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The Pros of Mineral Sunscreen

Although it may seem that we only focus on sun protective clothing, we definitely don’t neglect natural and good quality sunscreen! Our clothes don’t cover every inch of your body, so providing a sunscreen that doesn’t have those harsh chemicals is a must.So what is the difference between “natural” sunscreens and regular sunscreens? The active ingredients in the two tells all. [...]

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Plus Size Swim Rash Guard Shirts

Are you a larger person looking for sun protection for your next beach trip or cruise? Sun protective swimming shirts are now available in sizes from XL to 8XL.  You can find rash guard shirts, swim shorts, swim tights and other items in sizes that fit the entire family, from baby and children's sizes up [...]

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Adult Reusable Swim Diapers

You can find almost any sun protective swim wear item in the 21st century. This ranges from full body swimsuits to SPF protection sun gloves to reusable swim diapers.Swim diapers are available for children and toddlers, but there are also swimming diapers for youth and adults who need added protection. Adult sizing ranges from size small with a waist of [...]

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Cruise in style!

With the cooler months approaching, you are probably beginning to think about your winter vaca. A lady’s UV protective hat is perfect for those breezy days on your winter cruise this holiday season.Even during the colder months, the sun's UV rays can be strong. Protecting your face is essential, and these Sunday Afternoon and Wallaroo sun hats offer [...]

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Surf's up!

This summer, Alex surfed the Corolla waves of the Outer Banks while rocking a Flap Hat by Stingray. “This hat was perfect for surfing all day while not having to worry about getting my face burnt at all!” Alex said. Spending hours on end, in and out of the water while wearing a waterproof hat that doesn’t budge is [...]

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Celebrate July 4th

July 4th is a great American holiday where everyone spends the day in the sun and the blazing heat. At the neighborhood pool, there are parades and swim contests galore. Greased watermelons, egg tosses, relay races. At the beach, it’s a day in the sun full of sand castles, boogie boarding, surfing, swimming and fireworks. On the lake, everyone loves [...]

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Going Fishing? Sun Protection Essentials

Today, Kathryn rocked a Ladies Long Sleeve Zippered Swim Jacket while boating on the New River in Blacksburg Virginia! This swim shirt is great for water activities like fishing! Fishing can be an all day, multi-hour endeavor. Being out in the sun by the water for a long period of time can cause sunburn, but sun protective shirts provide excellent UV protection.Fishing [...]

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Stand Up Paddleboarding....SUP

Stand up paddle boarding has recently become the go-to water activity. Whether it’s at the beach, on the lake, on the river, or in the sound, everyone can enjoy this hobby. Beginners know the awesome feeling of finally finding their balance after a wobbly start, and pros love the adrenaline rush of racing down a [...]

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Protect Your Baby Infant from the Sun

If your baby is under 6 months old, doctors advise against using sunscreen. So how best to protect your baby? Use umbrellas and sun protection clothing.  Remember one bad sunburn can raise the risk of deadly melanoma later in life and a baby's skin is thinner and more vulnerable.There are cute sun protection suits for [...]

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Fight Zika with Sun Protection Swimwear and Clothing

Spring break is rapidly approaching and many families are heading to destinations where Zika is common. Puerto Rico, Mexico, the Bahamas and other Caribbean islands, Costa Rica, Belize and many other sunny locations south of the US have widespread incidences of Zika virus. Nobody yet knows the long term effects of Zika.Health officials are especially concerned about pregnant women [...]

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