Archive for June, 2013

Summer Nostalgia Album

Jun 27, 2013 No Comments by

It was the summer of ____. What fond memories long summer days bring. We’ve changed so much, but our love for summer remains the same.

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World Vitiligo Day

Jun 25, 2013 4 Comments by

Today, June 25, 2013, is World Vitiligo Day, a day that aims to increase awareness of vitiligo and raise funds needed for research and education.

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Coolibar President and Founder John Barrow is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Winner in the Upper Midwest

Jun 24, 2013 1 Comment by

Minneapolis, MN, June 24, 2013– Coolibar today announced that President and founder John Barrow was named a winner for Consumer Products in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 program in the Upper Midwest. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence, extraordinary success and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Barrow [...]

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4th of July Safety for Kids

Jun 23, 2013 1 Comment by

This 4th of July, keep these simple sun, water, and firework safety precautions in mind so you and your kids can enjoy a safe and fun holiday!

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Texas teens bid farewell to tanning beds

Jun 21, 2013 No Comments by

Texas will now join California, Vermont, Oregon, and Nevada in prohibiting tanning beds for minors under 18 years of age.

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Tennis camp teaches sun safety on and off court

Jun 20, 2013 No Comments by

If you play tennis, you know it’s sometimes difficult to find shade on outdoor courts. So this summer, Twin City Tennis Camp, a local Minnesota business, is taking great strides to educate youth and adults on the importance of using sun protection both on and off the court.

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Summer Camp Sun Protection 101: Why the Cotton Shirt Your Kid Swims in Just Won’t Do

Jun 18, 2013 No Comments by

Summer camp is jam-packed with activities from sunrise to sunset. Counselors and camp staff make it a priority to ensure safety of all campers; however, with the rigorous reapplication routine sunscreen requires, sometimes sun protection is overlooked in all the commotion. Sunburn and skin damage are easily preventable. Educating and equipping children with good sun protection habits prior to the start of camp is essential.

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My First Half Ironman

Jun 16, 2013 No Comments by

Ever thought about completing a Half Ironman for the personal challenge alone? Coolibar athlete, runner, mother, and nurse practitioner Sarah Gay finally reached her goal of finishing her first half Ironman. Her vivacious recap may get you thinking about trying one too.

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Sun Protective Fashions on the Runway

Jun 13, 2013 No Comments by

Skin for Life, an annual event put on by Advanced Dermatology/Skinfo in Lincolnshire, IL not only raised over $14,000 for the Skin Cancer Foundation, but put on a stellar runway show featuring Coolibar sun protective clothing. Check out photos from the runway.

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ZnO pro SUNTECT protection for Father’s Day

Jun 11, 2013 No Comments by

Just in time for Father’s Day, Christopher Lewis, the Dad of Divas Blog Founder, reviews Coolibar’s latest fabric innovation created for men – ZnO pro. ZnO pro SUNTECT® blends cotton with a moisture-wicking polyester fiber to improve performance in hot, humid conditions where the propensity to sweat is high.

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