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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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Wordless Wednesday…Take UV Skinz for a Stroll

Wordless Wednesday…Take UV Skinz for a Stroll
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UV Protective Swim Shirts Help Belize Twins Live a Normal Life

UV Protective Swim Shirts Help Belize Twins Live a Normal Life

Over the Summer UV Skinz was contacted by an employee of ProWorld Belize, an organization that gives people the opportunity to travel abroad and volunteer in under privileged communities. Most villages have limited education and inadequate health services. During a routine mobile clinic visit, in the village of Bullet Tree, two young girls were seen by a Dermatologist for a genetic trait disorder. This non life-threatening disorder, actinic dermatitis, is caused by exposure to sunlight (photosensitivity). The UV …

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Wordless Wednesday–Sun Safety is so “Easy”!

Wordless Wednesday–Sun Safety is so “Easy”!

For more Wordless Wednesday photos go on over to 5min4mom! To see more adorable pictures of “Easy” wearing his Ethan Navy Blue swim shirt and read Mommy-Momo’s Review go check out her site!

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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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Review & Giveaway

Fabulous Fun Finds is having a UV Skinzgive away! Check it out: UVSkinz is offering one lucky winner their choice of a man, women or child’s swim shirt! Good luck choosing from all the amazing designs. To enter please visit UVSkinz, come back and comment on your favorite swim shirt before midnight 2/24 PST! For an additional entry please blog about skin protection on your own personal blog (please mention the giveaway). A third entry …

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How to safeguard yourself against malignant melanoma

How to safeguard yourself against malignant melanoma By Samuel Broder The term malignant melanoma and melanoma describe the most serious form of skin cancer, whose frequency is rising due to increasing sun exposures, especially when intermittent high-dose exposures (sunburns) come into play. Melanomas originate in melanocytes, which are specialized skin cells that make a protective brown pigment (melanin) to shield the skin against the harmful effects of the sun. Melanomas may arise in a mole …

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Natural Skin Care Is More Vital Than Ever In the Summer Sun

Here is an article from www.articlecodex.com: According to some experts, about 70% of sun damage occurs during our every day activities – walking to the car, going in and out of buildings, walking along the street shopping, and so on – not while we’re sunbathing. Unfortunately, this means we have to wear sunscreen just about every time we leave the house. In light of the fact that sunscreen can be pretty toxic, that’s bad news …

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Eye Balls

This morning I drove my partner’s father’s truck to work today and noticed that I went out of my way to have my sunglasses with me. I usually keep them in my car, but after a series of subconscious events I had kept them close so that I would have them this morning until I retrieved my own vehicle. I didn’t start wearing sunglasses regularly until I started college (it was easier to people watch …

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The history of sunglasses

I honor of UV Safety Month I decided to present you all with some information on sunglasses. Sunglasses, at least versions of them, have been around for centuries! Their purposes and styles varied though the years before they evolved into what we know today. Here are some points of interest on the sunglass time line that might be of some interest. Milestones: 1300cChinese judges wore smoke-colored quartz lenses to conceal their eye expressions in court. …

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