Tag: UVB rays

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

When 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 a closer look at the three types of UV… Read more »

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

The 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 up on sunglasses.   If you haven’t done so… Read more »


When 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 before you head out to buy sunscreen for your… Read more »

Preparing for Prevent Blindness America’s UV Awareness Month

Our 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 being linked to UV exposure, ranging from photokeratitis (sunburn of… Read more »

Show your Child’s Patriotism with Real Kids Shades

It’s official, summer is here and the first holiday of the season is only a few weeks away. We know you’ll have your little ones dressed from head to toe in red, white and blue whether your family is celebrating at the beach or in your backyard. Continue with the theme and show your child’s… Read more »