Blog — Sunscreen alternative

Back-to-School Sale Shopping (for you) - Easy and Sun Safe

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Back-to-School Sale Shopping (for you) - Easy and Sun Safe

There’s a tinge of fall in the air. And you know what that means — back to school! We know it’s hard for moms and teachers to put together the perfect transition outfits when the sun is bright, the air is cool and the days are hectic. So we have a Sol Tip: Grab-and-go sun-safe styles that simplify your busy back-to-school days while keeping your beautiful skin looking radiant as ever! Sol La La’s soft and chic accessories are perfect for throwing on while waiting for the school bus, monitoring the playground and cheering your favorite soccer team. You'll love them...

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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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Delight your mom on Mother's Day!

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Delight your mom on Mother's Day!

  This Mother’s Day, show all the moms in your life how much you care with the gift of Sol La La sun safe style ... and receive 15 percent off with code (MOM15)! Our grab-and-go, sun safe fashion is easy to wear and care for, perfect for the park, playground and around town. Our top Mother’s Day pick: the new Shrug! The Shrug (pictured above) slips over sundresses and tank tops for instant sun protection and style perfection. It's great at blocking the sun from reaching shoulders, chest, arms and back-of-hands ... and it's great against air conditioning blasts, too!...

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