Fun in the Sun Blog

Can Crazy Arms protect you after the sun goes down? (UPDATED)

Can Crazy Arms protect you after the sun goes down? (UPDATED)

Nothing ruins a summer evening more than the constant buzzing of mosquitoes. If you or one of your family are particularly prone to mosquito bites, it can turn a relaxing evening into a sleepless night. Products containing DEET (N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide) or picaridin are proven to be effective in repelling insects and are used in most over-the-counter brands.  These are deemed safe to use through both research and experience over the years.  However many people continue to search for natural alternatives, concerned about unmeasurable long term effects both to humans and the environment. So a question we have been asked is whether...

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Being sun smart on the cricket field

Being sun smart on the cricket field

The Former Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke recently shared his on-going challenges with skin cancer on social media. The 38-year-old shared a picture on Instagram revealing he had gotten “another skin cancer cut”.

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Forrest Primary embraces Crazy Arms sun-protection sleeves

Forrest Primary embraces Crazy Arms sun-protection sleeves

Our first Crazy Arms design competition was a huge success. Students at Forrest Primary School Canberra were asked to come up with their designs for Crazy Arms. With nearly 500 designs to choose from, the judges had a hard task. Winners were chosen by the school staff, pictured here with Crazy Arms Founders Stephen and Martin, and Belinda from the Cancer Council.

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The Vitamin D debate

The Vitamin D debate

One of trickiest issues around sun protection is finding the right balance of UV exposure to produce adequate levels of Vitamin D.  here we cover some of the research, and the current guidelines.

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