As we all try to live our best sustainable life and reduce our carbon footprint, harnessing the power of the sun gives us an unending source of energy that we can tap into for free. You might not have the space to install solar panels on your property but there are plenty of neat solar gifts and gadgets that can perform useful or fun functions without taking up space or costing you much money. They can actually help save you money as well. Keep reading to find out our favorite solar gifts and gadgets.
3 Fun Solar Gifts and Gadgets
Solar Powered Lights
These inexpensive lights are fantastic for patio or garden lighting. They soak up the sun’s rays throughout the day and when the sun goes down; provide lighting when you need it. Cheap and available from any store or garden centre these solar gifts and gadgets perform a very useful purpose and they look really good as well. You can choose between serious looking technology or go for fun novelty models such as Chinese lanterns, animal inspired designs or mason jars.
Solar Battery Chargers
Solar battery chargers are also very useful. These solar gifts and gadgets are ideal for charging your mobile phone without plugging into the mains electricity. They’re ideal for when you are travelling but also great for domestic use.
Solar Powered Rainbow Maker
A solar powered rainbow maker might not save the planet, but who wouldn’t want one of these in their home? It fills your room with a swirl of dazzling rainbows and works via some impressive technology. Solar gifts and gadgets like these are ideal presents for just about anyone.
How to Protect Yourself from the Sun
Although many uses of solar energy in the home may not seem important, this technology could transform our planet if the power of the sun were fully harnessed. It is also important to remember that although we love the warmth of the sun and the energy it provides, too much sun can be extremely dangerous for health.
One of the best things you can do for you and your family’s health is to ensure that you all are always protected from the potentially harmful effect of sun damage on skin – the cause of skin cancer and the visible signs of aging.
Mychelle Dermaceuticals is a leading skin protection brand that provides a range of skin care products suitable for the whole family. All products are natural and paraben free suiting even the most sensitive of skin. They specialise in sun protection such as sun shield and more but the one that caught our eye is the Replenishing Solar Defense Body Lotion.
Mychelle Dermaceuticals’ Replenishing Solar Defense Body Lotion SPF 50 is a mineral based hydrating lotion that delivers protection against the full spectrum of UVB/ UVA rays. The lotion is SPF 50, so you can be confident that it does offer full protection against harmful sun damage.
Suitable for all the family, including children with delicate skin, it is perfect for everyday use, all year round. As many skin experts advise that we use sun protection all year in order to minimise risk of skin damage, this natural lotion is a great way to keep you and your family safe.
What are your favorite solar gifts and gadgets?