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UV Skinz Helps Families Come Together All Over the World!

UV Skinz Helps Families Come Together All Over the World!

We pride ourselves everyday in having the opportunity to clothe you and your loved ones in high-quality sun protection. There is no greater feeling than knowing that our products help people all over the world to enjoy the outdoors, swim, surf, hike, and sight-see without the worry of sunburn or sun damage. All of our hats, sun shirts, shorts, and cover-ups have UV protection built into the fabric, providing 98% protection from UVA and UVB …

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Back-To-School Sun Protection

Back-To-School Sun Protection

The kids are heading back-to-school and you’ve loaded up on all of the classroom essentials, but remember to keep sun protection in mind when you are back-to-school shopping. 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 double a person’s chance of developing skin cancer as an adult. Once school begins help your child apply sunscreen before …

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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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Tanorexia; More Than Just a Tan

Tanorexia; More Than Just a Tan

Could you or someone you know be addicted to tanning? UV rays in tanning beds have an effect on the production of endorphins, chemicals released from the brain that produce euphoric like feeling in the body. Endorphins are often referred to a our bodies natural morphine, reducing the pain we feel. A study done at Wake Forest found these results: They followed 8 people who tanned at tanning beds frequently, from 8 to 15 times a month and …

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