It should be a broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher; which means protect from both UVA and UVB radiations.
They should be water resistant and have low potential for irritation to the skin and eyes. One should prefer predominance of inorganic (physical) filters (zinc oxide or titanium oxide, which cause less irritation to sensitive skin).
Sunscreen should have good photostability, dispersibility and asthetics.
*Sebamed suncare SPF 30, *Fixderma shadow kids SPF 20+, *Suncros matte finish soft SPF 50+ are few of the brands*, that are available in the Indian market for pediatric use.
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