Unmasking Sun Myths: The Truth About Sun Protection and UPF Clothing

Unmasking Sun Myths: The Truth About Sun Protection and UPF Clothing

Hello Sun Safe On The Lake community!

As we soak up the sun and embrace the great outdoors, it's crucial to separate fact from fiction when it comes to sun protection. Here are some common myths we often encounter, along with the truths that will keep you and your loved ones sun-safe all year round.

Myth 1: You can only get a sunburn when it's sunny out.

False: Most of the UV light from the sun can penetrate clouds, leading to sunburn even on cloudy days. Cloud cover doesn't mean you're safe from harmful UV rays, so always prioritize sun protection.

Myth 2: I don't need sun protection because I don't burn, I tan.

False: A tan is your skin's response to damage. It's a sign that your skin has been harmed by UV rays. Sun damage is cumulative, meaning repeated exposure increases skin damage. Protect your skin to maintain its health and radiance.

Myth 3: I used baby oil as a kid to tan so it's too late for me.

False: It's never too late to start protecting your skin. Sun damage is cumulative, but by adopting sun-safe habits now, you can prevent further harm. Embrace UPF 50+ clothing for comprehensive sun protection.

Myth 4: I need to get my vitamin D, so no sunscreen for me.

False: While vitamin D is essential, relying on unprotected sun exposure poses risks. Cover up with UPF 50+ clothing, a hat, and sunglasses. Obtain vitamin D through food sources or supplements, especially if you live in North America where sunlight exposure is limited.

At Sun Safe On The Lake Ltd, we're dedicated to ensuring sun protection for all ages. Our UPF 50+ clothing offers the highest quality protection, with unique designs like 1/4 zip necks, longer backs, arms and a relaxed fit. A customer favourite is the Lake Days kids shorts (for the girls)—providing sun protection for their legs and a perfect fit for every outdoor adventure.

Our materials are carefully chosen for exceptional quality, ensuring comfort for everyone, including little ones who may be particular about texture and tags.

UPF clothing is the ultimate defence against the sun, offering consistent and complete protection during outdoor activities.

Remember, for maximum protection:

  1. Cover up with UPF 50+ clothing.
  2. Wear a hat and sunglasses.
  3. Use sunscreen for any exposed areas.

Explore our UPF 50+ clothing line for the whole family and gear up for a sun-safe and enjoyable vacation! 


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