Why choose Solbari?

Why choose Solbari?

This blog outlines the reasons why you should choose Solbari sun protective products over any other brand you might be considering. Australia is the global leader in skin cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Australia invented sunscreen and the UPF sun protective rating system. Solbari is the leading Australian UPF 50+ sun protection clothing brand with customers in over 70 countries.
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Solbari blog: Why do I need UPF 50+ sun protective clothing?

Why do I need UPF 50+ sun protective clothing?

This blog explains that not all clothing protects the same from the sun's UV rays. Regular clothing may only have a UPF rating of 5 which means that 20% of UV rays are able to penetrate the fabric. To be classified as sun protective clothing it needs to achieve a minimum UPF rating of 30 and very good protection.
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Solbari blog: UPF 50+ Sun protective clothing can help reduce the “reliance

Australia’s heatwave: UPF 50+ Sun protective clothing can help reduce the “reliance" on sunscreen

This blog discusses the fact that the recent hot weather in Australia has prompted much debate about sun safety behaviour. It has been recommended that sunscreen is applied daily and part of a routine like brushing our teeth. Dermatologists think UPF 50+ sun protective clothing can help reduce reliance on sunscreen.
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Solbari blog: What is the best colour to wear for sun protection?

What is the best colour to wear for sun protection?

In this blog we confirm that clothing with darker colours in the same fabric are most effective in terms of the sun protection UPF rating and skin cancer prevention. Research undertaken in Spain has confirmed this. We are also aware of this from our own fabric testing at Solbari with the Australian government.
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Solbari blog: Tips On How To Maintain A Healthy Skin

Tips on how to maintain healthy skin

At Solbari, we believe that prevention is the best cure. According to medical experts, this is particularly true when it comes to skin cancer and melanoma. 

In this blog, we discuss ways that you can use to help prevent skin cancer and melanoma.

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Solbari blog: Your story series: meet Wayne Annan

Your Story Series: Meet Wayne Annan

I always played sport in New Zealand, including Ironman triathlons, marathon running, kayaking and swimming. I have experienced both basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).  I now ensure I have full body cover when outside.
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Solbari Blog: What fabrics are good for sensitive skin?

What fabrics are good for sensitive skin?

This blog outlines which fabric types are best suited to those with chronic skin conditions including psoriasis, lupus and eczema. Natural fabrics including cotton and bamboo are considered the best for irritable, sensitive skin. These fabrics are the best because they are soft and they help regulate body temperature.
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Checking your moles & why you should do it now

Checking your moles & why you should do it now

Australians love the great outdoors and our sunny skies make the Australian lifestyle one of the most envied in the world. Not withstanding, the extensive “Slip Slop Slap” campaign, many Australians are still exposing themselves to the severity and dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun.
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