Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is a condition which results in inflammation and irritation of the skin.
Eczema represents itself as reddish, inflamed, dry and itchy skin. Eczema may last for a short period or be ongoing and may adversely impact an isolated part of the skin or occur much more widespread area of the body. Typical areas affected include hands, knees, elbows, scalp, chest and buttocks.
The cause of eczema is unknown and is not curable, but the condition can be managed.
Eczema impacts a huge number of people globally. It was estimated in 2015 that 245m people sufferfrom eczema. In the US, around 20% of the population experience eczema during their lifetime.
Solbari has developed a fabric specifically for individuals with sensitive skin including skin conditions such as Eczema, Psoriasis and Lupus. Our Sensitive fabric is made from a blend of organic cotton & bamboo which helps regulate the body temperature during warm weather and provides excellent sun protection with a certified UPF 50+ rating from the Australian Government.
We have received positive customer feedback from individuals with chronic skin conditions including eczema that our Sensitive fabric has helped reduce their skin irritation.
Solbari is the leading sun protection clothing brand in Australia with customers in over 75 countries. Solbari offers anaward-winning range of UPF 50+ sun protective clothing, broad brim sun hats, UV arm sleeves and Sun Umbrellas.
The Solbari Team
This blog is for information purposes only, always consult a medical professional.
Your skin is your largest organ and has a long memory. Sun exposure and ultraviolet (UV) damage is cumulative throughout your life. Research shows that sun damage contributes to more than 90% of wrinkles, brown spots, premature skin ageing as well as precancerous and cancerous skin lesions.
Limiting sun exposure is very important. As the UV rays cause the most damage to the skin.
It often takes many years and sometimes decades for the effects to become visible.
But the good news is that taking care of your skin form now onwards may be able to help you to reduce the probability of skin cancers and minimise skin ageing.
Dermatologists recommend UPF50+ sun protective clothing and a broad brim sun hat as the first line of defence against premature skin ageing, sunburn, skin cancer and melanoma. Sunscreen with a SPF rating above 30 should be applied to skin that is directly exposed to the sun.