Archive for August, 2010

Albinism Crisis in Tanzania (Video)

Aug 26, 2010 2 Comments by

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.

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New Evidence Supports Theory Tanning Beds are Addictive

Aug 18, 2010 No Comments by

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.”

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Peace of Mind

Aug 17, 2010 No Comments by

Today we received a letter from a very passionate Coolibar customer, who is appreciative of the quality of the Coolibar Swimwear she ordered. “You have given me such peace of mind that my three babies’ skin is protected.”

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Aug 13, 2010 No Comments by
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Over 10,000 Dermatology Professionals in one Location

Aug 11, 2010 No Comments by

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 […]

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Is there a Safe Tan? (Video)

Aug 04, 2010 2 Comments by

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.

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