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My Story |Craig

My Story |Craig

  Speaking Up About Vitiligo  Helping people with sun sensitivities live their lives to the fullest, and giving everyone the ability to go into the sun with confidence, is exactly why UV Skinz creates UPF 50+ clothing. We love that we can be a part of this brave young’s man ability to enjoy a sun-safe life, and we love even more that he shared his story with us. What type of skin condition do you have? I …

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UPF – SPF – UV? Know the difference. Stay Protected.

UPF – SPF – UV? Know the difference. Stay Protected.

When you hear stats like “95% of skin cancers can be prevented” and that “one major sun burn as a child can put a person at risk for skin cancer”, it becomes even more important that we have a solid understanding of what we’re working with when it comes to prevention. UPF and SPF seem to get tossed around and are often used interchangeably but the way they work is very different. Understanding those differences will help …

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Staying Sun-Safe at School

Staying Sun-Safe at School

Back to School already?? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Summer is ending, backpacks are stocked with the tools needed for a successful year, and kids are flocking back to school. It’s important to have a Game Plan to keep kids sun-safe once they’re spending up to 8 hours a day at school with lots of time on hot playgrounds, outdoors in PE class, and standing in line outside of classrooms. Number 1 on our Sun Safety Plan is to develop …

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My Story | Baby Holland

My Story | Baby Holland

  We first met Holland when her mother sent in a photo of her baby sporting UV Skinz, and we immediately fell in love with her sparkly eyes and her sweet smile. It was a couple of emails later that we learned just how special this bundle of energy is and how important staying sun safe will be to this little girl throughout her life. Holland’s mom, Catherine, shares her daughter’s story here to help further understanding of Holland’s challenges…and …

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Men and Skin Cancer: The Facts You Should Know

Men and Skin Cancer: The Facts You Should Know

Studies have shown that women are more proactive about monitoring and maintaining their general health than men, and this is especially the case in relation to getting their skin checked and applying sunscreen. But according to some eye opening skin cancer statistics, men need to do even more to protect themselves from the dangerous effects of too much sun exposure. Between outdoor work and recreation, men on average accumulate more unprotected sun exposure than women, but …

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A Family Getaway to Año Nuevo

A Family Getaway to Año Nuevo

Living in the Central Sierras of California has plenty of benefits. One is being able to experience all of the seasons. Unlike many of my friends who live in the bay area or near the beach, winter here is a time when the mountains are covered with snow and most weekends are spent either building snowmen, sledding, skiing or snowboarding. There are days that I feel like I am transported to Switzerland or Canada playing in a winter …

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Warm Skinz | Don’t Let Cold Weather Ruin Your Fun!

Warm Skinz | Don’t Let Cold Weather Ruin Your Fun!

It’s officially Fall and colder months are upon us,  and in honor of this sometimes chilly season, we will be highlighting our Warm Skinz for this month’s UV Skinz Style Post! As the title suggests, these long sleeve sun and swim shirts are designed to keep you warmer than our basic sun and swim shirt would, so you can enjoy extended periods of outdoor water play! Featuring a .5 Neoprene core that helps retain body …

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