Kids Sunscreen: Mineral and Clear Zinc Oxide Safe Sun Protection - Fresh Monster


Fresh Monster Mineral Sunscreen for Kids vs Regular Sunscreen

The Best Mineral Sunscreen for Kids

The Fresh Monster Kids Sunscreen is formulated to protect kids' delicate skin from the sun's harmful rays. This gentle yet effective sunscreen offers a blend of safety and sun defense, making it one of the best sunscreens for kids on the market.

Parents can trust in the benefits of Fresh Monster Kids Sunscreen to safeguard their children’s skin. It’s designed to be the safest sunscreen for kids, utilizing non-nano zinc oxide as a natural, mineral-based shield against UVA and UVB rays.

It utilizes a gentle formulation free from harsh chemicals, fragrances, and parabens, making it an excellent hypoallergenic sunscreen option that won't irritate the skin or cause discomfort to babies, toddlers, and older kids.

Its water-resistant formula ensures continued protection during those fun-filled days at the pool or beach, and it doubles as an effective baby sun cream for everyday use.

This sunscreen lotion for kids is easy to apply, blending smoothly without leaving a white residue, allowing for a hassle-free, low-profile application.

The convenient packaging and portable size also make it ideal for travel and ensure kids' SPF needs are always within reach.

The brand’s commitment to sustainability and skin health is evident in its product, giving parents an option for sunblock for kids that aligns with eco-conscious values.


The Fresh Monster Kids Sunscreen contains 20% Non-Nano Uncoated Zinc Oxide to prevent sunburn and decrease the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging.

It also contains the following inactive ingredients.

  • Water
  • Coco-Caprylate
  • Dicaprylyl Carbonate
  • Lauryl Glucoside
  • Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate
  • CO Chamomilla Recutita Matricaria Flower Extract
  • CO Calendula Officinalis Extract
  • Glycerin
  • Microcrystalline Cellulose
  • Cellulose Gum
  • Diheptyl Succinate
  • Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer
  • Glyceryl Caprylate
  • Polyhydroxystearic Acid
  • Cetyl Alcohol
  • CO Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
  • Caprylhydroxamic Acid
  • Phytic Acid
  • Xanthan Gum
  • Triethoxycaprylylsilane

How to Use

The Fresh Monster Kids Sunscreen is very easy to use.

Simply follow this easy step-by-step guide to protect your kids from the sun's rays all day long:

    1. Step 1. Apply liberally onto the skin AT LEAST 15 minutes before sun exposure.
    2. Step 2. Reapply the sunscreen every 2 hours or as needed.

Note: Even with the application of sunscreen, spending more time in the sun can still increase the risk of early skin aging and skin cancer.

To decrease these risks, you can practice other sun protection measures, such as the following.

    1. Limiting your time in the sun, especially between 10 AM and 2 PM.
    2. Wearing long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses when outdoors.
    3. Ask a doctor for children aged six months and below to determine their recommended exposure.

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Safety Information

While the Fresh Monster Kids Sunscreen is safe for kids, it is essential to remember that this product is for external use only. Do not use it on damaged or broken skin.

You must also keep it out of their eyes. Rinse with water to remove in case of accidents.

For any irritation or allergic reactions, discontinue using it immediately and visit your pediatrician if the irritation persists.

Keep out of reach of children. Get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately if the product is ingested.


The Fresh Monster Kids Sunscreen is certified to be 100% safe and effective for kids’ use, having the following guarantees and certifications.

  • Clinically tested hypoallergenic and gentle
  • Natural plant-derived certified organic ingredients
  • BPA-free
  • Cruelty-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Paraben-free
  • Sulfate-free
  • Triclosan-free
  • GMO-free
  • Vegan
  • Reef-safe sunscreen
  • No chemical sunscreen filters
  • Made in the USA

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

You may have more questions about mineral sunscreens and their benefits. We have gathered the most common queries to help you with your research.

What is the Difference Between Chemical and Mineral Sunscreen?

While both offer protection against the sun, chemical and mineral sunscreens primarily differ in how they function to provide you with the protection you need.

Chemical sunscreens penetrate and protect your skin to dissipate UV rays.

On the other hand, mineral sunscreens stay on top of your skin to reflect UV rays away from your body and protect you from the sun.

Should I Put Sunscreen on My Child Every Day?

Yes, it is crucial to apply sunscreen to your child every day to reduce the risk of skin cancer. Sun safety tips include using broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher, applying it 15 minutes before going outside, and reapplying every two hours or after swimming.

Additional measures involve protective clothing, seeking shade, and avoiding sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

When Can Babies Wear Sunscreen?

Babies can wear sunscreen at six months old, but it is advisable to keep them in the shade and dress them in protective clothing until then. If sun exposure is unavoidable, a small amount of sunscreen with at least SPF 30, specifically for infants, can be applied to exposed areas.

Sunscreen should be used sparingly, and other sun protection measures like clothing and shade are still essential for young babies.

Is Zinc Oxide Good for Skin?

Zinc oxide is good for the skin since it helps treat or prevent skin irritation. This is good for burns, cuts, or diaper rash.

Some can also be used to protect your skin from ultraviolet rays, making them a great addition to sunscreens. They are a convenient, powerful means of preventing sunburn.

Can Adults Use Kids Sunscreen?

Yes, adults can use kids' sunscreen. Most sunscreens are formulated the same way, making them safe for use.

However, it is still preferable to use sunscreen specifically formulated for adult skin as these have ingredients that will leave a different finish on your skin.

Does Mineral Sunscreen Expire?

Like most products, mineral sunscreen expires, which should be stated on its packaging.

The most significant risk of using an old bottle of mineral sunscreen is its reduced SPF, which will not provide the necessary protection against sunlight and UV rays.

While the minerals will not degrade, other stabilizers within the formula will go bad over time, making the sunscreen lose its effectiveness.

Is Mineral Sunscreen OK for Kids?

Mineral sunscreen is recommended by dermatologists and pediatricians for kids with dry skin or eczema. Ensure the sunscreen contains titanium dioxide or zinc oxide to help nourish their skin.

What is the Difference Between Kids and Adult Sunscreen?

There is no real difference between kids and adult sunscreen. They both provide the same protection and contain the same ingredients.

The main difference between the two types of sunscreen may be their finish, as adult sunscreen does have a cosmetic aspect to it. They may have a different texture and finish. However, they have the same functions.

Is Zinc Oxide Sunscreen Safe?

Zinc oxide is one of the best and safest active ingredients you can have in your sunscreen since it is a critical mineral nutrient that helps keep you healthy.

These are tested and FDA-approved for use on babies under six months old and will not cause stinging when applied around the eyes.

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