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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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Thoughts On UV-Protective Clothing

Thoughts On UV-Protective Clothing

I recently read an article highlighting the extreme benefit of wearing UV-protective clothing as opposed to only wearing sunscreen as your sole sun protection. UV-protective clothing is specially treated and designed to filter all UV rays, they provide a physical block that doesn’t wash or wear off like traditional sunscreen, and  they are better at absorbing rays and stopping them from hitting the skin. Since most people don’t apply enough sunscreen or fail to reapply, their …

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Top 5 Reasons UV-Protective Clothing Rocks!

Top 5 Reasons UV-Protective Clothing Rocks!

The light-weight fabric of a uv-protective shirt wicks moisture from your skin and dries quickly to keep you cool, even during peak sunshine hours of the day. You will save money on sunscreen and limit the amount of chemicals being absorbed into your skin from the use of sunscreen because you don’t need to wear sunscreen UNDER your uv-protective swim shirt or clothing. Just focus on the exposed extremities like your hands, feet, neck, and …

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