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5 Questions You Were Embarrassed To Ask About Skin Cancer

1. What is skin cancer? The scientific definition of skin cancer is a a malignant neoplasm of the skin which means uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. This abnormal growth becomes a problem when the unpaired DNA damage to skin cells trigger genetic defects or mutations that eventually lead to the skin cells forming malignant tumors. DNA damage to skin cells can occur from over exposure to UVA and UVB rays received from sunbathing, unprotected sun …

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Giving Back!

The count is in and UV Skinz donated back to the Melanoma International Foundation $800!  We raised the donations through our online sales  using the coupon code MIF1015 that was offered by the Melanoma International Foundation.  The Melanoma International Foundation runs only on donations so we are so proud that we were able to give back to a foundation that provides so much for families and individuals fighting Melanoma. We hope to work more with MIF in the future to continue to …

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Sun-Safety is our Policy

Sun-Safety is our Policy

Recently, I read an article that was making claims that sun avoidance and the excessive use of sunscreen actually increases the risk of melanoma because we are limiting ourselves the healthy amount of Vitamin D that our body needs to fight off free-radicals naturally. That those are the two main reasons why there has been a rise in the number of cases of melanoma. So, if sun avoidance and excess use of sunscreen is actually causing …

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