Looking at these negative effects of the sun, here are four primary reasons to wear a UV protective sun hat:
- Sun hats are the first line of defense against sunburn, sun rash, sun stroke, and heat exhaustion. They will block the harmful UV rays and work to keep your body cooler.
- By blocking UV rays,...
At a cost of over three and a half billion dollars a year, Melanoma is responsible for most cancer related deaths and inflicts mostly teens and young adults. Among youth ages 17 to 23, physicians attribute most skin cancer diagnoses to UV rays. Additionally, children that suffer fewer sunburns are less likely to develop skin cancer later in life. Tightly woven garments, such as SPF swimwear, protects the skin from the sun’s rays.
So do you really need to add "sunshine" to your worry list?
The answer is - Yes & No.
Yes, because despite the health benefits from a good romp outside, skin cancer is a real threat to the health of your little one's skin delicate skin. Additionally, the effect from the sun's rays are cumulative, which means the equation is simple:
The more time a child spends in the sun, the greater the risk of skin damage or cancer.
- Sun damage is cumulative - once the damage is done it is done. It does not fade away over time even if it looks like it does, but instead adds on to whatever damage has been suffered in the past.
- 80% of lifetime skin damage occurs in the first 18 years. Kid’s 1-piece suits are a great idea for protecting younger children in these critical years of exposures.
- 90% of all skin cancers are caused by the lack of proper sun protection and are detectable and preventable. Sun protective clothing is a great way to endure long exposure in the sun and decrease the worry of damaging side effects.