Buff High UV Insect Shield

95% UV Protection / Insect Repellent / High Wicking Coolmax Fibre / Polygiene anti-odour
Weighs 38g
Code: AW14387
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A Buff is a must have piece of kit for any trek, lightweight and stretchy tube provides insulation, sun & wind protection and can be used in a variety of ways. The High UV Insect Shield Buff offers 95% UV Protection, comprehensive insect protection and uses a high wicking Coolmax Tetrachannel fibre.

Buff says: High UV Insect Shield BUFF is a seamless, multifunctional tubular accessory ideal for many warm and hot weather activities. Made with Coolmax Extreme, High UV Insect Shield BUFF will wick moisture (sweat) away from your skin faster than any other fabric whilst offering protection from pesky insects and bugs. Designed to fit adult heads 53 - 62 cm.

USES: High UV Insect Shield BUFF can be worn as a neckerchief, headband, wristband, mask, hairband, balaclava, scarf, scrunchie, saharaine, pirate cap, beanie or bandana.

Insect Shield Logo at Ultralight Outdoor Gear| Insect Shield apparel and gear products combine the Insect Shield process with a proprietary formulation of the insect repellent permethrin—resulting in effective, odorless insect protection that lasts the expected lifetime of the product. It protects against mosquitos, ticks, ants, flies, chiggers and midges.
|Polygiene STAY FRESH - Active odour control technology treatment. Effective and Permanent odour control thats safe next to skin and environmentally friendly. Click Logo to read more..

Buff's Original Buff is a classic piece of outdoor kit. Marketed to within an inch of its life it nonetheless is a pretty useful thing. I won't go on a long trek without one and I usually wear it around my neck where it adds quite a bit of warmth and protects my neck from the sun.

It sometimes gets too hot to wear but for the cooler three seasons its an everyday accessory. There are times when I've worn it across my nose and mouth to protect against windblown dust and there are times when I've worn it in beanie mode - though I like a bespoke beanie as a first choice.

So I haven't really explored the other configurations but I don't need to - I know what it does for me and I really find it useful. Buff's High UV Insect Shield Buff builds on the benefits of the Original Buff by offering:

  • 95% UV Protection
  • Insect repellent treatment based on Permethrin
  • The use of very high wicking Coolmax Tetrachannel Fibres

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  • Made with 100% Coolmax Extreme - this special four channel fibre forms a transport system that pulls moisture away from the skin to the outer layer of the fabric.  It then dries that moisture faster than any other fabric and thermoregulates the body.
  • High UV Insect Shield BUFF weighs 38g and measures 51cm x 24.5cm
  • Designed to fit most adults, with heads measuring 53 - 62cm.
  • There are no irritating seams or hems and High UV Insect Shield BUFF is machine washable and non iron.
  • BUFF headwear will not lose its elasticity, is colour fast and will not fade.
  • Treated with Polygiene your BUFF headwear will remain fresh as the silver ions prevent the build up of bacteria in the fabric
  • Treated with Insect Shield technology to give you long lasting protection from flying bugs and insects
  • Certified to meet Oeko-Tex Standard 100
  • Weighs 38g
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