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4 Super Easy Tips for Fighting Eczema You Didn't Know Last Summer

Eczema can be challenging any time of year, We’ve all been there before, at the peak of summer’s heat you are stuck with itchy, dry, summer skin. Most of us throw on some lotion or aloe and head right back to the pool. But the hassle to stay comfortable in the summer can be a lot worse for people with atopic dermatitis, the more commonly known as eczema.   Every year, millions of people of all ages are affected by eczema and the rough patches of itchy skin it creates all over their body. And with summer bringing plenty of irritants (sun, bugs, chemical sunscreens, etc.) That's why many people may find it hard to find relief at hot summers. But no...

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4 Amazing UV Protection Tips For Your Hair At Summer

We all know that protecting your skin from the sun is essential. But did you also know that you have to protect your hair and scalp as well? Well, it's true! Your hair and scalp need just as much protection from the sun as the rest of your body does. Technically speaking, your hair doesn't really get sunburned in the traditional sense. However, according to The Cleveland Clinic, sunlight can have the same effect on your hair as bleach does. And just like bleach, the suns rays can damage the outer layer of your hair, called the cuticle. It can deplete its keratin levels, which is your hair's natural protein. This leads to dryness and breakage, again, just like bleaching...

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Best Fabric for UV protection clothing: Ultimate Guide

When it comes to UPF fabric and UV protection clothing, there's one question I get all the time: don't my clothes already protect me from the sun? The disappointing truth: not really! While most fabrics do provide some level of protection, their UPF ratings are not all equal or as high as you may think. They should have a UPF rating above 50 (UPF 50+) for their UV protection fabrics. learn What does the rating of UPF clothing mean? What does UPF mean? The UPF stands for Ultraviolet Protection Factor which is a numerical rating to clothing. This rating shows how UV radiations will be blocked by the UPF fabric. To make it clear ...  A UPF protection clothing with rate 50 means that...

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UV Protection clothing | All You Need To Know Before Buying

By now, many people have embraced sunscreen lotion on up to SPF 100+, but have you ever heard about SPF clothing? If you’re only pasting on chemical microparticles, you’re missing the rest of the sun protection component: shade! While there will always be a place for high-quality sunscreen on body parts exposed to the sun, covering up elsewhere can minimize a person’s skin cancer risk significantly. Ideally, it's possible with clothing designed to absorb or shield the sun’s damaging ultraviolet (UV) radiation. This is where SPF clothing comes in to play! But what is the SPF clothing? Clothing that is certified sun-protection, will have a UV Protection (UPF) of 15-50 and give you up to 10 times the protection of traditional clothing. For comparison,...

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My Journey To Luminora™ | How It All Started

With the launch of luminora™ fast approaching, I’m constantly being asked: “how did you make the leap from being an attorney/wife/mother to becoming a fashion designer?” While the design is an important aspect of my new business and a great creative outlet, it is only a small piece of the puzzle I’m privileged to work on daily. My biggest challenge is finding ways to create a business that is innovative, socially responsible, and serves a greater need for women all over the world. I also don’t see myself as a fashion designer, but rather as an advocate for health-conscious women who value freedom, self-expression, authenticity, and cultivation of joy through travel and new experiences. As a wife to a skin...

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