Sun Protection Kaneohe HI

Local resource for sun protection in Kaneohe. 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.

Macy's
808/262-5395
573 Road
Kailua, HI
Departments / Services
Visitor Services.

Sears
(808) 528-2280
500 Nimitz Hwy
Honolulu, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:8am -10pm
Sat:8am -10pm
Sun:8am -9pm

Sears
(808) 487-4390
98-180 Kamehameha Hwy
Aiea, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:8am -7pm
Sat:8am -7pm
Sun:9am -5pm

Macy's
808/486-6701
98-205 Kaonohi St.
Aiea, HI
Departments / Services
Mattresses, Visitor Services, Tickets.

Target
(808) 441-3118
4380 Lawehana St
Honolulu, HI
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Sears
(808) 837-5872
2886 Paa St
Honolulu, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:9am -5pm
Sat:9am -5pm
Sun:0am --12pm

Macy's
808/521-5147
1032 Fort Street
Honolulu, HI
Departments / Services
Visitor Services.

Sears
(808) 487-4211
Pearlridge S/C Ste 60-S-1
Aiea, HI
Hours
Mon-Fri:9am -9pm
Sat:9am -9pm
Sun:10am -9pm

Sephora
(808) 487-0660
98-1005 Moanalua Road, Suite 224
Aiea, HI
Hours
Monday-Saturday:10am-9pm
Sunday:10am-6pm

Sephora
(808) 944-9797
1450 Ala Moana Blvd. #2058
Honolulu, HI
Hours
Monday-Saturday:9:30am-9pm
Sunday:10am-7pm

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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