15 articles Tag skin cancer prevention

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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Photo Story Friday…MaryAnn’s Story

Photo Story Friday…MaryAnn’s Story

Hosted by Cecily and Life With Kaishon  MaryAnn’s Story… When did you start using tanning beds? and for what reasons?  The first time I was in a tanning bed was when I was 13. I used to go to my mom’s salon and get into one fully clothed and put a towel on my face and fall asleep. After, we put the tanning bed into our house. When we did that, I was using it …

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Miessence Review and Giveaway

Miessence Review and Giveaway

The most important factor in protecting ourselves from skin damage and possible skin cancer is wearing an SPF sunscreen daily.  Using a good sunscreen is only the beginning, but to find a good sunscreen that is actually good for you is the key. I have found a sunscreen that is 100% good for you, contains no artificial chemicals and can be used on your whole family.The Miessence Organics Reflect Outdoor Balm comes in SPF 15 …

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Wordless/Wordfull Wednesday…Boys will be boys!

Wordless/Wordfull Wednesday…Boys will be boys!

Mommy Files is  hosting a UV Skinz giveaway that ends TODAY! What a beautiful day to be outdoors! They look like they had an amazing time at the lake and what is even more amazing is that they were free to explore and play without the worry of sunburn and reapplying more sunscreen than they needed because all UV Skinz carry a UPF 50+.  Actually when I first saw this picture I had a sigh …

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A Skin Cancer Fightin’ Super Hero!

A Skin Cancer Fightin’ Super Hero!

I know you’ve heard of Superman and Batman, but they have nothing on the skin cancer fightin’ Super Hero, Captain Cutaneum! His alter-ego is an Arizona dermatologist dedicated to educating people about skin cancer and prevention. (Source: www.abc15.com) This tights-wearing dermatologist uses comic books to educate people about the dangers of melanoma and basal cell carcinoma. “I’m trying to teach about the skin health, skin cancers, sun protection, so I try to give it a …

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