Salomon XA Cap Review
If you love heading outdoors to get your workouts in and enjoy the warm summer weather, you might want to consider taking along a running hat, such as the Salomon XA Cap. It is going to help shield your eyes from the bright sunlight, and the curved bill can help you tune out the world around you, letting you focus on what is in front of you without distraction. The sweatband and moisture-wicking materials help keep you dry and prevent the sweat from rolling down your face and into your eyes, giving you a more comfortable and distraction-free experience. You might spend a tad bit more for this product, but the great features, such as the vents for breathability and the reflective details, make the cap well worth the little extra cost. You get a handful of color options, although some customers would have liked to have seen a wider variety, most were content with what was available. Multiple size options ensure there is something that will fit just about anyone. Customers love this product, and it would be a great addition to your running gear.
Multiple sizes available
Vents for breathability
Slightly higher price tag
Limited color options
Of course, you are not limited to leading an active lifestyle to wear the product. If you want an additional layer of sun protection, no matter what the activity, you will be able to take advantage of the great coverage this hat offers. Sitting at the park with the family, watching your child play a sports game, heading out for your daily jog, or running errands, no matter what you are doing the Salomon XA Cap can go with you and make your experience just a little bit better.
Not only is the lid breathable but it is also designed with a moisture-wicking fabric that helps keep the cap, and therefore your head, nice and dry while you are out being active. It is going to allow your sweat to roll right off of your cap so it can evaporate quickly and efficiently, leaving you dry and comfortable — no need to run around all day with a hat that is soaked in your own sweat.
The Salomon has a sweat absorbing headband that is going to work with the sweat-wicking materials of the hat to help keep the sweat from dripping down into your face and helps keep it out of your eyes. When you are working out, you are going to sweat, and it can get frustrating and uncomfortable, feeling the beads of moisture drip down your sweat and feeling them roll into your eyes. That is not something that you will have to worry about with this product, and it is going to help prevent that discomfort for you.
Additionally, it will help keep the sun out of your eyes and the hot suns rays off your face, preventing any discomfort that is associated with that. The cap really does a great job of keeping you comfortable while you are out and about.
Regardless of what size you decide to purchase, the cap features an adjustable rear clasp that gives you a more customizable and secure fit. All the variations and customizability when it comes to the size of the hat, make sure that there really is something out there to fit everyone.
You are going to want to make sure that you are keeping your hat clean and taking care of it correctly; otherwise, you are going to run the risk of lowing the overall lifespan. Make sure you wash it according to the directions on the tag to reduce the risk of accidentally ruining it while you are trying to keep it clean.
There are a couple of different styles and colors that you can choose from so you can try to find a lid that will best fit your style and your personality. You can get it with the 'S' logo and the word Salomon written underneath it. This design is available in black, Poseidon (blue) and black, or white and black. The other style features a large 'S' logo off-centered on the front and is available in hibiscus and Dubarry, maverick and black, fiery red and black, Hawaiian surf and black, sulphur spring (yellow) and black, or urban chic and balsam green.
It doesn't matter what style or color you choose, the logo as well as an elastic band on the rear gives you some reflective detailing that helps keep you visible if you are heading out in lower light conditions, keeping you safe.
There is the apparent sun protection. The bill is going to help shield your eyes from the bright light of the sun, prevent you from being blinded by the light when you are heading out on bright, sunshiny days. When you might not expect, however, is that is can also help protect you from the suns harmful UV rays. It offers UPF 50 sun protection, helping keep your skin safe from the sun. Of course, you will still want to use sunblock when you head outdoors, but this is going to give you an extra layer of protection.
The brim of the hat can also help you stay focused, blocking out some of the distractions the busy world around you can offer. It can let you focus on what is in front of you without being distracted by everything else going on.
You are also going to get some protection from moisture while wearing this cap. It is made out of sweat-wicking materials, allowing the moisture to bead up and roll right off the lid. There is a built-in sweatband to catch the extra beads of sweat and prevent them from dripping down into your eyes, distracting you from your workout. The vents located on the sides are not only going to let air to cool you down, but it will have that sweat a place to escape to after it evaporates, so you are not stuck walking around all day in a sweat-soaked cap.