Why wear NANTUCKET SUN protective clothing ?
¨Excllent UV protection UPF 50+
¨ UV-A and UV-B protection (important for reducing risk of malignant melanoma as recommended by the American Academy of Dermatology 1
¨ Chemical-free, comfortable to wear, does not feel “icky sticky stuff”
¨ Durable in water. And environmentally friendly.
¨ Sun protection is not affected by quantity applied – parents do not have to worry about amount of sunscreen applied
¨ At day-care or summer camp, parents can instruct counsellor to have their child slip on a shirt – most camps will not apply sunscreen
¨ No repeat applications of sunscreen, where the fabric covers.
¨ No risk of allergic reactions to sunscreen, instead wear Nantucket Sun products.
¨ No risk of sunscreen chemicals absorbing into the body
¨ Cost savings on sunscreen use, the cost of three bottles of sunscreen equals the cost of one Nantucket Sun shirt.
¨ Consistent and reliable sun protection that lasts the entire day and does not decay with the passage of time
American Academy of Dermatology (http://www.aad.org/media/background/factsheets/fact_sunscreen.htm)
2 Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology