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#SunSafeSelfie, #SeekTheShade!

#SunSafeSelfie, #SeekTheShade!

Heatwaves, Short Shorts and Pool Parties: An essential guide to taking care of your skin during the summer.  Just last week, the RaVina Labs family had the privilege of joining Anya Sarre’s KTLA5 Stylesmart segment. What. A. Blast. While we gabbed about the bliss of sunshine, shorts and bronzed skin during the taping our Summer Skin segment, we also talked about the dangers tied to increased sun exposure and the right ways we should be caring for our skin this summer. We focused on the heavy hitters, like UV awareness and skin safety (which you can read about in our...

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Sunscreen and Hats and UV: Oh My! The Real Skin Cancer Awareness, Education & Prevention.

We know the scene all too well. Already running ten minutes behind, carrying a purse, a tote bag and likely someone else’s stuff -- somehow we’ve made it out the door and are pulling out of the driveway. And then it hits you. You and your never ending spiraling to-do list forget the one most important to-do: sunscreen. The RaVina Labs family gets it. Believe us, we do. We want to share all of our nursing knowledge with you when it comes to skin cancer awareness. I want us to be aware all the time of what UV radiation can...

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What are the Foundational Five? Exploring RaVina Labs' Key Ingredients to Getting You Healthier Skin At Home

What are the Foundational Five? Exploring RaVina Labs' Key Ingredients to Getting You Healthier Skin At Home

With the Tokyo Olympics coming around the bend, my brain started reeling with images of Simone Biles defying gravity as she flips the air, Aly Raisman gracefully nailing jumps on a four inch wide beam, and McKayla Maroney sticking an unbelievably perfect vault at the London games. Ever since I was a kid I’ve been enthralled by the majestic allure of these incredible athletes, from the “Magnificent Seven” to the “Fab Five”. Each Olympics year, these women are bestowed with these unforgettable names that speak to their power and their distinctly unique skills that make them the best in their...

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The Dry Skin Chronicles: How to battle dry, itchy, irritated skin.

The Dry Skin Chronicles: How to battle dry, itchy, irritated skin.

You know that feeling your skin gets after a day in the sun, perhaps swimming in a pool or hiking a mountain? That my-hands-are-so-dry-I-think-licking-them-might-help, type dryness? Hi, I’m Jennifer, one of the co-founders here at RaVina Labs. When I decided to move my family from the Bay Area to the Northern Rockies, I carefully researched all the things we might need to know about living in a mountain town. I had visions of my little ones as snow covered ski bunnies carving downhill in the winter and dreams of family hikes amongst the wildflowers across the valley in the summer....

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