Fun in the Sun Blog

How to keep those Crazy Arms White!

How to keep those Crazy Arms White!

Even with careful washing, whites can go a little grey with constant wear (scroll down for some tips on how to keep your whites as bright as possible). Here’s four ways to try and help remove stains or brighten up your whites, starting with the least toxic.

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Why ‘clothing is king’ when it comes to sun protection.

Why ‘clothing is king’ when it comes to sun protection.

Article updated August 2021 Can you trust sunscreen?  As a Cancer Council spokesperson told us at a recent school event, when it comes to sun protection, ‘clothing is king’.  So what does that mean for ‘slopping’ on sun screen, and can we trust it?  Our answer is a ‘yes' - with reservations - based on our own research. Life is not a laboratory! The first issue is making sure you apply the necessary amount. Cover every exposed area on your kids accurately, 20 minutes before going out in the sun.  Then repeat every two hours or more often. As parents, we know...

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St Michael's Golf Club – Our favourite testing laboratory

St Michael's Golf Club – Our favourite testing laboratory

It's hard work, but someone has to do it The government's labs at ARPANSA are where Crazy Arms fabric is checked for its ability to withstand harmful UV rays. You can find out more about how they do it from this video. Our fabric passes the UPF 50+ threshold with flying colours, which means they act as a great barrier against harmful UV rays. But how comfortable are they to wear? This is where, as a co-founder of the business, I have to put my arms on the line.  It means spending four and a half hours in the sun, walking...

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Fathers Day Gift Ideas

Fathers Day Gift Ideas

Great Fathers Day Gift ideas from $15.50. Eco gifts for Dads you care about, carefully constructed to leave a gentle footprint.

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