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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Tuesday, April 23, 2013

New Children Sun Protection Brand launches Accessory for Everyday wear and play

Sun Angels, maker of UPF 50+ sun protection gear for kids, introduces a new accessory with their UPF 50+ arm sleeves. Designed with kids and parents in mind, Sun Angels arm sleeves are kid-friendly, fashionable and offer UPF 50+ protection, the best possible rating for protection against potentially harmful UV rays.


These easy-to-slip-on arm sleeves offer parents an instant, chemical-free alternative to the often challenging task of lathering on and re-applying sticky sunblock to a wiggly child. No mess. No fuss. No missing out on the fun for your little angel.

Sun Angels arm sleeves are designed domestically and made in Peru with love and care, using a lightweight and breathable 60% polyester/35% cotton jersey/5% spandex (latex-free) fabric blend with the highest UPF 50+ rating. Simply wear these stylish arm sleeves with a regular short-sleeved shirt when heading outdoors, then slip them off when back inside. It doesn’t get much easier than that. Both kids and parents love these sleeves for their ease, and because unlike long-sleeved shirts, they allow airflow to the under arm area and wick moisture away to keep skin cool.

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. Exposure to UV light can lead to the three types of skin cancer: melanoma, squamous cell and basal cell carcinomas. Children are especially vulnerable to the potential harmful effects of UV light because their skin is thinner and has less melanin than adults. This makes protecting children’s skin a real concern. Many children also have sensitive skin, which can be irritated by the use of sunblock. UPF clothing and accessories provide protection against both UVA and UVB rays and offer an excellent option for children with skin sensitivities.

Sun Angels arm sleeves will be available for purchase at sun-angels.com and at local retailers nationwide beginning April 1, 2013. The sleeves come in 4 sizes: extra-small (newborn – 12 months), small (1-2 years), medium (3-4 years), and large (5-6 years) and retail for $19.99 per pair. More information can be found by visiting sun-angels.com.

About Sun Angels

Sun Angels started with one simple goal in mind: to create kid-friendly, fashionable gear that protects kids from the sun’s potentially harmful UV rays. Sisters-in-law, Stacy DeVreese and Monica DeVreese, created Sun Angels when they were frustrated by the limited options they found for cute, effective sun protection gear for their kids. Very little passed their mommy- approval test, which demanded both function and charm. After spending years slathering on sun block, strapping on hats, and coaxing their kids into the shade, they decided to take matters into their own hands. That’s when they created Sun Angels sun protection gear.

Like most moms, we wanted cute, convenient ways to protect our kids on sunny days so we could continue to promote a healthy, outdoor lifestyle without the worry of sun damage or the fuss of traditional sunblock. These soft, stylish, UPF 50+ arm sleeves do just that. All materials used are colorfast and machine washable in cold water. Tumble dry on low heat or air dry. No bleach.

Giving Back

Sun Angels believes it’s important for all children to receive proper sun protection education at an early age. Through our Sunrays of Hope program, we provide resources for preschools so they are able to implement a sun protection campaign, teaching their students the significance of sun safety.

As you know, playing in the shade is best, but it isn’t always possible. When your little angels head out into the sunshine, we hope you love the peace of mind that comes with Sun Angels added protection. For more information see http://www.sun-angels.com

Sun Angels. The next best thing to playing in the shade.

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