SOLBARI combines the words sun (SOL) and barrier (BARI). All our products protect your skin with an effective sun barrier against ultraviolet (UV) rays.
We are an Australian company based in Melbourne.
Our stylish products are available on our website, in dermatology clinics and the Cancer Council Victoria. Please contact us at email@example.com us if you need help.
Being Aussie, we like going to the beach and one day we noticed this big sun umbrella and thought it would be prefect for our logo. Inside the umbrella, our talented graphic designer drew the S for sun (Sol) and the B for barrier (Bari). There is also a subtle plus between the letters to reflect that all our products provide the highest protection available and are rated UPF 50+.
Our garments fit true to size. They have a nice flattering shape without being baggy or too tight. Before you purchase, we strongly recommend you check our size chart.
Yes it is! Once you know your size with us, you can buy the same size for all your other SOLBARI garments.
Please just note that if you want your Water and Active wear skin tight, then we recommend you order one size smaller than your usual size. If you want it for everyday wear, then you can select your usual size.
No. SOLBARI gives you the highest sun protection possible of UPF 50+ and covers large areas of your skin and blocks more than 98% of UVA and UVB rays.
In comparison, most other summer clothing provides very little protection. Research shows that a thin white cotton t-shirt only has a UPF of 5 leaving your skin exposed to sun damage!
The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends sun protective clothing as the first line of defense against the sun, then comes sunscreen.
No. Our Sensitive fabric is different to other cotton and bamboo fabrics. Our certified organic cotton and bamboo are grown without the use of chemicals, insecticides, herbicides, pesticides or artificial fertilisers. It took 18 months to develop it and worked closely with scientists and fabric experts and to obtain the highest sun protection factor of UPF50+. You can think of it as sun protection SPF50+ built inside the yarn of the fabric.
You need to wear sunscreen on areas, which are not covered by your SOLBARI.
If you are wear a hat, we recommend that you still wear sunscreen on your face and neck as UV rays can be reflected from the ground, water and snow.
We also cater for people with skin problems and those who need to avoid sun exposure for medical reasons. Our Sensitive fabric is made of natural and certified organic fibers. They do not use harmful chemicals, insecticides or pesticides. They are gentle on the skin, naturally soft and anti-odour, lightweight and rated UPF50+.
UPF stands for Ultra Protection Factor. This indicates how much of the sun’s UV radiation is blocked by the fabric before it reaches your skin. Our rating is the highest achievable, which is UPF50+ on all our products. This means that 98% of broad spectrum UVA and UVB rays are blocked by the fabric and cannot damage your skin. Our products act as the sun barrier that you wear!
UPF is the protection rating given to Fabrics and SPF is for Sunscreen.
Yes but only our Active and Water range as our fabric is both chlorine and salt water resistant.
Always read and follow the washing instructions on the care label for the garments and the swing tag for the hats.
You can also find the washing instructions by going directly to the product page.
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