UV Skinz Style: Protect Your Pink-Lovin’ Princess this Summer

UV Skinz Style: Protect Your Pink-Lovin’ Princess this Summer

Summertime provides endless opportunities to spend quality time with your children outdoors. Whether you’re building sand castles on the beach, visiting Mickey Mouse at Disneyland, or simply taking a stroll down the block on a sunny afternoon, your little ones need to be protected from UV radiation. As a parent, it is your job to ensure your child is sun safe, and the best way to do this (other than avoiding the sun completely) is …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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Indoor Tanning and Minors: The Debate Heats Up

Indoor Tanning and Minors: The Debate Heats Up

With Hawaii recently becoming the tenth state to ban indoor tanning use for minors, the debate continues to rage regarding the dangers of tanning beds and whether or not minors should be using them. With all the heat this subject is getting, I’d like to cut through the fluff, and give you the facts from trustworthy sources. Here’s what you should know before letting little Susie get a “base tan” before that upcoming family vacation: …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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UV Skinz Style: Stay Sun Safe this 4th of July!

UV Skinz Style: Stay Sun Safe this 4th of July!

With 4th of July this Friday, many of you will have plans to enjoy the beautiful summer weather while repping those red, white and blue colors. We here at UV Skinz want to remind you outdoor lovers to stay UV protected! Several of you will be hitting the beach, socializing by the pool, camping out by the lake, or reminiscing with friends and family at an outside BBQ. Because of this, UV exposure could potentially …

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Letter To Darren

Letter To Darren

Written By: Rhonda Sparks June 25th, 2014   Today marks the time in my year where I do a lot of reflection as today is Darren’s birthday. He would be 45 years old this year. Sometimes my reflections take me back to the days when we were in our twenties, when we ventured into the pleasant abyss of starting our new family and having our three little boys: Ethan, Seth and Caleb. What great memories …

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Sun Protective Clothing: Does it Work? (Good Morning America Investigates)

Sun Protective Clothing: Does it Work? (Good Morning America Investigates)

Attention sun protection supporters! Awareness efforts are making headway, and UPF clothing is beginning to receive the recognition it deserves. This morning sun protective clothing was featured on Good Morning America, where Mara Schiavocampo investigated claims companies are making about UPF clothing and its effectiveness in protecting skin from damaging UV rays. The results? UPF clothing DOES work. (Here’s the video in case you missed it: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/sun-resistant-clothing-work-24188562) We’d like to elaborate further on UPF clothing, …

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SPF: What You Should Know

SPF: What You Should Know

With summer nearly upon us and skin cancer on the rise, people are becoming more aware of the need for proper sun protection. In addition to sun protective clothing, one of the ways people can choose to protect themselves is through the use of SPF sunscreen.  The term SPF has been around for over 35 years, but many of us are unsure what it really means… So, What is SPF? SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor, …

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UV Skinz Style: Workout in Style While Staying UV Protected!

UV Skinz Style: Workout in Style While Staying UV Protected!

Summer is practically here, and some of you may be hitting the pavement running to achieve that beach ready bod. But are you protecting your skin while running or working up a sweat outdoors? Most skin cancers are a direct result of exposure to the UV rays in sunlight, so it is imperative that you protect yourself while outdoors. Want a convenient UPF 50+ accessory to pair with your favorite Nikes? Try our Women’s Water …

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