15 articles Tag skin cancer prevention

Why Sun Protection is Important Year-Round

Why Sun Protection is Important Year-Round

With only weeks left of summer, and fall quickly approaching, many of you may be thinking it’s time to stow away your sun protective clothing and stash your sunscreen in a dusty corner of your bathroom closet…don’t you do it! Sun protection is crucial year-round, NOT just during the summer months. Let me tell you why. Unless you reside in one of the polar circles, the sun is above you 365 days a year.  UV …

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Sunscreen is Not Always Enough

Sunscreen is Not Always Enough

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 — The UV …

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Winter Season Sun Protection

Winter Season Sun Protection

It’s common to assume that warm sunny summer days are the only times that you should be worried about sunburns and sun damage. This is just a myth. During the winter months the UV rays are still just as strong and in snowy climates sunburns can be particularly powerful and harsh. That’s because when UV rays hit snow, around 90 percent of them bounce right back, putting any exposed skin at risk. Sunburn isn’t your …

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UV Skinz Holiday Travel Must-Haves!

UV Skinz Holiday Travel Must-Haves!

Whether you are planning a tropical holiday vacation or you already live in a place where the sun is still shining, UV Skinz has you covered (literally!) when it comes to sun protection. All of our UV protective clothes, hats and cover-ups pack and travel well. Most people don’t think about packing for sun protection while vacationing during the winter months, but it is important to remember because those UV rays never go away and the …

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From: Rhonda Sparks, Founder of UV Skinz …To: You

Greetings UV Skinz Fans …   I am so excited to be able to share with you all of our new product offerings on our newly revamped website!  Most people don’t realize the amount of time, energy, creativity, curiosity, and organizational juices that must go into the apparel production process and the design of a website (especially one that must track inventory!).  If you don’t believe me, go ahead and check out the clothes you …

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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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Back-to-School Sun Protection List

Back-to-School Sun Protection List

Can you believe the Summer is coming to an end? Even though the beginning of school is drawing near that doesn’t mean you are free to forget about sun protection. Good sun safe habits should continue year round because the sun definitely doesn’t disappear in the Fall, Winter or Spring! It’s important for children to develop year-round sun protection habits to lower their risk of developing skin cancer later in life. Just one blistering sunburn as a child can …

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‘Protect Your Largest Organ’ with a Marc Jacobs T-Shirt

‘Protect Your Largest Organ’ with a Marc Jacobs T-Shirt

Your face, hands, arms, legs, back and feet are all covered with this durable and amazing stuff. Can you guess what it is? It’s your SKIN, your largest organ! Every year Marc Jacobs releases a t-shirt campaign to get the word out about the importance of  ’protecting your largest organ.’ Maybe you remember last years Marc Jacobs campaign that featured Victoria Secret model, Marissa Miller. (Click the link if you don’t.) This year South Park …

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UV Skinz; Not Just A Swim Shirt

UV Skinz; Not Just A Swim Shirt

For six years UV Skinz has given people all over the country and now the world a chance to have fun in the sun worry-free. We get a lot of comments on our Facebook page and blog posts on how useful our product is for water sports and play, but UV Skinz swim shirts can be used for more than that.   One customer left a comment saying how she will use her Cheryl Long-Sleeve …

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