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Texas teens bid farewell to tanning beds

Jun 21, 2013 No Comments

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

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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

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

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

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

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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Caring for psoriasis in the summer

Jun 06, 2013 No Comments

If you’re one of the 7.5 million Americans living with psoriasis—the most common autoimmune disease in the country—summer can be a blessing and a challenge. Psoriasis often improves with warm weather, but many people with psoriasis are also self-conscious about showing their skin. While symptoms of psoriasis may improve due to extra sunlight and increased humidity, it’s important to make sure psoriasis doesn’t flare. Here are some tips from the National Psoriasis Foundation to help keep your skin healthy.

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Study confirms regular sunscreen use prevents photo-aging

Jun 04, 2013 No Comments

Even though dermatologists currently recommend sunscreen to patients for wrinkle, age spot and skin cancer prevention, a new Australia based study provides the most extensive evidence of sunscreen’s anti-aging effectiveness to-date.

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#WhereICoolibar Photo Contest – Win a $500 Shopping Spree!

Jun 03, 2013 1 Comment

Want a chance at winning one of three $500 Coolibar shopping sprees this summer? All you need to do is show us where you Coolibar!

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Sunscreen Talk: CoTZ and Total Block Explained

May 31, 2013 No Comments

Two of our favorite sunscreens at Coolibar, CōTZ and Total Block, provide excellent UVA and UVB protection; however, there are some differences you should know about. We invited Justin Dannecker of Fallene to answer some of the most common questions we get from customers regarding these sunscreens.

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Melanoma Survivor Timna

May 30, 2013 No Comments

During Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Coolibar invites skin cancer survivors to share their stories in their own words. Hope, determination and drive to educate others play a major role in these individuals’ lives. Skin cancer doesn’t discriminate, it can happen to anyone. Prevention and early detection can be life saving! We hope you share these stories with your friends, family and colleagues. Be SunAWARE. Read Timna’s story.

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