My Story: Rachel Cruz

My Story: Rachel Cruz

Being a sun protective clothing company that is continuously looking for ways to raise skin cancer awareness, we donate often to skin cancer awareness causes and events. As many of our readers know, the desire to raise awareness and promote sun safety is rooted deep within our company’s history, as UV Skinz began after founder and CEO Rhonda Sparks lost her husband to melanoma at the age of 32. When Rachel reached out to us …

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UV Skinz Style: More From Our Resort Collection!

UV Skinz Style: More From Our Resort Collection!

Have you had a chance to check out UV Skinz’ Resort Collection that launched recently? Well if you haven’t, you really should! For this month’s UV Skinz Style post, we will be highlighting a few pieces from this awesome collection, particularly our Hooded Resort Wrap (pictured below in our gorgeous Navy Blue Fusion print) and our Women’s Sun Leggingz. So without further ado, let’s get started! The Hooded Resort Wrap –Have you ever seen sun protective clothing …

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5 Easy Tips for Healthy Skin This Winter

5 Easy Tips for Healthy Skin This Winter

Colder weather is officially upon us, and with colder weather often and unfortunately comes dry and irritated skin. But just because it’s winter doesn’t mean your skin has to suffer! We are avid skin lovers here at UV Skinz, and we wanted to share a few skin care tips to help your skin thrive during colder weather! *Check out our Pinterest Album for more great tips on how to love your skin. Tip #1: Wear …

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UV Skinz Style: Get Wet, Stay Warm, Play Longer!

UV Skinz Style: Get Wet, Stay Warm, Play Longer!

Colder months are officially upon us, and in honor of this chilly winter season, we will be highlighting our Warm Skinz for this month’s UV Skinz Style Post! As the title suggests, these long sleeve sun and swim shirts are designed to keep you warm in frosty waters, or during extended periods of outdoor water play. Featuring a .5 Neoprene core that helps retain body heat, and nylon/elastane long sleeves and side panels, our Warm …

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My Story: April Salinas

My Story: April Salinas

According to the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Facts and Figures for 2015, an estimated 73,870 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed in the US, with 9,940 men and women dying from the cancer this year. For April Salinas, her world was turned upside down after a biopsy of a spot on her scalp came back as Stage 3 Melanoma. Despite the harrowing diagnosis, April has chosen a life of health and positivity, promoting sun safety and skin …

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Children of Melanoma Survivors: Are they being adequately protected?

Children of Melanoma Survivors: Are they being adequately protected?

Recently, a study from UCLA came out claiming children of melanoma survivors are not receiving the best possible protection from ultraviolet radiation, despite an increased risk of developing melanoma themselves. How can this be? Often those afflicted with a melanoma diagnosis will change their lifestyle habits dramatically. Many will implement a new “sun safe” way of living, and in some cases will begin a life of advocacy, which generally speaking is reflected in the lives …

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UV Skinz Style | Golf Apparel for Him

UV Skinz Style | Golf Apparel for Him

Did you know excessive sun exposure is the single greatest cause of skin cancer? Or that golfers on average spend at least 3-6 hours in the sun during a typical day of golf, exposing them to 3.5 to 5.4 times the amount of UV radiation needed to cause sunburn? Combine these statistics and you’ll see clearly why sun protective clothing is necessary in the golf apparel industry. UV Skinz sells several sun protective options for golfers, including shirts, …

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UV Skinz Holiday Gift Guide: Give the Gift of Sun Protection!

UV Skinz Holiday Gift Guide: Give the Gift of Sun Protection!

With cases of skin cancer skyrocketing over the past decade, the popularity of sun protective clothing has recently increased dramatically, and rightfully so! Good quality sun protective clothing (like UV Skinz) is convenient, dependable, and with proper care should last much longer than a bottle of sunscreen. Here at UV Skinz, we are dedicated to providing families with top-notch sun protection that men, women, and children actually want to wear. With fashion trends, affordability, and …

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MY Story: Marisha Dotson

MY Story: Marisha Dotson

We often feature individuals who have been affected by melanoma in our MY Stories. This time around, we want to introduce you to an incredibly strong and inspiring individual, Marisha Dotson who has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of squamous cell carcinoma. While squamous cell carcinoma is a non-melanoma skin cancer and is usually not life-threatening, aggressive forms of the cancer can grow quickly and cause disfigurement, and may spread to other parts of …

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Preserving Your UV Skinz | Detailed Care Instructions for your Sun and Swimwear

Preserving Your UV Skinz | Detailed Care Instructions for your Sun and Swimwear

Congratulations on your purchase of UV Skinz UV Protective Sun and Swimwear! With proper care, your UV Skinz items should last you through several seasons of use. To best preserve the quality of your products, we highly recommend the following care instructions: Washing your UV Skinz Sun and Swim Wear Wash your UV Skinz as soon as possible after they’ve been worn. If for whatever reason you cannot wash your garment(s) right away, a rinse …

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