9 articles Tag Sun protective clothing

Product Highlight | The Water Jacket

Product Highlight | The Water Jacket

Disclosure statement: While I do work for UV Skinz, and some may say this may come off biased, what I am about to tell you here is factual. UV Skinz Water Jacket is THE BEST WATER JACKET IN THE WORLD 😉 Okay, so I can’t PROVE this to be an actual fact, but our Water Jacket is seriously awesome. Not only is it awesome, it’s a BEST SELLER for women, which means we’re not the …

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Sunscreen: What You Should Know

Sunscreen: What You Should Know

With both the temperature and the public’s awareness of skin cancer rising (thank you Surgeon General!), people are becoming more aware of the serious need for quality sun protection. In addition to sun protective clothing, one way people can protect themselves and their skin is through the use of sunscreen (we recommend a combination of both). We touched on sunscreen (specifically SPF) briefly in our recent What Is Sun-Safe Clothing post, but we’d like to get a little …

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What is Sun-Safe Clothing?

What is Sun-Safe Clothing?

Sun protective clothing is clothing that has been designed for the purpose of protecting you from the sun, and is made from a fabric that has been tested and rated for its UV protecting capabilities. While sunscreen is the most commonly talked about form of sun protection, there is no argument that highly rated UPF clothing is a more efficient and convenient means of protection. And we’re about to tell you why. In order to …

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Tips for Staying Sun Safe this Summer

Tips for Staying Sun Safe this Summer

Summer is right around the corner, and the UV Skinz crew is ready! But are you? While sun safety practices are important to practice year-round, they are especially important during summer months when the sun is hot, uv radiation is powerful, and you and your family are likely spending a lot more time outdoors. Continue reading below for our top tips for having fun and staying sun safe this summer!   1.) Seek the Shade …

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5 Easy Tips for Healthy Skin This Winter

5 Easy Tips for Healthy Skin This Winter

Colder weather is officially upon us, and with colder weather often and unfortunately comes dry and irritated skin. But just because it’s winter doesn’t mean your skin has to suffer! We are avid skin lovers here at UV Skinz, and we wanted to share a few skin care tips to help your skin thrive during colder weather! *Check out our Pinterest Album for more great tips on how to love your skin. Tip #1: Wear …

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Children of Melanoma Survivors: Are they being adequately protected?

Children of Melanoma Survivors: Are they being adequately protected?

Recently, a study from UCLA came out claiming children of melanoma survivors are not receiving the best possible protection from ultraviolet radiation, despite an increased risk of developing melanoma themselves. How can this be? Often those afflicted with a melanoma diagnosis will change their lifestyle habits dramatically. Many will implement a new “sun safe” way of living, and in some cases will begin a life of advocacy, which generally speaking is reflected in the lives …

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Why Sun Protection is Important Year-Round

Why Sun Protection is Important Year-Round

With only weeks left of summer, and fall quickly approaching, many of you may be thinking it’s time to stow away your sun protective clothing and stash your sunscreen in a dusty corner of your bathroom closet…don’t you do it! Sun protection is crucial year-round, NOT just during the summer months. Let me tell you why. Unless you reside in one of the polar circles, the sun is above you 365 days a year.  UV …

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