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Top 4 Reasons to Shield from the Sun

Top 4 Reasons to Shield from the Sun

Number 1: Skin Cancer

☀️Nearly 9,500 new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each day in the U.S. alone

☀️1 in 5 Americans, 1 in 7 Canadians, and 2 in 3 Australians will develop skin cancer in their lifetime

☀️Having 5 or more sunburns doubles your risk for melanoma

Number 2: UV Double Trouble

Certain surfaces reflect UV radiation, hitting your the skin and eyes twice, adding...


Our Mission

Our Mission

Here at Araya, we are committed to sustainability. Our mission is to reduce the amount of waste involved in online shopping by repurposing used boxes for all of our shipping. With that goal in mind, all of our packages are not recycled but reused, meaning they are getting a second lease on life when they arrive at your doorstep! Even our packing tape is made from eco-friendly kraft paper, which means the box is actually recyclable, unlike most packaging tape! 

With the surge of e-commerce, there has never been so many boxes shipped out on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. E-commerce...


All About Sunscreen

All About Sunscreen

 The back of a sunscreen bottle can sometimes look like a foreign language. Do you know what all of it means? Then why are you putting it on your skin? Here, Araya walks you through the 6 things to look for in a sunscreen.

Spring Sun Myths

Spring Sun Myths

How Long Can I Safely Tan for?

Sorry guys! There’s actually no such thing as a healthy tan. Any darkening to your skin is an indication that UV rays have damaged your skin cells, and your skin is attempting to protect from further damage by increasing production of melanin.

Does A Higher SPF Mean I Can Stay Out For Longer?

No! The SPF isn’t an indication of how long you can stay outside in the sun. Rather,...


Sun Protection Advice Straight from Dermatologists

Sun Protection Advice Straight from Dermatologists

Well + Good interviewed 6 Dermatologists about staying safe while in the sun, and what did they have to say? You guessed it, 6 out of 6 MD's agree that wearing a big hat is key! Here are top 5 other helpful recommendations from those who get paid to talk sun protection:

  1. Set an alarm to go off every two hours to remind you to reapply sunscreen during the day. Use one with 'broad spectrum' on the bottle. -Joshua Zeichner, MD
  2. "Wear clothing with UPF 50 or more—my favorite is Uvida—and I wear a big hat and sunglasses. Take Heliocare...