125 articles Tag sunscreen

Back-To-School Sun Protection

Back-To-School Sun Protection

The kids are heading back-to-school and you’ve loaded up on all of the classroom essentials, but remember to keep sun protection in mind when you are back-to-school shopping. It’s important for children to develop year-round sun protection habits to lower their risk of developing skin cancer later in life. Just one blistering sunburn as a child can double a person’s chance of developing skin cancer as an adult. Once school begins help your child apply sunscreen before …

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MY Story; Dean Hedstrom

MY Story; Dean Hedstrom

This MY Story is told by Kris Hedstrom in honor of her late husband Dean Hedstrom. We had the opportunity to donate to their annual golf tournament. Each year, Kris Hedstrom and Dean’s friends and family spread Melanoma awareness through many educational events. Dean Hedstrom is the reason why they do it. Here’s Dean’s story… My husband, Dean Hedstrom, was a PGA Golf Professional here in Florida for 30 years. In April of 2007 he …

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Sun and Summer Skin

Sun and Summer Skin

We are in the dog days of summer–the time of year when we tend to show more of ourselves to the world. More time in the sun can me more exposure to harsh UV rays that can cause skin damage, fine lines and wrinkles, and even skin cancer. Some of us still believe that a healthy summer glow can only come from basking for hours in the sun or baking in a tanning bed. The …

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McConaughey Kids Day at the Beach!

McConaughey Kids Day at the Beach!

Celebrity Baby Scoop has shared another UV Skinz celebrity sighting with us! The McConaughey kids were seen heading to Malibu beach with their maternal Grandma and nanny. The youngest, 6-month-old Livingston, was shielded from the sun by a blanket; a smart and simple way to protect babies delicate skin from potential sun damage or sunburn. Levi (5-years-old) is only sporting trunks (but we hope he is wearing sunscreen) while 3-year-old Vida is just adorable in …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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Celebs Are Sun Savvy Too!

Celebs Are Sun Savvy Too!

Celebrity Baby Scoop posted this photo of Minnie Driver and her son Henry walking along the beach exploring the shore. Minnie and Henry both wore UV protective swim shirts while her son sported our Red Surfer swim shirt. UV-protective swim shirts are an easy and foolproof way to protect your skin from UV damage, sunburn and premature aging. It’s always great to see people in the public eye who set a perfect example of how to …

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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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Parasols For Protection in NY

Parasols For Protection in NY

One Friday and Saturday in June, colorful umbrellas were used to make a bold statement about sun protection and to promote skin cancer awareness in Manhattan’s Madison Square Park. Skin Care company,  La Roche-Posay passed out sunscreen samples of their Anthelios sunscreen and provided free skin cancer screenings along with a guest appearance by Yankees very own Brett Gardner. What a statement!  Their event is apart of a larger campaign that they are calling SOS (Save Our Skin) …

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Wordless Wednesday…Babies!

Wordless Wednesday…Babies!
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