Posts Tagged ‘UV rays’

Summer Must-Haves for Kids

School has ended, temperatures are soaring and summer vacation is finally here. Whether you’re traveling to the beach, camping or just hanging around home and enjoying the nice weather, we’ve complied a fantastic list of summer must haves. Don’t go thinking we compiled just a list of get wet or beach items. This list includes essential items to protect from the sun, the bugs and to ensure a fun summer is had by all. We can assure you that this list will be far from a disappointment no matter where your summer adventures take you.

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Beyond the Beach: Sun Protective Clothing

Beyond the Beach Sun Protective Clothing

Sunscreen at the beach or pool is a no-brainer, but when was the last time you lathered up before going to work or running errands? Furthermore, have you tried applying sunscreen to an energetic kid lately? And we’re not talking about the toxic spray-on kind. Yeah, not so easy. Summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean that the sun isn’t capable of doing damage to our skin.

While we still encourage the use of non-toxic sunscreen on body parts exposed to the sun, today we discover why wearing UV protective clothing year round is equally, if not more, important. 

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Sun Smarties Swimwear by One Step Ahead Giveaway

Spring is just around the corner, and that means fun in the summer sun is not far behind. Whether your child loves splashing in the pool or building castles in the sand, it’s important to protect their skin from harmful UV rays. If you want to start stocking up on summertime gear, then we suggest checking out One Step Ahead’s Sun Smarties swimwear line. Read on for a look at their swim wear line for kids as well as a chance to win two swimsuits in our Sun Smarties by One Step Ahead Giveaway!

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