217 articles Tag sun protection

Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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Healthy Dose of Sunshine Could Protect You From High Blood Pressure and Heart Attack

New research published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology reveals that a healthy dose of UV radiation can lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart attack. They say that the benefits may outweigh the risk of skin cancer. The study by researchers at Southhampton and Edinburgh University (UK) exposed 24 healthy young men to an ultraviolet (UVA) light from tanning lamps for two 20-minute sessions ( corresponding to what they would receive while …

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13 Places to Wear UV Skinz

The great thing about UV Skinz is that even though it is called a  “swim shirt”, it can be worn for many other activities. UV skinz swim shirts are ‘uniquely designed to keep you covered, comfortable, cool and fashionable. Since they fit more like a t-shirt they allow for a less restrictive and confining feel. UV skinz are so silky-smooth with amazing sun protection that you will never want to take it off! Whatever outdoor …

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Sunscreen is Not Always Enough

Sunscreen is Not Always Enough

It is very fortunate that sunscreen products are available for use as a second line of defense. However, sunscreens sometimes fail, usually attributable to user error, which can result in unintentional sunburn. By contrast, UV Skinz are: * Cost Effective — A garment costs about the same as one or two bottles of sunscreen, but lasts much longer • More Effective — Less prone to “missed spots” or “under application” • Dependable — The UV …

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Wordless Wednesday…Sunburn Free with UV Skinz!

Wordless Wednesday…Sunburn Free with UV Skinz!
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Winter Season Sun Protection

Winter Season Sun Protection

It’s common to assume that warm sunny summer days are the only times that you should be worried about sunburns and sun damage. This is just a myth. During the winter months the UV rays are still just as strong and in snowy climates sunburns can be particularly powerful and harsh. That’s because when UV rays hit snow, around 90 percent of them bounce right back, putting any exposed skin at risk. Sunburn isn’t your …

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For the Ladies; Casual Vacation Lunch Date

For the Ladies; Casual Vacation Lunch Date

Today’s feature highlights the versatility of our Women’s Short Cover-up. Worn layered or by itself you won’t be disappointed in the silky smooth comfortableness of this sun protective garment. With UV protection (UPF 50+) built in and the material is fast drying and won’t irritate skin. Each UV protective cover-up comes with decorative cinch strings on each side to allow the perfect fit for all shapes and sizes. And in case you do happen to …

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5 Questions You Were Embarrassed To Ask About Skin Cancer

1. What is skin cancer? The scientific definition of skin cancer is a a malignant neoplasm of the skin which means uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. This abnormal growth becomes a problem when the unpaired DNA damage to skin cells trigger genetic defects or mutations that eventually lead to the skin cells forming malignant tumors. DNA damage to skin cells can occur from over exposure to UVA and UVB rays received from sunbathing, unprotected sun …

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UV Skinz Holiday Travel Must-Haves!

UV Skinz Holiday Travel Must-Haves!

Whether you are planning a tropical holiday vacation or you already live in a place where the sun is still shining, UV Skinz has you covered (literally!) when it comes to sun protection. All of our UV protective clothes, hats and cover-ups pack and travel well. Most people don’t think about packing for sun protection while vacationing during the winter months, but it is important to remember because those UV rays never go away and the …

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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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