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5 simple solutions for sun protection

Tuesday, June 21st 2022, 8:30 am - Aside from using sunscreen, here are a few things that will help you stay shaded from UV rays this season.

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Protection from harmful UVA and UVB rays goes beyond applying sunscreen. When the sun’s shining, turn to these practical accessories that will provide extra safety while in your car, backyard, or out and about enjoying the beautiful weather.

Car Sun Shades for Car (2 Pack)

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As a bestseller on Amazon.ca, this car window shade provides UV protection, cuts the sun’s glare, reduces heat, and prevents your passengers from getting burned or overheated. It was designed with kids in mind but adds shade for anyone in the backseat, pets included.

What we like:

  • Provides SPF 30+ equivalent protection
  • Universal fit and easy to install
  • Rated 4 out of 5 based on more than 1,000 Amazon.ca reviews

UV Sun Protection Arm Sleeves, Unisex

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These arm sleeves are a universal fit for men and women and are available in a variety of colours. They’re lightweight with seamless comfort, making them suitable for long, hot hours under the sun while you’re cycling, hiking, golfing, fishing, gardening, or playing sports.

What we like:

  • Provides UPF 50 protection
  • Washable, hang to dry
  • Rated 4.4 out of 5 based on more than 4,200 Amazon.ca reviews

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Buff Unisex Adult CoolNet Neckwear

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One size fits most adults for this multifunctional cooling accessory. It can be worn in 12 different ways including as a neckerchief, headband, beanie, face mask, or hood - many of which help cover the ears from the sun as well.

What we like:

  • Provides UPF 50+ protection
  • Hand or machine wash, hang to dry
  • Rated 4.6 out of 5 based on more than 600 Amazon.ca reviews

Easy Pop Up Beach Tent

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If you’re heading to the beach or park for the day, seek some shade in this portable sun cabana. It provides spacious shelter for two or three people with a two-way entrance and two large windows that deliver 360-degree ventilation.

What we like:

  • Provides UPF 50+
  • Comes with four side sandbags, four wind ropes, and 10 stakes to ensure stability
  • Rated 4.4 out of 5 based on more than 2,100 Amazon.ca reviews

totes Travel Umbrella with Sun Protection

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We’ve recommended this totes umbrella before because of its superior water repellency, but did you know it also helps block 98 per cent of harmful UV rays while keeping you up to 30 degrees cooler? Rain, sleet, sun, or even sun showers - this umbrella has you covered!

What we like:

  • Provides UPF 50+ protection
  • Compact and foldable for travelling
  • Rated 4.6 out of 5 based on more than 200 Amazon.ca reviews

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Our trusted Product Specialists recommend high-quality items that we think will enhance your experience with Canadian weather conditions. Prices and availability of items are accurate at the time of publication and are subject to change.

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