Protect your skin from excessive exposure to the sun. Beat the heat. Stay dry in the rain. Yes! Cool Plus sun umbrellas offer you all of those things PLUS they look fantastic. The outside of this umbrella has a silver PU (polyurethane) coating which blocks the transfer of both heat and 99% of UV radiation. The underside is available in either a pretty floral print or a checked pattern. A great portable shade solution for both men and women.