Hawaii bans sunscreen and urges reef-safe alternatives

Hawaii has just become the first state to pass a bill banning the sale of sunscreen products that contain oxybenzone and octinoxate. Does this mean that in order to save coral reefs and the beautiful marine ecosystem that we must endanger ourselves to the harmful UV rays of the sun and accept a greater risk of developing skin cancer? Of course not. There are reef-safe alternatives that we can adopt anywhere, not just the Aloha State. Continue reading “Hawaii bans sunscreen and urges reef-safe alternatives”

Uvoider Wear for USA Patriotic Days

Federal holidays and national days are more than a day off from work, they serve to remind us of something or someone really great. Did you know that there are more than 2,300 holidays and observances that are celebrated throughout our nation? Here is a list of 20 USA Patriotic Days and information about them that you might find of interest and might wish to celebrate. Also, to help you enjoy your patriotic activities, we invite you to check out our Uvoider Patriotic UV Compression Arm Sleeves, UV Cycling Caps, UV Bandana Skull Caps, and UV Full Header.  Continue reading “Uvoider Wear for USA Patriotic Days”

Why Hawaii is trying to ban Oxybenzone

There are more than 400,000 acres of living coral reefs surrounding the islands of Hawaii. In addition to the beauty of it all, the Hawaiian reefs support unique life found nowhere else on earth such as the Monk Seal, Bandit Angelfish, and unique types of coral. Did you know that Oxybenzone might be killing the reefs?
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The Trouble With Oxybenzone and Other Sunscreen Chemicals

Slop it on and reapply after every two hours. That is what millions of Sunscreen users have been told. But did you know that the chemical ingredient, Oxybenzone also known as Benzophenone-3, that enables Sunscreen to stay on your skin is actually absorbed into your body and can be found and measured in your blood, breast milk, and urine?
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UV Bandana Skull Caps – Five reasons why cyclists love them!

Cyclists have many options when it comes to headwear. Under their helmets they can wear cycling caps, bandanas, tubular bandanas aka buffs, skull caps, bandana skull caps or they can go commando and just wear their helmet with no under piece. Some cyclists prefer quality UV bandana skull caps. Five reasons why cyclist love them include:
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