This may only be a short note but it sets the alarm bells ringing sure enough. The very mention of alarm bells should have got your attention by now.

Now, of course, you are wondering what this could have to do with your regular sunscreen. After all, you are already utilizing a factor that came to you highly recommended. And through your regular and prescribed use, you are taking pretty good care of your skin.

The sense of alarm in this case has to do with mainly how and where you are applying and using your regular sunscreen. Many of you are with discipline applying your sunscreen for normal everyday use. That, in itself, is a good thing, because the alarm was already raised on just how much damage is possible through regular exposure to the sun’s harmful UV rays. Not on its own, but the sun is doing a great deal of damage in other areas across the earth.

One of the most vulnerable hot-spots is that of your coast line’s precious coral reefs. The sun is bleaching it to no end. Precious bacteria that small ocean creatures need to feed on are dying at an alarming rate. And the moment you dip your toes into the sea water, you contribute to the threat as well. The call has been made for you to wear coral safe sunscreen instead of your regular sunscreen. This is because your regular sunscreen contains an excessive amount of harmful chemicals that are washed off into the sea and drifting off to those vulnerable reefs.

These harmful chemicals are killing coral reefs around the world at an alarming rate. So, now is definitely the time to reverse that tide.