How to Prevent Sunstroke

How to Prevent Sunstroke

CC Sunscreen cool tips, Desert, Health, Research, Tips & Tricks

For those of us living in Phoenix and surrounding areas, we acknowledge that it’s important to be aware of the sun. It can be hot and if we are not careful can even lead to sunstroke! What is Sunstroke? Sunstroke, also known as heat stroke, occurs when your body becomes so hot that it can start to cause bodily damage. …

Making Your Home Desert Friendly

Making Your Home Desert Friendly

CC Sunscreen cool tips, Desert, Home Improvement, Sonoran Desert

Living in the Sonoran Desert is a unique experience. Only other desert dwellers can understand the extreme heat and extreme beauty of sweeping landscapes, and mountains always looming in view. If you are considering building a new home in the desert or just want to upgrade yours to make it more desert friendly there are some things to consider. Number …

Window Desert Gardening Tips

Window Desert Gardening Tips

CC Sunscreen cool tips, Desert, Tips & Tricks, Windows

Desert gardening can be a challenge! Our climate and hot sun can sabotage early plans for a lush showing of flowers or a hearty and giving vegetable garden. Many of us don’t have the space, however, a good solution for the home gardener who wants a little green in their life is to start a window garden. This is simply …

Native Plants that Attract Birds

Native Plants that Attract Birds

CC Sunscreens Animals & Insects, cool tips, Desert, Environment, Nature, Plant Life, Tips & Tricks

If you have CC Sunscreens on your Arizona home, you know what it feels like to live in comfort even when summer temperatures turn up the heat. Finding stylish and cooling shade isn’t just a human desire, our desert fauna has adapted itself to find nature’s sunscreens…and you can help. Planting trees, shrubs, cacti and flowers that wildlife like birds …

Three Short Trips in the Sonoran Desert

Three Short Trips in the Sonoran Desert

CC Sunscreens All About Arizona, Desert, Nature, Research, Tips & Tricks, Travel

The Sonoran Desert is an arid region covering approximately 100,000 square miles in southwestern Arizona and southeastern California, as well as most of Baja California and the western half of the state of Sonora, Mexico. Warm winters attract tourists to Sonora Desert resorts in Palm Springs, California, Tucson, and Phoenix, Arizona. It’s the hottest desert in Mexico and the second …

Water Conservation Tips for Desert Living

Water Conservation Tips for Desert Living

CC Sunscreens Climate, Desert, Environment, Nature

  Nothing reminds you about the importance of water like experiencing summer in the desert! Now that summer heat has descended upon Phoenix, the hot, dry air can seem relentless. It is a good way to keep in mind why water is the desert’s most precious resource. We all need water to live, but it’s important to realize that the …