These hats carry a UPF50+ rating, the highest possible for hats and other textiles. These styles are excellent for protecting yourself from the sun’s dangerous UV rays. Both the long term and short term effects of the sun are becoming more and more documented every day. With these ultra violet protective hats, you can avoid everything from nuisance sunburn to cancer down the road. While any hat can offer some level of blockage from the sun, these are specifically crafted to provide extensive protection that you can trust! And you’ll look great at the same time!