15 articles Tag protection

The Sunscreen of Tomorrow, Today.

Being a sun-protection company you would think that we wouldn’t want anyone to know about other products out there, but you are wrong. Check out the new products out there, the important thing is that you protect yourself and the ones you love. Here are some interesting items that came across my radar recently: Last night while I was watching “The Office” (best show on television) Season Finale I noticed a very interesting Coppertone ad …

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What’s Tomato With You?

Apparently tomatoes contain a certain chemical that boosts your skin’s ability to withstand the dangerous effects of the sun. Check it out: “Tomatoes could be the new weapon in the fight against sun damage to the skin, research at the Universities of Newcastle and Manchester has revealed. According to a study presented at the British Society for Investigative Dermatology this month, eating tomato paste could help protect against sunburn and sun-induced skin aging.”   (read more)

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Why don’t I just wear a normal t-shirt?

A lot of people ask us why they should bother with UV Skinz Swim Shirts. Sure you already own shirts that you could swim in. Sure they protect you a little bit, but consider the following: • Microfiber – Our unique blend of material blocks out 98% of all UV ray; a cotton t-shirt blocks out much less • Holds Shape – Cotton t-shirts stretch when wet, which drops the protection to UPF 5 or …

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SUNSCAM

I just found this article online, check it out. “The Skin Cancer Foundation does acknowledge that sunscreen alone is not enough. You need to wear protective clothing (pricey new fabrics such as Solumbra apparently block both UV-A and UV-B, but a wide hat and long, lightweight summer clothing should suffice), and spend more time in the shade. If you’re a beach lover, invest in a sun umbrella. But think twice before you slap on sunscreen. …

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Why can’t everyone just use sunscreen?

Why can’t everyone just use sunscreen?

It is very fortunate that sunscreen products are available for use as a second line of defense. However, sunscreens sometimes fail, usually attributable to user error, which can result in unintentional sunburn. By contrast, UV Skinz are: * Cost Effective — A garment costs about the same as one or two bottles of sunscreen, but lasts much longer • More Effective — Less prone to “missed spots” or “under application” • Dependable — Doesn’t wash …

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