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WOMEN'S SKIN COOLER SHORT SLEEVE TOP*

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Our Women's Skin Cooler Short Sleeve Top was added for ladies seeking a short sleeve option with vertical cooling pockets. It's similar in fit and function as the long sleeve, with the main difference being short sleeves, and two pockets instead of three.

Sizing: Please refer to the size chart button above for sizing guidance. 
Fit Type: Form-fitted
Fit Note: Please do not assume your size is the same as previous years, please use our size chart and if in doubt, email us at: femme@desotosport.com. Triathlon apparel is meant to fit next-to-skin. This is to eliminate potential chafing, and unnecessary drag during the swim, bike and run. If you’re not comfortable with this type of fit and or are between sizes, we recommend sizing up. Garment will fit the most snug the first time you put it on, it will relax slightly once wet.

New Features: We eliminated the mesh on the back and added two vertical pockets along the spine to help cool your body. These pockets can be used for nutrition gels, ice, or cold sponges commonly available at aid stations in triathlons and long endurance races. 

  • You might be use to only using the lower pocket of your current jersey, but you will quickly find the upper pocket to be great for carrying sunglasses, a cell phone or your mp3 player
  • The pockets are not designed to carry excessive weight such as water bottles, gel flasks, or any comparable weight

Features and Benefits: 

  • Skin Cooler 90™ stretch fabric blocks 90% UVB rays while creating a cooling sensation that actually keeps you cooler.
  • Cooling technology is embedded in the fabric and will NOT wash out, contrast difference to many other "like" products on the market.
  • Offset seams eliminate the potential to chafe.
  • This is not a compression garment, yet it is supposed to fit snug, for aerodynamic purposes. Though it is designed to be worn alone and performs best that way, you can wear it over or under any triathlon top, tri suit, cycling jersey, golf shirt, or tennis shirt, and you will actually be cooler!
  • Reflective logos for increased low-light visibility 
  • Designed and created by women.
  • This garment is not designed for repeated use in a chlorinated pool.
  • Made in the USA
  • Size XL qualifies for our Biggest Winner promotion. Buy this item at full price and if you need to size down within 2 years we’ll give you a 50% discount on a smaller size. Read more here - Biggest Winner 

What makes ours different?  Our Skin Cooler fiber is designed to feel and perform like silk (from a silkworm).  Through Biomimicry, we took the virtues of this natural fiber and created a synthetic silk.  It will keep you cool in hot weather and cooler when it is wet.  Put it on and you will instantly feel the cool sensation.  Wet it and you will notice a drop in the surface temperature of the skin between 7 and 10 degrees.

A MEDICAL TESTIM0NIAL:  We received this letter from Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon Dr. Michael Bax.* 

 I am an avid runner and triathlete and I recently discovered your Skin Cooler products, of which I'm a huge fan.  I have been wearing them for a few months now and couldn't be happier.  I am a dermatologist and Mohs surgeon at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY.  Every patient I see is plagued by basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, or melanoma.  I recommend your products to my active patients on a daily basis.  It allows them to continue their active lifestyle while protecting themselves from the sun. I find your product to be far superior to all other cooling and sun protective lines.  I truly appreciate your efforts and innovations. 

Michael Bax, MD 
Roswell Park Cancer Institute 
Scott Bieler Clinical Science Center 
Buffalo, New York

***Dr. Bax has no financial investment in De Soto Sport and was not solicited nor compensated in any way for his letter.

Note: No garment should ever be a substitute so we always recommend you wear sunscreen underneath these, and all, products. It is crucial to keep in mind that a sunscreen's (whichever brand you may choose) SPF/UPF rating refers only to its ability to protect skin from UVB radiation. Because we know that UVA damage can be just as insidious, it is essential for the health of your skin that you use a sunscreen that contains the UVA-protecting ingredients of titanium dioxide or zinc oxide.

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09/24/2019
Anonymous
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It's so very cooling--but oh-so-tight!!

I wore this top (along with DeSoto Skin Cooler arm sleeves and helmet liner) on a recent cycling tour from Washington DC to Yorktown VA. The temps and humidity were both in the mid-to-upper 90's, and the skin cooler fabric made riding in such miserable conditions bearable--thank you!!! The sun protection was also outstanding. ONE PLEA: my husband was able to wear his red Skin Cooler relaxed fit t-shirt and feel the cooling breeze against his skin, while I was stuffed into a (very, very) fitted women's top. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, DeSoto--recognize that not all female cyclists are racers, and offer a relaxed-fit women's Skin Cooler t-shirt in bright road-worthy colors. Many of us would be so grateful!

WOMEN'S SIZING INFORMATION IMPERIAL / METRIC

  Bust Waist Hips
X-Small 31"- 33"in / <79 - 84 cm 22"- 24" in / 56 - 61 cm 30”- 33” in / 76 - 84 cm
Small 34"- 36" in / 86 - 91 cm 25"- 27" in / 65 - 69 cm 34”- 35” in / 86 - 89 cm
Medium 37"-39" in / 94 - 99 cm 28"-30" in / 70 - 77 cm 36”- 38” in / 91 - 97 cm
Large 40"- 42" in / 101 - 107 cm 31"- 33" in / 79 - 84 cm 39”- 41” in / 99 - 104 cm
X-Large 42"- 44" in / 107 - 112 cm 34"-36" in / 86 - 91 cm 42”- 44” in / 107 - 112 cm
XX-Large 44"+ in / 112 cm + 36"- 38" in / 92 - 97 cm 44”- 46" in / 112 - 117 cm

 

The size chart above should serve as a general guide. If you would like assistance in determining the proper size, please send the following information to contact@desotosport.com.

BUST - Fullest part of breast, measured as the largest part of circumference right over the pectoral muscle.
WAIST -  Circumference measured at the belly-button line - this is NOT the same as your pants waist size.
HIPS - Circumference measured at the widest point, NOT at your hips where your belt may go. Typically this will measure just a few inches below your hip bones and around the largest part of the glutes.

 

If you do not have a tape measure and you need something to measure with, use a belt, or smart phone power cord, and a ruler.
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