Archive for August, 2012

Windsurfer Marion Reviews Coolibar Stash Pocket Swim Shirt

Aug 31, 2012 No Comments by

Marion Lepert, windsurfer and Coolibar athlete, spends almost 10 hours a day in the sun. She recently returned from the US Nationals in Hood River, OR where she became the 2012 US National Women Overall Champion. While there, she used her trusty Coolibar Stash Pocket Swim Shirt in the water. Now she shares her thoughts on its on-course performance. Read Marion’s review.

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What it means to be a Coolibar customer service representative

Aug 30, 2012 1 Comment by

Coolibar products are so much more than fashionable sun clothing. We often we hear touching stories from our customers of how Coolibar products have changed their lives. At the forefront of our customer relationships is the Coolibar Customer Service Team (CST). We eagerly listen to stories, recommendations, complaints, feedback, and experiences with our products and work together to provide the best service possible!

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Enter to Win Coolibar Sunwear by Adding a Caption to this Photo!

Aug 28, 2012 7 Comments by

Put your Coolibar thinking cap on and add your most thoughtful, clever caption to the photo for a chance to win a Coolibar UPF 50+ shirt of your choice! Click “read more” to see the photo and enter! Deadline: September 10, 2012.

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What You Need to Know About Sun Protection at Your Child’s School

Aug 23, 2012 No Comments by

While the teacher doesn’t typically require sun protection, it’s a back-to-school item parents should strongly consider. Not all schools allow hats or sunscreen, and we hope schools change their policies in the near future. All the same, we have suggestions to ensure your child is sun safe.

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Pampering Your Skin on Airplanes

Aug 21, 2012 2 Comments by

On airplanes, your skin goes to battle with re-circulated dry air and an extra dose of sunlight. These elements leave skin near lifeless by the time you land. Never fear! We have suggestions to save your skin (all 3.4 oz or less of course).

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Raw Elements Narragansett Surf Event

Aug 17, 2012 1 Comment by

The Waterman Eco Challenge held on July 21st in Rhode Island, an event created as a weekend dedicated to ocean and sun safety put on by Coolibar sunscreen vendor Raw Elements, was a great success! An estimated 10,000 people were on the beach that day most cheering on the competitors racing to paddle out past the break.

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Can Vitamin A Help Prevent Melanoma?

Aug 14, 2012 No Comments by

If you could take a pill to reduce your chances of getting melanoma would you? A new study appearing in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology provides evidence that taking a Vitamin A supplement may do just that.

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Parasols Are In and Great for Your Skin

Aug 09, 2012 No Comments by

Look around and you’ll start seeing more parasols (a.k.a. umbrellas) on sunny days. That’s right, no rain, just in pure wonderful sunshine. Why? They’re not only a great addition to your outfit, but they help block the sun’s ultraviolet rays that can cause premature aging and skin cancer. What’s not to love?! Even celebrities are in on the parasol action.

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The Coolibar Guarantee

Aug 08, 2012 2 Comments by

Coolibar’s commitment to providing the highest quality sun protection possible is something we take very seriously. In the past few months, various news outlets posted articles questioning the effectiveness of sun protective clothing. In response we decided to take a moment to clarify a few points about Coolibar sun protective clothing and our UPF 50+ guarantee.

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One UPF 50 Shirt, Five Looks

Aug 07, 2012 No Comments by

One of Coolibar’s favorite go to stylists Bridgette Raes recently created a blog post on styling the basic white t-shirt. We thought it was such a great idea, our Coolibar stylists translated it to UPF 50+ with our white ZnO Long Sleeve T-Shirt! Click “read more” to view our outfit ideas and you’ll realize UPF 50+ sunwear works with almost any outfit.

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