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Do I need to buy a new bottle of sun lotion every summer?

All suns lotions that protect your child from the harmful effects of the sun contain zinc oxide or titanium dioxide which have a shelf life and will not do what they are supposed to do if they are expired.

Make sure that the sunscreen you purchase for your child has the date printed on the label and dispose of the product when it is expired. If you have a sunscreen that does not have an expiration date printed on it, it’s better to be safe than sorry. A sun burn can make your child very sick and quite miserable. It’s just not worth chancing it. Buy new sunscreen every year.

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