Today is “Don’t Fry Day!” The Friday before Memorial Day is coined “Don’t Fry Day” in hopes that people will take the extra precautions to practice safe sun protection habits. It’s the weekend when many of us will be hitting the beaches, having picnics at the park and just enjoying the outdoors and long holiday weekend. Keep you and your family safe and let the world know you are by taking the “Don’t Fry Day” Pledge!

Here are some great sun protection tips from the Skin Cancer Prevention website:

Do Not Burn.

  • Avoid intentional tanning.
  • Avoid tanning beds.

Ultraviolet light from the sun and tanning beds causes skin cancer and wrinkling.  If you want to look like you’ve been in the sun, consider using a sunless self-tanning product, but continue to use sunscreen with it.

Generously Apply Sunscreen to all exposed skin using a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of at least 15 that provides broad-spectrum protection from both ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays.  Re-apply every two hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating.

Wear Sun Protective Clothing such as a long-sleeved shirt, pants, a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses, where possible.

Seek Shade when appropriate, remembering that the sun’s rays are the strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Use Extra Caution Near Water, Snow, and Sand as they reflect the damaging rays of the sun which can increase your chance of sunburn.

Get Vitamin D Safely through a healthy diet that includes vitamin supplements.  Don’t seek the sun.

“Don’t Fry Day” also marks the end of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. You still have until May 31st to place your UV Skinz order to receive a complimentary Special Edition “What’s a Sunburn”  baby skinz swim shirt! Go to the UV Skinz Facebook fan page and share what special child or organization you gifted your baby skinz to!

what's a sunburn_baby

 

Don’t Fry Day! May 25, 2012

The National Council Declares the Friday before Memorial Day, May 25, 2012 is “Don’t Fry Day” To Encourage Sun Safety Awareness.

Take the pledge too!

 Nothing says Memorial Day weekend like trips to the beach, the pool, long hikes, BBQ’s in the park or much-needed R&R! Outdoor activities are lots of fun, but sunburns are not.  The Friday before Memorial Day is “Don’t Fry Day” to remind all those that will be enjoying the sunshine this weekend to take extra precautions and remember sun safety.

Here are some tips to keep in mind.

Do Not Burn.

  • Avoid intentional tanning.
  • Avoid tanning beds.

Ultraviolet light from the sun and tanning beds causes skin cancer and wrinkling.  If you want to look like you’ve been in the sun, consider using a sunless self-tanning product, but continue to use sunscreen with it.

Generously Apply Sunscreen to all exposed skin using a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of at least 15 that provides broad-spectrum protection from both ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays.  Re-apply every two hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating.

Wear Sun Protective Clothing such as a long-sleeved shirt, pants, a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses, where possible.

Seek Shade when appropriate, remembering that the sun’s rays are the strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Use Extra Caution Near Water, Snow, and Sand as they reflect the damaging rays of the sun which can increase your chance of sunburn.

Get Vitamin D Safely through a healthy diet that includes vitamin supplements.  Don’t seek the sun.

Marcia Cross knows that covering up her little girl in UV Skinz is easy sun protection!

 

UV Skinz Down Under!

Memorial Day weekend Marcia Cross and her family were seen soaking-up the California sun by magazines in the U.S. Now check out Marcia Cross and daughter Savannah spotted in Australia’s Who Magazine! Savannah is skipping away in our retro Makena and green boy-cut shorts. Marcia Cross doesn’t deny her passion for skin cancer awareness, since two of her relatives have been diagnosed and survived Melanoma. She is  mom that knows just how important it is to choose the right sun protection for her family. Uv-protective clothing is the best worry-free way to protect our skin from uv damage and possible skin cancer, especially for children.  Her twin girls have been wearing UV Skinz almost half their lives and will grow up learning how to enjoy the sun while still practicing great sun-protection habits.

Way to go Marcia!

Don’t FRY Day!

Today is “Don’t Fry Day!” The Friday before Memorial Day is coined “Don’t Fry Day” in hopes that people will take the extra precautions to practice safe sun protection habits. It’s the weekend when many of us will be hitting the beaches, having picnics at the park and just enjoying the outdoors and long holiday weekend. Keep you and your family safe and let the world know you are by taking the “Don’t Fry Day” Pledge!

Here are some great sun protection tips from the Skin Cancer Prevention website:

Do Not Burn.

  • Avoid intentional tanning.
  • Avoid tanning beds.

Ultraviolet light from the sun and tanning beds causes skin cancer and wrinkling.  If you want to look like you’ve been in the sun, consider using a sunless self-tanning product, but continue to use sunscreen with it.

Generously Apply Sunscreen to all exposed skin using a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of at least 15 that provides broad-spectrum protection from both ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays.  Re-apply every two hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating.

Wear Sun Protective Clothing such as a long-sleeved shirt, pants, a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses, where possible.

Seek Shade when appropriate, remembering that the sun’s rays are the strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Use Extra Caution Near Water, Snow, and Sand as they reflect the damaging rays of the sun which can increase your chance of sunburn.

Get Vitamin D Safely through a healthy diet that includes vitamin supplements.  Don’t seek the sun.

“Don’t Fry Day” also marks the end of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. You still have until May 31st to place your UV Skinz order to receive a complimentary Special Edition “What’s a Sunburn”  baby skinz swim shirt! Go to the UV Skinz Facebook fan page and share what special child or organization you gifted your baby skinz to!

Memorial Day Weekend

Last weekend I went camping with family and friends up in Kennedy Meadows, in the central Sierra Nevada Mountain Range of California. We had a big weekend of barbecuing, fishing, and other various out door activities planed, but snow and rain showers stifled much of those plans. That’s right I said SNOW! There were at least 3 small dustings, but we were below most of the bad weather. Every morning we could see newly snow covered trees on the hill side above us. Most of the group were troopers hanging out around the fire most  of the day acting like we weren’t wet and cold, but we all knew otherwise. It was a fun weekend with a lot of card games, delicious tri-tip, griddle-cooked breakfasts, noisy dogs and crazy 3 year olds. We even got out and played a little t-ball when the rain calmed. The high country is beautiful and I can’t wait to go back (when it is a little warmer). Hopefully the next time I venture up there I will have need for my UV Skinz

-Zac-