FireGryphon wrote:Just found a site that sells UV protective clothing. Apparently the fabric they use is specially made to block UV rays, whereas regular clothing lets in a harmful amount of UV rays. It sounds interesting, but I'm not sure what to make of it. Is this kind of clothing worth it?
Chrispy_ wrote:Not snake oil; I bought a bandana for snowboarding that was advertised as having better UV protection because it is a tighter-weave material, and unlike my old one, my forehead didn't go red after a week.
There is no magic coating or special treatment, it's just a different fibre that lets no light through, where my old bandana was thin enough that you could see silhouettes of people if you looked through it.
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