16 articles Tag uv rays

Winter Season Sun Protection

Winter Season Sun Protection

It’s common to assume that warm sunny summer days are the only times that you should be worried about sunburns and sun damage. This is just a myth. During the winter months the UV rays are still just as strong and in snowy climates sunburns can be particularly powerful and harsh. That’s because when UV rays hit snow, around 90 percent of them bounce right back, putting any exposed skin at risk. Sunburn isn’t your …

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For the Ladies; Casual Vacation Lunch Date

For the Ladies; Casual Vacation Lunch Date

Today’s feature highlights the versatility of our Women’s Short Cover-up. Worn layered or by itself you won’t be disappointed in the silky smooth comfortableness of this sun protective garment. With UV protection (UPF 50+) built in and the material is fast drying and won’t irritate skin. Each UV protective cover-up comes with decorative cinch strings on each side to allow the perfect fit for all shapes and sizes. And in case you do happen to …

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Facekini Trend in China Provides Unusual Sun Protection

Facekini Trend in China Provides Unusual Sun Protection

On the beaches of Northeast China some beach goers go to extreme efforts to avoid tanning and keep their porcelain skin in tact.  So to keep their skin as light as possible some women wear more than a hat and sunglasses.  This year old beach wear trend that protects the face and neck from sunburn is called a Facekini.  It’s made of nylon fabric with holes cut out for the eyes and mouth, comes in …

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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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Wordless Wednesday

UV protective cover-up dress coming soon!

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Protect Your Eyes from UV Damage and Ocular Melanoma

Protect Your Eyes from UV Damage and Ocular Melanoma

Not many people think about the actual danger and damage that UV rays can do to your eyes. Without daily protection UV rays could cause cataracts at an earlier age and other ailements. Wearing sunglasses, even during cloudy weather, is one way to help ensure that your eyes are protected. The question is, are they really blocking UV rays? An ophthalmologist, Dr. Marc Wernet, tested glasses bought on the streets of New York. He found that the …

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UV Skinz Twitter Fan of the Week Hat Giveaway!

UV Skinz Twitter Fan of the Week Hat Giveaway!

Beginning Monday November 26 we will be randomly picking a Twitter Fan of the Week! All you have to do is follow us @uvskinz!  We want to say Thank You for being a fan of UV Skinz and supporting us as we continue on our journey to raise awareness about safe sun protection and providing people around the world a way to enjoy the sun worry free! Each weekly winner will WIN a UV Skinz brand …

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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday
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How Much Sunscreen Does the Job?

How Much Sunscreen Does the Job?
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Is Your Sunscreen Causing Skin Cancer?

A new study has found that an overwhelming amount of sunscreens on the market contain an ingredient that speeds cancerous cell growth. That’s right: sunscreen might cause cancer, the very thing people lather it on to protect themselves from.  These results come from the EWG Sunscreen Guide 2010. It is kind of scary to think that what we use to “protect” us from the harmful uv rays of the sun is actually causing and speeding …

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