Does Merino Wool Protect From The Sun?

The Hot UV Rays

The Hot UV Rays

So you’re enjoying the summer month of beautiful sun , and longer days. You’re enjoying all the fun summer activities outside wearing your Woolx. Whether it’s hiking, biking, running, fishing, etc… your Woolx is getting plenty of use. Perhaps while enjoying yourself you take a brief moment to wonder Does merino wool protect from the sun? Well… We have the answer, Yes! One more great benefit of owning merino wool as a baselayer.

Beside being able to be a breathable, temperature regulating, and moisture wicking fabric ,it protects from UV rays.

Merino Wool absorbs the UV radiation. Making it a great baselayer to run with out in the hot summer sun. Protecting our skin from the deadly UV rays is an important factor when purchasing a baselayer.

The merino wool has a UPF of over 40, more than some suntan lotions. 80 percent of cotton had a protection factor of less than 20. The UV absorbing finish is applied in the dyeing or bleaching stage.

Let’s not forget the durability when it comes to washing. Can be washed at home and still maintains its durability and elasticity. However, we know you’re not washing repeatedly after everyday use. Merino Wool does not hold smells.  While hiking or running you sweat from the warmer temperatures. This fabric protects you from that sun and keeps you cool.

Merino Wool

Merino Wool

When choosing a outfit to workout in most want something that does exactly what merino wool provides. So it becomes an easy choice. The Woolx lightweight tee is a great choice for your outdoor adventures. Sweating is a thing of the past when it comes to wearing this awesome fabric. It cools you down when your hot. Plus when your cold it works wonders keeping you warm.

This summer make merino wool your first choice. Ditch the cotton, it’s a thing of the past. You Wool be convinced that this is the future of all athletic wear.