How a Sun Shirt Can Help You Get Vitamin D

How a Sun Shirt Can Help You Get Vitamin D
It may seem counterintuitive at first but sun shirts, sun hats, and other sun protective clothing can help you get adequate amount of vitamin D, the "sunshine vitamin." Please note that "vitamin D" actually works more like a hormone in the body than a vitamin. Further, it's as powerful a...

Wear Your Sun Hat To Prevent Cataracts & Scalp Sunburn

Wear Your Sun Hat To Prevent Cataracts & Scalp Sunburn
Have you noticed? Hats have come back in style! Thank goodness too because, in addition to looking totally cool, sun hats serve two very important health functions. They do a great job at protecting against cataracts and scalp sunburn! What Are Cataracts? The lens of the eye is normally clear....

Can You Get Sunburned Through a Car Window ?

Can You Get Sunburned Through a Car Window ?
On May 4, 2014, Dr. Brian Wachler was on a quest. Taking his daughter along to help, he visited several car lots in the Los Angeles area midday when UV radiation would be the greatest. Using a handheld Omega UV-A light meter, he determined how much harmful UV-A radiation was...

Sun Protection: Why Children Are More Susceptible to UV Radiation Than Adults

Sun Protection: Why Children Are More Susceptible to UV Radiation Than Adults
In July of 2001, the World Health Organization  issued a "fact sheet" that described to parents and others why it is vital to protect children from the devastating effects of UV radiation. It read in part, "Children are in a dynamic state of growth, and are therefore  more susceptible to environmental threats than adults."

Is Your Sun Shirt Certified By ARPANSA?

Is Your Sun Shirt Certified By ARPANSA?
UV Protection Clothing like sun shirts, sun hats, UV swimwear, and UV clothing for children is rapidly gaining popularity. Due to this increased co  nsumer demand, clothing companies are viewing UV clothing as new profitable niche in which to expand. For this reason, many clothing companies are beginning to offer...

The Importance of Using Sun Protective Clothing On Children

The Importance of Using Sun Protective Clothing On Children
Thanks to the growing popularity of UV Protection Clothing for children, our young ones are much more protected from the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays today than they were just a few decades ago. Blocking UV radiation is not just about avoiding sunburn and freckles. UV radiation can damage the skin...

Sun Protective Clothing: Protect Yourself From Sunburn and Cancer

Sun Protective Clothing: Protect Yourself From Sunburn and Cancer
It is becoming increasingly common to see people wearing long-sleeved shirts on beaches, at parks, and in other outdoor areas exposed to intense sunlight. This may seem strange to you are first. You may start asking questions like, "Why are those people wearing long sleeved shirts in the hot sun?"...