17 articles Tag uv swim shirts

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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UV Skinz Twitter Party

This Tuesday evening, Twitter will be the place to be, especially if you want to learn about the myths and truths of sun protection and have a chance to win some fabulous prizes. You’re Invited!! We invite you to join us for an awesome UV Skinz Twitter Party with guest host Susan Wells, Social Media Specialist for Steve Spangler!! The fun starts at 6:00 P.M. PST on Tuesday, June 29th. We will be using the hashtag #uvskinz. There will also be …

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Photo Story Friday…Amy’s story

Photo Story Friday…Amy’s story

Hosted by Cecily and Life With Kaishon This week’s Photo Story Friday features Amy and her beautiful daughter. I met Amy through our Facebook page and she was so sweet and willing to share her story. I hope we all keep in mind that sun protection is a lifestyle and needs to be taught to our younger generations. Remember May 1st (Saturday) is the beginning of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and the UV Skinz …

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Photo Story Friday…MaryAnn’s Story

Photo Story Friday…MaryAnn’s Story

Hosted by Cecily and Life With Kaishon  MaryAnn’s Story… When did you start using tanning beds? and for what reasons?  The first time I was in a tanning bed was when I was 13. I used to go to my mom’s salon and get into one fully clothed and put a towel on my face and fall asleep. After, we put the tanning bed into our house. When we did that, I was using it …

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Spring Break Sun Safety

Spring Break is upon us! Most families take advantage of this time to travel to warmer vacation spots and after spending long winter months bundled up it’s easy to put sun protection to the back burner.  Even during the winter months and throughout the year practicing good sun protection habits is a must. It’s easy to be safe in the sun while you are wearing UV Skinz swim shirts. They are one application with all day protection! …

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“New” UV Skinz Designs!

“New” UV Skinz Designs!

The son of one of our loyal customers loved his UV Skinz swim shirt so much that he designed a few of his own! Here is what his Mom had to say; “ Jacob sure loves his Skinz!  And he got so excited, thinking about a new shirt this year, that he inspired himself to create some new shirt designs for you to see.  Naturally, he would thrilled beyond belief if you saw one you thought …

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Genes That Cause Melanoma Discovered!

Scientist from the “Queensland Institute of Medical Research have found two new genes that together double a persons risk of melanoma.” A study team studied the genes of 6,000 people and found that “specific changes in two genes were found to make people more susceptible to developing moles. The researchers went on to show, in another 4,000 people, the same two genes increased the risk of developing melanoma – the most deadly form of skin …

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