Sun Protective Clothing for Women
Women's Sun Protective Travel Clothing UPF
|The difference between SPF vs. UPF is this:
SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor. It is the ratio of UV radiation dose required to produce recognizable redness on skin that has been protected with a sunscreen from the UV radiation dose required to produce the same redness on unprotected skin (using a clinical test procedure on human skin). SPF tells you how much longer it will take for your skin to begin to redden with the product on than if your skin was unprotected. The percentage of burning UV rays that a product blocks does not increase proportionally with the SPF value. So SPF values indicate a function of skin reddening.
The Australian Goverment, a leader is UV research for over two decades, has stated that, "Over-exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) can cause sunburn, skin damage and an increased risk of developing skin cancer. Clothing provides one of the most convenient forms of protection against UVR but not all garments offer sufficient sun protection"
UPF stands for Ultraviolet Protection Factor. It is the ratio of the average effective ultraviolet radiation (UVR) irradiance transmitted and calculated through air to the average effective UVR irradiance transmitted and calculated through fabric. In other words, it is the amount of ultraviolet radiation that a fabric blocks. Hence UPF values are used in the Fabric's UV transmittance test by spectrophotometer equipment
Tuscany Long Sleeved Sun Protective Shirt by NoZone in Green, Small
- Soft and comfortable - will quickly become your favorite shirt
- Is highly stretchable, pilling resistant and anti-static
- Wicks moisture from the body; all natural EPA approved antibacterial
- Full-spectrum sun protection (rated UPF 50+) and highly chlorine and salt resistant
- Washer and dryer safe
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Coolibar UPF 50+ Women's Long Sleeve T-Shirt - Sun Protective (Large - Lemon Ice)
- Rated UPF 50+
- Flattering feminine cut, 24" body length (size medium)
- Lightweight, breathable, and super soft against the skin
- Highly breathable, cotton/spandex blend
- Easy care: machine wash and dry
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- Rated UPF 50+ Maximum Sun Protection
- Includes high quality hat band for superior comfort and fit
- Wind Lanyard
- Fits women small to medium
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Coolibar UPF 50+ Titanium Travel Umbrella - Sun Protective (Silver)
- Rated UPF 50+
- Generous 42" arc for maximum coverage
- Ergonomically designed soft grip handle with push button auto open and auto close feature
- Lightweight fiberglass ribs and spreaders
- Patented double canopy design with mesh insert for optimum ventilation and stability
Coolibar UPF 50+ Sun Gaiter - Sun Protection (One Size - White)
- Rated UPF 50+
- Funnel construction allows for protection of neck, lower face or head
- Super soft against the skin, lightweight, cool and comfortable
- Length: 20"; Width: 9 1/2"
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