Being Sun Safe with Snapper Rock

A couple weeks ago I did a TV segment on FOX’s Good Day Chicago all about sun safety. I featured a great line of sun protective swimwear called Snapper Rock. After spending the entire Memorial Day weekend poolside with our new Snapper Rock swimwear, we thought we would do a video to feature this fabulous UV50+ line of swimwear. From bikinis to board shorts to flap hats and rash guards, this swim line blocks 98% of the sun’s harmful rays!

Take a peek at our fun video (it’s just over a minute!) and then check out the sun safety tips below.

Sun Safety Tips

  • Babies ages 0-6 months should be kept out of the sun as much as possible. When itโ€™s unavoidable, keep them fully covered in sun-protective clothing and in the shade as much as possible.
  • Choose a water-resistant, broad spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 30+, which will block both UVA and UVB rays. Donโ€™t forget to apply on the neck, ears and lips โ€“ the most commonly missed spots!
  • Apply sunscreen 30 minutes before any outdoor activity, and reapply every two hours and directly after swimming.
  • Equip your child with the right tools including UV-protective clothing and hats, such as Snapper Rock UV50+ swimwear, and UV-blocking sunglasses to shield their sensitive eyes.
  • Avoid direct sunlight between 10am-4pm when the sunโ€™s UV rays are strongest, and find shade often.

For more information on Snapper Rock, visit their website at


Snapper Rock

Snapper Rock
Photo Credit: Snapper Rock


Snapper Rock
Photo Credit: Snapper Rock


*Disclosure: We were provided Snapper Rock swimwear for the kids for the TV segment. As always, all thoughts, opinions and statements are our own. We wouldn’t tell you about a product if we really didn’t like it! ๐Ÿ™‚


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Baby Gizmo founder Hollie Schultz is the proud mom of three adorable kids. This certified CPS (Child Passenger Safety) Tech and baby gear expert is the host of the Baby Gizmo video reviews giving moms the inside look at baby products before they purchase them. Hollie is also the co-author of The Baby Gizmo Buying Guide. A former resident of Los Angeles, she and her family now live in North Carolina where she is having a blast designing and decorating her new home.

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Beth C.

Those swimsets are adorable! Thanks for sharing and bringing them to my attention. I plan to buy one for each of my 4 kids for the summer.