All the clothing in Uhip's Merino family is manufactured in Europe and made from 100% fine, mulesing-free Merino Wool. Wool provides excellent insulation and moisture wicking which regulate the temperature in a completely natural way and also keeps dry even during intense activity. Wool textiles are naturally odour resistant, and have anti-bacterial properties as well as give UV protection.
Five benefits of wool
Do you want to take advantage of nature's own magic? Choose wool! Here is a list of five things that make wool unbeatable.
1. Wool is a heat regulator
Hot or cold outside? Doesn't matter. If you choose a wool sweater, you have chosen wisely, regardless of the temperature. The wool fibre can soak up moisture equivalent to 30 percent of its dry weight and makes you feel cool when the temperature rises. At the same time, it is soft on the skin and keeps you warm when the temperature drops.
2. Wool is self-cleaning
The grease from wool is called lanolin and helps the wool to clean itself. Lanolin is also partially water repellent, which means that you don't have to wash a wool sweater very often.
3. Wool is odour resistant
Wool garments are naturally odour resistant, so when wearing your woollen shirt, you won`t have to worry about being inconvenienced by unpleasant smells. The self-cleaning lanoline is also naturally antibacterial and allows your skin to breathe.
4. Wool is natural
Sheep need to be sheared, preferably several times a year. Wearing a sweater made from sheep's wool is wonderful when you are out and about, whatever activity you are doing. Wool is a natural material and is therefore 100% biodegradable. Wool is the most reusable fibre on the planet. Wool is wool. Always natural.
5. Wool is inflammable
If an accident occurs, for example, a candle flame happens to come into contact with your woollen clothes, you can feel safe. Unlike many other clothing materials, wool is naturally flame resistant and it is, therefore, more difficult to ignite.