Barefoot by the Sea: Babo Botanicals Sunblock Review and a Giveaway!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Babo Botanicals Sunblock Review and a Giveaway!

HORRAY!  It's JUNE and the sun has been out a lot more, which makes me happy.  You know what doesn't make me as happy?  The scary news coming out these days about sunblock!  So, I was on a hunt to find something that I actually felt confident putting on my kids.  I was pretty thrilled when Babo Botanicals sent me one of their NEW, ALL NATURAL Clear Zinc Sport Sticks!

It arrived days before we left New England for our trip to Orlando, Florida.  Just in time!  The weather there requires sunblock so we were able to use our stick conveniently and effectively on their face, nose, lips and ears.  It applied easily, which is surprising because often times zinc sunblock feels more like toothpaste!  It also was CLEAR (so rare in a zinc block!)  The girls didn't mind the application either, which was even more important.  It didn't irritate their skin and didn't sweat off.  Re-application was easy throughout the day and with the stick, I was able to easily reach those little areas, like the back of their ears, which are often neglected.  Here are some of the other highlights:
  • It's FREE of artificial fragrances or colors
  • Free of parabens, phthalates and chemical preservatives
  • Silicone, formaldehyde and alcohol free
  • Non irritating and hypoallergenic
  • Skin-soothing balm contains certified organic oils, including jojoba, coconut and avocado
I'd say Babo's Sport Stick is a great product for those people who want the best products to block harmful UVA and UVB rays but also don't want chemicals their kids.  It retails for $12, which isn't much more than those other stick sunblocks but this one is the safer AND smarter choice.

Babo is offering one lucky reader of Barefoot by the Sea a Sport Stick to try for themselves!

Buy it - Head over to Babo Botanicals to check out all their products and read about the company

Win it - By heading over to Babo Botanicals here and let me know what product from their Swim & Sport line you'd like to try most. 

Extra Entries -
  • Sign up for Babo's email list here
  • Follow Kate's blog here to learn more about the company she started
  • Follow my blog or comment if you already do
  • Grab my blog button
  • Tell me what you are looking forward to most for the Summer of 2011
Oh and as an extra freebie, be sure to print out a coloring page at the top of Babo Botanicals here for your little ones!

***Details, details...Contest open to US only, 18+, winner will be chosen via on June 16th at 9AM and blogged about on June 17th***

Good Luck and Have a Great Thursday!


  1. Love their UV Sport Conditioning Spray!

  2. I signed up for Babo's email list!

  3. I'm looking forward to my son turning 2 this summer and spending as much time at the beach with him as I can.

  4. I'd like to try the Clean Sport Shampoo and Wash


  5. The Cucumber Aloe Vera UV Sport Conditioning Spray looks very interesting, but I would say the Zinc Sunstick would be more practical as we live in CA and need sunblock EVERYDAY, almost all year long!!

  6. Signed up for Babo's email list :)

  7. I am looking foward most to Project Surf Camp this summer!!! It is such an amazing way for our family to conect and have a blast, ALL of us together, even the special boy :)

  8. Your button is on my sidebar :)

  9. I would like to try the entire line but if I were to pick one I would start with the Shampoo and Body Wash.


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