18 articles Tag chemical-free

Keep Your Kids Hydrated with Fluid

Keep Your Kids Hydrated with Fluid

Just how much water should your toddler drink everyday and how can you make them drink more water? (Here is an answer from Baby Center) According to the Institute of Medicine, a child between the ages of one and three needs about 1.3 liters of water a day. Since their body weight is much less than those of adults, toddlers can become dehydrated easily; they also tend to ignore their thirst while caught up in …

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Tru Kid-Healthy Habits

Tru Kid-Healthy Habits

I am really excited to tell you about this amazing all-natural children’s skincare. Tru Kid. All of Tru Kid’s products are made from essential oils and natural ingredients (all ingredients are non-toxic and gluten-free!) in bright, eye-catching packaging with REALLY fun names! Tru Kid is “built on a philosophy to encourage kids to form healthy habits that last a lifetime.” What I love is that they do it in such a fun, encouraging, and very …

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Featured on Eco Baby World

Take a look at this! UV Skinz was featured at EcoBabyWorld! “EcoBabyWorld is the place for the eco-conscious families. This is a one-stop information source that also includes a shopping portal for anything and everything natural and organic for your baby, and where new companies have a chance to launch their eco-friendly products.” Business of the Week interview: Business name: UVskinz  (www.uvskinz.com) Year launched: May 2005 Location: California Owners: Rhonda Sparks Hobbies: “My four boys.  …

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Would you? Could you…with Hippo Sweat?!

I want to know…Would you? Could you?….get better sun protection with hippo sweat?! If hippo sweat could be used to find an actual biological cure to one of the deadliest cancers, melanoma, would you? Could you? Seems far fetched, but ‘researchers have found that hippo sweat (actually an oily secretion) provides hippos with multiple types of protection: from the sun, disease and bugs.’ A professor, Christopher Viney from University of California has been researching hippo …

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It’s Party Time!–Giveaway Ended

It’s Party Time!–Giveaway Ended

Hi! Welcome to the UV Skinz blog! I’m Kalisha, your host and resident blogger here at UV Skinz.  This is UV Skinz first time at a 5 Minutes For Mom Ultimate Blog Party and I am so excited to party it up with you today!! Take a look around…and read on for a Surprise Party Favor Giveaway! With my new found sun savvy-ness I will be bringing you lots of great giveaways, sun protection information, …

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SUNSCAM

I just found this article online, check it out. “The Skin Cancer Foundation does acknowledge that sunscreen alone is not enough. You need to wear protective clothing (pricey new fabrics such as Solumbra apparently block both UV-A and UV-B, but a wide hat and long, lightweight summer clothing should suffice), and spend more time in the shade. If you’re a beach lover, invest in a sun umbrella. But think twice before you slap on sunscreen. …

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Why can’t everyone just use sunscreen?

Why can’t everyone just use sunscreen?

It is very fortunate that sunscreen products are available for use as a second line of defense. However, sunscreens sometimes fail, usually attributable to user error, which can result in unintentional sunburn. By contrast, UV Skinz are: * Cost Effective — A garment costs about the same as one or two bottles of sunscreen, but lasts much longer • More Effective — Less prone to “missed spots” or “under application” • Dependable — Doesn’t wash …

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SUNSCREEN THAT’S ALWAYS BEEN GREEN

While recent fashion trends have mainstreamed “Green” materials and manufacturing practices, protecting the environment has always been an integral part of the UV Skinz corporate conscience. SONORA, CA – March 13, 2008 – If protecting delicate skin from the damaging effects of the sun isn’t enough to convince consumers to cover up this summer, UV Skinz is happy to provide yet another compelling incentive. UV Skinz UPF 50+ protective outdoorwear line has been around since …

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