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What’s the Difference Between a Rash Guard and a Loose Fit Swim Shirt?

When Solartex began selling sun protective clothing and UV swimwear in 1998, we went straight to the Australian innovators who first designed and manufactured this UV apparel. These companies created sun protective clothing by copying the design of the surfer rash guard shirts. Rash guards were designed as tight fitting surf shirts, worn by surfers to protect their chests from [...]

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What sets Solartex apart? Quality and our Bulletproof Fabric!

Solartex has been selling sun protective clothing and UV swimwear since 1998, longer than almost anyone on the internet today. We’ve sold a lot of different brands over the years and have even created our own. One thing that we’ve found is that there is a wide range of sun protection clothing and SPF swimwear out there, and a whole [...]

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Welcome to Solartex!

Laurie and I began Solartex Sun Gear in 1998 to promote child safety products that make life easier for parents. Solartex had its genesis when my fair-skinned, red-headed son was a toddler. I wondered then, just like I wonder now, how effective is sunscreen? Are the sunscreen chemicals safe for my children? Are there cancer causing agents in sunscreen? In [...]

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