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Take the scream out of applying sunscreen

One of the biggest challenges parents face each summer is getting sunscreen on kids. One of our biggest mistakes is trying to do too much too fast. The biggest tip for tear free sun screen application is schedule it. It … Continue reading

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Applying Sunscreen – Put it where you want it – quick tip

Even the best sunscreens won’t give you the protection you want if you don’t: a) Apply enough B) Put it where you need it Quick Tip When applying sunscreen, squeaze the amount you need on the TOP of your hand … 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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Carbon emissions from human activity are changing the Earth’s climate

WooHoo summer is here! It’s time to pack up your sand toys and swimsuits and head out to the beach.  However two serious issues are causing havoc with the world’s oceans; This summer take a moment to learn more about … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice- It’s the longest Day of the Year

Today is the Summer Solstice which officially kicks off the beginning of summer! The summer solstice also marks the longest day of the year, at least in the Northern Hemisphere. The amount of daylight only goes down from here….for the … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Dangerous! The Best and Worst of 2012 Sunscreens

WooHoo the 2012 EWG sunscreen report is here! The good news is the sunscreen industry has finally started to respond to consumer pressure to make sunscreens that actually do help protect to protect skin from sun damage with fewer harmful … 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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