Understanding UV: Differences between UVA and UVB (and UVC)

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Last updated on January 25th, 2020 at 01:53 pmWhen it comes to UV rays, many people know that they are a dangerous radiation that comes from sunlight, but less well known are the differences and the damages they can cause to our skin and eyes. As part of UV Safety Awareness Month, let’s take aRead more…

Take Advantage of Real Kids’ Facebook Promotion Before June 30!

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Last updated on January 11th, 2020 at 09:36 amThe school year is finally over and the hot summer days probably have you craving some outdoor time with your kids. Beach trips, vacations and summer camps are either already in session or on their way. In other words, it’s the perfect time to start stocking upRead more…

SPF IQ

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Last updated on February 13th, 2020 at 11:48 amWhen shopping for sunscreen, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that every product features SPF, where higher numbers offer better protection from the sun. But what exactly does SPF mean, and how do you choose a sunscreen that’s right for your family? Read on to learn more about SPF beforeRead more…

Parents, It’s Time to Get Serious About UV Protection

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Last updated on January 16th, 2020 at 12:27 pmCases of skin cancer have dramatically increased over the last few decades. A recent study by the Mayo Clinic found that skin cancer in adults aged 40 to 60 increased by nearly 800 percent between 1970 and 2009, especially among women aged 40 to 50. In addition, theRead more…

Preparing for Prevent Blindness America’s UV Awareness Month

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Last updated on January 6th, 2020 at 04:18 amOur mission here at Real Kids Shades is to help parents understand the dangerous effects of allowing your eyes to be over-exposed to the sun and how necessary quality sunglasses are in keeping your kids’ peepers protected. There are a range of eye issues that are beingRead more…