You’re always slathering on the sun cream to protect your kids from the sun, but have you ever considered UV swimwear which can also help, particularly if they’re in a mad rush to dash off? Check out our top five pieces of swimwear below to help protect your kids:
1. Boys Tuga UV Swim Shorts Jammer Surf Blue – £18.95
With hammer head sharks printed on the side panels of these shorts, they are designed to provide protection from the suns harmful UV rays without comprising on fashion or comfort. In a deep blue, this piece of Tuga Swimwear has an ultraviolet protection factor (UPF) of 50+ for maximum UVA/UVB sun protection. The fabric is chemical free and great for delicate and sensitive skin. The shorts are fitted down to the knee and have an internal drawstring to get the right fit. Team up with the Boys Tuga Short Sleeve UV Swim Shirt ‘Breaker’ for additional protection.
2. Girls Tuga 2-Piece UV Swim Set ‘Surfer Girl’ Misty Pink UPF50+-£31.95
In pretty shades of pink, your little one is sure to be seen from a mile off as they run across the beach or take a swim in the pool with this Tuga Swimwear. This 2-piece swimsuit has a short sleeve shirt with lined short shorts and, as with the boys’ shorts above, is designed to protect to UPF50+.
3. Konfidence UV Sun Protection Suit – £17.49
Most kids don’t like standing around still whilst you put sunscreen on them, so why not try out a UV suit instead? With ¾ length sleeves and legs, there’s less exposed skin, giving you a better chance to apply that sunscreen before they start to fidget! Team up the suit with a Konfidence UV Sun Protection Hat for even more protection. The Konfidence UV Sun Protection Suit comes in blue and pink too!
4. Girls Pink and Orange Neon Ikat Swimsuit – £38.00
The vibrant Neon Ikat swimsuit is more conventional-looking, with a scooped back and thin spaghetti straps, in a combination of hot corals and pinks with sherbet orange. It is quick drying and offers UPF 50+ protection from the sun. Team with the Neon Ikat Rash Vest for the ultimate in beach chic and cover.
5. Snapper Rock Boy UPF 50+ UV Protection Swim Shorts – £35.00
Designed in New Zealand by experts in sun protection, these cool and comfy boys’ shorts shout style and attitude with 15 different designs to choose from! As well as being UV protective and having an UPF of 50+, the material is quick drying, light weight and breathable. As rash tops with an ultraviolet protection factor of 50+ are also available, you can mix and match the styles and patterns.
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