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Why Did I Start The Sun Gear Company?

The Idea On a bright spring day my children were playing outside in UPF clothing and I noticed they were getting very warm. Their UPF clothes were trapping their body heat (like a greenhouse). One would imagine UPF clothing would be made for the sun, but most is designed for water activities and is too hot for regular play.  I prefer UPF clothing for my children to minimize the amount of toxins and nanoparticles from sunscreen. There are many options for adult performance shirts that combine UPF with wicking and cooling properties but I could not find similar products for my children. The search for my kids protective clothing led to the creation of Sun Gear.    Sun Protection Sun protection is important because the skin...

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