UV Rays are a Threat To Your Eyes

UV Rays are a Threat To Your Eyes

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Choosing the perfect pair of sunglasses isn’t just about the look. “Many consumers make sunglasses purchases based on style and comfort, but when choosing a pair of sunglasses, it’s vital to check the label to make sure lenses are UVA/UVB protective,” said Mike Daley, the CEO of The Vision Council. “By highlighting the cumulative and irreversible damage UV overexposure can …

Surviving in the Sonoran Desert

Surviving in the Sonoran Desert

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Any desert dweller will tell you: our landscape is one of awe-inspiring beauty, but the desert extremes can also be astoundingly cruel. The Sonoran Desert has the dubious honor of being home to the United States’ hottest place and covers some of the most arid land in the United States. Add to the heat and lack of water severe drops …

Myths about Arizona's Summer Heat

Myths about Arizona’s Summer Heat

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In the thick of summer, Arizona’s reputation for extreme desert heat creates an entire mythology of temperature lore. With temperatures regularly soaring above 100℉ it can get a little hazy separating the burning truths from a mirage of tall tales. Here’s some surprising information about our summer heat. While Arizona is home to the United State’s hottest place, it isn’t …

Staying Cool in the Desert

Staying Cool in the Desert

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As Summer heats up, nobody feels it in quite the same way as us desert dwellers do! Arizona heat can be punishing, but knowing how to get cool and stay cool is critical to enjoying the season. Protecting yourself from the heat not only keeps you happy it protects your health from dehydration, heat exhaustion and skin damage. Here are …

The Science of Rainbows in the Desert

The Science of Rainbows in the Desert

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Arizona’s big, clear desert skies make for some truly breathtaking phenomena. From viewing the expanse of the Milky Way to catching a Technicolor sunrise, to a spotting a brilliant rainbow after a summer monsoon, the sky’s the limit when you turn your eyes towards the heavens. As the summer rainy season approaches, Phoenicians will be treated to gorgeous, intense rainbows …

CC Sunscreens - Common Myths about the Sun

Common Myths about the Sun

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While the sun brings warmth and light to our lives, it also requires we use caution. Sun exposure is no joke, and sun damage to skin can cause aging and even cancer. Unfortunately, myths about sun exposure can keep people from using the proper sun protection and leave people vulnerable to harm. Here are a few of the most common …

History of Winter Weather in Arizona

History of Winter Weather in Arizona

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At CC Sunscreens, we are in the business of caring about the weather. In fact, it’s actually our infamous sunshine and severe heat that makes our business and others like us so successful here in the Valley of the Sun. This winter, we’ve decided to switch the focus from the searing heat to the history of our winter weather. What …

All About Anti-Golf Ball Screens

All About Anti-Golf Ball Screens

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At CC Sunscreens, we specialize in installing high quality window and door solar screens, patio shades and anti-golf ball screens. While most people are pretty well versed on solar screens and patio shades, many do not know what anti-golf ball screens are. Anti-golf ball screens are pretty much exactly what they sound like – screens that protect your windows and …

Are UV Rays as Harmful in the Winter?

Are UV Rays as Harmful in the Winter?

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Here in Phoenix, the weather is finally cooling down for us! (Although much more slowly than we would probably like). It’s that time of the year when we can finally snuggle up in comfy sweaters or enjoy a beautiful desert hike without melting. What does winter weather mean in terms of ultraviolet rays? Does cooler weather mean we can be …