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UPF – SPF – UV? Know the difference. Stay Protected.

UPF – SPF – UV? Know the difference. Stay Protected.

When you hear stats like “95% of skin cancers can be prevented” and that “one major sun burn as a child can put a person at risk for skin cancer”, it becomes even more important that we have a solid understanding of what we’re working with when it comes to prevention. UPF and SPF seem to get tossed around and are often used interchangeably but the way they work is very different. Understanding those differences will help …

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What is Sun-Safe Clothing?

What is Sun-Safe Clothing?

Sun protective clothing (or “sun-safe clothing”) is apparel 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. …

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Holiday Gift Guide | Moms, Dads, and The Guy Who Can’t Stop Playing Golf

Holiday Gift Guide | Moms, Dads, and The Guy Who Can’t Stop Playing Golf

  Gift giving season is upon us, and I’d like to encourage you to give the gift of sun protection this year! Damaging UV rays are all around us, even during the colder months, so it’s important to protect yourself and your loved ones from UV radiation year-round. With that said, here are some of our top gift picks for loved ones in your life this holiday season. For Dads, Grandpas, and the Guy Who Can’t …

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UV Skinz Wants to Get Kids COVERED!

UV Skinz Wants to Get Kids COVERED!

It’s almost that time of year again, where a few UV Skinz team members get to take a trip to the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition which will take place in Washington D.C. this year (we leave in two days!! :-)) Each year  we enjoy discussing plans pediatricians have for keeping their patients sun-safe and educated, and this year we plan to encourage these doctors to have a solid sun protection strategy …

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Guest Blog Post – Fun in the Sun by the Numbers

Guest Blog Post – Fun in the Sun by the Numbers

  Fun in the sun is much more likely to happen if you and your family are properly protected from the sun’s harmful rays — and those rays can be sneakier than you think. Set the stage for proper sun protection by learning some important sun-related facts. 3 Million: Number of skin cancer cases that could be avoided every year One of the highest risk factors for sun cancer is exposure to both natural and …

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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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