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Rashguards protect from Sunburn and harmful UV rays

UV rays can pass through regular swimsuits and t-shirts. Sunscreen lotions rinse off in the water and are ineffective at UV protection.

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Summer swim wear exposes a lot of skin for the purpose of style and comfort, but most people are not aware that summer clothing and swim wear lets through a surprising amount of UV. This is very harmful to our skin and years of exposure can lead to skin cancers later in life.

Lotions do not protect well because they wash off during the day. A good way to protect our skin from the sun is to wear sun protective clothing such as a Rashguard. Rashguards are designed to provide constant UV protection, at the same time designed to be cool and comfortable to wear.

Why is it called a Rash Guard? When rashguards started to became popular, the original use was to wear underneath a wetsuit to protect from rash caused by hours of contact with the rubber and neoprene contained in a wetsuit. As the product evolved, it became a product with UV protection and it became fashionable to wear as protection against sunburn.

A rashguard is recommended as additional garment to wear underneath a life vest, because a life vest does not completely cover up your upper body or arms.

Sun protective clothes like Rash Guards are rated for their level of UV protection according to UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor). This is a similar rating to the SPF that we are used to seeing on suncreens, except that UPF addresses UVA and UVB whareas SPF only addresses UVB. Most dermatologists recommend clothing with a UPF 30 of higher rating. The highest rating is UPF 50+, according to American guidelines.Our Rashguards are rated UV50+ and mare made with 6.3 oz UV Tech Lycra.

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