Sun Protection Tips for Autumn Adventures in the Desert

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Fall is finally here, and this means the days are growing just a little cooler and we are finally getting a break from the dramatic roar of end of summer monsoons. While the drop in temperature, which once ranged from 105 to 118-degree Fahrenheit to the mid 90’s and gradually dropping to the moderate mid 70’s, many mistake this as …

Prepping for Spring Gardening in the Desert

Prepping for Spring Gardening in the Desert

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With ingenuity, humans have been able to adapt and grow food in all regions of the world. While the climate zone of the Sonoran Desert poses extra challenges for traditional gardening, it is very possible with a few adjustments. Learning to grow your fruits and vegetables in this climate is an empowering step in understanding just how much work goes …

Backyard Holiday Party Ideas for Your Patio

Backyard Holiday Party Ideas for Your Patio

CC Sunscreen Climate, Patio Shades, Tips & Tricks

There is just something wonderful about celebrating the holidays far away from the ice and cold. For one thing, for fall and winter gatherings, Southern Arizona is just about the perfect place to host outdoor holiday parties. Most years the temperature won’t drop too drastically, and the chance of rain is usually sparse. Even so, throwing an outdoor holiday party …

Inside the Sun

Inside the Sun

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Here at CC Sunscreens, we’re always thinking about the Sun – but most of the time our attention is focused on innovative, effective, and sustainable ways to reduce its heat and glare. We’ve built our reputation on making the Arizona sun more comfortable and enjoyable throughout the Glendale/Phoenix region of Central Arizona. While we spend a lot of time focusing …

New to Arizona 7 Tips to Stay Cool

New to Arizona? 7 Tips to Stay Cool

CC Sunscreen All About Arizona, Climate, cool tips

Welcome to Arizona, neighbor! For many Arizona newcomers, our mild winters and unstoppable sunshine are major draws to the area, but few come prepared for the extremes of our summer heat. Never fear! Learning to adjust to central Arizona’s hot summers may seem like a steep learning curve, but small adaptations to your home and lifestyle can make a huge …

Wildfires: Prevention & Protection for Your Home

Wildfires: Prevention & Protection for Your Home

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  With fires cutting through Tonto National Forest the past several weeks, it is a good reminder to Arizona residents that wildfires can strike, even in the desert. Keeping your home protected from fire is a significant concern, especially if you live on property at the edge of urban areas, which are most vulnerable to the spread of wildfires. Much …