8 Chic Sun Hats to Protect Your Skin from the Summer Rays

8 Chic Sun Hats to Protect Your Skin from the Summer Rays
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This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.

If baseball caps are your go-to accessory for sunny beach days, we have some bad news: since they only shield part of your face, baseball caps don't provide sufficient coverage from dangerous UV rays, which up your risk of developing skin cancer. A better option? Sun hats, which shade your entire face, ears, and the back of your neck.

"The best sun hats have a tight weave and a three- to four-inch brim," Heidi Waldorf, MD, associate clinical professor of dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City told Health in a previous interview.

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Whether you’re relaxing by the water or strolling through your local farmer’s market, here are the best sun hats to safeguard your skin this summer.

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