Sun50 Blog

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Stronger Together

Christie Covarrubias, Sun50 CEO/ Co-Founder

Hunger affects old and young alike. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meal insecurity in our country is at a record high. COVID-19 has resulted in nationwide school closures, job disruptions and quarantines, which are causing members of our communities to miss meals. We all need help sometimes, and the need is greater than ever before. Read More

Re-discovering a Lifelong Passion Led to Success

Meredith Quill, Founder, Meredith Quill Jewelry

While preparing for our most recent photoshoot, we discovered Meredith Quill Jewelry and fell in love with the beautiful simplicity of her designs and inspiring story. Using her grandmother’s bracelet as the backdrop for her signature pieces, Meredith’s handcrafted jewelry is timeless, elegant and reflects freedom of self-expression no matter the occasion.  Read More

The Best 15-Minute Travel Workout for Results.

Jeffry Anderson, Certified Personal Trainer

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, getting back into your workout schedule after a break can be challenging. Take this simple 15-minute exercise travel workout, with you when you go! Read More

Why is Vitamin D important?

Dr. Amy Vanblaricom, Board Certified OBGYN

Every season has its own mix of elements which contribute to the health of your skin, but the winter months can be especially harsh. Cold temperatures, wind, and the constant purr of indoor heaters lead to dry skin and a dull complexion. Read More

Revitalize Your Dry Winter Skin

Cindy Brody, Business Development Manager with the Hydrafacial Company

Every season has its own mix of elements which contribute to the health of your skin, but the winter months can be especially harsh. Cold temperatures, wind, and the constant purr of indoor heaters lead to dry skin and a dull complexion. Read More

Are Do-it-Yourself Sunscreens Safe?

Dr. Shirley Chi, Board Certified Dermatologist

Are Do-it-Yourself Sunscreens Safe? It is very important to put self-care into your daily routine, especially when it comes to using sunscreen. While homemade sunscreen recipes may seem like a healthy option for those trying to avoid toxic chemicals, doctors warn it’s a dangerous substitute. Read More

How It’s Made? California Tie-Dye

Angela Twohy

Dating back to 500-800 AD, the ancient art of tie-dye became widely popular during the subculture of the 1960’s for its’ free-spirited form of expression & the individualism it represented. Elevated today by the luxurious UPF 50+ Summã fabric. Read More

Behind the Sambatra Tote Bag

Makena Naegele

The Artisans behind our tote Our beautiful limited-edition Sambatra Tote, exclusive to Sun50, is a work of art, skillfully hand woven over the course of sixteen hours by Malagasy women. The Malagasy-English translation of “Sambatra” is “happy”. Read More

Why Mineral Based Sunscreen?

Angela Twohy

Your skin is largest organ of your body – it’s essential to protect it from harmful sun exposure at all times. Sunscreen should be applied daily to exposed skin; think face, neck, ears, hands in order to prevent premature aging, burning, and the incidence of skin cancer. Read More

Sun50 Brand Launch

Makena Naegele

The winter travel season kicked off in full swing with the official launch of the Sun50 brand in Minneapolis. Held at CōV in Edina, close to 200 family and friends were welcomed into a coastal atmosphere, painting the perfect backdrop for the California made and inspired Sun50 collections. Read More

WELCOME TO SUN50!

Makena Naegele

1975 Our CEO and Co-Founder, Christie Covarrubias, grew up in California when wearing sunscreen was optional and sunburns were plentiful. Childhood summers were spent on the beaches of Lake Tahoe alongside her cousin Renee catching sunrays. Read More