18 articles Tag chemical-free

What Drives Us?

2010 has been a growing year for UV Skinz. With each step we take, we are getting closer to achieving our mission to “get kids covered” and raise awareness about Melanoma prevention. Under the About Us tab on the main UV Skinz website there are a list of quotes. The title is, What Drives Us? Each quote speaks true to who UV Skinz is. UV Skinz is not just a company, but a personal legacy that must be carried …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

“I think I love my UV Skinz…I know I love my UV Skinz!” What a cutie! Thanks to Tay’s Mom at A Working Blogging Mommy for letting us feature her adorable daughter for Wordless Wednesday. There is also a giveaway going on so check it out and win a UV Skinz for yourself! See more Wordless Wednesday pics at 5minformom. P.S. If you have any photos of yourself or children wearing UV Skinz and would …

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UV Skinz Wishes You a Happy Earth Day!

UV Skinz Wishes You a Happy Earth Day!

Rhonda Sparks, owner and Founder of UV Skinz, has built a foundation on creating products that allow consumers to both enjoy and preserve the outdoor venues in which they live without being concerned about skin damage from both UVA and UVB rays. In honor of Earth Day and every other day “protecting skin in addition to the environment has been an integral part of UPF 50+ protective outdoor wear producer, UV Skinz’ corporate conscience since …

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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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