Archive for January, 2014

Some Healthy Snack Ideas for the Big Game…

Jan 31, 2014 No Comments by

While Coolibar helps you stay healthy outdoors with our sun protective clothing, we can also help during one of our favorite indoor sports – the Super Bowl party. We’ve assembled some of our favorite snack ideas that will help you and your guests maintain your bodies and minds for a great spring 2014! Check out our Healthy Snacks here.

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Ocular Melanoma: Skin Cancer in Your Eyes?

Jan 30, 2014 3 Comments by

As with all melanoma or non-melanoma skin cancers, prevention starts with education. A terrific guideline: The greater your risk of developing skin cancer through exposure to UVA and UVB rays, the greater your risk of developing OM.

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Cooltect Adds Cooling Effect to Sun Protection

Jan 28, 2014 No Comments by

What is Cooltect? It’s an innovative cooling technology that adds to Coolibar sun protective fabrics. You get fitness gear that protects AND keeps you cooler during warm weather activity.

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2014: The Year to Make it Happen

Jan 23, 2014 No Comments by

Perhaps your New Year’s vows for 2014 included a travel destination, a positive health habit, a new adventure or an endeavor you’ve always dreamed about. Here we are, 21-plus days into 2014. How’s it going?

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Excitement for Spring: Check Out the Fashion Trends Behind Coolibar’s 2014 Spring Line!

Jan 21, 2014 No Comments by

We are knee deep in snow here in Minnesota, and like so many other places this year we eagerly anticipate the arrival of spring! Along with the warmer temperatures, we can’t wait to see all of you showing off the latest spring and summer fashions for 2014.

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The Sun, Heat and Skin Cancer: Is Tennis Too Dangerous?

Jan 18, 2014 No Comments by

If you’re a tennis player or a tennis fan, you know that tennis requires you to be out in the sun for hours at a time. But even when it isn’t as hot as at was at the Australian Open last Thursday, a larger and less obvious danger remains: how are people protecting themselves from UVA and UVB rays that can cause skin cancer?

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Sun Protection in Winter? Ask an Olympian

Jan 16, 2014 No Comments by

As the Winter Olympics in Sochi approach, we’re reminded that protection from UVA and UVB rays is just as important in winter. Olympic skier Julia Mancuso shares tips for sun protection.

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Coolibar Spring 2014 Photo Shoot: Behind the Scenes

Jan 14, 2014 No Comments by

Here’s a look behind the scenes during the Coolibar spring 2014 photo shoot – and a quick sneak peek at our new UPF 50+ sunwear.

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Three More States Ban Tanning Beds for Minors

Jan 08, 2014 2 Comments by

Because skin cancer rates continue to rise among young adults – a group previously unlikely to be diagnosed – states are acting on convincing evidence that indoor tanning is a significant factor. In 2013, following a number of other states, Illinois, Nevada, and Texas enacted legislation to block access to indoor tanning for minors. This is a trend we hope will eventually be rolled out across all states.

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Skin Cancer Rates Rise in US Hispanic Demographic

Jan 08, 2014 No Comments by

It’s still a common misconception that darker skin tones are not at risk for skin cancer. The Hispanic population is the fastest growing ethnic group in the US. Unfortunately, along with this increase is an increase in the rate of skin cancer among its members.

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