Sun creams for babies and children in the Test: Only two products are very good

summer time is bath time - especially for children and babies travelling. However, the protection of the skin against dangerous UV rays should be a top priority

Sun creams for babies and children in the Test: Only two products are very good

summer time is bath time - especially for children and babies travelling. However, the protection of the skin against dangerous UV rays should be a top priority. Ökotest has, therefore, considered more accurate, which products are sensitive skin of children to protect and what ingredients are included.

Ökotest has taken sun creams for babies and children with a high light protection factor of 50 or 50+ under the magnifying glass, which were specially developed for children's sensitive skin. A total of 21 sun creams were tested.

sun creams for children: Critical UV Filter

discovered According Ökotest, the results are quite satisfactory. Because more than half of the tested sunscreens for kids and babies performs "good" or "very good". "The creams provide a high sun protection without harmful substances," is the verdict of Ökotest.

This sun, These sun creams failed creams cut with "very good" from:
  • Ladival children's sun protection milk 50 + without perfume von Stada
  • Sun Dance Kids sun milk 50 fragrance of Dm
in Ökotest: the
  • La Roche-Posay Anthelios Dermo-Pediatrics 50+ Lotion
  • Garnier Ambre Solaire Kids Sensitive Expert+ SPF 50+ from L'oreal

Nevertheless, there are also some points of criticism. Eight of the tested sunscreens for babies and children UV filters, which are questionable. It was the active ingredients, Octocrylene and Homosalate. These might enter through the skin into the bloodstream and so the hormone system in children interfere.

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More minus points for proven plastic compounds, such as silicone or Acrylate. This is nearly three-quarters of the creams of the case, the verdict of Ökotest. These ingredients are mainly due to the burden on the environment is critical, so the Tester.

A knowledge of the experts also moved also from the Test: None of the certified natural cosmetic creams have cut off "very good". The ingredients should be measured consistently positive. Their UV-protection is based solely on the two mineral UV-Filters titanium dioxide and zinc oxide. "We consider this according to current knowledge, is still the better choice on children's skin", further the verdict of Ökotest.

note: The full Test can be found in Ökotest.

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Updated Date: 02 June 2020, 16:26

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