Essential summer gear for a family beach day

Goodies to help you soak up the sun

Heading for a beach holiday this summer? Pack the following to ensure your little ones are kept safe, stylish and entertained.


Coppertone Water Babies sunscreen lotion and stick

Protect delicate baby skin with this broad spectrum, moisturising sunblock lotion that’s water resistant for up to 80 minutes of splish splashing. Keep the small, beeswax-based sunscreen stick handy for quick facial touch-ups. Find it, from 68RMB (lotion);, from 55RMB (stick).

Babyganics Natural insect repellent

A combination of 100 percent pure essential oils helps keep pesky mozzies, flies and gnats at bay in a paraben-free, citronella-andlemongrass scented spray safe for babies six months and older. Find it, 75RMB.

Evian Brumisateur water spray

For when wet wipes and regular water just won’t cut it, try this refreshing mineral water spray to gently cleanse all skin types after a day out in the sun. Guaranteed to bring out even the smallest inner diva. Spritz and repeat. Find it Watsons, 75RMB.

Hape sand toys

Naturally, every child needs a spade at the beach, but instead of a standard bucket, how about an ‘ice cream set’ from Hape, which comes full of of plastic ice cream cones. And naturally, a roller so you can make an imprint on the sand is the must-have toddler accessory of Spring/Summer ’17. Find it Motherswork, spade 42RMB; roller 42RMB; ice cream set 55RMB.

Unicorn sunglasses

Unicorns! Sparkles! Need we say more? Find it H&M. 59.90RMB.

Skip Hop Zoo Insulated Lunch bag

Snacks and drinks stay cold in this adorable animal-themed lunch bag from Skip Hop. Contains an inner mesh pocket for small items and a handle that can be clipped onto other bags for easy transport. Find it, 150RMB.

Kipsta football

A small, light football ideal for the beach (and the luggage allowance). Find it Decathlon. 14.9RMB.

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Straw hat

Just because you’re tiny doesn’t mean you can’t hit the boardwalk looking incredibly cool in this classic
summer straw hat with a canvas stripe. Find it H&M. 79.90RMB.


A beach bag that fits everything can be hard to find, but we found one – and for under 20RMB! Pack the world in this ‘eco-conscious’ tote bag made from 20 percent post-consumer recycled materials. Find it H&M. 19.90RMB.

Huggies Little Swimmers

These disposable swim nappies feature cute Disney prints and won’t expand in water to bog your tot down while they are splashing around. Find it From 145RMB for a pack of 12.

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