Are you looking for sun protection that lasts for hours without reapplying every 5 minutes? Look no further than Banana Boat!

Banana Boat Dry Balance


Formulated to absorbs excess moisture, and dry with a soft matte finish – so nice that you’ll want to reapply! Designed for ideal skin feel, Banana Boat® Dry Balance™ Sunscreen keeps you protected from the sun while feeling dry and fresh so you can enjoy your day – no matter where you are!

  • Provides safe and effective broad spectrum UVA and UVB protectionsun protection
  • Dries with a soft matte finish
  • Lightweight, non-greasy formula absorbs excess moisture while allowing skin to breathe
  • Water-resistant formula (up to 80 minutes)
  • Stays on in seven conditions – sun, pool water, ocean water, wind, sweat, sand and even 100 degree heat
  • Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation to protect against the sun’s harmful rays

Banana Boat Kids Sun Protection


Available in tear-free sting-free lotion and lotion spray, Banana Boat® Kids Sport Sunscreen with PowerStay Technology® has a mild formula that won’t irritate skin, and provides heavy duty protection that stays on strong during activities. With Banana Boat® Kids Sport, kids can spend more time playing the games they love and taking less time-outs from the sun!

  • Provides safe and effective broad spectrum UVA and UV B protectionsun protection
  • Tear-free and sting-free formula, that’s mild and gentle enough for kids’ sensitive skin
  • Light-weight, quick absorbing formula that won’t run into eyes
  • Water-resistant formula (up to 80 minutes)

My Thoughts

I have 2 colors…lobster and ghost. I am a natural redhead, and that comes with a fair complexion.  For this reason, it is an absolute necessity to wear sun protection when outside. I’ve used a lot of sunscreens in my life, and Banana Boat is by far my favorite. It keeps me protected, and I don’t burn at all when using it. With other sunscreens, I still tend to burn while wearing them.
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I tend to lean toward the highest SPF I can, to fully protect me. In this case, it was the SPF 50. It provided good coverage, and lasted for a few hours. While at the pool, I didn’t have to reapply ever 15 minutes, and was able to go around 3 hours or so in between applications. This is much more convenient than having to reapply once or twice an hour. I can have more fun, and less worry!

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