10 must-haves to buy this month

From energy boosters to anti-mozzie products, we’ve rounded up some great buys for you this month.

NRF CalMag Fizzy

NRF CalMag Fizzy effervescent tablets

NRF CalMag Fizzy is ideal for people who are active, and in addition to the strengthening of bones and teeth, NRF CalMag Fizzy is also said to help with are headaches/migraines, depression, arthritis, muscles spasms or sore muscles, joint pain, epilepsy, osteoporosis, heat exhaustion, diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol, eczema, psoriasis, fatigue, stress and anxiety.

Available at Dis-Chem and independent pharmacies for around R55.

Zanza Anti-Mosquito cosmetic range from Chicco

Zanza anti-mosquito range by Chicco

You want mozzie protection for your kids, but without the chemicals? Enter the Zanza range from Chicco, which have a fresh and non-toxic scent to them, and are suitable for pregnant women and newborns.  With key effective ingredients ranging from Melissa oils, crabwood to eucalyptus, the range offers lotion, spray, roll-on, wet wipes, ultrasound plug-in, after-bite and cot and pram nets (brilliantly infused with natural product to keep mosquitos from coming anywhere near your child). The simplest and most natural solution has been used to ensure hypoallergenic, dermatologically approved products with no alcohol, parabens and preservatives.

Available at Baby City, Babies R Us, Takealot, Loot.co.za, AZ Baby, Baby Shoppe, City Gift & Toys, Kids Emporium stores and thekidzone.co.za. Prices range from R59 to R399.

Island Tribe Sun Protection range for kids

Island Tribe for kids light sunscreen lotion

The new Island Tribe Kids Light Lotion SPF 50, and new Kids Light Lotion Trigger Spray SPF 50, are non-irritating and dermatologist-tested. Both products are fragrance-free, and offer 4-hour water resistance. Ideal for everyday outdoor and beach use, both products offer a light feeling and a high UVA/UVB protection ratio.

Available at pharmacies nationwide. Island Tribe Kids Light Lotion SPF 50: ±R129.99; Kids Light Lotion Trigger Spray SPF 50: ±R189.99.

The NUK Space Soother

NUK Space Soother pacifier dummy

Especially designed for babies with particularly sensitive skin, the New NUK Space Soothers are now available in size 1, 2 and 3, and allow baby’s skin to “breathe”. Introducing two new 3D Motifs to the space soother range, the polar bear and cat.

Available at Baby City, Babies R Us and online at Takealot from R134.99.

Wet Brush Pop and GoTM Detangler

Wet brush Pop and Go Detangler

The first mini-sized pop-folding hairbrush is the perfect detangling brush for your handbag, gym bag or backpack. The ultra-soft bristles glide through tangles with ease so you can brush with less force, minimising pain and hair damage. Convenient foldable handle and push release button protect bristles when closed.

Available at Dis-Chem and Clicks stores for R149.95.

Andolex-C Wildberry Pastilles

Andolex-C pastilles in wildberry flavour

iNova Pharmaceuticals has introduced an exciting new non-medicated soft Pastille, that is specifically formulated to help relieve, soothe and protect a dry mouth and throat. These pleasant mild Wildberry and menthol flavoured preservative-free soft lozenges contain the natural ingredient Ectoin®, which forms a protective and moisturising shield in the mouth, to help reduce and prevent symptoms of a dry mouth and itchy, scratchy throat.

Available at leading pharmacies countrywide for R69.95.

Safety 1st Manga Group 2/3 Booster Child Car Seat

Safety 1st Manga Group booster seat

The perfect car seat for your child (from 2.5 to 12 years) to make short journeys with family or friends. Quick and easy to install, the fully padded seat provides comfort and safety as a front-facing car seat. Light and compact, with a removable and washable cover, it can be stored in your boot for whenever it’s needed.

Available at Baby City for R279.99.

The NUK Magic Cup

NUK Magic Cup with tiger decal

Drink from all sides like the grown-ups! Made of high-quality and robust materials, 100% BPA-free and printed with cute motifs. The NUK Magic Cup consists of few individual parts, which can be easily disassembled and cleaned, with an additional lid to keep the cup clean and safe on the go – and this cup is 100% non-spill!

Available at Baby City, Babies R Us, Makro, selected Spars and Pick n Pay stores as well as online at Takealot from R139.99.

The Huggies® Extra Care range

Huggies extra care nappies

For little babies, Huggies has a size 0 disposable nappy (up to 4kg) with an umbilical cord cut-out to allow for easier cleaning of this delicate area; a unique runny poo and soft pillows that absorb runny poo in; fasten-anywhere outer tabs; a stretchy waistband, and a wetness indicator. The premium Huggies® Extra Care range further includes size 1 and 2 nappies to support the changing needs.

Available at leading retail outlets. Size 0: R64.99; size 1: R99.99; size 2: R189.99.

FLUGON™ Fizzy Kidz with added Vitamin C

Flugon Fizzy Kidz grape flavour vitamins

Contains natural ingredients and antioxidants and can be taken every day throughout the year to support the immune system.

Grape-flavoured FLUGONTM Fizzy Kidz contains ingredients such as citrus bioflavonoids, Vitamin C and zinc for their antioxidant properties as well as pelargonium and elderberry extract for their antiviral properties. FLUGONTM Fizzy Kidz also includes quercetin with antihistamine properties, an antioxidant found naturally in black tea and many other foods.

Available at leading pharmacies nationwide for children over the age of 4 for R84.95; adults for R79.95.