Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Suncare Reminder from Coppertone + Coppertone Sunscreen Giveaway

You may think sun protection is not that important during the winter season. But did you know that snow reflects 80% of the sun's rays and that the sun is closer to the earth? Which means that the sun's rays are even stronger. So even though we spend less time outside and are more bundled up during the winter season, our face and hands are still exposed to the sun's harmful rays.

Whether playing in the snow or relaxing on the beach, it’s important to protect yourself and your whole family from UV damage no matter the temperature. It’s never too early to apply sunscreen!

Below are a few Coppertone products with something for everyone – mom, dad and kids:

· NEW! COPPERTONE® Water BABIES® Sunscreen Foaming Lotion: A unique, light and airy foam innovation from the #1 pediatrician-recommended brand. The sunscreen is mild for babies’ delicate skin. Available in SPF 75+.

· NEW! COPPERTONE® Water BABIES® Pure & Simple 2oz and 8oz: Offers sun protection that’s tear-free in an ideal size for the diaper bag. The ultra gentle formula is mild for babies’ delicate skin and won’t sting or irritate eyes.

· COPPERTONE SPORT® with Replenishing Antioxidants: Helps fortify skin’s natural antioxidant defenses, which can be depleted during sun exposure, especially during physical activity. They are ultra sweatproof to help maintain protection during outdoor activities and won’t run into eyes and sting. Available in lotions SPF 30, 50, 70+ and 100+ as well as continuous sprays SPF 30, 50, 70+ and 100.

· COPPERTONE KIDS® with Protective Vitamins: Contains a specially-selected antioxidant vitamin blend to supplement the natural defenses of children’s skin. Available in lotion SPF 70+ and Continuous Sprays SPF 50 and 70+.


One of you, lucky Hip Mama's Place reader, will win a gift pack from Coppertone containing one (1) full size of each of these sunscreen products by Coppertone:

COPPERTONE® Water BABIES® Sunscreen Foaming Lotion SPF 75
COPPERTONE® Water BABIES® Pure & Simple 8oz
COPPERTONE SPORT® with Replenishing Antioxidants

To enter the contest, leave a comment on this post by March 23rd, 2011 at 12MN, EST. THIS IS YOUR MANDATORY CONTEST ENTRY.

This contest is open to U.S. AND CANADA ADDRESSES ONLY. Please leave your email address (if you don't have a blog). I will choose one (1) winner using and will be announced as a comment on this post. The winner will also be notified by email and/or through a comment on their blog (if available).


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Remember, the more entries you have, the greater chances of winning! Please make sure to leave a separate comment for each thing you do for your extra entries (i.e. your name on HMP Community name, Google Friend Connect, Facebook name, Twitter name and post links, etcetera). Good luck!

*Hip Mama's Place Disclosure: “My reviews and opinions are 100% my own. Coppertone provided me the sunscreen products mentioned on this post to facilitate this giveaway".

About the Author: Jocelyn CaƱasa-Brown is a working mom of two boys and is a recognized blogger and mom influencer in the Washington, DC area. In her spare time, she designs and creates her own handmade jewelry, maintains her jewelry store on Etsy and is an active moms group organizer and leader both online and offline. Hip Mama's Place was nominated for Parents' Picks 2010 Best Parenting Blogs and named one of the Highest Rated Blogs and Sites on Nickelodeon ParentsConnect for the Washington, DC area. Follow Jocelyn on Twitter and/or Facebook.

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