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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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Solbari featured in The Daily Mail

Solbari featured in The Daily Mail

Solbari has been featured in The Daily Mail in a healthy guide to gardening. 'The ears, hairline and neck are all hot spots for the two most common types of skin cancer — squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma — yet many people forget to protect these areas when gardening,' says Dr Anton Alexandroff, a consultant dermatologist at BMI The Manor Hospital in Bedford.
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Solbari featured in The Times

Solbari featured in The Times

We are thrilled to see Solbari recognised by The Times as one of the recommended clothing brands with adequate Ultraviolet Protection Factor. Wearing the right sun protective clothing is "the first line of defence against the sun. Clothing with an embedded sun protection factor is a good idea."
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Solbari blog: Sun protective clothing: Why it's worth it

Sun protective clothing: Why it's worth it

At Solbari we encourage individuals to enjoy the outdoors while protecting themselves from the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays.

One way to protect yourself is with Solbari sun protective clothing. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, sun protective clothing is the single most effective form of sun protection for the body.

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Solbari blog: What clothing protects best from the sun?

What clothing protects best from the sun?

Dermatologists agree that clothing is the best way to protect yourself from the sun.

However, it is important to note that some clothing protects you a lot more than others from UV radiation.
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Solbari blog: The best sun protective clothing brands

The best sun protective clothing brands

Dermatologists recommend sun protective clothing as the first line of defence against UV overexposure and the development of skin cancer. It is great that there is also now a growing awareness with the public at large of the benefits of specialised sun protective clothing.
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Solbari blog: UPF clothing testing explained

UPF clothing testing explained

This blog explains how the Australian Government UPF clothing testing process works. ARPANSA have been testing and rating UPF clothing since 1990. The UPF clothing ratings awarded range from UPF 15 to 50+. UPF 50+ is the maximum UPF clothing rating achievable.
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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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