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UV Skinz Style: Spring Sun Hats for Women!

UV Skinz Style: Spring Sun Hats for Women!

We love Sun Hats here at UV Skinz (obviously!), and for this month’s style post that’s what we’re bringing you! Our new Spring Collection provides several new and lovely additions for women: our Striped Beach Hat and our Everyday Sun Hat! Our Striped Beach Hat features a large 6″ brim, offering ample shade for your face, ears, head, neck and shoulders from damaging uv radiation from the sun. The classic striped style will add a fun …

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Tips for Staying Sun Safe this Summer

Tips for Staying Sun Safe this Summer

Summer is right around the corner, and the UV Skinz crew is ready! But are you? While sun safety practices are important to practice year-round, they are especially important during summer months when the sun is hot, uv radiation is powerful, and you and your family are likely spending a lot more time outdoors. Continue reading below for our top tips for having fun and staying sun safe this summer!   1.) Seek the Shade …

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UV Skinz Set to Make a Splash at AAD’s 73rd Annual Meeting!

UV Skinz Set to Make a Splash at AAD’s 73rd Annual Meeting!

We are all prepped and ready for the American Academy of Dermatology’s 73rd Annual Meeting in our beautiful back yard of San Francisco, California next week! This year marks our fifth appearance at the show, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. Every year we learn so much, and look forward to talking with the doctors and staff about the importance of sun protection, and sharing ways in which we can improve our products …

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5 Easy Tips for Healthy Skin This Winter

5 Easy Tips for Healthy Skin This Winter

Colder weather is officially upon us, and with colder weather often and unfortunately comes dry and irritated skin. But just because it’s winter doesn’t mean your skin has to suffer! We are avid skin lovers here at UV Skinz, and we wanted to share a few skin care tips to help your skin thrive during colder weather! *Check out our Pinterest Album for more great tips on how to love your skin. Tip #1: Wear …

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Children of Melanoma Survivors: Are they being adequately protected?

Children of Melanoma Survivors: Are they being adequately protected?

Recently, a study from UCLA came out claiming children of melanoma survivors are not receiving the best possible protection from ultraviolet radiation, despite an increased risk of developing melanoma themselves. How can this be? Often those afflicted with a melanoma diagnosis will change their lifestyle habits dramatically. Many will implement a new “sun safe” way of living, and in some cases will begin a life of advocacy, which generally speaking is reflected in the lives …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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Sun Protective Clothing: Does it Work? (Good Morning America Investigates)

Sun Protective Clothing: Does it Work? (Good Morning America Investigates)

Attention sun protection supporters! Awareness efforts are making headway, and UPF clothing is beginning to receive the recognition it deserves. This morning sun protective clothing was featured on Good Morning America, where Mara Schiavocampo investigated claims companies are making about UPF clothing and its effectiveness in protecting skin from damaging UV rays. The results? UPF clothing DOES work. (Here’s the video in case you missed it: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/sun-resistant-clothing-work-24188562) We’d like to elaborate further on UPF clothing, …

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SPF: What You Should Know

SPF: What You Should Know

With summer nearly upon us and skin cancer on the rise, people are becoming more aware of the need for proper sun protection. In addition to sun protective clothing, one of the ways people can choose to protect themselves is through the use of SPF sunscreen.  The term SPF has been around for over 35 years, but many of us are unsure what it really means… So, What is SPF? SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor, …

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UV Skinz Loves Moms (and Pinterest!): A Mother’s Day Giveaway

UV Skinz Loves Moms (and Pinterest!): A Mother’s Day Giveaway

UV Skinz loves moms everywhere, and because of this we’ve decided to run a giveaway in honor of Mother’s Day this Sunday! The steps to enter this giveaway are painfully easy. Here’s all you have to do: Follow UV Skinz on Pinterest @uvskinz Pin your favorite UV Skinz product(s) from our website (www.uvskinz.com) Tag us @uvskinz and use the hashtag #uvskinzlovesmoms The Prize? A $100 gift certificate good towards all UV Skinz products! Be sure …

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UV Skinz 7th Annual Save a Baby’s Skin Campaign is Here!

UV Skinz 7th Annual Save a Baby’s Skin Campaign is Here!

It’s officially Skin Cancer Awareness Month, which means it’s also time for UV Skinz Annual “Save A Baby’s Skin” Campaign! For those of you who are unfamiliar, every year during the month of May in honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, UV Skinz includes a “My First Skinz” baby sun shirt FREE with every order. Every shirt is made of our high quality UPF 50+ material, and comes in one size (12/24 months). Each shirt …

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