What is UPF?

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Ultra Violet Protection factor measures how safe the garment keeps you when you are out in the sun. An independent lab test determines how much solar radiation passes through the fabric.

What is SPF?

April 23rd, 2024|Categories: |

Sun Protection Factor, or SPF, is a measurement of how well sunscreen prevents solar radiation exposure onto your skin. A good number for excellent protection is 30 SPF as long as it is a broad spectrum sunscreen, protecting against both harmful UVA and UVB solar radiation. Read more about SPF and UPF. [...]

What is UPF?

April 23rd, 2024|Categories: |

Ultraviolet Protection Factor, or UPF is a measure of how much solar radiation gets past fabric, on to your skin. It is measured with a standardized test that determines a UPF factor from 0 to 50.  UPF 50 is considered excellent protection by the Skin Cancer Foundation in its article on Sun-Protective Clothing. Read a [...]

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