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How Much Sunscreen Should You Apply? Check Out This Handy Graphic

Remember most sunscreens need to be applied 20-30 minutes BEFORE going out in the sun, that’s how long it takes for them to START working. Sunscreen must be reapplied EVERY 2 hours, more often after swimming, sweating or Toweling off

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Vacate Your Vehicle & Saddle Up – May is National Bike Month!

Bike to Work Week is May 13-17 and Bike to Work Day is Friday, May 17. People ride bikes for lots of different reasons. Here are the top five reasons why you should be out there too. 1. For Your … Continue reading

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Protect Your Family With Style – Black Friday SALE Though Monday!

Great Deals All Weekend On Sun Protection Accessories For The Whole Family. Shop Sunny Beadz UV Color Change Jewelry and GET 40% OFF with code BEADZFRIDAY (minimum $10 purchase) 30% OFF Solid Color Sun Sleeves

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Fill up your water bottles, strap on your helmet and take to the streets of LA this Sunday – CicLAvia!

This weekend is one of our family’s favorite events in Los Angeles as  CicLAvia shuts down the streets of downtown LA for five glorious hours of pedal power and smiling. On Sunday, October, 7, 2012, we will be exploring the  expanded … Continue reading

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Temperatures may be falling but the UV index is still HIGH

The kids are back to school, summer is officially over and leaves are starting to change. In many areas of the country however despite days getting shorter the temperatures are still very much like summer, for us in  Los Angeles … Continue reading

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National Sunglasses Day – 3 Tips for choosing the right sunglasses

UV radiation from both natural sunlight & artificial UV rays, like tanning beds, can damage the eye, affecting the cornea and lens. Long-term exposure to UV radiation can lead to cataracts & skin cancer around the eyelids. Always avoid looking … Continue reading

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How Much is Enough? Most people use 75% LESS than they should!

15 SPF, 30 SPF, 50 SPF…1000 SPF? It’s doesn’t matter how high the number is if you aren’t using the amount used in lab testing you will not get the protection you expect from your sunscreen. So exactly how much … Continue reading

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CicLAvia-100000 smiles take to the streets of LA

I hope some of you made it downtown this weekend. Don’t worry if you didn’t, the next one is October 14th 2012 so plenty of time to dust off your saddle and oil that chain. Here are some pix for … Continue reading

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Explore LA, in a way you never have before- FREE – CicLAvia

Happy Friday Folks – Just a quickie as there’s a break in the rain and I have to load up our bikes for a check up with the cycle doc, in preparation for the much anticipated CicLAvia this Sunday. What’s … Continue reading

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