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The Benefits of Bamboo in Sun Protective Clothing

Posted on 15 April 2014

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The sun’s rays can penetrate through most of the clothes we usually wear, making our skin more susceptible to the damage UV rays can have on our skin. By purchasing UV clothing, we can minimize the risk of developing melanoma or other types of harmful skin diseases.

UV clothing is made of a materials that don’t let as much of the sun’s rays go through to the skin. The fabric we use for our clothing is a special blend of bamboo, cotton, and spandex. This fabric provides light weight and comfortable clothing staples.

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Sun Protective Clothing 

Bamboo Fabric Facts

  • Naturally hypoallergenic
  • Odor resistant
  • Anti-bacterial and anti-fungal
  • More durable than traditional cotton
  • Absorbs moisture 4 times more than cotton
  • Cooler, more breathable
  • Environmentally friendly, chemical free, and biodegradable

All Little Leaves clothing has also been tested for UV protection by the world’s leader for inspection, verification, testing, and certification of products, the SGS. Our fabric has been given the highest rating, which means that 98% of ultraviolet radiation is blocked by our clothing, using no chemicals.

Our UV clothing is designed stay comfortable and safe while in the sun. We offer a variety of shirts and pants that can be worn for any occasion, whether its outdoor activities or spending a day at the beach.

While melanoma can develop anywhere, young boys are more susceptible on their trunks. Our sun protective pants are a soft, comfortable option to protect this high risk area. They also come in grey, green or blue!

Young girls are more susceptible to melanoma on their hips and legs. So while it is important to wear UV protective pants, shirts are equally as important. We offer a variety of great styles perfect for any girl’s wardrobe.

Browse through our collection of sun protective clothing and find the highest grade UV protective clothing on the market. 

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