As we all know, sun protection is an important part of living here in Hawaii. There are two basic rules of sun protection; always wear sunblock and know your sunscreen. However, what most people don’t realize is that many sunscreens contain ingredients that may either be harmful to us or don’t offer sufficient protection. According to the environmental working group’s research team, some sunscreens can leave you overexposed to damaging UVA rays; it can break down in the sun, or contain potential hormone-disrupting compounds.
Check out this website to find out what’s in your sunscreen.
Environmental Working Group 2010 Sunscreen Guide
We tried it and recommend a mineral-based sunscreen with natural ingredients, so that it is friendly to you and the environment! For your convenience, we now carry Grahams Natural Alternatives SunClear SPF 30+ at our office!