SPF: What You Should Know

SPF: What You Should Know

With summer nearly upon us and skin cancer on the rise, people are becoming more aware of the need for proper sun protection. In addition to sun protective clothing, one of the ways people can choose to protect themselves is through the use of SPF sunscreen.  The term SPF has been around for over 35 years, but many of us are unsure what it really means… So, What is SPF? SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor, …

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UV Skinz Style: Workout in Style While Staying UV Protected!

UV Skinz Style: Workout in Style While Staying UV Protected!

Summer is practically here, and some of you may be hitting the pavement running to achieve that beach ready bod. But are you protecting your skin while running or working up a sweat outdoors? Most skin cancers are a direct result of exposure to the UV rays in sunlight, so it is imperative that you protect yourself while outdoors. Want a convenient UPF 50+ accessory to pair with your favorite Nikes? Try our Women’s Water …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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UV Skinz Style: My First Skinz!

UV Skinz Style: My First Skinz!

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so what better time than now to feature our My First Skinz “What’s a Sunburn?” UV protective Baby Sun Shirt for our UV Skinz Style post?! In honor of this very near-and-dear-to-our-hearts cause, UV Skinz puts on our Annual “Save a Baby’s Skin Campaign”, where we give away one of these adorable, UV protective baby sun shirts FREE with every order placed during the month of May. These shirts …

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Attention UV Skinz Customers: Send Us Your My First Skinz Pics!

Attention UV Skinz Customers: Send Us Your My First Skinz Pics!

As you may already know, every year during the month of May, UV Skinz runs a campaign in honor of Skin Cancer Awareness month titled “Save a Baby’s Skin” where we give away a “My First Skinz” Certified UPF 50+ Baby Sun Shirt FREE with every order. With each shirt we donate, we hope to raise awareness about the importance of sun safety–especially at a young age when skin is most delicate and easily damaged–and encourage families everywhere to protect their …

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My Story: Graham

My Story: Graham

It’s not every day you hear a story that truly inspires you, but when you do, it can be beautifully eye-opening. Several weeks ago, I came across an article discussing a young boy, who makes and sells unique bracelets in order to raise money for children with cancer . Wow, so thoughtful and selfless…Upon further reading, I discovered this darling boy making these bracelets, actually has cancer himself…spitzoid melanoma: a rare version of the deadliest …

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Wordless Wednesday

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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UV Skinz Loves Moms (and Pinterest!): A Mother’s Day Giveaway

UV Skinz Loves Moms (and Pinterest!): A Mother’s Day Giveaway

UV Skinz loves moms everywhere, and because of this we’ve decided to run a giveaway in honor of Mother’s Day this Sunday! The steps to enter this giveaway are painfully easy. Here’s all you have to do: Follow UV Skinz on Pinterest @uvskinz Pin your favorite UV Skinz product(s) from our website (www.uvskinz.com) Tag us @uvskinz and use the hashtag #uvskinzlovesmoms The Prize? A $100 gift certificate good towards all UV Skinz products! Be sure …

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Melanoma Monday: What You Should Know About This Deadly Cancer (Plus an Exclusive Offer!)

Melanoma Monday: What You Should Know About This Deadly Cancer (Plus an Exclusive Offer!)

For those of you who may not be aware, The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has designated the first Monday of May as Melanoma Monday, a day dedicated to raising awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancer, as well as a day to encourage early detection through self-exams. Along with the AAD, UV Skinz wants to increase awareness regarding the importance of sun safety and teach people everywhere what the signs and symptoms …

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