Shot-girl summer is fast approaching, and while we consider what post-quarantine season actually looks like, vaccines and skin safety are on the menu. The best summer hats for women (when combined with a face mask and sunscreen) can help you avoid hyperpigmentation, dark spots, and even cancer. But such protection won’t just do right by your skin; sun hats can help pull your looks together as sweatpants fall by the wayside, being replaced with sweat shorts, bike shorts, and sundresses.
If you don’t consider yourself a hat person, think again. From printed bucket hats to classic raffia styles, there are countless trends to choose from, whatever your personal aesthetic may be. Embroidery, tie-dye, and ribbons are all in the mix—details that might spark the mood boost we could all use right about now. Because whether you’re hosting a long-awaited birthday picnic, doing some gardening, or going for a dip in the inflatable pool in your backyard, a cute hat will not only shield you from harmful UV rays, but help you feel ready for the outdoors after over a year spent inside.
So go on, protect your skin and complete your seasonal wardrobe with the best summer hats for women in 2021.
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