5 Best Sun Hats to Keep the Sun off your Face in 2023

man taking his hat off in the sun

Many people think that sun hats aren’t really necessary. However, sun hats serve a very important purpose when it comes to protecting your head and face from the sun, especially for men. Men are more likely to develop basal and squamous cell carcinomas than women, according to Banner Health. The reason for this is that men are more likely to be exposed to the sun than women, so sun protection is vital for them as well.

The skin is negatively affected by not wearing a hat. As well as making UV rays easier to reach your skin, it increases your risk of heatstroke.

Are you looking for a stylish, handcrafted, and long-lasting hat in 2023? Shop American Hatmakers to find the latest hats!


 a wide brimmed straw hat by American Hat Makers

This hat is fashionable, cool, and clean natural quality and has a front pinch, teardrop creased crown with a men’s diamond-shaped side cutouts for 360° ventilation on hot summer days. The brim is trimmed with a leather-style band, and the nylon stampede string has an under-chin fastener.

Sun Hat features

  • Colors: tan, cream, and natural
  • Construction that is rigid and stiff
  • It holds its shape due to its structure and wise brim
  • Stain- and odor-resistant interior sweat liner
  • Extra-wide 3.5″ brim maximizes sun protection from front and back
  • Featuring a muted bronze heirloom concho on a textured nylon hat band
  • This sun hat has 360° breathable side walls and a 4″ crown


  • A wider brim is for working outside
  • UPF 50+ sun hat protection 
  • Breathable
  • Wide range of sizes


  • It may not be suitable for extremely cold climates

2. EINSKEY Wide Brim Sun Hat

A man wearing sunglasses and a EINSKEY Wide Brim Sun Hat

This is a great casual sun hat that comes with a Shapeable Wide Brim Hat, allowing you to protect yourself from the sun with an oversized canopy. This hat provides great UV protection as it was designed to provide maximum coverage and complete comfort. It’s a perfect hat for gardening, hiking, fishing, camping, travel, beach, pool, hunting, park, or any sporting activity or outdoor activity.

Sun Hat features

  • Comes in Various colors
  • Waterproof Quick-drying fabric
  • 22-24 inches. Rear adjustable elastic drawstring design
  • Casual unisex style
  • Made from polyester material


  • Unisex
  • lightweight and breathable
  • Cost-effective 
  • Waterproof 
  • UV Protection UPF 50+
  • Blocks the sun’s rays
  • Keeps you cool
  • There are many colors and designs available
  • Stores easily in your bag and folds
  • Great for travel
  • Has an adjustable chin strap


  • Hand Wash Only
  • One size

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A man wearing a felt fedora made by American Hat Makers

This hat has an eclectic style, coming in both black and brown. This hat from American Hat Makers will blow you back into your lounge chair. With the American Hat Makers Lounge Black Felt Fedora, you’ll turn heads with envy and revitalize your wardrobe. There is no doubt this hat will provide you with excellent coverage with its wide brim.

Sun Hat features

  • Felt Material 
  • 4 ½ Inch Crown
  • 3 ½ Inch Brim
  • Flat brim with ¼-inch edge
  • Hatband With Feathers
  • Rolled Brim 


  • A wider brim is for working outside
  • Stylish design
  • Wide range of sizes
  • two color choices


  • It may not be suitable for extremely cold climates.

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4. Tilley LTM6 Airflo Broad Brim Hat

A black wide brim hat made by Tilley

This is another great sun hat, not as stylish as the last. However, it will provide sun protection. This sun hat has an elevated look that fits for out-on-the-town and outdoor adventures, as well as practical features like a water-repellent finish, a hidden pocket, and UPF 50+ protection.

Sun Hat features

  • Rated UPF 50+
  • Guaranteed for life
  • PFC Free DWR Finish
  • 100% Recycled Nylon
  • Hidden Pocket
  • Buoyant
  • Moisture-wicking Hydrofil®
  • Tuck away Wind Cord
  • Mesh ventilation at crown
  • bluesign® approved fabric


  • Lightweight
  • Comfortable
  • Unisex 
  • It comes in multiple colors
  • There are various sizes


  • Sizes run small
  • Hand wash only


Man wearing a straw gambler hat by American Hat Makers

In this straw hat, we have a more traditional design for men. This hat offers fashionable protection against the sun’s beautiful rays. You simply cannot go wrong with this straw gambler hat. Whether it’s hot outside or not, you’ll stay cool and look sharp wearing this hat with its 3 1/4″ wide brim and breathable 4″ crown.

Although it differs slightly from a typical pork pie hat, the Men’s Straw Gambler Hat – Madrid features a flat, domed crown along with a crease on the inside top edge.

Sun Hat features

  • Chinstrap included upon purchase
  • Brim 3 1/4″ Crown 4″
  • Straw Material 
  • Featherweight
  • Stiff Rigid Construction


  • Good ventilation
  • Firm and holds its shape
  • Fashionable 
  • High quality 


  • Limited color selection

Related: The Ultimate Guide to Women’s Hat Styles


Almost every day, the sun shines down on the Earth, creating a bright, hot ball of gas. You can be harmed by the sun’s energy in a variety of ways. When you’re outside for too long without protection from the sun’s UV rays, your skin may be damaged or burned. Aside from causing skin cancer, cataracts, and other eye problems, it also causes skin damage. 

Wearing the right hat can provide the protection needed to help you stay safe from the harmful UV rays, and these five hats above will both protect you and fit most styles, activities, and budgets.

With American Hat Makers, you can find the perfect sun hat for the summer of 2023.