237 articles Tag melanoma

Richard David Kann Foundation

Richard David Kann Foundation

We have had the privilege to donate our sun protection products to a few events hosted by The Richard David Kann Foundation. Their focus on the education of children about healthy sun habits is something we have in common. After speaking with the Executive Director, Lisa Richman, it is easy to feel the immense passion she has for advocating for melanoma awareness and education. The Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation was started in 1995 after …

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UV Skinz Style; Girl’s Reversible Bucket Hat

UV Skinz Style; Girl’s Reversible Bucket Hat

Today’s feature highlights the cuteness and practical sun protection that can be found in our kids hats. Our Girl’s Reversible Bucket Hat is the perfect addition to any outfit; with two colors or patterns to choose from it’s two hats in one! The UV protection (UPF 50+) is built in while the wide brim shades the delicate face, ears and neck. A cute and comfortable look for your little girl that is perfect for a fall frolic in the park! …

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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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Skin Cancer is Color Blind

An article released in Modern Medicine is touching on a subject that seems to be allowing many people to slip through the skin cancer prevention cracks. Messages of skin cancer prevention and awareness have not been targeting people of color; Hispanics or African-Americans. Studies done in Florida have shown that “Melanoma rates among minorities signal a need for targeted outreach.” The American Academy of Dermatology is promoting Melanoma awareness among non-whites by targeting radio stations, but what is really needed are more …

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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

  Source: So Easy Being Green

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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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Facekini Trend in China Provides Unusual Sun Protection

Facekini Trend in China Provides Unusual Sun Protection

On the beaches of Northeast China some beach goers go to extreme efforts to avoid tanning and keep their porcelain skin in tact.  So to keep their skin as light as possible some women wear more than a hat and sunglasses.  This year old beach wear trend that protects the face and neck from sunburn is called a Facekini.  It’s made of nylon fabric with holes cut out for the eyes and mouth, comes in …

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