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A Sun Protective Jacket for the Ultra Athlete Mom

Jul 24, 2013 No Comments

Coolibar Athlete Sarah Gay is a lover of marathons and triathlons. She spends hour each week outdoors, not only training for her next Half Ironman, but doing what she considers most important of all — being an active mother. Throughout her career as a nurse practitioner, she has recognized the importance of sun protection. She also knows moms like her need fashionable, functional clothing that keeps up with a busy lifestyle. That’s why Sarah adores the Coolibar UPF 50+ Fitness Jacket. Read Sarah’s review.

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#WhereICoolibar Photo Contest Winners

Jul 19, 2013 2 Comments

Working at Coolibar, nothing is more rewarding than seeing how our products perform in real life. That’s why we were excited to kick-off the #WhereICoolibar Photo Contest. After sifting through over 100 customer photos, and much debate, the ballots are in. The winners of the $500 Coolibar shopping spree are (drum roll…)

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USTA Tennis Arrives in Downtown Minneapolis

Jul 18, 2013 No Comments

Live in a metro area? Ever watch an outdoor game of tennis in the midst of towering skyscrapers? An unusual site, but once a year, you’ll see this in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota (Coolibar’s state headquarters).

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Coolibar put to the test in the Mideast

Jul 10, 2013 No Comments

Phillip Jones is a well-seasoned traveler of the Mideast. After spending 30 years in deserts and a bout of skin cancer, he still loves hot, dry places, but now takes the necessary skin precautions.

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I’m African-American and Sun Safe

Jul 03, 2013 No Comments

Coolibar was introduced to mom blogger Quiana Agbai of Harlem Lovebird this spring at Getting Gorgeous, an event dedicated to making mom’s feel gorgeous, both inside and out. Quiana learned all about Coolibar Sun Protection You Wear and needless to say, we had a lengthy conversation about the importance of sun protection for all skin types. Mrs. Harlem Love Bird shares her thoughts with us.

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Athlete for change: Paul Ridley

Jul 02, 2013 No Comments

In 2010, Paul Ridley completed his 3000 mile row across the Atlantic Ocean, solo, protected by Coolibar all the way. Why would one endure the pain that comes from 87 days of rowing 12 to 14 hours every day? To raise awareness and research funds for skin cancer. Our former athlete for a change is [...]

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Summer Nostalgia Album

Jun 27, 2013 No Comments

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

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

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

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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