220 articles Tag sun protection

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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Does What Language you Speak Increase your Risk for Skin Cancer?

Does What Language you Speak Increase your Risk for Skin Cancer?

A study conducted by Elliot Coups and colleagues at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey  was published in the journal JAMA Dermatology this past fall. It discussed their findings about the differences in sun protection habits in English and Spanish speaking Hispanic Americans. The team questioned 788 Hispanic residents of Arizona, California, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas. They found that English speaking Hispanics are more likely to be involved in risky sun behavior such as …

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Gratitude Giveaway–We Are Thankful for You!

Gratitude Giveaway–We Are Thankful for You!

Gratitude Giveaway Gratitude turns what we have into enough and more! Being grateful everyday for the people in our lives that help us along this crazy journey is something we owe to them and ourselves. Who you are grateful for? We are giving you a chance to tell someone in your life how grateful you are for them and put them in the running to win a $200 UV Skinz shopping spree!  Is there a …

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7 Reasons UV Skinz is More Than Just a Shirt

7 Reasons UV Skinz is More Than Just a Shirt

UV Skinz Sun Shirts are more than just a shirt. Some people wonder what is so special about them? Sure, you already own shirts and you could swim in those shirts. Normal t-shirts do cover one of the bases by ‘covering you up’, but a t-shirt provides very little protection from UVA and UVB rays that cause sun damage, sunburn and eventually skin cancers. UV Skinz sun shirts are more than just “swim suits” that …

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UV Skinz Style: Men’s Beach Hoodie for a Rock Climbing Adventure

Today’s feature highlights the versatility in our Men’s Sun Shirts and Hoodies. UV Skinz’ Men’s Beach Hoodie gives you all day sun protection with just one application! Contrary to its name our Men’s Beach Hoodie can be worn to more places than just the sea side. For the man that is active, adventurous, and smart our hoodie has the UV protection (UPF 50+) built in and the material is fast drying, soft, and won’t irritate skin. …

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UV Skinz Style; A Hiking Adventure!

UV Skinz Style; A Hiking Adventure!

Today’s feature highlights the practical sun protection that can be found in our kids sun and swim shirts. Our Boys Long Sleeve Sun and Swim Shirt  gives your little adventurer perfect sun protection with just one application. Slipping into this shirt is easy and so comfortable he will not want to take it off! (Makes for cozy pajamas too ) The UV protection (UPF 50+) is built in and the material is fast drying, soft, and won’t …

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November Skin Self Check

November Skin Self Check

November is National Healthy Skin Month, sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology, which has as its mission the achievement of the highest quality dermatologic care for all Americans. Professionals are our second line of defense when it comes to being aware of any changes in moles, freckles or new appearances of concerning skin conditions. It is up to us to conduct monthly skin self checks and document changes to share with our Dermatologist. Melanoma …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

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