Top Tips for Choosing Sun-Safe Clothing for Kids

Top Tips for Choosing Sun-Safe Clothing for Kids

Sunshine and laughter – that's the recipe for perfect summer days with your little ones. But keeping them safe from harmful UV rays is crucial. Sunscreen is a must, but did you know clothing can also play a big role in sun protection?

Q: Isn't all sun-protective clothing made the same?

Not quite! While many parents reach for synthetic rash guards and swim shirts for pool days, there's a whole world of sun-safe clothing options to explore.

Q: What are the different types of sun-protective clothing?

  • Synthetic Fabrics: These are a great choice for activities around water. They often have a SPF (Sun Protection Factor) rating of 50+ which blocks over 98% of UV rays. They tend to be lightweight and dry quickly, making them perfect for swimming and playing at the beach.

  • Natural Fabrics with SPF Protection: Believe it or not, some natural fibers offer excellent sun protection too! Look for clothes made with tightly woven fabrics like linen or rami. Additionally, brands like Soothla use innovative blends like lyocell infused with zinc oxide. These garments offer a luxurious feel and SPF 50+ protection, making them ideal for everyday wear.

Important Note: Unlike synthetic options, natural fiber clothing with SPF protection may lose some effectiveness when wet.

Q: How much sun protection does a regular shirt offer?

A surprising fact – a typical white cotton t-shirt only offers a SPF rating of around 7, meaning it allows most UV rays to pass through.

Q: Where can I find stylish and comfortable sun-protective clothing for my kids?

Soothla offers a range of adorable and practical sun-safe clothing for children made with a blend of lyocell and zinc oxide. This unique combination provides SPF 50+ protection while feeling incredibly soft on your child's skin. Explore our collection of playful rash guards, comfy pants, and cool t-shirts [Soothla].

Remember: Sun protection is key for healthy, happy kids. By combining sunscreen with sun-safe clothing, you can ensure they enjoy the sunshine safely all summer long!

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