10 articles Tag skin cancer awareness

Attention UV Skinz Customers: Send Us Your My First Skinz Pics!

Attention UV Skinz Customers: Send Us Your My First Skinz Pics!

As you may already know, every year during the month of May, UV Skinz runs a campaign in honor of Skin Cancer Awareness month titled “Save a Baby’s Skin” where we give away a “My First Skinz” Certified UPF 50+ Baby Sun Shirt FREE with every order. With each shirt we donate, we hope to raise awareness about the importance of sun safety–especially at a young age when skin is most delicate and easily damaged–and encourage families everywhere to protect their …

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My Story: Graham

My Story: Graham

It’s not every day you hear a story that truly inspires you, but when you do, it can be beautifully eye-opening. Several weeks ago, I came across an article discussing a young boy, who makes and sells unique bracelets in order to raise money for children with cancer . Wow, so thoughtful and selfless…Upon further reading, I discovered this darling boy making these bracelets, actually has cancer himself…spitzoid melanoma: a rare version of the deadliest …

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UV Skinz Donates Over 200 Hats in the Name of Sun Protection & Skin Cancer Awareness!

UV Skinz Donates Over 200 Hats in the Name of Sun Protection & Skin Cancer Awareness!

As many of you already know, we here at UV Skinz are all about sun protection and spreading skin cancer awareness, so when we have the opportunity to work with people and companies that share our mission…well it really doesn’t get any better than that! Last month high school sophomore, Shikha Prakash, reached out to UV Skinz regarding a service project she created titled “Operation: Save Your Skin” which is dedicated to spreading skin cancer …

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MY Story; Maria Childs

MY Story; Maria Childs

Maria Childs was diagnosed with Stage IV Metastatic Melanoma in March, 2012. Despite this devastating diagnosis and its grim outlook, Maria has chosen not to let cancer stop her from living her life and fulfilling her dreams, one of which was achieved when her children’s book “Firefighters Don’t!” was published in 2013. Maria is an inspiration to so many, and we were honored when she agreed to share her story with us. What type or stage …

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UV Skinz Set to Head to The American Academy of Dermatology 72nd Annual Meeting in Denver

We are getting ready to head out to chilly Denver, Colorado in a few days for the American Academy of Dermatology’s Annual Meeting from March 21-25th, and we couldn’t be more excited! UV Skinz expertise is sun safety, and just like dermatologists everywhere, we want to keep kids and adults out of harm’s way by raising skin cancer awareness and getting people protected! It is our mission to ensure delicate skin is safe from the …

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Parasols For Protection in NY

Parasols For Protection in NY

One Friday and Saturday in June, colorful umbrellas were used to make a bold statement about sun protection and to promote skin cancer awareness in Manhattan’s Madison Square Park. Skin Care company,  La Roche-Posay passed out sunscreen samples of their Anthelios sunscreen and provided free skin cancer screenings along with a guest appearance by Yankees very own Brett Gardner. What a statement!  Their event is apart of a larger campaign that they are calling SOS (Save Our Skin) …

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UV Skinz Down Under!

UV Skinz Down Under!

Memorial Day weekend Marcia Cross and her family were seen soaking-up the California sun by magazines in the U.S. Now check out Marcia Cross and daughter Savannah spotted in Australia’s Who Magazine! Savannah is skipping away in our retro Makena and green boy-cut shorts. Marcia Cross doesn’t deny her passion for skin cancer awareness, since two of her relatives have been diagnosed and survived Melanoma. She is  mom that knows just how important it is to choose the right sun …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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Marie Claire Bared It All

Marie Claire Bared It All

The staff of Marie Claire chose to bare it all (well close to it) in honor of skin cancer in the middle of Times Square! Talk about raising awareness–who wouldn’t miss this bold statement. Marie Claire joined  the Skin Cancer Foundation for their “Wipe Out Skin Cancer” campaign. The magazine agreed to donate $100 in the name of every Marie Claire staffer who arrived at the photo shoot in a swimsuit-and $200 for those who braved it in …

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Read Me…

I just read an article written by the Editor-in-chief of Cosmo (Cosmopolitan) Magazine, Kate White.  With so much noise being made to law makers about the dangers of tanning and the deadly effects that come from it, Kate White hits it home by comparing tanning beds to cigarette addiction.  Even last week our Photo Story Friday feature, MaryAnn, admitted that she began laying in a tanning bed at the age of 13.  If tanning beds are …

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