.What is an SPF rating What is SPF50+
What are UV Rays?
Sunshine is made up of different rays. Ultraviolet radiation is the part of sunlight which causes sunburn, skin damage and skin cancer and can be broken down into three bands: UVA, UVB, and UVC. Find out what each of these mean and how each interact with the Earth’s surface and the surface of your skin.Find out more
Sun Safe Tips
The Australian Sun is harsh and given 23 per cent of our lifetime sun exposure is before the age of 18, it's important to encourage daily sun protection at an early age. We've put together a few tips and tricks to help keep you and your children safe in the sunshine.Correct Application Tips Sun Care Tips for Kids Sun Care Tips for Babies