Review and Giveaway: Stylish Kids Swimwear from SwimZip + Sun Protection from Coppertone

If you’re tired of the same old style of swimsuits for children, check out SwimZip’s collection of ridiculously cute swimwear for kids. Each swimwear is designed with UPF 50+ sun protection and a full zipper down the front that makes the rash guard swim shirts so easy to put on and take off. 

SwimZip swimsuits are also made of the highest quality materials to block 99% of those harmful, cancer-causing UVA and UVB rays. That sounds like the kind of swimsuit I would buy for my boys if they make these in larger sizes! Yup, unfortunately, they only come in baby sizes 6 months to 4T for toddlers. But I did get the Sassy Surfer for my one year old, super adorable niece, Keira. She looked so fab in it! :)

SwimZips are so fashionable they were recently spotted on Jessica Alba‘s daughters on their recent Cabo San Lucas, Mexico vacation. 

And while we’re discussing about cute swimsuits for children, let’s not forget the importance of sun protection when heading outdoors.  Whether you and your family are venturing off to a tropical location, hitting the slopes or staying around town, sun protection is a year-round must-have for all. 

Coppertone is helping families simplify packing for spring travel with portable new sun protection options:
* Coppertone Travel Size Lotions, available in SPORT, Kids and Water BABIES, can easily fit in a purse, diaper bag or suitcase for on-the-go sun protection for the whole family. Boarding a plane? No problem! Coppertone Travel Size Lotions comply with the 3-1-1 rule for carry on liquids, established by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

* Coppertone Sport Lip Balm SPF 30 can easily fit in a pocket for on-the-go sun protection that also helps smooth and soften lips. Perfect for refreshing after a long flight or in-between those challenging ski slopes! I am really loving this lip balm! It glides on so smoothly and doesnt feel very sticky on my lips. My lips get chapped easily from exposure to dry weather –  whether it’s winter, Spring or summer and this lip balm comes in really handy!   

For my kids, we love Coppertone Wet n’ Clear Kids Continuous Spray SPF 50+. The stuff goes on clear when applied to the skin and doesnt leave a filmy white residue after rubbing it on their skin. It’s water resistant too and just a little goes a long way! So if you‘re looking for the ultimate sun protection for your kids, look no further.  This product is ‘it’!

For more details on these Coppertone sun protection products, go to You can also print some nice coupons you can use for your next Coppertone product purchase while you’re there!


SwimZip and Coppertone want to give one lucky Hip Mama’s Place reader this fun Spring giveaway!  One of you will win a SwimZip swimwear outfit for your little one in the size and style of your choice + two sun protection products from Coppertone which includes(1) Wet n’ Clear Kids Spray SPF 45+ 6 fl. oz. and (1) Water Babies Foaming Lotion SPF 75+6 oz. . Full package prize is worth over $50!


To enter this contest and be eligible to win, you MUST FOLLOW ALL (4) four simple steps and earn one (1) entry!

1.  “Like”   Hip Mama’s Place on Facebook

2.   Follow Hip Mama’s Place on Twitter 

3.   Follow Hip Mama’s Place on Pinterest
4.  Leave a comment on this post telling me your family’s favorite Spring or summer vacation spot and why.  In your comment, YOU MUST also include your Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest user names to verify your participation and your email address to contact you if you win. 

EXTRA ENTRY: (Optional only, will count as second entry)

To earn an extra entry for this contest and get a better chance at winning, tweet this giveaway on Twitter however you like, but you must include this link in your tweet: + all or any of the hashtags #giveaways
#sun #vacation #Spring AND our Twitter page: @HipMamasPlace
Example of a tweet:   
I want to win a Spring swimwear and Coppertone sun care package @HipMamasPlace! #giveaways #sun #vacation #Spring

*Note: Make sure to leave a separate comment on this post with your personal tweet link on Twitter to let me know you’ve tweeted and to earn your extra entry.  You can leave as many comments as you like but steps 1-4will count only as one entry. The EXTRA ENTRY (optional tweeting of this giveaway) will count as your second entry no matter how many times you tweet. There will be a total of only two entries for this contest. 

This contest is open to U.S. addresses only and ends on April 15, 2013 at 12MN, ESTOne (1) winner will be picked at random using at the end of the contest. Good luck! 

*Hip Mama’s Place Disclosure:  “My reviews and opinions are 100% my own. SwimZip and Coppertone sent me the products and provided the prizes necessary to facilitate this review and giveaway contest”.

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  About the Author: Jocelyn Cañasa-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 2011 Best All-Around Mom Blog and named one of the Highest Rated Blogs and Sites on Nickelodeon ParentsConnect for the Washington, DC area. Follow Jocelyn on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.  

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  1. says

    My family and I live in East Texas and Park in Oklahoma. It is so beautiful there. Lush forests and so much to do with the kids like swimming, canoeing, fishing and more. Annette

  2. says

    I like on FB(Kelly D Saver),
    Follow on twitter(kellydinpa),
    Follow on Pinterest(Kelly Saver)
    We like going to Knoebels amusement park because it is inexpensive and not too crowded.


  3. says

    Liked you on facebook – name is Crystal Brown Bryan
    Liked you on Pinterest – Name is Crystal Bryan
    following on Twitter – name is Crystal Bryan12

    We love going to the beach

  4. says

    I follow you on facebook (Laura Jacobson), follow you on twitter(ilovemybeagle2), follow you on pinterest(Laura J Our favorite vacation spot is Venice Florida! I love it down there, we always go to the beach and find sharks teeth! So much fun! Our favorite!
    landfjacobson @

  5. says

    Facebook like: Angie Beechan
    Twitter follow: @angiewith3
    Pinterest Follow: Angie Beechan

    Our fave family vacation spot is Myrtle Beach so much to do and affordable

    angwith4 at gmail dot com

  6. says

    Liked on facebook as Sharon Rooney

    Following on Twitter as @jerseygirl137

    Pinterestmy user name is jerseygirl137

    Our favorite vacation spot is the jersey shore (Seaside). It’s an hour away and it has everything we like, the beach and boardwalk. (they are saying that even after “Sandy” they will be up and running by Memorial Day.


  7. says

    Just discovered yr blog, & would have loved to enter this, & follow you on FB, etc. BUT – since I DO have FB, Pinterest, GFC, Google+, Blog Lovin’ & Networked blogs But Do NOT use Twitter, I wasn’t able to fulfill the requirements. You might get more followers if you didn’t have this requirement (I’m NOT the only person who doesn’t Tweet!). Just sayin’… Good Luck to everyone who enters!

  8. says

    follow you on twitter @heyfrugalmommy

    liked your facebook page under kathleen beau

    following you on pinterest under kathleen

    favorite summer spot: Point Clear, Alabama, there is the resort that’s a little old fashioned (in a good way, it has a lodge-y feel) and has amazing pools and a great golf course. they have bicycles and fishing poles and kayaks that are free to use. so there is lots to do–

  9. says

    1/ My favorite vacation spot is California because I could visit my uncle and aunties there!
    2/ I followed You on facebook as name: fiona nuyen
    3/ I followed You on Twitter @ciao6211
    4/ and Pinterest as name: fiona nuyen
    Thank You
    Fiona N

  10. says

    Maggie Lansford ‏@MaggieLansford 6s
    I want to win a Spring swimwear and Coppertone sun care package@HipMamasPlace! #giveaways #sun #vacation #Spring

    that’s my tweet.

    Maggie Lansford for all accounts. We love to float the river atour very special family farm in MO!

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