This is my baby girls first summer so I want to take her swimming. She gets very bad eczema. I have to be very careful what I put on her skin as most products give her rashes or make her eczema worse so I’m worried about putting sunscreen on her in case it gives her a rash or flares her eczema up. Do any mums have some recommendations for me please?


Posted by neysa, 30th December 2013


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  • ECO NATURAL BABY SUNSCREEN SPF30+ 100G
    WOTNOT also has some



  • I like invisible zinc products
    make sure you moistures after



  • Try Banana Boat, it worked wonders for me!



  • Try invisible zinc. or another zinc based sunscreen. good luck



  • Go with something natural and organic and test in a small spot



  • the cancer council has some good creams out, try those



  • Get on-line and go to http://www.carolineskincare.com.au/

    Caroline has some of the most amazing creams for anyone with eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and other problems. She is usually quite happy to send you some small sample pots so you can try the product before you buy. I know several people who’d almost given up hope until they tried her products, they’re really good.



  • Banana boat have sunscreens made for babies and for sensitive skin. Always spot check before you go crazy and apply everywhere.



  • speak to your local chemist … i use banana boat but every kids skin is so different



  • there are some good comments here



  • maybe ask your doctor one whats best



  • U have some great answers here!



  • Some good advice there below.



  • I’d not thought about asking at the health food store – good ideas



  • A layer of natural skin moisturizer first then sun screen…


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