Sun Protection Cedar City UT

Local resource for sun protection in Cedar City. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to sunscreen, sun protection clothing, sun protection lotion, as well as information on UV rays, and content on sun protection.

Walmart Supercenter
(435) 586-0172
1330 So. Providence Center Dr.
Cedar City, UT
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(435) 586-0155
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Southwest Tanning
1322 S Providence Center Dr
, UT
Raindance Laundromat Car Wash & Cleaners
(435) 586-6964
434 South Main Street
Cedar City, UT
Rizing Star
(435) 586-7123
2177 North Hawthorne Lane
Cedar City, UT
Gold's Gym
(435) 867-5077
1605 West Regency Road
Cedar City, UT
(435) 586-9404
1830 N Main St
Cedar City, UT
Mon-Fri:9am -7pm
Sat:9am -6pm
Sun:11am -4pm

The Hair Styling Shop
(435) 586-4080
491 South Main Street Suite 15
Cedar City, UT
Bronze Beauty
907 S Main St
, UT
Hawaiian Haze Tanning
(435) 865-9999
491 S Main St # 2
Cedar City, UT
Forever Summer Tanning
1166 Sage Dr Ste C
, UT

Protecting Yourself from UV Rays

Posted by Staff (09/06/2010 @ 5:43 pm)

Everyone needs some sun exposure because the sun is a major source of Vitamin D. Vitamin D allows your body to absorb calcium, and it strengthens your bones and teeth. But, beware of over exposure to the sun?s ultraviolet (UV) rays that can be very harmful to your health.

When you get sunburned, the UV rays have already damaged your skin cells and your skin will eventually peel off. Getting sunburned is not healthy and can cause skin cancer. The UV rays can also cause premature aging where your skin becomes thick, wrinkled, and leathery. Your skin may take several years to manifest the changes, so you should start protecting your skin at a very early age.

”’Preventing UV Ray Damage”’
Use a sunscreen that has a sun protection filter (SPF) of at least 30. You do not need a rx drugs prescription for sunscreen. Sunscreen effectively blocks a high percentage of UV rays and it should be used whenever you are in the sun. Some people are allergic to sunscreen, so you may want to put a small amount in an area on your arm for a couple of days to see if you develop any redness or a rash, before putting it all over your body.

Covering up with a shirt helps prevent some of the UV rays from getting through. Tightly woven shirts and pants are the most helpful. If you can see through your shirt, the UV rays can also get through to your skin.

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