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October Skin Cancer Self-Check

The American Academy of Dermatology wants everyone, no matter of  your age or race, to make it a habit of giving yourself yearly self-examinations to safe-guard yourself against skin cancer. Melanoma makes up only 3% of all skin cancers, but is the deadliest. It’s only by early detection and  practicing safe sun protection habits that you can protect yourself and family! Remember!: The sun’s ultraviolet rays are strongest during the midday hours (10 a.m.-4 p.m.); …

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2013 Kristin Bednar Memorial Surf Camp

2013 Kristin Bednar Memorial Surf Camp

We had the absolute honor of being able to donate UV Skinz products (key chains, umbrella hats and sun shirts) to the 2013 Kristin Bednar Memorial Surf Camp for children with Autism. This year they had 90 children register! The day was filled with lots and lots of surfing, smiles, learning and sun protection education. Learn more about the Kristin Bednar Memorial Surf Camp! How was the surf camp founded and why is it named …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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MY Story; Jared Wilson

MY Story; Jared Wilson

I am an award winning professional wildlife and western artist and published children’s book author and illustrator. I am also a multiple cancer survivor at only 31 years old.  I have had melanoma of the eye (treated with radiation) and 3 Mohs Surgeries on my face due to extreme sun exposure.  As a wildlife and western artist I have to spend a great deal of my time traversing the outdoors as I focus on depicting …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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UV Skinz Style; Boys V-Neck Sun Shirt

UV Skinz Style; Boys V-Neck Sun Shirt

Our Boys V-Neck Sun Shirt is a practical and comfortable choice for active boys that makes UV protection easy. A smaller version of our Men’s V-Neck this shirt, this shirt comes in a handsome style that matches Dad’s and can be used from everything to water and beach play to golfing with Dad!  It fits and looks just like a t-shirt so transitioning from school to play is just as simple. See how we styled it! …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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Back-To-School Sun Protection

Back-To-School Sun Protection

The kids are heading back-to-school and you’ve loaded up on all of the classroom essentials, but remember to keep sun protection in mind when you are back-to-school shopping. It’s important for children to develop year-round sun protection habits to lower their risk of developing skin cancer later in life. Just one blistering sunburn as a child can double a person’s chance of developing skin cancer as an adult. Once school begins help your child apply sunscreen before …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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