17 articles Tag uv swim shirts

Are Commercial Sunscreens Safe?

I was checking my google alerts today and I found a shocking and eye-opening article on the safety and effectiveness on many of the commonly used sunscreens on the store shelves. According to a study done on 1,600 sunscreen products by the Environmental Working Group, 60% of sunscreens are unsafe or ineffective. Here is more from the article (Source: Arizona Republic Online): None of Coppertone’s 43 sunscreen products meet the group’s criteria for safety and …

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MIF Kids Bookmark Contest

MIF Kids Bookmark Contest

The Melanoma International Foundation is sponsoring a bookmark contest to promote their sun safe practices!! The MIF has a mission to “ease the burden and bring hope to the journey of melanoma through patient support, early detection education and advocacy.” Be sure to incorporate these sun safety tips in your bookmarks! Wear uv protective clothing and a broad rimmed hat Apply sunscreen in addition to clothing Avoid sun exposure between 10 am & 4 pm …

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“Swim for Safety” Event

UV Skinz is so proud to be involved in the “Swim for Safety” Fundraising Event to Benefit the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation happening this Saturday, June 6th! If you live in Florida then you should check it out! UV Skinz will have a booth and lots of  product giveaways!! The “Swim for Safety” team will be teaching FREE swimming lessons to babies and children from 6 months-12 years old. The swimming lessons are given to the …

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