Help! Sunscreen's destroying my clothes

The idea of using sunscreen has been drilled in to our heads for so many years, it's hardly an option to skip using it when heading out to the beach or going to a pool for the day.

But does keeping you and your children and your children safe from the sun have to mean being sorry that swimsuits and clothes you wear will be ruined? Complaints about losing clothes to sunscreen litter the Web.

In small print, the major sunscreen companies warn this could happen and aren't very apologetic about it. (At the bottom, we offer a series of tips for how to try to save your sunscreen-stained clothes and swimsuits.)