How Can Branded Hats Protect You From the Sun?
According to a study, exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) from the sun may lead to skin cancer. The best form of prevention, in addition to suncreen, is to use use legionnaire-style hats and bucket hats with wide brims. When used correctly, these branded hats are perfect for protecting your face, head, ears, and neck from the sun. The best part is you can promote your brand whilst protecting your clients from the harmful sun rays.
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According to ARPANSA (Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency), continuous exposure to the sun’s UVR causes harmful effects on our eye, skin, and immune system. Wearing a hat with good UV protection helps reduce these risks.
What Hat Is The Best For You?
Wearing a hat that keeps your eyes, face, head, and neck shaded is the very best choice. For example, legionnaire-style hats and bucket hats with wide brims gives the most protection. Baseball caps and sun visors don’t provide enough protection for your ears and neck.
Hats don’t provide enough protection on their own to anyone outside during times where sun protection is recommended. They only provide additional sun protection for your head, face, ears, and neck. The protection factors from the shading effect are much lower. Although hats are helpful, it is still recommended to use at least five sun-protective measures such as sunscreen and apparel.
Hats are effective measures during direct sunlight, but when it is cloudy there is scattered and more indirect UVR. Hats may not be as effective during these situations.
How The Design Of The Hats Effects Protection?
The amount of protection to the various areas of the face depends on the design and kind of hat you use. For example, baseball caps provide a decent amount of protection to your forehead, scalp, and nose, while broad-brimmed hats are better in giving us shade on more facial and neck areas.
Does Fabric Matter When Creating Branded Hats to Protect You From the Sun?
The material used in making hats is very important. The material must be able to block solar UVR. Most material used in making hats gives excellent UVR protection since they naturally absorb or block it. For the ultimate in sun protection and coverage, our Legionnaire Hats which are Poly Viscose has a UPF rating of 50+ meets all standards in UV and UPF protection.