Differences: SPF and UPF

  Did you know that most sunscreens only protect you from UVB rays? Unless a sunscreen is a broad-spectrum sunscreen, your skin is protected from half of the ultraviolet rays that damage your skin. However, sun protective fabrics protect against skin damage caused by both UVB and UVA rays. These fabrics are found in specifically…

New England Beaches: My Top 5

Although BeachBRELLA®  is based out of the West Coast, we have an immense appreciation for our East Coast contingents. Having grown up in Rhode Island, I know a thing or two about the best beaches that New England has to offer. Having spent a better half of my formative years eating quahogs and finding solace…

Surf Dog Helps COVID-19 First Responders

Last year we wrote a blog post about dog surfing competitions in the USA. Dog surfers are canines who can surf with the best of them. Competitions are equal parts entertaining and altruistic. Surf dog competitions raise money for important causes. For example, past competitions have raised money for the San Diego Humane Society and the…