Blog — Sun-safe

What’s in Your Sunscreen?

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What’s in Your Sunscreen?

You pop open the lid, squeeze a dollop of sunscreen on your hand and thoroughly cover your skin before heading out for the day. It’s part of your sun-smart routine. You know sunscreen is important, but do you know what’s in it? We’re here to help you understand the different kinds of sunscreen so you can be a savvy sun-safe consumer, just in time for UV Safety Awareness Month this July! The two kinds of FDA-approved broad spectrum sunscreens — mineral and chemical — have different ingredients working toward the same goal: protection from harmful UVA and UVB rays! Mineral Sunscreen There...

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Give Your Mom the Gift of Sun-Safe Bliss

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Give Your Mom the Gift of Sun-Safe Bliss

No one knows best like Mom. She always makes sure we're safe—shouldn't we do the same for her? This Mother's Day, give your Mom the gift of stylish sun-safe protection. Give her the gift of Sol La La.  Sol La La accessories block 97 percent of UV rays that can harm and damage your skin (which we know Mom is always trying to protect!) The accessories are comfortable and convenient for the Mom-on-the-go; they can be easily washed and dried or thrown in a purse for later in the day.  For the stylish Mom, they add a colorful pop and...

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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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Load up with antioxidant-rich snacks this Labor Day weekend

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Load up with antioxidant-rich snacks this Labor Day weekend

 All summer long you’ve been styling your sun-safe look with sunglasses, wide-brimmed hats, and of course, UPF protective clothing! But alas, there’s even more you can do to protect yourself from the sun’s dangerous rays, like eating juicy cantaloupe and plump tomatoes or SolFood. Fruits and veggies—among other antioxidant-rich foods—are powerful cancer-fighters that absorb UV rays and stabilize free radicals (oxygen molecules that damage your skin’s DNA) - what we like to call the ‘bad guys.’ These little radicals are generated when your sun is exposed to UV rays. Foods packed with vitamins A, C, D and E or...

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Sun-Savvy Tips for the Solar Eclipse

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Sun-Savvy Tips for the Solar Eclipse

Hey sun-savvy Sol Sisters! Are you prepared for the Solar Eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21? The path of totality will sweep through North America for the first time since 1979! You won’t want to miss this astronomical occurrence, but there are special precautions you’ll need to take to make your viewing experience sun-safe. Here are a couple of our SolTips. Don’t look directly at the eclipse! We know it's fascinating and you’ll be tempted to look at it, but doing so could result in permanent eye damage. Don’t even sneak a glimpse! To get the best of both worlds —...

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