UPF 50+ | The Importance of Sun-protective Clothing

UPF 50+ | The Importance of Sun-protective Clothing

by WILLIT Sports on Jul 09, 2024

Sun protection is a no-brainer when it comes to safeguarding your skin's health and beauty. It's not just about avoiding a sunburn; it's about investing in your long-term well-being, both inside and out. 

Importance of Sun Protection

The importance of sun protection is akin to a superhero's shield against the villainous UV rays, the relentless adversaries of our dewy, youthful skin.


Preserving Your Golden Glow

Imagine waking up every morning with a natural, sun-kissed glow—without the fiery aftermath and ensures you get that vitamin D-infused radiance. It's like having a personal sun-tamer on your side.


The Great Escape from Aging Acceleration

Say goodbye to fine lines and wrinkles that sneak up on you like a cat burglar in the night. UV rays are notorious for speeding up the aging process, but with sunscreen and UPF 50+ Sun-Protective clothing, you can outsmart them and keep your skin looking younger for longer. It's like hitting the pause button on time's relentless march.




The Cancer-Fighting Crusade

Skin cancer isn't just a scary buzzword; it's a very real threat. By arming yourself with UPF 50+ sun protection, you're joining the front lines of a noble cause—preventing one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Remember the old saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure".


The Confidence Boost

Walking around with healthy, radiant skin gives you a confidence that's hard to beat. You know you're doing your best to protect yourself, and that self-assurance shines through. It's like having an invisible cloak of charm that attracts positive vibes wherever you go.



The Most Common Sun Protection Tools:

Sunscreen vs UPF50+ Sun-protective Clothing

When it comes to protecting our skin from the harsh UV rays during summer, both sunscreen and sun-protective clothing play crucial roles. Below is a detailed comparison of their pros and cons.


  • Comprehensive coverage: Sunscreen can be applied to all exposed areas of the skin, including the face, neck, arms, legs, and even the back, providing. Broad-spectrum sunscreens protect against both UVA (aging rays) and UVB (burning rays), weakened the UV index, reducing the risk of skin damage and premature aging.
  • Water-resistant options: Many modern sunscreens offer water-resistant formulas, ensuring continued protection even during swimming or sweating activities.
  • SPF flexibility: Available in various SPF (Sun Protection Factor) levels, allowing individuals to choose the level of protection best suited to their skin type and activity level.
  • Frequent reapplication: Sunscreen needs to be reapplied every two hours or immediately after swimming, sweating heavily, or toweling off, which can be inconvenient and time-consuming.
  • Allergic reactions: Some individuals may experience skin irritation or allergic reactions to certain sunscreen ingredients.
  • Environmental impact: Even the best sunscreens, their disposal of used sunscreen containers and potential chemical runoff into waterways can have environmental consequences.

UP50+ Sun-Protective Clothing


  • Passive protection: Once worn, UPF50+ sun-protective clothing automatically shields the skin, eliminating the need for frequent reapplication. It’s perfect for children and individuals engaging in physical activities where constant sunscreen reapplication might be impractical.
  • Style & comfort: Available in various styles, colors, and fabrics, offering both fashion and functionality, while also being lightweight and breathable for summer wear.
  • Environmental friendliness: Made from durable materials, UF50+ sun-protective clothing reduces the need for frequent sunscreen purchases, potentially lowering environmental impact. Especially in water sports, reduce the harm caused by chemicals to Marine life.


  • Limited flexibility: Unlike sunscreen, UPF50+ sun-protective clothing cannot be applied to every part of the body, such as the face or hands, requiring additional sun protection measures.
  • Limited application: Only suitable for sports or leisure places, formal occasions are not suitable for wearing sunscreen clothing.
  • Laundering considerations: Special care may be required to maintain the UV-protective properties of the fabric after washing.

Both sunscreen and UPF550+ sun-protective clothing have their merits and drawbacks. The best approach often involves combining both, utilizing sunscreen for areas like the face and hands while donning sun-protective clothing for broader coverage, particularly during extended outdoor activities in intense sunlight.

The Unique Advantages of Willit Sports UPF50+ Sun Protective Clothing

UPF 50+ clothing, particularly sun-protective garments like shirts and jackets, represent the ultimate shield against the sun's fiercest UV rays.
  • Maximum UV Blockage

At the heart of UPF 50+ clothing lies its unparalleled ability to block over 98% of the sun's harmful UVA and UVB rays. This level of protection surpasses even the highest SPF ratings for sunscreens, ensuring that your skin stays safe even during prolonged exposure to direct sunlight. It's like wearing an invisible force field that deflects UV radiation before it can harm your skin.

  • Convenient & Long-Lasting

Unlike sunscreen, which requires frequent reapplication, Willit Sports UPF 50+ clothing offers continuous protection as long as you wear it. This eliminates the hassle of remembering to reapply and ensures that you're always covered, even if you forget your sunscreen or get caught in unexpected weather. Plus, with proper care, these garments can last for seasons, providing long-term value and protection.

  • Comfortable & Breathable

Despite their formidable defense against the sun, UPF 50+ outfits are designed to be lightweight, comfortable, and highly breathable. Advanced fabrics allow air to flow freely, keeping you cool and comfortable even on the hottest days. This means you can enjoy your outdoor activities without feeling weighed down or overheated.

  • Versatile Styling

Gone are the days when sun-protective clothing was limited to bland, unflattering designs. Today's UPF 50+ apparel comes in a wide range of styles, colors, and patterns, making it easy to find options that suit your personal taste and blend seamlessly with your wardrobe. Whether you're hiking, beach-bumming, or simply running errands, there's a UPF 50+ garment that fits your lifestyle.

  • Eco-Friendly Options

Willit Sports is now offering UPF 50+ clothing made from sustainable materials, such as recycled polyester or organic cotton. This not only reduces your environmental footprint but also supports a more responsible approach to fashion. By choosing eco-friendly UPF 50+ apparel, you're protecting both yourself and the planet.

 Our TOP 5 Picks

Willit Sports sun-protective clothing use UPF 50+ mesh fabric to keep you shielded during sunny days on the go.

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1. UPF50+ Sun Protection Jacket

2. UPF50+ Sun Protection Hoodie Long Sleeve with Face Mask


3. UPF 50+ Sun protection Long Sleeve Shirt



4. UPF50+ Women's Outdoor UPF Sun Shirts

 5. UPF 50+ Men's Sun Protection Short Sleeve Shirt 


With its unparalleled protection, comfortable fit, versatile styling, and eco-friendly options, UPF 50+ sun-protective clothing is an essential addition to any outdoor enthusiast's wardrobe. So, embrace the power of UPF 50+ and enjoy the great outdoors with confidence and peace of mind.