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Author Topic: uv rays and hyperpigmentation with protecion 50 upf  (Read 1968 times)

legolas123

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uv rays and hyperpigmentation with protecion 50 upf
« on: June 26, 2012, 02:11:28 PM »
ultraviolet  rays of natural sun and  solar shower are dangerous to  red fresh scars and skin post dermaroller even with the slip with 50 UPF protection to protect the area of scar?
there is a risk of hyperpigmentation even with boxer 50 upf that protect the area

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Re: uv rays and hyperpigmentation with protecion 50 upf
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2012, 04:31:56 PM »
Legolas, if I remember well, you are dermarolling for red stretch marks.

The UPF factor represents a protective ability of clothing against the UV radiation (UV A/B/C).

UPF 15 - 24 is good.  (It blocks 93.3 - 95.9 % of UV radiation)

UPF 25 - 39 is very good. (It blocks 96.0 - 97.49 % of UV radiation)

UPF 40 - 50+ is excellent, (It blocks 97.5 - 99+ % of UV radiation)

So, clothing that is UPF 50 is the best you can get after needling your scars. Even a lower UPF will be enough for this purpose. You do not have to worry about it, unless you are many hours in the sun after dermarolling.

BTW, I have received an email recently from a customer who has been rolling for fresh, red stretch marks and he wrote:

"The size is reduced by 50% and the redness turns to a white" raised worms".

I have asked him to post on our forum and I hope he will.
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