Spending the day in the hot sun requires being covered and protected from all those harmful UV rays. Sunscreen and long-sleeves are a great first step, but if you want to be 100% covered – invest in clothing engineered to keep your skin safe in even the sunniest of locales. In other words, grab one of the 3 best sun hoodies out there right now, and take on the summer sun in style.
Top of the line gear from trusted Arc’teryx, the Phasic is a lightweight and breathable hoodie just prime for long days in the elements. Made from 100% polyester FL-X fabric, it’s air-permeable, comfortable and quick-drying…while also offering UPF 50+ protection. The hood has a reinforced visor to keep the sun off your forehead and out of your eyes, and the construction uses merrow stitch seams to further reduce bulk. In classic Arc’teryx trim fit, it’s slim and trim and provides plenty of room for moving around.
The Cast Away uses Columbia’s UPF 50+ Omni-Shade fabric to block those strong UVA and UVB rays, with a tight weave and UV-absorbent yarn that’s reliably cool and moisture-wicking on hot days. A cool, comfortable hood pops up to shield your neck and the sides of your face when the sun keeps beating down on particularly bright, high-UV-index days on the water or on the trail.
Ignore the obnoxiously casual picture above – the Baleaf Sun Shirt is an all-around beast when it comes to lightweight, breathable sun protection. Woven from 100% polyester, it wicks away sweat like a champ. Flatlock seams and a no-tag collar means its low-profile, comfortable and doesn’t chafe, and there are convenient thumbholes to keep your sleeves secure and in place when moving at rapid speed. And to top it off, the Baleaf comes in 8 exciting color options….and is dirt cheap compared to most similar sun hoodies.
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