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Similar to the SPF rating system most redheads know well (like the back of their hand), the Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) rating system measures the UV protection provided by fabric.

Yes, clothing made with sunscreen in it does exist!

Therefore, a garment with a UPF rating of 50 only allows 1/50th of UV radiation hitting the surface of the fabric to pass through. Simply put, a UPF rating of 50 blocks 49/50ths or 98% of UV radiation.

Whether you’re soaking up the surf, scaling a mountain range, or shopping till you drop this spring break, stay safe from the sun’s harmful rays with these stylish UPF-rated garments.

1. One-Piece:

Make a splash in this quick-drying Athleta Bonaire Zip Front One Piece. ($70, Shop now)

2. Two-Piece: 

You can’t go wrong with a stylish high-waisted two-piece to keep you protected all summer long. Plus, the palm trees are so adorable! ($80, Shop now)

READ: High-SPF Sunscreens: Why They’re Not Better 

3. Skort:

This UPF 50 moisture-wicking skort is great for hiking, biking and running. ($88, Shop now)

4. Tunic:

A resort-ready tunic is a summer necessity. Pairs well with swimsuits, shorts or lounge pants. ($138, Shop now)

READ: 6 Places Redheads Are Forgetting To Apply Sunscreen 


5. Long-Sleeve:

For the seafarer at heart, this striped top features a small stash pocket for keys, coins, or ID and thumbholes. ($56, Shop now)

6. Dress:

You can never go wrong with this easy-to-wear dress. ($158, Shop now)


7. Bottoms:

Liberate your closet from the drab black legging pandemic with these bold beauties from Banana Republic Performance-Stretch Side-Stripe Jogger Pant. ($78, Shop now)

8. Stylish Sun Hat:

Complete your outfit with this wide brim topper containing UPF 50. ($40, Shop now)



These stylish UPF garments will keep you safe while frolicking in the sun this spring, but don’t forget to apply plenty of sunscreen.

As always, rock it like a redhead!