I live in the Pacific NW, so we don't get too many "Blazing Sunshine" days.
I think when you're visiting the islands, you probably remember to take and use sunscreen--not so much when you're in a mostly overcast climate--even during many days in the summer.
When I put on "My Other Hat" as a Mary Kay Senior Consultant, I am concerned about great skin care. Part of great skin care is protecting against the sun.
When choosing a sunscreen, make sure it is FDA approved. Here is a link to FDA information on sunscreens:
There are also many myths about sunscreens--for instance, many people think that if they use an SPF 30, they are getting twice the protection of SPF 15. NOT SO! Here is a link to some more sunscreen myths:
Remember, sunscreens that have antioxidants as part of their ingredients will fight all those free radicals! Now that you are armed with some facts, go out any enjoy the sun!!
Aloha, and Mahalo for visiting!
The Hawaiian Island Detective Club
Book One—Pineapples in Peril
Book Two—Menehunes Missing