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Rash Vests Best Defence Against High UV Index

Rash Vests Best Defence Against High UV Index

May 30, 2018

UV is ultraviolet light and there is UVA and UVB. In a nutshell, UVA contributes to premature ageing and UVB is the one which gives you sunburn and exposes you to skin cancers. This is why you need to take sun protection seriously.

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Rash Shirts For Summer!

Rash Shirts For Summer!

April 24, 2018

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Perfect Women’s Rashie For Pregnancy

Perfect Women’s Rashie For Pregnancy

April 20, 2018

With all the women’s rashies available, making a choice of which rashie to choose whilst being pregnant can be a bit daunting. Being pregnant and those hormonal changes can make you more susceptible to the suns UV rays, so looking after yourself and using sun protection is so important for you and your baby.

At Cat&I, we have designed a range of women’s rashies and one rashie in particular stands out as a fabulous option for you and your growing baby bump. Introducing the convertible rashie which has extra fabric around the middle and adjustable sides so it can be worn as both a rashie top and as a coverup.

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Why Wear Rashies for Sun Protection

Why Wear Rashies for Sun Protection

April 08, 2018

Your skin is the biggest organ in your body and is prone to getting damaged by the sun if you don’t protect it from the UV rays. Starting from early childhood, sun damage builds up and it can take years even decades for the true extent of the damage to show. This is why wearing sun protection like rashies is so important from childhood to adulthood.

It has also been proven that the sun damage contributes to around 90% of wrinkles, ageing and skin cancers. Pretty scary facts when you look at them closely!

 

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Womens Rash Guard Style Guide

Womens Rash Guard Style Guide

April 05, 2018

Looking for a stylish womens rash guard but never quite found anything you like? Well check out these fabulous designs of UPF 50+ womens rash guards!

At Cat&i, our design strategy was to design something that would look great at the beach, chic and stylish at a resort and then fabulous when paired with a few accessories for a late afternoon glass of wine. All being UPF50+ and protecting you.

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Do You Need Rash Guards On Cloudy Days?

Do You Need Rash Guards On Cloudy Days?

April 02, 2018

Most people think that when the sun is behind the clouds that they are safe from the suns harmful UVA and UVB rays. You only get sun damage when its sunny, right? This has to be one of the biggest misconceptions about sun protection as on cloudy days, 90% of the UVA and UVB rays can actually pass through the clouds. The conclusion to this is that you always need to be thinking about sun protection on both cloudy and sunny days regardless of temperature.

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Womens Rash Guard With A Difference

Womens Rash Guard With A Difference

March 30, 2018

Have you been searching for that womens rashie that not only looks great but also can hide those days when you are feeling bloated or just not entirely comfortable whipping it all off to lie on the sand in your bikini? You aren’t alone as that is me!

At Cat&i (me being Cat), we wanted to design something which was the ultimate cover-up from both the sun protection and the cover-up point of view, which looked great as well as totally wearable.

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Rashies vs The Humble T-Shirt

Rashies vs The Humble T-Shirt

March 27, 2018

Most people don’t actually realise that regular clothing does not offer the same high level of sun protection as a purpose designed and treated rashie does. Summer clothing can be described as lightweight and a white cotton t-shirt will have a UPF rating of around 5. Darker clothing may have a slightly higher UPF rating, but UPF 5 is very similar to wearing a sunscreen with an SPF factor of 5. There is very little protection there from the UVA and UVB rays that can cause damage and even skin cancers

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Kids Rashie Christmas Gift ideas

Kids Rashie Christmas Gift ideas

January 20, 2018

Trying to think of ideas for kids Christmas presents or stocking fillers can become a bit daunting this time of year. What to get kids that they will both love and use? How about some sun protection that they will wear time and time again plus look great too!

So if the kids you are buying for love going in the sun, go in and out of water and spend a bit of time outside, this could be a really cool idea to go with. 

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5 Summer SunSmart Must Do's

5 Summer SunSmart Must Do's

January 10, 2018

As summer rolls around and the days get warmer and sunnier, it is time to start thinking about sun protection and protecting your skin from the damaging UV rays. As the sun is getting more intense, the more important it is to take precautions as you will never regret looking after yourself and your family.

Here at Cat&i, we love to enjoy the sun and being outdoors so we have complied a list of sunsmart must dos for this summer to help keep you and your family safe.

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4 Super Cool Places To Wear Cat&I Rashies

4 Super Cool Places To Wear Cat&I Rashies

January 07, 2018 1 Comment

Ever looking for ideas of where and when you can wear a rashie to both look great and protect your skin? Well, here are 4 super cool places you can deck yourself out in a chic and stylish rashie and be both glam and SunSmart!

The Pool

Sitting poolside with friends, sipping away on a glass of wine and indulging on antipasto on a gorgeous summer day. Sounds too good! 

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Rash Guards for Christmas Gifts

Rash Guards for Christmas Gifts

December 16, 2017

Stuck with what to buy family and friends for Christmas? Yes, I hear your pain as this happens to me every Christmas without fail. Just when I think that I will be organized and get gifts early, the next thing I know is that it is mid-December!

Here at Cat&i, we have got you covered with some fabulous rash guard gift ideas that can suit everyone and every budget. Read on for some fabulous ideas!

  • Ours women’s rash guard range has been designed with style, fit and of course sun protection in mind. From a long sleeved women’s rash guard to a convertible dress/rashie, our rash guards not only look good but have the added benefit of UPF 50+.

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