One of the few rash guards made for boys and girls, with full sun and rash protection.
Offers a slim fit and lots of protection for sensitive skin. Minimal seams for less irritation. Parents love the effective sun protection. Made by a well-known surf brand.
Sizing is off, so order larger size.
Comfortable fabric that protects at the beach as well as high altitudes.
We love the quality of the material that protects kids' skin. Customers rave about how quickly the fabric dries. Offers UPF 50+ protection. Made with no harsh chemicals.
Hood can trap too much heat.
UPF 50+ and comes in multiple colors to satisfy your child's fashion taste while protecting their skin.
Customers rave about the lightweight fabric that keeps kids cool. Holds up well summer after summer. Offers options for both toddlers and big kids. UPF 50+ rating.
Some reviews suggest the sleeves run long.
Made for active boys and parents who want an effective barrier from the sun at a great price.
Thick fabric shields skin from sun damage, yet still feels light enough to swim. Sim-fitting with elastic. Dries quickly. Provides a decent amount of full upper-body protection from the sun.
Reports suggest sizing may run small.
Trusted brand made for girls that protects and looks stylish, too.
Customers say that girls love the sporty look and durability of this popular surf brand. Offers UPF 50 sun protection. Available in multiple colors.
Some reports of it feeling too snug around the neck.
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Rash guards are a protective layer of clothing a child can wear while outdoors or in the water that will protect from sun exposure and also potential chafing caused by sports like surfing and bodyboarding. Durability is a factor due to the fabrics’ exposure to the outdoors. Sizes and styles range depending on the child’s age. Rash guards are typically made of a polyester and Lycra blend, creating a snug fit that that’s intended to prevent rashes and sunburn. Important considerations include UPF protection in addition to how quickly the rash guard dries. Brightly colored options as well as simple, understated designs depending on the child’s tastes.