Little Surfers Blog

What’s the difference between sports sunscreen and normal sunscreen?

What’s the difference between sports sunscreen and normal sunscreen?
SolRX is classed as a waterproof sports sunscreen. Unlike regular sunscreen, sport sunscreens are usually tested to measure how water resistant a formula is before its Sun Protection Factor (SPF) starts to wear off. While such testing is tailored for prolonged water immersion, such as sunscreen for swimmers, it can also reflect sweat resistance.

Wetsuit Buying Guide

Wetsuits work by catching a thin layer of water between your skin and the neoprene. Your body heats up this water and keeps you warm so it’s imperative that the wetsuit fits properly or cold water will flush the warm water out. Neoprene acts as insulation against the colder water so the thicker the neoprene the better the warmer the wetsuit.

RNLI Life Guarded Beaches

RNLI Life Guarded  Beaches
There are so many beautiful beaches around our coastline but it is difficult to assess the dangers at new beaches.

Autumn Wetsuit Guide

Autumn Wetsuit Guide
Many surfers wear autumn wetsuits through to early summer as the sea temperature in Autumn is not dis-similar to June and July. So if you are lucky enough to be planning a weekend or half-term trip to the sea then buying your child a wetsuit will last them through to Summer.

Visiting Cornwall in September?

Visiting Cornwall in September?
September - Sun, Surf, Spa and Salty delights – Enjoy the best month on the coast, with these five activities!

Top 5 Things to Do in Cornwall

Top 5 Things to Do in Cornwall
We are so lucky to have such a beautiful County on our doorstep, yes it does take a long time to get there (we’ve all sat on the A30 not going anywhere) but once you are there it is an amazing place for a family holiday. There is something to do for everyone so here is my personal Top 5 things not to be missed:

What should you do if stung whilst in the sea?

What should you do if stung whilst in the sea?
Simple guide on what to do if you or your child is stung or steps on a spiny fish while in the sea

5 Facts to Remember When Buying Sun Cream

5 Facts to Remember When Buying Sun Cream
UVA and UVB simply explained

Is your holiday beach RNLI guarded?

Is your holiday beach RNLI guarded?
There are so many beautiful beaches around our coastline but it is difficult to assess the dangers at unfamiliar beaches.