Big Gay Summer Vacation Guide and Giveaway
Fun in the Sun
A bad sunburn before age 10 can increase the chances of skin cancer by 50% as an adult. That’s why the inventors of Sun Smart UV Protection Swimwear make kids swim suits from stretchy quick-drying, lightweight ffabrics that block 97% (50+SPF) of UVA & UVB rays, in fun and fashionable styles kids want to wear, like the Superman UV two-piece suit with a towel cape. $39.95. Available at www.SunSmart.ca
For cool looks out of the water, Lands’ End’s new SunLife SPF Wear line of UV protective clothing for men, women, and kids comes in great patterns and styles like the Toddler Boys Leaf Print shorts ($22.50) in Vintage Olive Floral or the girls SunLife Tee Shirt ($12.50) in Seaside Pink. Available at www.landsend.com or by calling 800-800-5800. Win SunLife Wear. See contest rules below.
MD Moms’ Babysafe Sunscreen Towelettes, developed by pediatrician-moms, come saturated with a gentle, sweat-proof, broad spectrum SPF 30+ hypoallergenic sunscreen that protects against UVA and UBA rays, with just enough sunscreen to cover baby from head to toe, ages 0 and up. 15 pack $26. Available at www.mdmoms.com.
For the future fashionista, protect her baby face from the sun with an adorable floral print hat such as the Baby Lulu Birds Organic Knit Roll Hat. $23.50. Available at www.forgetmenotkids.com.
Better than Barefoot
Geox are “the breathable shoes” perfect for summertime because they combine fashion with comfortable technology. Geox offers the innovative and patented porous sole with a fibrous insert that draws sweat from the foot while keeping water out and feet dry and cool. So kids can jump in puddles and still have dry feet! Cute styles like the Snake $55 and Buggy $59.95. Find retailers at www.geoxusa.info.
Eco-Friendly Scooter Bees StoryTeling Shoes feature different pictures on flaps that fold over to create four different shoe designs, made of PVC-free and phthalate-free photodegradable materials, including soda and water bottles. Sizes 0-24 months. $38. Available at www.scooterbees.com. *Win a pair of Scooterbees. See contest rules below.
Handmade Cape Clogs will make you and the tykes stand out in a crowd. Inspired by the casual Cape lifestyle, each shoe is individually crafted from Northern Europe Alder wood, breathable leather and a lightweight non-skid rubber sole and adorned with stylish prints and solids for mom and dad or adorable kid’s patterns, like the Dinosaur Blue. Kids sizes $20-$50. Men’s and women’s $78-195. Men’s sizes. Find a retailer at www.capeclogs.com.
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