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If skin cancer and melanoma is so serious why do so many people expose their skin to the sun?

If skin cancer and melanoma is so serious why do so many people expose their skin to the sun?

This blog explores the reasons why despite the alarming increase in skin cancer rates the general public continue to expose their skin to the sun without protection. Reasons put forward include low levels of awareness of skin cancer, popular culture trends, the fact that we are living longer, spending more time outdoors, and concerns about Vitamin D.
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Dermatologists recommend sun protective clothing 

Dermatologists recommend sun protective clothing 

This blog highlights that the primary cause of skin cancer is the cumulative exposure to the sun. Sun protective clothing with a high UPF rating provides consistent protection from UV radiation. Dermatologists outline in this blog why they prefer sun protection clothing with a UPF 50+ rating.
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If I get skin cancer can I go outdoors again?

If I get skin cancer can I go outdoors again?

This blog confirms that you can go outdoors and be sunsafe at the same time. It is best to avoid the middle of the day in the summer months as the UV tends to be at its highest levels then. You can go outside safely by wearing UPF 50+ sun protective clothing, a broad-brim sun hat and a sunscreen with SPF 30.
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What should I do if I am allergic to sunscreen?

What should I do if I am allergic to sunscreen?

This blog gives consideration to what you might do if you are having an adverse reaction to sunscreen. It may help to switch from a chemical sunscreen to a mineral sunscreen in the first instance. Dermatologists will recommend that you wear UPF 50+ sun protective clothing as an attractive alternative to sunscreen.
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Solbari blog: Could UPF 50+ sun protective clothing replace sunscreen?

Could UPF 50+ sun protective clothing replace sunscreen?

This blog highlights the fact that dermatologists see UPF 50+ sun protective clothing as the primary means of sun protection, to help prevent sun burn, skin ageing and skin cancer. Sunscreen is effective, but less reliable form of sun protection than UPF 50+ clothing because it is an application to the skin.
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Solbari blog: Why do professional golfers wear arm sleeves?

Why do professional golfers wear arm sleeves?

When watching a golf event it's noticeable how many professional golfers wear arm sleeves or sun sleeves. You may wonder, why do they wear them? In our latest blog, we discuss how Adam Scott and Rory Sabattini have been affected by skin cancer and the attitude shared by Rory Mcilroy in regards to sunburn and sun protection.
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Solbari blog: What does UPF clothing mean?

What does UPF clothing mean?

This blog explains what UPF clothing is. UPF clothing is also known as sun protective clothing, sun protection clothing and in some cases SPF clothing. The blog clarifies that UPF stands for ultraviolet protection factor and outlines how the UPF rating works in Australia, where the global standard was established.
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Solbari blog: Protecting our oceans from sunscreen chemicals: UPF 50+ sun protective clothing is the answer

Protecting our oceans from sunscreen chemicals: UPF 50+ sun protective clothing is the answer

This blog describes how sunscreen chemicals have adversely impacted the ecology of our oceans. Mineral based sunscreens are less impactful and are a better alternative. Dermatologists agree that UPF 50+ sun protective clothing is the best way to prevent sunburn, skin ageing and skin cancer without damaging the ocean.
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