Just because we're dressed we are tempted to think that we’re protected from the sun, but if the clothes are not designed with UV protection in mind, then you can still easily sunburn. The color is important, as is the fabric weight, but first you need to know that not all fabric types can to defend your skin, natural fibers are less...

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Researchers found that 86% of melanomas and 90% of non-melanoma skin cancers are caused by UV radiation. Studies confirm that when it comes to skin protection, clothing with UV protection is one of the best allies in the fight against harmful solar radiation. When you decide to shop for UV Protection clothing, just look for a higher UPF rating number. This number indicates a...

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Dermatologists recommend protecting your skin, and if you want to spend a lot of time outside in the sun, you must use a protection method. SPF and UPF are often confused. The difference is that one measures a sunscreen's protection, and the other how well clothing defends your skin from UV rays. UPF clothes rated 50+, like performance shirts, gloves, neck gaiters, protect your skin from both UVA and UVB rays, for as long as you wear, while SPF sun lotions don...

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We proudly support and sponsor Cindy with our neck gaiters as the hiking gear she needs, as she gets ready for more and more adventures. Cindy is on a mission to educate and raise awareness over this rare inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects about 1 in 100.000 people in United States, Canada and Europe. Living life to the fullest she has completed several backpacking trips, hiking the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the Mojave & Anza-Borrego Desert...

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