What is a base layer and why do you need to wear one?

A base layer is an insulating layer worn next to your skin. Base layers help regulate your body temperature by  moving perspiration away from your skin, which will help keep your dry. Staying dry allows you to stay warm and happy in the winter. Base layers come in many forms, from t-shirts to leggings, tights, briefs and sports bras. Some are designed to contour to your body while others are more loose fitting. Base layers also come in different weights or thicknesses to suit different temperatures and activity levels. 

Bamboo apparel is a great base layer for any winter activity weather dressing for skiing, skating, snowshoeing or hanging out in the cold, bamboo provides the best insulation and temperature regulation.

Bamboo is a powerhouse when protecting the planets resources, it has built in temperature controls to keep you warm in the cold and cooler in the heat. It's a breathable material that does not contain harmful chemicals and is hypoallergenic with a similar feel to silk. It's proven to have a 99.98% antibacterial rate keeping your material odorless and just as important, it is UV resistant.

Olive + Splash provides a full line of children and adult apparel for all of your outdoor activities and base layers.

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