Recently Coolibar was contacted by ABC’s 20/20 about a story on the persecution of those with albinism in Tanzania. Through this connection Coolibar partnered with a non-profit organization called Under the Same Sun, which provides resources to assist those disadvantaged by disability, discrimination and poverty allowing an increased quality of life. Coolibar donated sun protective clothing and hats to two schools in Tanzania, a safe refuge for children with albinism.
Archive for August, 2010
Are you still using tanning beds? Are you addicted? Our friends at SunAWARE have uncovered additional evidence that tanning beds have addictive qualities. “Repeat tanners may exhibit addictive behaviors similar to those exhibited by people addicted to substances such as alcohol.”
Last February, Coolibar attended the 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, held in Miami, FL. This was the 8th consecutive year that Coolibar exhibited at this meeting and roughly 1,100 dermatology professionals stopped by our booth to say hello and receive a free Coolibar UPF 50+ hat. This year we brought with [...]
Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology in Minneapolis, MN shares her expert opinion on the subject of tanning. She says the first thing you need to know about tanning is that “There is No Safe Tan!” Tanning is your skin’s mechanism for protecting itself from unsafe ultraviolet light.