222 articles Tag sun protection

MY Story As Told By Karen

Sharing stories and our most intimate experiences has been in existence since the beginning of time. It is only through this honest exchange of information that we are able to make a difference and make a change. A fan of ours has chosen to open her story up to us and we hope that through her story someone will be saved from this preventable disease. This is Karen’s story… What type or stage of cancer …

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Wordless Wednesday…Cover-Up Cutie!

Wordless Wednesday…Cover-Up Cutie!

  Girls Beach Hoodie $38.95 Photo courtesy of mommyhastowork.com

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Wordless Wednesday…Worry-Free Vacation Gear

Wordless Wednesday…Worry-Free Vacation Gear

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Agent Orange Has Been Linked to Skin Cancer in Vietnam Veterans

The Vietnam war is almost forty years behind us, but the effects still continue to haunt those that were called to serve to preserve American freedom. New research has revealed that Vietnam veterans are showing high rates of non-melanoma invasive skin cancer possibly a side-effect from exposure to agent orange. This study is published in the latest issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Agent Orange contained a highly toxic dioxic containment called TCDD that is …

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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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