Frequently asked questions

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What are SunSelect fabrics?

All SunSelect fabrics are scientific developments that have been made to selectively filter ultraviolet light for safer sunbathing. No chemical additives. SunSelect is a patented concept and a registered trademark.

Questions & answers

Below you will find the questions that have been asked the most in the course of the years. You will of course also read the answers to these questions on this page. Do you have another question? Do not hesitate to contact us. We are happy to provide extensive answers.

We would like to offer you clothing (swimming, sports and casual wear) with almost magical properties. The fabrics used for this are SunSelect fabrics, which act as a UV sunscreen and are made of a special polyester or polyamide yarn and a different yarns, such as cotton, tencel, coolmax, bamboo or lycra.

The special polyester or polyamide yarn has a property that blocks most of the burning UV-B rays, but allows a sufficient percentage of the browning UV-A sunrays. The SunSelect fabrics work like a suncream.

No, the SunSelect fabric has been knitted in a very special way so that a small percentage of the UV-B sun rays pass through the tiny openings between the stitches. The wearer needs this small percentage to get a tan.

No! Because the SunSelect fabric works like a suncream, the use of suncream under the garment is not recommended. Please note: protect your skin with suncream in places that are not covered by the SunSelect fabric.

No! Because the SunSelect fabric works like a suncream, the use of suncream under the garment is not recommended. Please note: protect your skin with suncream in places that are not covered by the SunSelect fabric.

No! We have established that since only a small percentage of the UV-B sun- rays reach the skin, the skin is not burnt or damaged and thus there is no peeling or blistering. On the contrary, not only that the skin does not show flakes, we have established that a UV-A tan has a longer lifespan than when the tanning is effected by the sun, either unprotected or with the use of a sun lotion

In the E.U., under the supervision of Interlad BV, every production is inspected and tested for its effectiveness