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Sun protection is a fashion statement too with ray-blocking fabrics
Sun protection is a fashion statement too with ray-blocking fabrics

When it comes to sunscreen, applying more is more. And with rash guards and surf wear riding fashion's trend wave, the same could be said about the latest swimwear, which is stylish yet smartly covered up. Designed in protective fabrics constructed with denser weaves or coated with ultraviolet-shielding dyes or sunscreens that claim to block up to 98% of UV rays, this beachwear with built-in sunblock adds a bonus buffer. Similar to an SPF (sun protection factor) rating for sunscreen, a UPF (ultraviolet protection factor) rating for fabric measures protection from both UVA and UVB rays. After repeat washings and wearings, UPF fabrics will stretch out and their sun-protective coatings will...

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