Fourth Element Women's Hydroskin Ocean Positive Short Sleeve Rash Guard Info
Fourth Element OceanPositive Hydroskin UV50 Rash Vest are made using recycled polyester. Each OceanPositive Hydroskin garment prevents approx 7 plastic bottles from being sent to landfill and better still from ending up in the ocean. The resulting ultra smooth fabric made with recycled polyester reduces friction between the skin and a wetsuit and helps to stop chafing of tight/ill-fitting suits.
Equally suited for wearing in and out of the water, ideal to wear as a UV shield with UPF 50+ for watersport activities and to protect against stingers. Great for snorkelling, surfing, SUP, yoga and more, pair with an OceanPositive Hydroskin top for the perfect dive skins for tropical waters.
Pollutants in Sun Screens are also contributing to the increase in dead sea corals. Fourth Element's Hydroskins provide protection of UPF50+, blocking at least 97.5% of the sun's ultraviolet radiation, allowing you to continue your water sport activities knowing you are playing a (very) small part to protect our world's oceans.
Fourth Element are tackling the worlds oceans plastic problem head on with their Ocean Positive range, using polyester created from recycled plastic bottles. Garment printing is produced using water based inks. Being ‘OceanPositive’ spans from not just what we do in the ocean but also what we do in our everyday lives.About Fourth Element Ocean Positive
Fourth Element OceanPositive products were originally conceived as a result of recycled ghost nets, which went in to creating Econyl, 100% regenerated polyamide fibre from post consumer materials, to use in our swimwear and rashguards. Looking to the future, Fourth Element believe that the issues surrounding the destruction of our seas go far beyond just abandoned fishing nets. Being 'OceanPositive' spans from not just what we do in the ocean but also what we do in our everyday lives.
Approximately 1.4 billion pounds of rubbish per year enters our seas. Dumped into our oceans daily, this threatens marine life, pollutes beaches and affects local tourism industries. In several parts of the world including the Gulf of Mexico and the Baltic Sea, depletion of oxygen in the water has created enormous dead zones. Imagine if below the water there was no more coral reef to explore, unique plants are dying out, wildlife is scarce and some cases, becoming extinct.
Fourth Element Women's Hydroskin Ocean Positive Short Sleeve Rash Guard Features
- UPF 50+ Sun protection blocking at least 97.5% of the sun's ultraviolet radiation
- Made using 85% Recylced polyester derived from plastic bottles
- Each Hydroskin prevents approx 7 plastic bottles from ending up in landfill or worse still, the ocean
- Water based inks
- Eco-friendly packaging
- Flatlock seam construction for added comfort
- Ultra smooth fabric ideal to wear under a wetsuit or on its own
- Stinger protection
- Active wear for any water sports or outdoors adventures
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Fourth Element set out in 1999 to design high quality, performance garments for the scuba diver. They are renowned for their thermal wear such as the Arctic, Xerotherm and Thermocline range. Fourth Element wetsuits, drysuits, their technical dive wear clothing, and swimwear are regularly seen on the small and even the big screen, worn by renowned naturalists, underwater videographers and explorers around the world.