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Fourth of July Events Orange Country 2020

Orange County’s Fourth of July events will be decidedly different this year. While recent cancellations of firework displays have us yearning for another time, we’ve decided to lift our spirits and research the best events Orange County has to offer for Independence Day 2020. Huntington Beach 2020 4th of July Drawing in roughly 500,000 people…

Beach umbrella users on crowded beach in historic photo

The History of Beach Umbrellas

Historically, beach umbrellas have protected us from the elements for over 4000 years. Cultures throughout history have adapted the umbrella’s use to fit the needs of their region’s climate. For several centuries, umbrellas were symbolic of power and luxury. In every culture, umbrellas, or parasols were first used by the nobility, religious leaders, and royalty.…

Backyard Family Fun

This summer will undoubtedly be one of the most novel of our lifetimes. With beach restrictions in place and a good portion of the population working from home, it’s hard to picture what a random night in July 2020 will look like. While public spaces will be curated to comply with CDC rules, here are…

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…