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Community Corner | Enright Melanoma Foundation

Community Corner | Enright Melanoma Foundation

We are constantly coming into contact with incredible awareness advocates and non-profits making a difference in the world of “melanoma”. Recently, the UV Skinz Team was introduced to the Enright Melanoma Foundation, and we were instantly floored by their passion to educate our youth about the importance of sun protection. “To raise sun safety awareness and to help prevent melanoma through education and early detection”…An organization with a mission after our own hearts! Founded in 1999, the …

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More Than Skin Deep in D.C.

More Than Skin Deep in D.C.

As a discipline which covers the “largest organ of the body”, dermatology is so much more than just aesthetics. Dermatologists diagnose and treat over 3,000 different conditions related to the skin, including eczema, acne, psoriasis, and skin cancer. Like dermatologists, UV Skinz’ cares about sun safety, and it is our mission to ensure families stay protected from the sun’s rays while enjoying the outdoors. Once a year the UV Skinz team gets to travel to …

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Implementing Sun Safety in Your Family | In Memory of Darren

Implementing Sun Safety in Your Family | In Memory of Darren

  Today is a solemn day for us in the UV Skinz office, as September 14th marks the anniversary of the passing of Darren Lee Farwell. Darren is the late husband to UV Skinz creator and CEO Rhonda Sparks, who 14 years ago unexpectedly passed away from melanoma {Read more about Rhonda and Darren’s story here}. Darren was an avid outdoors-man, who loved to surf and snowboard, and was a loving father to his three …

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Melanoma Monday: Prevention is KEY

Melanoma Monday: Prevention is KEY

Today is Melanoma Monday: a day dedicated to raising awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancer, as well as a day to educate others about the importance of proper sun protection and early detection through skin checks. While we are a company committed to raising skin cancer awareness year-round, we are grateful for this additional exposure and the opportunity to do our part to help raise awareness!  In honor of this important day, …

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Always Remembered: Darren Lee Farwell

Always Remembered: Darren Lee Farwell

Darren Lee Farwell  June 25, 1969 — September 14, 2001 Always Remembered   Thirteen years ago, UV Skinz creator and CEO Rhonda Sparks, lost her husband Darren Lee Farwell, to melanoma. Darren was an avid outdoors-man, who loved to surf and snowboard, and was a loving father to his three young sons, Ethan, Seth, and Caleb. He was taken by the melanoma beast after a difficult 5 year battle with the cancer, at the too-young …

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Melanoma Monday: What You Should Know About This Deadly Cancer (Plus an Exclusive Offer!)

Melanoma Monday: What You Should Know About This Deadly Cancer (Plus an Exclusive Offer!)

For those of you who may not be aware, The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has designated the first Monday of May as Melanoma Monday, a day dedicated to raising awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancer, as well as a day to encourage early detection through self-exams. Along with the AAD, UV Skinz wants to increase awareness regarding the importance of sun safety and teach people everywhere what the signs and symptoms …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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