Help us raise awareness about sun protection and skin conditions by sharing your story

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Help us raise awareness about sun protection and skin conditions by sharing your story
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Over the coming weeks, we will be publishing more stories from our Solbari Community with a mission to help raise awareness about skin cancer, melanoma, sun protection, and skin conditions.

If you are interested in sharing your story, please answer the following questions from the relevant questionnaire and send us a picture of yourself being sun safe in the outdoors.

Questionnaire 1:
For individuals who have been diagnosed with 
skin cancer, melanoma or a skin condition

  1. What is your name?
  2. Describe yourself in 3 to 5 words.
  3. How did you discover your skin cancer/melanoma/skin condition and how long ago?
  4. What is your attitude towards sun protection today?
  5. What would you tell your 16 year old self about sun protection?
  6. Please send your answers to info@solbari.com along with a picture of yourself being sun safe in the outdoors. The total word count should be between 300 and 700 words.
  7. Please submit your answers and picture before Thursday 28th March 2019 to receive a Solbari voucher valued at GBP£70.
  8. 10 stories will be randomly selected and entrants will be notified and sent their voucher on Saturday 30th March 2019.


      Questionnaire 2:
      For individuals who have not been diagnosed with 
      skin cancer, melanoma or a skin condition

      1. What is your name?
      2. Describe yourself in 3 to 5 words.
      3. What is your attitude towards sun protection today?
      4. What would you tell your 16 year old self about sun protection?
      5. Please send your answers to info@solbari.com along with a picture of yourself being sun safe in the outdoors. The total word count should be between 300 and 700 words.
      6. Please submit your answers and picture before Thursday 28th March 2019 to receive a Solbari voucher valued at GBP£70.
      7. 10 stories will be randomly selected and entrants will be notified and sent their voucher on Saturday 30th March 2019.

        You can see other customer stories from our "Your Stories Series" by clicking here.

        Why we are raising awareness:

        Many don't realise that not all fabrics protect the same from the sun. Did you know that a regular white cotton t-shirt may have the equivalent protection of wearing SPF5 sunscreen? All Solbari products have the highest sun protective rating available in the world for fabrics and are tested in Australia with a UPF50+ certification, which is the equivalent to wearing SPF50+ sunscreen all day long. 

        According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, sun protective clothing, sun hats, UPF50+ accessories, sunglasses and sunscreen are the best ways to help prevent skin cancer.  

        * By sending your story and picture to Solbari, you give Solbari consent to publish your story and picture to Solbari's website and Solbari's Facebook page.

        ** Terms and conditions apply. Submit your story by Thursday 28th March 2019 at 11.59pm. 10 stories will be randomly selected and entrants will be notified and sent their £70 voucher on Saturday 30th March 2019. Vouchers valued at GBP£70 each. Cannot be exchanged for cash. Not valid in conjunction with other promotions or offers. Voucher needs to be redeemed in 1 transaction before 27 April 2019.

        The SOLBARI Team
        This blog post is for information purpose only.

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