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Black Friday UV Skinz Sale!

Black Friday UV Skinz Sale!

Starting today we are offering 30% off our entire website! You will be able to stock up on UV protective shirts, cover-ups, hats, shorts and more! This sale will last through November 28th so tell a friend and enjoy! Use coupon code TURKEY12 at checkout! 

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UV Skinz in an iPhone 5 Commercial!?

UV Skinz in an iPhone 5 Commercial!?

This screen shot has got the UV Skinz office all in a buzz! Looks like this young boy in an iPhone 5 commercial is wearing a long-sleeved Casey UV protective swim shirt. Not only is he wearing a UV protective swim shirt, but this commercial was shown on National television! As much as we speak of awareness and being sun safe it is good to know that this knowledge is not falling on deaf ears. It …

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UV Protective Swim Shirts Help Belize Twins Live a Normal Life

UV Protective Swim Shirts Help Belize Twins Live a Normal Life

Over the Summer UV Skinz was contacted by an employee of ProWorld Belize, an organization that gives people the opportunity to travel abroad and volunteer in under privileged communities. Most villages have limited education and inadequate health services. During a routine mobile clinic visit, in the village of Bullet Tree, two young girls were seen by a Dermatologist for a genetic trait disorder. This non life-threatening disorder, actinic dermatitis, is caused by exposure to sunlight (photosensitivity). The UV …

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Feature Athlete: David Henry

Feature Athlete: David Henry

David Henry is an avid golfer and uses his talent to support Melanoma awareness. He will never deny that he does it for his mother, who courageously battles the disease. You can read more about them on their MY Story. Here are David’s thoughts on why he chooses UV Skinz UV protective clothing. 1. What caused you to become interested in UV protective clothing? I became interested in UV clothing after my mom was diagnosed …

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UV Skinz Heads to Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2012

UV Skinz Heads to Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2012

  The UV Skinz team is headed to Salt Lake City, Utah for our debut at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2012!  This trade show is the “world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering in the world.” It brings “retailers and media together with over 1000 brands in the business of producing and selling the active outdoor lifestyle.” It will be exciting to meet new people and introduce them to our UV protective swim shirts and …

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One Million Lives Saved–And Counting!; UV Skinz’ Woman’s World, June 2012 Feature

One Million Lives Saved–And Counting!; UV Skinz’ Woman’s World, June 2012 Feature

Strength in a person is one characteristic that I’ve always admired. The strength to endure hardships with positivity and grace because not all things in life come easy and there are times when things are taken away from us. It’s hard to say why we encounter certain losses or hardships in life, but the true story lies in what we do with them. It has been close to eleven years since Rhonda’s late husband, Darren Lee …

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Phoenix Hospital Raises Awareness About Addison’s Battle with Melanoma

Phoenix Hospital Raises Awareness About Addison’s Battle with Melanoma

This past May we donated “My First Skinz” Baby swim shirts to the Phoenix Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona in honor of National Skin Cancer Awareness month. The same hospital where one-year-old Addison Cox is being treated for Stage 4 Metastasized Malignant Melanoma.  Her mother Brianna Cox was also diagnosed with Stage 4 Melanoma and succumbed to the disease on February 12, 2012. Since her passing doctors, community and family have been trying to make sense of how …

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Don’t Fry Day! May 25, 2012

Don’t Fry Day! May 25, 2012

The National Council Declares the Friday before Memorial Day, May 25, 2012 is “Don’t Fry Day” To Encourage Sun Safety Awareness. Take the pledge too!  Nothing says Memorial Day weekend like trips to the beach, the pool, long hikes, BBQ’s in the park or much-needed R&R! Outdoor activities are lots of fun, but sunburns are not.  The Friday before Memorial Day is “Don’t Fry Day” to remind all those that will be enjoying the sunshine …

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EWG Scores With The 2012 Sunscreen Ratings While FDA Fails Consumers

EWG Scores With The 2012 Sunscreen Ratings While FDA Fails Consumers

EWG’s (Environmental Working Group) 6th annual Sunscreen Guide rates 257 brands and more than 1,800 products for sun protection. Each year since the start the Environmental Working Group has taken the time to research and test sunscreens, lotions, SPF lip balms, make-up and moisturizer’s to report on the effectiveness and safety of each product. You might be surprised which products rate as hazardous on their scale. It’s easy to find your product–just enter the brand and type into the search section, …

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Melanoma Monday

Melanoma Monday

The American Academy of Dermatology designates the first Monday in May–Melanoma Monday. Its simple purpose is to increase public awareness about Melanoma. Melanoma is a very aggressive form of skin cancer and occurs when uncontrolled growth of pigment producing cells spread rapidly to other areas of the body. Melanoma is less common than other skin cancers, but if not detected early it is 75% more deadly. Facts: Over 2 million cases of skin cancer will …

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