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SAVE YOUR SKIN, SAVE YOUR LIFE

  • New Zealand has one of the highest rates of skin cancers in the world.
  • Sun protection is important to prevent cancers.
  • Clothing provides constant protection from harmful sun rays, whereas sunscreen will wear off and provide varying levels of protection.
  • Look for an SPF rating when choosing sun protection products. SPF50+ is the highest rating available.

UPF CLASSIFICATION

UPF RATING UV PROTECTION UV BLOCKED
15-24 Good 93.3 - 95.9%
25-39 Very good 96 - 97.4%
40-50 Excellent 97.5% +