Over the coming weeks, we will be publishing more stories from our Solbari Community with a mission to help raise awareness about skin cancer, melanoma, sun protection and skin conditions.
If you are interested in sharing your story, please answer the following questions from the relevant questionnaire and send us a picture of yourself being sun safe in the outdoors.
We will be running 2 questionnaires.
For individuals who have been diagnosed with skin cancer, melanoma or askin condition:
For individuals who have not been diagnosed with skin cancer, melanoma or a skin condition:
You can see other customer stories from our "Your Stories Series" by clicking here.
Skin cancer is often labelled as Australia's national cancer but it is also described as the most preventable.
Many don't realise that not all fabrics protect the same from the sun. Did you know that a regular white cotton t-shirt may have the equivalent protection of wearing SPF5 sunscreen? All Solbari products have the highest sun protective rating available in the world for fabrics and are tested in Australia with a UPF50+ certification, which is the equivalent to wearing SPF50+ sunscreen all day long.
A reminder of the 5 sun protective measures to keep you safe in the sun:
* By sending your story and picture to Solbari, you give Solbari consent to publish your story, full name and picture to Solbari's website and Solbari's Facebook page.
** Terms and conditions apply. Submit your story by Thursday 28th March 2019 at 11.59pm. Entrants will be notified and sent their AUD$100 voucher on Saturday 30th March 2019. Vouchers valued at AUD$100 each. Cannot be exchanged for cash. Not valid in conjunction with other promotions or offers. Voucher needs to be redeemed in 1 transaction before 27.04.2019.
The SOLBARI Team
This blog post is for information purpose only.
Australia has one of the highest incidence rates of skin cancer in the World. By the age of 70, two in every three Australians are expected to have encountered issues with melanoma and non-melanoma related skin cancer.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has reported that 780,000 skin cancers were diagnosed and treated in 2010 alone. The Australian Institute of Health & Welfare, estimate that around 14,000 Australians were diagnosed with Melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer in 2017.
When watching a golf event it's noticeable how many professional golfers wear arm sleeves or sun sleeves. You may wonder, why do they wear them?
In our latest blog, we discuss how Adam Scott and Rory Sabattini have been affected by skin cancer and the attitude shared by Rory Mcilroy in regards to sunburn and sun protection.