It's that time of year to make some serious sunscreen choices. First you should make sure your old sunscreen hasn't expired- it is sometimes recommended to replace your sunscreen every year to be safe. So if you're still using that 5-yr old bottle of Water Babies, um, it's time to replace it.
I came across this article from The Green Guide- Screen Test: Reading the Micro-Fine Print and found it very helpful in knowing the right kind of sunscreen to choose. Just like with the food we eat, we gotta be reading those labels!
Check out the end of the article for The Green Guide's suggestions for safer sunscreen. I just purchased some Alba Bonatica Kids mineral sunscreen on sale at the grocery store. I think it was only $5.99. The cheap stuff isn't always worth it in this case, and you just might be able to get the good kind for a bargain after all.
I think we need a bigger pool...