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Create Your Own Sun-Safe Zen This Spring

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Create Your Own Sun-Safe Zen This Spring

Nothing smells more like rejuvenation than a fresh spring rain bringing beautiful colors back to earth. We love all that spring resembles—starting fresh and refocusing our lives as warmer weather makes its way into longer daylight hours. Find your center this spring by focusing on methods to promote your inner and outer wellness, like protecting your skin from harmful UV rays. We love finding ways to incorporate sun protection that brings us happiness and ahhh ... serenity! You, too, can create your own sun-safe zen this spring by building a morning-to-night sun-smart lifestyle. To start our day, we apply SPF-infused foundation and...

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Summer Sale for UV Awareness

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Summer Sale for UV Awareness

July and August provide our fave combo of sunshine and outdoor fun, which makes NOW the perfect time of year to help raise UV Awareness! One way we’re encouraging Sol Sisters is with 15 percent off (code SOL15) and free shipping! We’re also sponsoring the new UV Forecast on Fox5's daily on-air and online weather reports. San Diego ranks among the top cities for the greatest number of Extreme UV Index days a year. An Extreme UV Index means skin can burn within minutes of sun exposure (ouch!) and calls for UPF protective clothing. That’s where Sol La La comes in! Like...

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You Missed A Spot

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You Missed A Spot

Have you ever thoroughly applied sunscreen (or so you thought) and ended up with strips of stoplight-red sunburn on your body and face? Turns out you’re not alone! People miss 10 percent of their face during sunscreen application, according to research presented at the British Association of Dermatologists’ annual conference. This finding coincides with the most common place for skin cancer to develop — you guessed it, the face! Researchers asked 57 participants to apply sun block with no further instructions. (What more instruction should you need?) They then used a special UV camera to analyze where the participants in...

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We're Having a Heat Wave!

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We're Having a Heat Wave!

Make a splash and look fab this summer with our our “Sol Tips.” We drop them into our blogs to help you stay sun safe through the sweltering days (that are already making waves)!  SolTip: Choose the right sunscreen Picking the right sunscreen and reapplying it often are key to your sun-safe fun-in-the-sun. Sunscreens vary in SPF (sun protection factor), ingredients, and the ratings can be deceptive. When you decide to purchase your product, select broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or more to receive ultimate protection! Broad-spectrum covers both types of sun rays — UVA and UVB —...

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6 Super Easy Ways to Start a Sun Safe Lifestyle

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6 Super Easy Ways to Start a Sun Safe Lifestyle

 Skin Cancer Awareness Month is coming to a close, but a sun-smart lifestyle should never end! Did you know? Your risk for developing melanoma doubles if you have had more than five sunburns. People who first use a tanning bed before age 35 increase their risk for melanoma by 75%. Americans often have more sun damage and skin cancer on the left side of their faces because UVA rays penetrate car windows. Here are six simple ways Sol Sisters can start a personal sun-safe lifestyle and protect your beautiful skin from cancer.  Add UPF accessories to your wardrobe and carry them...

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