New snacks on sale now for a limited time! Use code NEW for 15% off.
Solar Buddies - Starter Pack – 1 Applicator & 1 Replacement Head
| Ask a question
The Solar Buddies are the world’s first child-friendly, refillable sunscreen applicators. Apply sunscreen the easy way, with less mess and no waste. Not just for kids, adults including tradies and sportspeople love it too as no sunscreen gets on your hands.
Your toddler will think this is the best invention since solid food! The Solar Buddies Sun Cream Applicator will make putting on sun cream a fun task before outdoor adventures. It is simple for children to apply on their own, making it ideal for holiday's, day trips, nursery or school. And because it's compact and lightweight, kids can easily carry it around in their a little day packs and school bags. Its reusable, so just top up with your own sunscreen and your ready to go. The best part is, no messy hands as the sponge distributes the sunscreen evenly over your skin.
Starter Pack One – One Applicator plus one Replacement Head.
To use, simply unscrew the head, fill with your favourite sunscreen, pop the lid back on and you’re good to go! It really is that simple!
Solar Buddies work with most sunscreens. We advise not to use oily or watery type sunscreens (e.g Sprays) as they can leak. For us conventional sunscreens from ‘squeezy’ bottles work best. Thicker creams can work but may need a little help getting to a roller ball. Try the 'ketchup shake' to help it out. don't forget to clean the sponge regularly with warm soapy water and if you wont be using for a little while clean thoroughly and leave the cap off to dry.
The lifespan of the heads depends on how it is used and cared for. We recommend the Solar Buddies are cleaned after the vessel becomes empty (see here for more important information as to why you need to wash your Solar Buddie). The heads need to be washed on a more regular basis to stop the head becoming clogged with sunscreen. Do not leave the Solar Buddie in direct sunlight or temperatures that exceed 30C. If in extreme heat keep your Solar Buddies in a shaded place. Do not use sunscreens high in alcohol as this can affect the adhesive. If all directions are followed the Solar Buddies can last in excess of 6-8 weeks. We have always managed to get 3-4 months out of each sponge caring for the solar buddie as directed. Sponges can be purchased separately.
Fit and features
Wide neck makes it easy to fill and clean
Rollerball makes it easy for young children to apply
Allows you to use your preferred sunscreen
Ideal for nursery or school
Holds 100ml -we recommend you fill it half way so you can clean it regularly.
Sunscreen not included
Please read the FAQ in relation to this product and the products recommendations before purchasing.
Not sure why I didn’t buy one sooner! Even my 16 month old issues it! No hassles, no mess, no trying to wrangle the kids with sunscreen all over your hands! Also bought one for hub... view moreby to use at work! view less
Absolutely love our solar buddies applicator. Easiest way to get sunscreen on wiggley kids.
Postage from sleepytot was also extremely quick. All over happy with their servic... view moree and product. view less