Summer Sun Safety Tips And Nivea Suncare Pack Giveaway

The sun is shining,

the weather is sweet yeahhhhh…

Absolutely it is and the school summer holidays are finally upon us – if you are jetting off on holiday then you may well have been preparing for packing duties for weeks, stocking up on sale items and most importantly, items to protect you from the sun’s rays.

The last thing you want is to spend time on your holiday suffering with sunburn as it does put a dampener on what should be a fantastic time. So how can you ensure you are protected on holiday?

Summer sun safety

The hottest time of the day

Between the hours of 12pm and 3pm are usually the hottest of the day and sun cream top ups will be required during this period, along with shade… in fact, if you fancied an afternoon Siesta, this is the would be the perfect time!

Sun cream

It goes without saying this should be one of the first items on your holiday checklist! Higher factor sun creams will give a better level of UV protection and Factor 50 is recommended for children. Always try to choose a waterproof cream to ensure protection whilst children are splashing away in swimming pools or the sea. If you still need to stock up, then check out the giveaway below for your chance to win a Nivea Holiday Skincare pack!


Although it cannot fully protect you from exposure to the sun, seeking out a parasol by the pool will offer you shade and a cooler place to park your behind. Burnt scalps are painful and as your head is the first place the sun’s harmful rays will hit Sun hats are recommended – with many different styles available, you will always find one to complement your outfit.

Check out more Summer Sun Safey tips to ensure you are fully protected from UV rays over the holidays.

Summer sun safety tips

The lovely people over at Holiday Gems are giving Sim’s Life readers the chance to win a Nivea Sunshine Holiday Skincare Bag (worth Β£19.99), all you have to do is enter the giveaway using the Gleam form below and ensure you leave a blog comment to validate your entry.

Nivea Summer Sun pack

Giveaway ends at midnight on Sunday 30th July 2017.
One winning entry will be drawn at random by Gleam.
The winner will be notified within 48 hours of the giveaway ending.
The winner will receiveΒ 1 X Nivea Summer Sun Pack.
Open to UK residents only.
The prize is non-refundable and no cash alternative will be offered.


  1. Rebecca Brown says:

    A big sarong scarf to wrap around me as a skirt/dress or use as a windbreak, a good book and of course sunscreen!

  2. Anita says:

    Is there a different question for some people lol. I’m getting *Who would you want to give you a sunscreen rub? Some tall, lfair cute stranger would do

  3. Jo Carroll says:

    Some celebs have ‘people’ in their entourage to do this don’t they? πŸ˜‰ It follows that there must be a ‘best sun-tan applier’ in the world then…so I’d have him…hehe! x

  4. Debbie B says:

    Well I’m married and love hubby very much…but I’d be very happy to let Tom Hiddleston rub suncream on my back

  5. Lynda Jones says:

    Well I would like Brad Pitt, I think he could do with a shoulder to lean on, so while he is rubbing in sunscreen on my back he could be telling me his troubles. I am not nosy at all me πŸ˜€

  6. Alice Dixon says:

    My husband, he’s gentle and very thorough, he’s always worried I’ll burn my fair skin so I know he’d do a good job

  7. Lucy McCormick says:

    Everything you need for a sunny day in a pretty bag – perfect πŸ™‚ I would always ask my fiance to rub in my sunscreen!

  8. Jennifer says:

    If you could choose anyone to rub suncream into your back, who would you choose and why?
    Gary Barlow, just to have ten mins with him would be a dream come true!

  9. Kelly Hirst says:

    My husband as I really do t like the idea of a stranger rubbing lotion on me no matter how hot they are πŸ˜‰

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