Sunday, May 15, 2011

REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: Sun Protection Zone SunSkinz (US) 5/29

There are several ways of protecting children from the sun's damaging UV rays including applying sunscreen, staying under the shade, and wearing protective gear (clothes, hats, sun glasses). For my Sun Safety Series, I've reviewed several products that my family just love; from sunscreens (TruKid™, Episencial®) to shelters (Quick Shelter). Another product we love offers sun protection that doesn't wash off. This company created swimwear that is both fashionable and offers broad spectrum protection.

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$15 - $25

Both the Long Sleeve Suit and Long Sleeve Rash Guard are comfortable to wear and allow for movement. He doesn't wear the Shorts because they fall off. The slim elastic is not very tight and doesn't provide support. Did I mention the cute designs? I love the orange Long Sleeve Rash Guard with the turtle. What's nice about the one piece is that there are snaps which allowed for easy diaper changes.
Maintenance is easy, just throw in the wash and hang to dry. 

I discovered Sun Protection Zone during a Costco Roadshow. At first I was hesitant about buying it because my son already had a couple of swimsuits, but was glad I did. My son loves the water. We have a pool, live near a lake, and the beach is 15 minutes away. Trying to get him away from the water long enough to reapply sunscreen is sometimes challenging. I didn't have to worry about that when he wore his SunSkinz. As their tag line suggests, it's protection that doesn't wash off. Yes, I still reapplied sunscreen on his legs and face, but at least it's not the whole body - toddlers are so impatient. SunSkinz offers 100 SPF/UPF 50+ Maximum Broad Spectrum UV Protection and functions in chlorine and salt water. I would definitely recommend this product to parents. 
We have not had any safety issues with these products.

A SunSkinz swimwear of your choice.

1. Open to US residents, 18 years and older. 
2. You must complete the mandatory entry before the extra entries. Failure to complete the mandatory entry disqualifies all of your entries.
3. Leave a separate comment for each entry.
4. If you are selected, I will verify all of your comments. If I can not verify your comments, I will choose a new winner.
5. The winner will be selected by and notified by email. 
6. The winner will have 48 hours to reply back before a new winner is selected. 
7. Giveaway sponsor will be responsible for shipping prize to the winner.

Giveaway ends May 29, 2011.

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Disclaimer: I was not compensated for this post. The products I reviewed were purchased by my family. The sponsor is providing the winner with the prize. The opinions expressed in this post are solely mine. I was under no obligation to provide a positive review. Facebook is not associated, in any way, with this giveaway.