No, the weave of the knit fabric is tight enough blocking UVA and UVB from your skin, no sun protective chemicals are added.
If worn more than 3 times per week you probably need to change them out once a year depending on the amount of UVA and UVB the fabric has endured. Washing in cold water and drying flat preserves the gloves longer than it would if you were to put them in the dryer machine. Alternating two pair may provide more longevity.
PalmFreeTMSunGloves slip-on and slide-off easily. When washing your hands you can tug the glove at the fingers, twist and tuck under the wrist so you don’t have to take them off.
Hand or machine wash gently in cold water and hang or flat dry. Best if washed in lingerie bag, do not wash with Velcro or with abrasive fabric. Do not leave in direct sunlight for long periods.
A: Eighty percent nylon and 20% spandex, which is why they have good stretch and rebound, hence a good fit. However, our SolapaTM is 88% polyester and 12% spandex.
Yes, they block UVA and UVB.
Absolutely, the fabric has been tested for chlorine and saltwater resistance. However, don’t forget to rinse them with fresh water after your swim this helps their longevity. You should do this for your skin as well.
Yes, these are made in Tucson, Arizona from imported fabric from Italy and Korea.
No, these are not for warmth. They block UVA and UVB (broad spectrum coverage) and provide no hand insulation properties as a traditional full glove, these are more like hand covers allowing 90% of your palm to remain free from coverage so you can grip your sporting implement or tool naturally.