Summer is well and truly here and everyone is flocking to the beach. Make sure you’re prepared for your next beach day with our list of the top five things to always have in your beach bag. 1. Sun Protection As you might have already guessed, sunscreen is the most important thing to pack for…
We’re super excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with experienced holiday supplier Thomas Cook to promote the importance of sun safety this summer. We’re giving Thomas Cook UK customers a complimentary bottle of sunscreen to use on their holiday when they pre-book a sunbed through Thomas Cook’s new Choose Your Favourite Sunbed service. This…
It was a busy week here at our Calypso headquarters planning lots of sun safety events for Sun Awareness Week, which ran from the 14th-20th May. The annual campaign is run by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) and is aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of overexposure to the sun and encouraging people…
The UK is getting set for an early Easter with over two million Brits expected to ditch the cold weather for some much-needed sun. Those who were wise to 2018’s bank holiday calendar will also have an extra long break to look forward to.
The summer holidays are now well underway with children from Land’s End to John O’Groats spending more time outside, enjoying their 6 weeks off school. With warm weather forecast for August, a natural concern for most parents is ensuring their children are protected against harmful rays. However, the British summer can be very unpredictable so while it’s good to prepare for hot weather, we also need to be ready for cloudy and dull weather.
There has been lots of controversy in the media around whether teachers should implement the ‘no touching rule’ in schools and refrain from any physical contact with children.
This has been hotly debated and many parents have raised their concerns around how these rules could affect their children’s sun safety.
Once a Day sunscreens have been around for many years but they have only recently come under the spotlight. Some people have ardently defended the efficacy of the products. However, others claim that they offer a false sense of security, thereby exposing you to a greater risk of sunburn.
We all know that this time of year can be very hit and miss when it comes to the weather. However, despite being early in the year, spring can nevertheless be a good time to think about your tanning regime. For many, it’s the ideal time to ditch the bottled tan and embrace the ‘au naturel’ look.
Of course you can.
Clouds don’t prevent all UVA / UVB radiation from reaching the earth’s surface. They are not a shield to UV rays. They may reduce or at times intensify radiation depending on circumstances, but all-in-all; they are and never will be a shield to UV radiation.
With summer feeling like a distant memory, it’s time to start thinking about our winter holidays. For many of us that means dusting off the skis and hitting the slopes.