MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 109, 20172017 2nd International Conference on Materials Science and Nanotechnology (ICMSNT 2017) – 2017 2nd International Symposium on Material Science and Technology (ISMST 2017)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Chapter 3: Materials Processing Technologies|
|Published online||31 May 2017|
Solar Wear Tattoo – Combining Functional Materials Taking Advantage of Different UPF of Textiles, to Create Healthier Tattooing Alternatives
1 PhD Candidate, Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon – FA-UL, 1349-055 Polo Universitário – Alto da Ajuda, Lisboa, Portugal
2 PhD Architect, Professor Faculty of Architecture – University of Lisbon, Researchers and CIAUD-permanent member of the Research Centre for Architecture, Urban Planning and Design FA-UL
a Corresponding author: Vanessa Mendes : firstname.lastname@example.org
Tattooing process can be a painful experience whether achieving a permanent or temporary body art on skin, and there can be horrible consequences. By taking advantage of UV protection factor variables of fashion clothing materials, it is possible to create this kind of body art in a much healthier way. The material performance is key, besides UPF materials that relies on the material behaviour when combined, layer sequence of these materials used for the desired function is equally as important, if not, even more important so. When properly combined in the correct order, making use of the right technology it may be possible to test different combinations. The advantages are, besides creating a temporary tattoo, that the user can benefit from moderate sun bathing advantages, that can provide the desired body art design on skin and the sunbathing health benefits. All of this can only be possible with a deep understanding of the UV protection factor of fashion materials, and how it can be tested and used in the manufacturing process for the desired function.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2017
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