The Original Flap Happy 100% Cotton Hat UPF 50+: Designed to provide excellent sun protection from damaging UV rays. The hat has a large brim to shade the face and the flap covers the ears and neck from the harsh rays of the sun with an elastic band to help fit snuggly around the head. The ties help secure the hat when the wind blows. This hat looks terrific when paired with Flap Happy Swimwear or Playwear. Perfect for any outdoor activities!