11 articles Tag summer

Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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Sun and Summer Skin

Sun and Summer Skin

We are in the dog days of summer–the time of year when we tend to show more of ourselves to the world. More time in the sun can me more exposure to harsh UV rays that can cause skin damage, fine lines and wrinkles, and even skin cancer. Some of us still believe that a healthy summer glow can only come from basking for hours in the sun or baking in a tanning bed. The …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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10 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

People should be aware that high temperatures and extended periods outdoors can lead to heat exhaustion. Heat exhaustion is a “heat-related illness that can occur after you’ve been exposed to high temperatures for several days and have become dehydrated.” Below are some tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe from heat exhaustion this summer. 10 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat: Keep your windows open. Letting air flow through your home will …

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Does Sunscreen Expire?

All sunscreens expire, but some faster than others. If you have a bottle or tube of sunscreen stashed away in an beach bag from last Summer you might want to check for an expiration date. ┬áSome sunscreens are designed to remain at their original strength for up to 3 years. They may include an expiration date, indicating a date when they are no longer effective. If you buy sunscreen and it does not have an …

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Summer

Summer

Summer is officially here and it doesn’t seem any hotter or more summer-like that it already has been. It has been in the 90s here in the California foothills for weeks now. Summer vacation is a thing of the past and being that I work for a swim wear company I constantly think of taking off to the lakes and beaches that surround me, but cannot due to the high volume of sales that must …

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UV Activity

UV Activity

Everyone has experienced having items faded by the sun, weather it was an item of clothing, a coat of paint, your car interior, or the color of your hair. Apparently there are some creative people out there who have harnessed the sun’s ability to fade items to create art. MarthaStewart.com has a simple way to use the sun this summer to keep the boredom at bay: “Sunlight fades construction paper, as anyone who’s hung a …

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Au Naturale

Au Naturale

With the temperature slowly rising as the days go by remember to keep covered in the sun. Avoid outside activities during the peak hours of the afternoon when the sun is at it’s hottest, stay hydrated, wear sunscreen, protect you eyes. I just found these fun facts about how some animals cope with the sun: Chimpanzees avoid the peak hours of the sun, being most active in the early morning and late afternoon hours. Rhinoceroses …

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