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Spend Some Carefree Time at the Beach

TOP 3 US BEACHES – BlogThe Top 3 Beaches in the USAt Solartex, we think fun in the sun is a vital part of a full life, and with summer beach season in full swing, we hope you're making it a part of your weekly routine! Naturally it's important to stay safe with UV protective clothing, but that doesn't mean [...]

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FUN BEACH ACTIVITIES

FUN BEACH ACTIVITIES – BlogThree Fun Beach Activities for This SummerAt Solartex, we're always looking for new ways to help you have some good old-fashioned fun in the sun. We think sunlight is good for the soul, and there are few better ways to spend a summer afternoon than under the summer sun at a beautiful beach. For this blog, we're [...]

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IMPORTANCE OF SUN PROTECTION FOR KIDS

Keep Your Child Safe from the Sun This SummerJune is here, which means kids everywhere are getting ready to rejoice after the final school bell rings before summer. And while this summer is sure to be filled with endless afternoons and long days of fun at the beach, summer also brings with it something not [...]

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The Top 5 Best Family Beaches on the East Coast

Which East Coast beaches are the best family beaches? It depends on what you look for in a beach vacation. Maybe you want to visit a beach near a popular city or attraction - or maybe you want the opposite, a beach off the beaten path where you and your family can enjoy a nice, quiet afternoon by [...]

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Full Coverage UV Stinger Dive Suits for Everyone!

Full body coverage, neck to ankle UV swimsuits? How retro! But sun protection is that important and these suits are that stylish. Solartex has been carrying these full body sun protective suits since 1998. Long sleeve and long leg coverage leaves only your face, hands and feet exposed. And our UV hats, gloves and water [...]

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Plus Size: Swim Shirt Sizes for Everyone!

Solartex began selling sun protection clothing and UV swimwear in 1998, importing Australian made UV apparel for children. Sun protective swimwear was a new idea that mimicked surfer wear but offered the bonus of excellent sun protection and a chlorine resistant, quick drying, stretchy fabric. The snug fitting swim shirts and UPF protection swimsuits were great for children and young adults. As more [...]

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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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