The name rash guard reflects the fact that the shirt protects the wearer against rashes caused by abrasion or by sunburn from extended exposure to the sun. But trendy Aqua Lung rash guards can do a lot more that that; they are designed to be wornboth in and out of the water while providing full UV protection, ward off jellyfish stings or add an extra layer under your diving suit.
•The Aqua Lung rash guard fabric is 80% polyester and 20% elastane. Polyester helps keep colorsfresh and bright whilst staying undamaged bychlorine. A nylon-elastane blend is breathable,stretchable, and form-fitting when wet. Rash guardsmade from this fabric are also quick-drying
•All the Aqua Lung rash guards provide UV protectionof SPF50+, enough to protect from a sunburnbut still comfortable to be worn on bare skin
•On athletic-fit models, the back is longer thanthe front in order to provide extra sun protection
•A loop is sewn on the front to fasten the strap onmen’s surf shorts or swimsuits—this will prevent aroll-up and keep the shirt in shape while you wear it
•A slightly raised neckline gives sun protectionduring surface activities or stops the buoyancycompensator from rubbing against your skinduring warm water dives and helps keep youwarm when used as an under-garment