Show you care this Christmas with these SunSmart gift ideas

Cancer Council Queensland SunSmart products

Whether you’re stumped on what to get the kids, the in-laws, your colleagues, or your partner, getting a gift that shows you care is easy when it comes to Cancer Council Queensland’s retail stores.

With stores located in Fortitude Valley, Toombul, Southport, Maroochydore, Bundaberg, and Mackay, as well as an online store, all Queenslanders can stock up on their SunSmart supplies.

Queensland has the highest rates of skin cancer in the world – however skin cancer is almost entirely preventable through use of sun protection.

Giving a gift that can help loved ones protect themselves against cancer shows just how much you care for their health.

From sunglasses to sunscreen, give your loved ones the opportunity to Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide with these SunSmart gift ideas.

1. SLIP on protective clothing.

Designed for sun protection with a maximum Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) rating of 50+, you’ll know your loved one is safe in the sun with a rashie or swimsuit from Cancer Council.

With fun patterns available for babies to adults, giving the gift of sun safety can be stylish too!

Cancer Council Queensland sunsmart retail products

2. SLOP on some sunscreen.

A Queensland Christmas is code for a day enjoying our great outdoors, or lazing by the pool, and a gift of sunscreen will save your loved one from sizzling up like a Boxing Day barbeque.

With all formulas SPF30 and above, different bottle shapes and sizes, and different formulas suited to different activities, sunscreen can make a great stocking filler.

3. SLAP on a hat.

With over 80 different styles of hats, turbans, and hat accessories available, there’s sure to be one with your loved one’s name on it.

With different colours and patterns, there’s plenty to choose from, including the classic beach bucket hat, fedora, straw hat, helmet hat covers, and outdoor working hats.

4. Seek out shade.

A beach day isn’t complete without a beach umbrella! Supply your loved one with a shady sanctuary from the sun when they head outdoors. Gift the classic fringed umbrella or opt for more complete hideout with Cancer Council’s Solabrella or Cabana.

Cancer Council Queensland sunsmart retail products

5. Slide on a pair of sunglasses.

With sizes for everyone from infants to adults, you won’t be able to

keep your eyes off Cancer Council Queensland’s range of

sunglasses when you see the styles available.

There are over 50 styles are on offer for males and there are over

65 options for females, which means finding a style to suit your

loved one will be as easy for you as will be for them to slide them

on in the sun!

6. Extra gifts for extra protection.

Looking for an extra little something to add into your loved one’s stocking? Cancer Council’s got you covered with these gift ideas:

  • SPF30 Lipstick with seven shades to choose from
  • SPF50+ Daywear Face Moisturizer
  • SPF50+ Daywear BB Cream
  • Easy to use Skin Check Tool
  • UV Drink Bottle

More information about Cancer Council’s retail locations and operating hours, or to shop online, visit https://cancerqld.org.au/shop/.