Free & Fast shipping on all orders

What is psoriasis clothing?

Solbari blog: What is psoriasis clothing?

What is psoriasis clothing?

Psoriasis clothing is clothing that has been made specifically with psoriasis and other chronic skin conditions in mind. It utilises natural fibres which are soft on the skin, help regulate body temperature in both cold and hot conditions and doesn't incorporate synthetic materials or chemicals which aggravate the skin and cause flare ups.

As many sufferers of psoriasis undergo photo or light therapy it is also important that psoriasis clothing provides excellent sun protection as skin cancer is a heightened risk, particularly for those with fair skin or a family history of skin cancer and melanoma. Sunburn can also cause psoriasis flare ups, so whilst direct sunlight in small doses is considered a positive, overexposure to UV is likely to cause an adverse reaction.

Solbari has developed a sensitive skin fabric which is specifically for those suffering with psoriasis.

The Solbari sensitive skin fabric is a super soft blend of organic cotton and bamboo. The Solbari sensitive skin fabric is also very light and breathable which is gentle on the skin and regulates body temperature in hot and cold conditions.

As the leading sun protective clothing brand in Australia with loyal customers in over 70 countries, all Solbari fabrics have been tested and rated UPF 50+ by the Australian Government. UPF 50+ is the maximum sun protective rating achievable in the World.

Solbari is a proud partner of Psoriasis Australia and has created a unique discount code which entitles customers to a 10% discount code PSORIASIS10, with every purchase Solbari will make a donation equivalent to 10% of the order value to Psoriasis Australia.

You can find out more about Solbari's certified UPF50+ sun protective range by clicking the blue links below:

Women UPF50+
Men UPF50+
Sun hats UPF50+
Accessories UPF50+

The Solbari Team   
This blog is for information purposes only, always consult your medical professional



Also in Solbari Skin Health Blog

Solbar blog: How many sunburns does it take to get skin cancer?
How many sunburns does it take to get skin cancer?

In this blog we discuss how experiencing sunburn increases the chances of being diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer later on in life. Brown University in the US undertook research monitoring 100,000 women who had been sunburnt to varying degrees over a 20 year period and measured their incidence rates of melanoma.
Read More
Solbari blog: Fast facts about UV rays and skin cancer
Fast facts about UV rays and skin cancer

This blog explains that UV radiation is a type of electromagnetic radiation like infrared and visible light. UVA, UVB and UVC are distinct in terms of where they sit on the electromagnetic spectrum but also their potential impact on humans. UVA and UVB are both responsible for skin cancer and melanoma.
Read More
Solbari blog: Protecting our oceans from sunscreen chemicals: UPF 50+ sun protective clothing is the answer
Protecting our oceans from sunscreen chemicals: UPF 50+ sun protective clothing is the answer

This blog describes how sunscreen chemicals have adversely impacted the ecology of our oceans. Mineral based sunscreens are less impactful and are a better alternative. Dermatologists agree that UPF 50+ sun protective clothing is the best way to prevent sunburn, skin ageing and skin cancer without damaging the ocean.
Read More