125 articles Tag sunscreen

Actor and Ex-Soccer Player, Vinnie Jones, is Battling Skin Cancer

 ”Cancer is a horrible word to hear. It frightens the life out of you.” ~Vinnie Jones Vinnie Jones is a former European soccer star who spent many days exposed to the sun while performing his sport. The 48-year-old  began his soccer career in 1984 and once played Wimbledon as a mid fielder. He became an international soccer player in 1994 and continued to solely play soccer through 1999. After that he became an actor, writer …

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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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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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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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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday

  The kids absolutely loved their UV Skinz (as seen in the photo) swimwear.  They are colorful with interesting prints, and most importantly, they’re comfortable. As a parent I love the fact that I can put the kids in their swim attire and not have to worry about them getting sunburnt beyond the few exposed areas.  For my toddler this is extremely important to me, because lets face it, toddlers aren’t exactly fond of sitting still …

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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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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

  Photo courtesy of Natural Mommie

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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