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Posts Tagged ‘ skin protection ’

How Window Film Can Protect Your Skin

Thursday, December 31st, 2020

When it comes to windows, understanding how the film on your them helps to effectively and efficiently protect your skin becomes increasingly important. In fact, there are many researched insights into how exactly windows can help to protect your skin from those harmful UVB and UVA rays. Here are some of the key points to note when it comes to skin cancer and your window film.

How Window Film Can Protect Your Skin

Solar window film is an investment in both your home and your health, protecting your skin from UV rays.


Window Tinting Will Protect You From Skin Cancer!

Friday, June 3rd, 2016



Window tinting will keep you and your family protected from the harmful effects of the sun.

The skin cancer foundation recommends window tint be incorporated into any comprehensive skin protection program. This suggestion is often surprising to people, as while everyone knows that sunscreen and outdoor sun protection are key for healthy skin, it is generally assumed that your skin is safe from the sun’s rays once you are indoors. While sunscreen, covering up, and staying in the shade are key to outdoor sun protection, window tinting works wonders for indoor sun protection. In order to learn more about how window tinting offers complete protection for both you and your loved ones, read on.


Skin Cancer Protection with Window Tinting

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Skin Cancer  Protection with Window Films

When it comes to our health and protecting ourselves from harm, we usually think of damage that can be done to our inner organs and bones. How often do we think about protecting our skin, especially when we are inside? Did you know that every day your skin is being subjected to harmful ultraviolet rays that can cause damage over a long period time? One serious result of constant exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays produced by the sun is skin cancer.

Skin cancer occurs when damage to skin cells causes growths of abnormal cells such as mutations and genetic defects. This then causes the cells to multiply at a rapid pace which cause malignant tumors to form. Currently in the United States, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer that affects over two million people. The current statistic given by the Skin Cancer Foundation is that 1 in 5 Americans will develop this form of cancer during their lifetime. While skin cancer is one of the easiest forms of cancers to diagnose and treat, it can still be deadly. Another scary statistic from the Skin Cancer Foundation is that one person dies of melanoma, a form of skin cancer, about every hour.

There are plenty of ways to help protect your skin from UV rays. Limiting your time in the sun is extremely helpful and wearing sunblock whenever going out is beneficial. During the summer months, swimming is an almost daily activity for some individuals. If you are going to be spending time in water while being out in the sun, or even sweating consistently, make sure to reapply sunblock to protect your skin. Another way to help your skin daily is to install UV protecting window films from American Solar Tinting.

American Solar Tinting is a leading name in the window and glass tinting and film industry currently, and specializes in the installation and maintenance of window tints and films that help block UV rays without hindering natural sunlight. With 5 convenient locations, sun protection is easy with American Solar Tinting.

To get started with the installation of UV blocking window films, call American Solar Tinting at 1.800.969.0100 or visit our contact page.

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* The writer of this article is not a medical professional. Information contained herein has been collected from sources believed to be reliable, and every precaution has been taken to ensure its accuracy. The information provided here is for general informational purposes only, and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care.

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