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What Are Sun Sleeves

Sunny Sleevez are the perfect alternative to sticky sunscreen that takes 20 minutes to even START working and has to be reapplied EVERY 2 hours. upf-50-logo-sunnysleevez-sept2014-s.png

Sunny Sleevez are super lightweight, 50+ UPF fabric sun protection sleeves you can wear to cover your arms whilst still wearing your regular short sleeved shirt.

How do they stay up?

Much the same way socks stay up! The cuff at the top of the sleeves is slightly narrower than the rest of the Sleeve.
This part fits snugly on the narrowest part of the arm just above the bicep which also helps to stop the Sleeve slithering.

All sleeves except the infant (XS) come with a button loop on the top arm band to tighten an extra inch.

XS size has an elasticized band to keep them up.

On babies they can be used for leg coverage & the top cuff will fit just above the chubbiest part of the baby's thigh.
From time to time you will probably have to adjust the Sleevez to ensur
e continued coverage as they may move slightly with strenuous exercise or babies tugging at them. Customers have used them for cycling, boogie boarding & running and found sun sleeves to be much more comfortable than either sunscreen or a long sleeved shirt.

How do they protect the top of the hand?

CLASSIC Style sleeves are designed to cover the top of the hand. The sleeve tapers over the hand covering all the way up to the 1st or 2nd finger knuckles. The hand cover features a concealed finger loop that that is great to keep the hand cover in place this is great especially when driving or doing other sports.

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SKATE Style looks more like a regular long sleeve that does not taper into a point but ends at the wrist

Can they get wet? They sure can, and they keep their protection too, unlike a white cotton shirt that may only give a 10-15 UPF which is reduced to just 5 UPF when wet!

Why don't I just wear a long sleeved shirt?

Mostly because long sleeved shirts are HOT, the beauty of sun sleeves are they allow your under arms to ventilate, they are also designed to be lose around the wrist to allow additional airflow.

Are the Sleevez machine washable?

Yes, we recommend a cold or cool wash on delicate or hand wash cycle then air dry, much as you would any other swimwear.
If the Sleevez get mixed up in a regular wash and take a trip through the dryer on a low setting they won’t come to any harm. However frequent hot washes could accelerate the aging process and cause some damage to the fabric over time.
We do not recommend ironing Sunny Sleevez

Do Sleevez come in pairs?
Yes but you can now buy the adult size sleeves in singles too

What if my Sleevez don’t quite fit right?
On the top arm band that fits above your bicep you will find a loop and button that will make your sleeves bout an inch tighter.

If they are still too loose you can either sew a couple of stitches at the top or send them back for the next size down. If they are little too snug, try wearing them for a week or two, they will relax a little with wearing.
You may return them for a full refund (including shipping) or exchange for any reason within 60 days of purchase

How long will my Sleevez last?
We are confident that if you treat your Sleevez well (cold gentle wash etc) you will receive good coverage for up to 2 years or about 40 washes. Probably even longer but there may be some slight loss of quality as the fabric stretches and becomes looser it will let in more light and provide less protection.

Customer assumes responsibility for cost of returns, we recommend you send via first class USPS with tracking to ensure proper credit

 

 

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