233 articles Tag skin cancer

Love Your Skin With UV Skinz Giveaway

Love Your Skin With UV Skinz Giveaway

Do you love your skin? You should because our skin does so much for us!  It protects us against exposure to dangerous things in the environment such as bacteria. It also repels water, minimizes water loss from the body and protects underlying structures such as blood vessels, nerves and organs. Caring for and truly loving your skin is more than just slathering on sunscreen every now and then. Daily healthy sun safe habits can keep your skin …

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MY Story As Told By Karen

Sharing stories and our most intimate experiences has been in existence since the beginning of time. It is only through this honest exchange of information that we are able to make a difference and make a change. A fan of ours has chosen to open her story up to us and we hope that through her story someone will be saved from this preventable disease. This is Karen’s story… What type or stage of cancer …

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Wordless Wednesday…Worry-Free Vacation Gear

Wordless Wednesday…Worry-Free Vacation Gear

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Agent Orange Has Been Linked to Skin Cancer in Vietnam Veterans

The Vietnam war is almost forty years behind us, but the effects still continue to haunt those that were called to serve to preserve American freedom. New research has revealed that Vietnam veterans are showing high rates of non-melanoma invasive skin cancer possibly a side-effect from exposure to agent orange. This study is published in the latest issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Agent Orange contained a highly toxic dioxic containment called TCDD that is …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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UV Skinz Style; Day At The Boardwalk Featuring UV Skinz Boy V-Neck Sun And Swim Shirt

UV Skinz Style; Day At The Boardwalk Featuring UV Skinz Boy V-Neck Sun And Swim Shirt

More than just a t-shirt our Boy’s V-Neck Sun and Swim Shirt can be worn alone or with a layer. Perfect for those sunny family day trips! The UV protection (UPF 50+) is built in and the breathable stretch knit is fast drying, soft, with full garment flat lock seams that won’t irritate the skin. Sun protection awareness and sun safe habits should start early and we make it easy for children to take control of …

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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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