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New Study Shows Sunscreen Does Prevent Skin Damage

New Study Shows Sunscreen Does Prevent Skin Damage

We have most likely heard by now that skin cancer and melanoma are preventable if caught early. They are more likely to be prevented if you were the proper sunscreen daily and take other sun protection measures. Cancer.org reports the American Cancer Society’s estimates for melanoma in the United States for 2013: About 76,690 new melanomas will be diagnosed (about 45,060 in men and 31,630 in women). About 9,480 people are expected to die of …

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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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MY Story; Jared Wilson

MY Story; Jared Wilson

I am an award winning professional wildlife and western artist and published children’s book author and illustrator. I am also a multiple cancer survivor at only 31 years old.  I have had melanoma of the eye (treated with radiation) and 3 Mohs Surgeries on my face due to extreme sun exposure.  As a wildlife and western artist I have to spend a great deal of my time traversing the outdoors as I focus on depicting …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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UV Skinz Style; Women’s Water Jacket

UV Skinz Style; Women’s Water Jacket

Sun damage can occur at all hours of the day, every day of the year. UV rays (UVA and UVB) are the culprits that cause premature aging, freckles, skin cancer and Melanoma. During the peak hours of the day (10 am- 4 pm) UV ray intensity is at its highest. It’s while we are going about our day-to-day activities (carpooling, grocery shopping, running errands, etc.) that we expose ourselves to these harmful UV rays. Our …

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Letter of Thanks From a Grateful UV Skinz Customer

Letter of Thanks From a Grateful UV Skinz Customer

We are so inspired by the passion that Founder of UV Skinz , Rhonda Sparks, has to raise awareness about sun protection and skin cancer prevention. Rhonda’s main mission is to not only bring the highest quality UV protection to people all over the world, but to educate people that sun protection should begin at birth. Her leadership and example has guided our UV Skinz Team to become the best at always putting the customer …

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Melanoma Oncologist’s Support UV Skinz on Arizona Midday

Melanoma Oncologist’s Support UV Skinz on Arizona Midday

In Arizona, Melanoma rates are 70% higher than the national average. With 1,460 residents being diagnosed in 2009. High temperatures and fierce UV radiation are two reasons why Arizonians should take extra precaution to protect themselves from developing skin cancer and Melanoma. Recently, we were able to be featured on an Arizona Midday , a local TV station, along with a two experts in the Melanoma medical community. Dr. Michael Graham (pictured on the top right), Pediatric …

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Wordless Wednesday…Starfish Sweetie!

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Wordless Wednesday…Babies!

Wordless Wednesday…Babies!
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Wordless Wednesday…Sweet T Makes Three

Wordless Wednesday…Sweet T Makes Three

  Photo Courtesy of Sweet T Makes Three (Giveaway is closed)

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