Guest Blog Post – Fun in the Sun by the Numbers

Guest Blog Post – Fun in the Sun by the Numbers

  Fun in the sun is much more likely to happen if you and your family are properly protected from the sun’s harmful rays — and those rays can be sneakier than you think. Set the stage for proper sun protection by learning some important sun-related facts. 3 Million: Number of skin cancer cases that could be avoided every year One of the highest risk factors for sun cancer is exposure to both natural and …

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Hand the Hoodie | Raising Pediatric Melanoma Awareness

Hand the Hoodie | Raising Pediatric Melanoma Awareness

Recently a passionate melanoma awareness advocate by the name of Donna Piunt (read her My Story feature here) reached out to us for help on an awareness campaign she wanted to launch entitled “Hand the Hoodie.” Donna is passionate about raising awareness of pediatric melanoma, an epidemic whose rate has been increasing, and has chosen to do this by having the hand prints of pediatric melanoma warriors across the Nation placed on our UV Skinz Pullover …

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UV Skinz Style | Boys Panel Shirt

UV Skinz Style | Boys Panel Shirt

Everyone knows young boys can be difficult to hold still when applying sun protection. They tend to bolt the second you step out the door, and the last thing they want to do two hours into playtime is STOP what they’re doing to reapply messy sunscreen. Intro here: UV Skinz Boys Panel Shirt. This long sleeve UV protective Sun and Swim Shirt is the perfect match for your boy who isn’t a fan of sunscreen …

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My Story | Jan

My Story | Jan

Meet Jan. She is a UV Skinz customer, skin cancer awareness supporter, and melanoma warrior. This month marks her second anniversary of diagnosis, and it has been a long haul of twists and turns the past few years. But she is fighting the beast, and most importantly, living each day to the fullest. Here is Jan’s Story. How did you discover you had Melanoma? What type or stage did/do you have? I’d had a “thing” …

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Product Highlight | The Water Jacket

Product Highlight | The Water Jacket

Disclosure statement: While I do work for UV Skinz, and some may say this may come off biased, what I am about to tell you here is factual. UV Skinz Water Jacket is THE BEST WATER JACKET IN THE WORLD 😉 Okay, so I can’t PROVE this to be an actual fact, but our Water Jacket is seriously awesome. Not only is it awesome, it’s a BEST SELLER for women, which means we’re not the …

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UV Skinz Style | Chic Summer Sun Protection

UV Skinz Style | Chic Summer Sun Protection

Summer is here and the sun is HOT. Contrary to popular belief, covering up can actually help you stay cool in the sun! UV Skinz UPF 50+ Sunwear is specially designed to keep the sun’s hot rays out and your temperature down while keeping you cool and protected. In this month’s UV Skinz Style post we’ll be highlighting one of my personal favorites from our collection, our Women’s Halter Dress, along with some great complimentary pieces from …

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Sunscreen: What You Should Know

Sunscreen: What You Should Know

With both the temperature and the public’s awareness of skin cancer rising (thank you Surgeon General!), people are becoming more aware of the serious need for quality sun protection. In addition to sun protective clothing, one way people can protect themselves and their skin is through the use of sunscreen (we recommend a combination of both). We touched on sunscreen (specifically SPF) briefly in our recent What Is Sun-Safe Clothing post, but we’d like to get a little …

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