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My Story | Leah with Skin Cancer Stinks

My Story | Leah with Skin Cancer Stinks

If you happen to follow our “My Story” series regularly, you may recall we featured a mother’s experience with her young daughter’s diagnosis and treatment of melanoma. Jenny is an incredible mother, and her daughter, Leah, is nothing short of an inspiration. Together they form a pretty unstoppable team (i.e. Skin Cancer Stinks!) We gave you Jenny’s perspective a few months back, and we are here again to give you Leah’s version. Here is Leah’s …

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Community Corner | Enright Melanoma Foundation

Community Corner | Enright Melanoma Foundation

We are constantly coming into contact with incredible awareness advocates and non-profits making a difference in the world of “melanoma”. Recently, the UV Skinz Team was introduced to the Enright Melanoma Foundation, and we were instantly floored by their passion to educate our youth about the importance of sun protection. “To raise sun safety awareness and to help prevent melanoma through education and early detection”…An organization with a mission after our own hearts! Founded in 1999, the …

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Saving Thousands of Babies from Sunburn this May!

Saving Thousands of Babies from Sunburn this May!

Its officially that time! During the entire month of May, UV Skinz will include a My First Skinz “What’s a Sunburn?” UPF 50+ Baby Sun Shirt (size 12/24mo) FREE with EVERY order placed. Greetings everyone! It’s that time of year again when the media and powers that be have determined that it’s a good time to bring extra awareness to skin cancer, and melanoma in particular. Although I am passionate about spreading awareness about sun …

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My Story | Donna Piunt

My Story | Donna Piunt

Donna Piunt is a melanoma warrior, survivor, and awareness advocate. She has dedicated her life to encouraging and educating others about the importance of sun safety, and the seriousness of skin cancer and melanoma. She has participated in (and created her own!) advocacy and awareness campaigns to benefit others, and we have been blessed to support her efforts and are so honored to share her story! Here is Donna’s Story. How did you discover you had …

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UV Skinz in the UK!

UV Skinz in the UK!

A short story by UV Skinz employee, Emilie Machado… Being the sort of young woman who likes to be prepared for anything that can happen in a day, I found it very difficult to pack for the ever changing weather in the United Kingdom. It was gloomy and raining one hour, and then sunny with fluffy clouds the next, making it impossible to be prepared for what would be best to wear on any given …

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Get the Facts | UV Radiation

Get the Facts | UV Radiation

I have a complex relationship with the sun, as do most of us who are aware of what too much unprotected exposure can do to our bodies. While it can feel warm and comforting, unprotected exposure can damage your skin and over time lead to skin cancer. Because of this, it is important to understand what UV rays are, how they affect us, and how we can live sun-safe alongside them. There are 3 types of …

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What is Sun-Safe Clothing?

What is Sun-Safe Clothing?

Sun protective clothing (or “sun-safe clothing”) is apparel that has been designed for the purpose of protecting you from the sun, and is made from a fabric that has been tested and rated for its UV protecting capabilities. While sunscreen is the most commonly talked about form of sun protection, there is no argument that highly rated UPF clothing is a more efficient and convenient means of protection. And we’re about to tell you why. …

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