Skin Cancer Action Week - Sunday 17th to Saturday 23rd November 2019.
Skin cancer is the UK's most common form of cancer but is also one of the most preventable.
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.
A reminder of the 5 sun protective measures to keep you safe in the sun:
A combination of these measures along with getting to know your skin and regularly checking for any changes are the keys to reducing your skin cancer risk.
Solbari is an award-winning purpose-driven social enterprise with the mission to offer the best in UPF50+ sun protection with great style and comfort, so you can enjoy the outdoors safely in the sun.
The SOLBARI Team
This Blog post is for information purposes only. Please always consult a medical professional if you have concerns about your skin health.
It is very difficult to the untrained eye to identify melanomas and skin cancers because they can come in many different shapes and sizes.
As Associate Professor Rosemary Nixon from the Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc. says, "the earlier a skin cancer is identified and treated, the better the chance of avoiding surgery, or in the case of a serious melanoma or skin cancer, potential disfigurement or even death."