217 articles Tag sun protection

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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Men and Skin Cancer: The Facts You Should Know

Men and Skin Cancer: The Facts You Should Know

It’s no secret that women are known to be more proactive regarding their general health than men, this especially being 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 more in order 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, …

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UV Skinz Donates Over 200 Hats in the Name of Sun Protection & Skin Cancer Awareness!

UV Skinz Donates Over 200 Hats in the Name of Sun Protection & Skin Cancer Awareness!

As many of you already know, we here at UV Skinz are all about sun protection and spreading skin cancer awareness, so when we have the opportunity to work with people and companies that share our mission…well it really doesn’t get any better than that! Last month high school sophomore, Shikha Prakash, reached out to UV Skinz regarding a service project she created titled “Operation: Save Your Skin” which is dedicated to spreading skin cancer …

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UV Skinz Style; Opening Day has Arrived!

UV Skinz Style; Opening Day has Arrived!

Attention Sports Fans! With football season over, and Opening Day today, it’s time to dust off those baseball caps, pull out those San Francisco Giants shirts (or whatever baseball team you’re a fan of ;)) and get ready to watch some games! While you may be protected from sun exposure from the comfort of your Lazy Boy, those of you diehards who want to get out and attend a game live in action need to be extra mindful of the harmful UV …

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UV Skinz Set to Head to The American Academy of Dermatology 72nd Annual Meeting in Denver

We are getting ready to head out to chilly Denver, Colorado in a few days for the American Academy of Dermatology’s Annual Meeting from March 21-25th, and we couldn’t be more excited! UV Skinz expertise is sun safety, and just like dermatologists everywhere, we want to keep kids and adults out of harm’s way by raising skin cancer awareness and getting people protected! It is our mission to ensure delicate skin is safe from the …

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