10 articles Tag UVA rays

I Wear Your Shirt

I Wear Your Shirt

May 22nd was UV Skinz I Wear Your Shirt Day! Even though it did come and go quickly Evan and Jason from iwearyourshirt.com took lots of pictures and even some YouTube videos of our UV Skinz in action. You can see the YouTube videos on our Facebook Fan Page!! Evan and Jason caught the true essence of UV Skinz. You can still enjoy life and the sun, but with UV Skinz swim shirts you can do …

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Never Unsure with UV Skinz

Never Unsure with UV Skinz

One thing that will always stay true and constant about UV Skinz swim shirts is that our products block 98% of both UVA and UVB rays. UVB rays are the rays that cause sunburns, contribute the most to the development of skin cancer and are stronger during peak hours of the day, but UVA rays can penetrate glass and remain the same strength all year long.  Both contribute to premature wrinkling, freckling, and hyper-pigmentation. Slipping on a UV Skinz …

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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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