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This is Why Sunscreen is a MUST! #BBBestSummer #MC

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I participated in an Ambassador Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Banana Boat® Sun Care. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.

My family was excited! We woke up super early to begin our outdoor adventure. The kids were so excited and wound up I knew that getting them AWAY from the house and any breakables and to the great outdoors as soon as possible was a must. This would be an entire day of fun filled outdoor events, and it was bound to be a blast!

Being that I’m no stranger to outdoor activities, I had everything all planned out perfectly and packed the night before. Once the children were fed and dressed, I was sure to lather everyone up in sunscreen. This day would be perfect, and go off with out a hitch.

This is Why Sunscreen is a MUST! #BBBestSummer #MC

Or so I thought.

That night, however, when we came home; everyone was no longer in good spirits. We were pretty miserable and in pain, actually.

Sunburn.

We’d all got hit pretty bad. I was shocked since I had taken so much care to protect everyone. What had I done wrong?

Let’s backtrack:

Timing: I applied sunscreen to everyone in the morning, but neglected to RE-APPLY throughout the day. This is very important as sunscreen wears off after time.

Reapply After Water Activities: Another thing I neglected to do was RE-APPLY my family’s sunscreen after swimming and other water activities. Important as the initial protection is weekend after water activities or excessive sweating.

One sunscreen doesn’t fit all: I simply grabbed one sunscreen and lathered it on everyone. Completely disregarding the fact that it may not be tailored for all of the physical activities we were engaging in. In the future, we’ll use BananaBoat® Sport Performance® Clear UltraMist® Sunscreen with Powerstay TechnologyTM.

This is Why Sunscreen is a MUST! #BBBestSummer #MC

This sunscreen is built to be strong through outdoor activities, which is a plus for each and every member of my family. I also love that it comes in a variety of different SPF strengths (another thing that you should pay careful attention to when you are purchasing sunscreen). If you’re a fan of Banana Boat like me, you probably know that their sports performance product isn’t anything new.  This new formula, however, has some very important changes. It’s been re-designed to provide better application, and to feel lightweight in comparison to the original formula. This means it will feel great on your skin, while protecting it.

We’ll know for next time!

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Does your family enjoy summer activities? Join the Best Summer Ever sweepstakes by Banana Boat and you’ll have a chance to win summer fun prizes, including a grand prize trip to a Treehouse Resort! There you’ll be able to put these tips to good use!

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Amanda

Hi! I'm Amanda, a Kansas City Lifestyle Blogger, mom of two little people, social media addict, travel junkie with a slight obsession to baking and fitness.

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