Men and Skin Cancer: The Facts You Should Know

Men and Skin Cancer: The Facts You Should Know

Studies have shown that women are more proactive about monitoring and maintaining their general health than men, and this is especially the case in relation to getting their skin checked and applying sunscreen. But according to some eye opening skin cancer statistics, men need to do even more to protect themselves from the dangerous effects of too much sun exposure. Between outdoor work and recreation, men on average accumulate more unprotected sun exposure than women, but …

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More Than Skin Deep in D.C.

More Than Skin Deep in D.C.

As a discipline which covers the “largest organ of the body”, dermatology is so much more than just aesthetics. Dermatologists diagnose and treat over 3,000 different conditions related to the skin, including eczema, acne, psoriasis, and skin cancer. Like dermatologists, UV Skinz’ cares about sun safety, and it is our mission to ensure families stay protected from the sun’s rays while enjoying the outdoors. Once a year the UV Skinz team gets to travel to …

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My Story | Brenda & Jason Farley

My Story | Brenda & Jason Farley

  One of the greatest traumas imaginable in life is when a parent loses a child. Regardless of age, this is an incredibly difficult reality to accept that can seem to go against the order of nature, only making it more confusing and painful. One of the reasons we share real people’s experiences with melanoma, is to spread awareness of it’s preventable nature as it relates to UV exposure. Jay was a lively, and loving young …

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A Family Getaway to Año Nuevo

A Family Getaway to Año Nuevo

Living in the Central Sierras of California has plenty of benefits. One is being able to experience all of the seasons. Unlike many of my friends who live in the bay area or near the beach, winter here is a time when the mountains are covered with snow and most weekends are spent either building snowmen, sledding, skiing or snowboarding. There are days that I feel like I am transported to Switzerland or Canada playing in a winter …

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Outdoor Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day ♡

Outdoor Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day ♡

Who says Valentine’s Day has to mean expensive roses, chocolates and fancy dinners…it doesn’t! We love ‘love’ and we love the outdoors, and we’ve decided to combine the two and share our all-time favorite outdoor date ideas. These suggestions (and personal recommendations from the UV Skinz team!) are great if you’re on a budget, if you appreciate quality time, or if you’d like to get in touch with nature (hey…or all of the above!). Take …

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7 Super Simple Ways to Love Your Skin

7 Super Simple Ways to Love Your Skin

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and while you spend time showering loved ones with praise and affection, don’t forget to love yourself! Particularly, your skin :). Here are 8 super simple ways to love your skin. Cleanse your face properly and consistently. Use a gentle cleanser and avoid products containing harsh exfoliants, alcohol, acids, and coloring agents as these can irritate and damage the skin Use lukewarm water Don’t forget about the neck and …

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My Story | Kristi

My Story | Kristi

In case you don’t already know her, I’d like to introduce you all to an incredibly sweet and passionate melanoma survivor, Kristi Fry. Kristi reached out to our CEO, Rhonda Sparks, a while back to talk about their shared passion of melanoma awareness advocacy, and boy did she make an impression! Rhonda then reached out to me to make sure we got Kristi some educational (and fun!) goodies to share with her friends and customers. …

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