Archive for September, 2012

Equipment Fit for the Coolibar Athlete

Sep 27, 2012 No Comments by

Run, hike, bike, ski, golf, swim and surf in the same equipment Coolibar athletes use to reach new heights! Check out their gear collages.

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Considering self tanning? What you need to know.

Sep 25, 2012 No Comments by

Tanning booths are considered unhealthy by dermatologists, but what about sunless tanning (A.K.A. self tans, UV-free tans, fake tans)? While rocking the natural skin look is most recommended, those who cannot ditch the glow should opt for self tanners over UV tanning. First learn how it works. Then how to properly apply it.

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UPF 50+ Outfit Makeover

Sep 20, 2012 No Comments by

Helen Vong, skin care guru at theskiny.com, came to us with a brilliant SunAWARE idea. “Let’s do a Coolibar UPF 50+ outfit makeover to show how easy it is to be protected from the sun.” Who are we to argue?

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Windsurfing with Coolibar Athlete Marion Lepert

Sep 19, 2012 No Comments by

Got your sights set on windsurfing? Even if you don’t, it’s still exciting to hear from Coolibar Athlete Marion and the thrill she gets from competing! At age 17, she’s accomplished more than many adults in windsurfing! Read her latest story.

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NFL Training Tips with Coach Karl Dunbar

Sep 17, 2012 1 Comment by

Last month Defensive Line Coach for the New York Jets, Karl Dunbar, shared his thoughts with us on training camp. For Coach Dunbar, it’s a time to get away and focus solely on football. He needs to prepare his team to play at a high level and teach them proper techniques. We wanted to dive a little deeper with Coach Dunbar to discover tips and tricks of NFL training.

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Falling Off the Fitness Wagon

Sep 13, 2012 2 Comments by

New Year’s resolutions get us in the gym at the first of the year. Spring energizes us to get out there and get that bathing suit body ready. Summer has longer days and a variety of activities to keep us busy, active and fit. Fall–days get shorter. Weather changes. School starts back for some. The seasonal temptations begin starting with pumpkin spices. Little by little fitness gets pushed back until one day you realize you have fallen off the fitness wagon. Coolibar athlete and certified personal trainer Kristie Cranford dishes her motivating fitness tips to ensure this doesn’t happen to you.

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Sun Protection Travel Wear

Sep 10, 2012 No Comments by

We recently received some great feedback from a new Coolibar customer after his trip to Taiwan. Cory expressed what we try to convey, he just does it much better. Read his take on the versatility of our Men’s Sun Shirt.

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Coolibar’s 2012 Highlights

Sep 07, 2012 No Comments by

Happy birthday to Coolibar! As we celebrate our 11th birthday we wanted to take a moment and reflect on our successes over the past year. 2012 has proven to be busier than ever with an updated catalog, exciting new designs and a growing list of customers. As we continue to evolve, know that we are [...]

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Skin Cancer in Skin of Color

Sep 06, 2012 1 Comment by

Only people with light colored skin can get skin cancer—right? The truth is that anyone of any ethnic background is susceptible to all types of skin cancer including melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer. Dermatologist Dr. Charles Crutchfield III, an expert in ethnic skin care, recommends that people of all skin tones need to protect themselves from the sun.

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A rising need for skin cancer prevention resources in Tanzania

Sep 04, 2012 1 Comment by

Cancer care in Tanzania is a great challenge to both the government and the citizens due to limited resources and facilities. Tanzania is increasingly facing a dual problem of communicable and chronic illnesses such as cancer. Those with albinism in Tanzania are especially suffering from skin cancer due to their sun sensitivity. The Tanzania Albino Society believes the total number of those with albinism in their region could be more than 150,000.

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