FAQ

Sun Protection

What are UV rays (UVA, UVB, and UVC rays) and why is it necessary to protect your skin?

How can I protect my skin from the effects of UVA & UVB?

What is the UVA symbol on the packaging and where will I find it?

What is the UVA star rating telling me about the protection of the product from UVA rays?

What is an SPF?

How do I know what SPF I need?

Do SPFs add up if you apply two different SPF factors, one after the other?

What are the highest Banana Boat® SPFs available?

Why should kids avoid playing in the midday sun?

My child has got sunburn. What should I do?

If I am already sunburned, will sun protection protect me from burning further?

Why do some people tan and others burn?

Do I need to take extra precautions in the sun when taking medication?

Do I need suncare products only in the summer?

My Banana Boat sun protection has an AvoTriplex™. What does it mean?