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Why You’ll Love Our Sun Protection Hoodie
The future is bright for Rayward Apparel’s sun protection hoodie, which combines soft, breathable bamboo viscose with stylish UV protection.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Sun Protection
Sun safety comes from understanding sun protection. Learn 5 new facts about sun protection, along with how to protect your skin with a UPF hat and shirt.
Best Sun Protection Shirts For Hiking
Discover why our lightweight sun protection shirts are the best shirts for hiking. High and low, hot or cold, trust Rayward Apparel when hiking.
Stay the course with Rayward Apparel’s sun safety advice, product reviews, travel tips and beyond!
Sun Protection Still Matters, Even During Self-quarantine
As we practice social distancing and self-quarantining in order to “flatten the curve”—hopefully easing the burden of COVID-19 on our health system—there’s a temptation to allow other aspects of our health…
Are UPF Shirts Worth It?
If you are considering buying a quality shirt with sun protection and asking if it’s worth it, our answer is always resounding ‘YES’. Read more to see why.
What Are the Best Hats for Sun Protection?
Sun bucket hats are the best hats for sun protection, balancing style, convenience, comfort and, most importantly, UV protection.
Why You Need a Sun Hat
In addition to keeping you cool and comfortable, sun blocking hats protect one of the most vulnerable (and visible) parts of your body: your face!
5 Reasons a UPF Shirt Is Better Than Sunscreen
We love sunscreen and we love sun shirts, but which one is better? Generally, a combination of both will be your best option. There are always going to be parts of your body which will need a touch of protection that a shirt won’t cover…
Winter Sun Protection
Does sun protection matter in the winter? The days are shorter and the air is colder, but the sun’s UV rays don’t take a winter break. In fact, staying sun safe requires year-round defense, and sun protection is just as important in the winter…
Sun Protection Myths: Know the Facts to Prevent UV Damage
There are many myths, misconceptions and misunderstandings when it comes to sun protection and preventing sunburn. At Rayward Apparel, our goal isn’t just to provide sun protective clothing, but also to provide the information and resources necessary to…
What is the Difference Between UPF and SPF?
You’re probably familiar with the SPF (sun protection factor) ratings found on sunscreen, but did you know clothing has its own UV protection rating system? You’ll see this rating, known as an ultraviolet protection factor, or UPF for short, when…