9 articles Tag UVB rays

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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