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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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5 New Year’s Resolutions We Should All Keep

5 New Year’s Resolutions We Should All Keep

It’s that time of year again, where many of us make a promise (or a few) to ourselves and loved ones to make changes in our lives to better ourselves and live a more healthy, full life. Whether that’s calling your awesome mom more often or cutting sugar from your diet, we are big fans of anything that encourages a healthier happier you! Here are 5 of our favorite New Year’s resolutions: Eat Healthier. This …

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My Story | Jenny & Leah with Skin Cancer Stinks!

My Story | Jenny & Leah with Skin Cancer Stinks!

One reason I appreciate social media is it allows us the opportunity to meet like-minded individuals and organizations that we can connect and share stories with. I came across Skin Cancer Stinks (@SkinCancerStnks) while checking in with the melanoma community on Twitter, and was immediately intrigued! After checking out the organization’s website, www.skincancerstinks.org, I quickly discovered that the faces behind “Skin Cancer Stinks” awareness efforts, were that of a sweet, young melanoma warrior named Leah and …

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