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Facial redness.. Can the Presto heat dish cause sunburn type damage to my skin? My face is all red as if I have been in the sun.

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The heat you are feeling is from infrared photons. The type of photons that damages skin is mainly ultraviolet photons, which are much higher in energy than that of IR photons. Your skin may become pink from the heat but actual damage is unlikely at such lower energy for IR photons. In other words, you are not going to get a suntan. dont worry about it.

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