The suncream mistakes all parents are making

For most parents, the sun getting his hat on is the cue to slather the kids in factor 50 suncream.

We all know the dangers of sun exposure and the fact that sunburn in childhood has been strongly linked to the development of skin cancer in later years.

But there’s much more to sun protection than just slapping on the sun screen and it turns out there are a few skincare gaffes we’re all making when it comes to keeping our kids sun safe.

So as the school holidays are almost upon us, we spoke to the experts to sort through the six most common suncream mistakes parents are making and how to become more sun savvy this summer.

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