The Benefits of Wearing Hats

The Benefits of Wearing Hats

, by Chas Waters, 2 min reading time

Hats are an important part of everyday fashion. Whether it be the iconic American baseball cap or a wool beanie designed to keep your head warm, the significance of a comfortable, stylish hat should not go overlooked.

Besides making a fashion statement, there are several health benefits of wearing a hat. Here’s a look at a few.

1. Hats Prevent Sunburn

Hats can protect from the sun and block UV rays.
Enjoying a warm sunny day outside? Whether you’re jogging, hiking or just going to run some errands, you’ll want to make sure that you bring a hat along with you to prevent too much exposure to the sun. Wearing a baseball cap or a broad sun hat can help prevent painful sunburn caused by exposure to UV light in the sun’s rays. The best running hats feature wide brims to shade your face as well as the top of your head when you’re outdoors.

2. Hats Can Help You See Better

One of the main benefits of wearing a baseball cap is that it can protect your eyes from the sun.
Protecting your eyes is just as important as protecting your skin. On a bright, sunny day, a brimmed baseball cap can help to shield your eyes from the harsh rays of sunlight. Prolonged sun exposure to the eyes can lead to vision damage such as cataracts later in life. And in the short term, a hat offers a little extra shade from the sun’s bright glare.

But it’s not only during the daytime when a hat can help you see. Special LED lighted hats like the Panther Vision POWERCAP® are designed with a powerful built-in flashlight that can help light up the night around you. The POWERCAP® comes in both a baseball cap and a fleece LED headlamp beanie. Both styles are perfect to fit any occasion from working on a car outdoors as the evening winds down to going for a nighttime walk.

3. Hats Help Regulate Your Body Temperature

Hats can keep you warm or cold depending on the weather.
Your head is the most important part of the body when it comes to regulating your body’s temperature. In hot weather, wearing a hat can block the sun’s UV rays, which helps to keep your body temperature lower. Adversely, in cold weather, a hat can help your body preserve heat.

Shop Hats With Lights at Panther Vision

Panther Vision is proud to offer a wide variety of hats specially designed for outdoor use. With styles ranging from hunting and fishing gear to cold weather protection, a POWERCAP® from Panther Vision is sure to become a go-to in your wardrobe. Shop the collection today

About the Author:

Chas Waters

As the VP of Sales and Marketing for Panther Vision, Chas Waters has played a pivotal part in helping Panther Vision continue to create innovative lighting products. As a true outdoorsman, Chas brings a wealth of expertise into what lighting solutions are the most useful for our customers. He has been a key member of the Panther Vision team, starting in the business when he was 16 years old, and prides himself in finding the best solutions to help our customers experience the outdoors and make their lives easier with our products.


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