Be prepared 

Need protection from the sun? These Minnesota companies have you covered from head to toe.

Duluth Trading Co. hats both protect and serve at UPF 15-50+. $29.50-$44.50, duluthtrading.com

Squint no more with Ogi Eyewear’s Seraphin line of sunglasses with polarized lenses, $315, ogieyewear.com

It’s all natural with Purple Prairie’s SPF 30 lip balm and lotions. $3.59-$14.25, purpleprairie.com

Aloe Up sunscreen before you go out; Aloe Up gel just in case you forgot $6.99-$12.99, aloeup.com

Sun protection at its stylish best with Coolibar’s UPF 50+ clothes. $85-$108, coolibar.com