As we head into summer, the one thing that should be at the forefront of your mind is sun protection. Along with your favorite sunscreen facial mist, a wide-brimmed hat is one of the most essential items to have.
We have narrowed down the best sun protective hats for chic and skin safe, summer style.
7. Quagga Green Women’s Sandy Bucket Hat
Cool meets trendy with Quaggas’ adorable sandy bucket hat. It offers shade and protection from the sun while also being cruelty-free! Made out of 100% organic cotton with a cute vegan leather strap, this is the sun hat that you absolutely need this summer.
6. Lanzom Women's Wide-Brimmed Straw Panama Hat
Panama hats are all the rage at the moment and for good reason! It can turn any outfit into a chic, cool, and sophisticated one. With UPF 50+ sun protection, you never have to worry about having enough protection either. Made out of paper straw and polyester, this sun hat is both durable and breathable. Perfect for everyday outdoor wear. Pair it with a natural zinc sunscreen and you're good to go!
5. Cotton Crusher Hat by Anthropologie
Made out of 100% cotton, Anthropologie’s Cotton Crusher Hat brings both style and comfort while also providing maximum sun protection. Comfortable, breathable, lightweight, with a fully adjustable chin strap for the perfect fit.
4. LLBean's Women's Essential Sun Hat
Providing style and functionality this sun-protective, vegan-friendly hat is made of 100% paper construction. It offers superb coverage, UPF 50+, and can block up to 98% of harmful rays! Not to mention, how cute is the floppiness??
3. Mesa Packable Straw Hat
Handwoven and flexible, this wide-brimmed hat is perfect for your summer travels. It is packable but keeps the shape very well. This semi-floppy beauty is the ideal accessory to provide protection from those harmful UV rays. Throw it in your tote with ZINC IT OVER.
2. Shady Character Wide Brim Hat by Free People
This super fashionable floppy sun hat is made from vegan-friendly materials and protects against sun damage as well. It is lightweight and packable but also makes quite the statement. Get ready to turn heads while protecting your own.
1. Women's Packable Wide-Brimmed Straw Hat by Eddie Bauer
Made out of 100% polyester with UPF 40+ sun protection built right in. This Eddie Bauer straw hat is trendy, cute, and versatile. Completely packable with an adjustable chin strap for a snug fit on those windy summer days.
No longer the days where we can claim ignorance of the dangers of sun exposure. We are always preaching how imperative it is to practice sun safety and it applies whether you sitting seaside or couchside. Sun-protective, wide-brimmed hats are a great tool but should always be worn in addition to applying broad-spectrum sunscreen.