Tag Archives: UV

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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HOW LONG UNTIL YOU BURN – What’s Your Skin Type?

People with fair skin are more likely to sunburn than are people with dark skin. That’s because people with darker skin have more melanin, which offers some protection from sunburn but not from UV-induced skin damage. Skin color is determined … Continue reading

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Waiting to exhale- FDA Bans Loose Powder SPF

Not only should you not rely on your mineral make up for sun protection but it may actually be harmful to your health is the message from the FDA. The problem is that users cannot know if they are applying … Continue reading

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‘Ginger Gene’ Discovered!

We are often spotted on holiday cowering underneath paddling-pool sized sun hats having turned ourselves Marcelle Marceau white under layers of suncream. But we flame haired folks can trace our  heritage back to the first intrepid explorers that traveled  from … Continue reading

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Bug Eyed At The Beach – Protecting Your Eyes from Sun Damage

Between May and October we go to the beach most weekends and whilst I thoroughly enjoy my time swimming and boogie boarding in the ocean I frequently find at the end of the day my eyes are sore from the … Continue reading

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SALE EXTENDED THROUGH SUNDAY – It’s Still Summer & UV Is still HIGH!

ADDITIONAL ITEMS JUST ADDED! Just because the kids have gone back to school it doesn’t mean you can stop the sun protection. Some of the highest temperatures are recorded in September  when UV levels are still extremely high. Want to … Continue reading

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Sunny Sleevez – It’s Still Summer SALE!

Just because the kids have gone back to school it doesn’t mean you can stop the sun protection. Some of the highest temperatures are recorded in September  when UV levels are still extremely high. Want to SAVE $ and SAVE … Continue reading

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