May is Melanoma Awareness Month and How to Be a Redhead has some great sun protection tips! Skin cancer is the leading form of cancer and fair skinned people can be particularly susceptible to cancer causing UV rays. Getting protected with sun protection swimwear and clothing - like SwimZip swimsuits - is a must! [caption id="attachment_83" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Many melanomas can be prevented with UV protection swimwear and clothing with UPF 50+.[/caption] SwimZip sun protection swimsuits and sun protection clothing features UPF 50+ UV protection from the sun, blocking 98% of UVA and UVB rays. Our stylish designer swimsuits are perfect for kids who want to look good and be protected from the sun. Remember, the pool and beach are particularly intense UV environments, and UV exposure builds up over time. Too much UV exposure as a child can lead to skin cancers - including melanoma - later in life!