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…And Hello, Summer!

Apr 01, 2014 No Comments

The Coolibar 2014 summer catalog begins arriving in mailboxes today. So we’ve got a deal to help kick off a terrific sunny summer! Buy two or more Coolibar items now, and your order SHIPS FOR FREE. That’s right – free standard shipping on any order of 2 or more items. Use code SHIP2 during online checkout or on […]

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Healthy, Beautiful Skin is Made in the Kitchen

Mar 27, 2014 No Comments

By Hanna Grinaker

Just like you and the rest of the world, I love food. But I like it even more if it is providing me with some kind of health benefit. Even if that health benefit is just to make me smile, or have beautiful glowing skin.

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Tough Life: Our Summer 2014 Photo Shoot

Mar 25, 2014 No Comments

We work hard here at Coolibar. So just in case you should think life here is all water, sun, models and Coolibar clothing…well, okay, it is sometimes. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at our 2014 summer photo shoot!

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Lessons from Thin Air: Training at Altitude

Mar 20, 2014 1 Comment

Coolibar checks in with climbing expert and multiple-sport athlete Sevve Stember, who provides some hard-won lessons about training at higher altitude. Our best tip: Stay sun protected!

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Training in the Heat – What to Keep in Mind to Keep Yourself Cool and Safe

Mar 18, 2014 No Comments

Summer is fast approaching, the days getting longer, and temperatures will begin to rise. Training in the heat is inevitable and in some cases practically unavoidable (I live in Las Vegas where heat is “normal”). If you are faced with training in the heat there are a few things to consider in keeping yourself cool and safe while training.

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9 Essential Items for a Fabulous (But Super Sun Safe) Spring Break

Mar 14, 2014 No Comments

It used to be that when some of us went on spring break, getting lots of sun was the point. Or part of the point, sort of; but we digress. Now, taking into account all that science says about wrinkles and melanoma and such, this is our best advice: Let’s be sensible. But while we’re at it, let’s also still be fabulous!

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Help Arrives as the Fair-Skinned Brace for Spring

Mar 04, 2014 No Comments

So you have fair skin. You may have skin that we sometimes refer to as “porcelain” or “alabaster.” You might be borderline flammable. You might even be Irish. And the spring sun is coming fast, in its ultraviolet glory. What can you do?

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Concluding African American History Month – Or Not

Feb 27, 2014 No Comments

All this month we’ve been reminding people that African Americans (and others with naturally dark skin) can get skin cancer, too. As African American History Month concludes, we at Coolibar would like to ensure that the flow of information about cancer and skin of color does not.

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New Findings: Indoor Tanning is to Skin Cancer as Smoking is to Lung Cancer

Feb 25, 2014 No Comments

If you believe that indoor tanning isn’t dangerous, this finding from a study recently released by JAMA Dermatology might change that. Researchers have determined that the number of diagnosed skin cancer cases due to tanning is higher than the number of lung cancer cases due to smoking.

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Warm Winter Olympics All the Better for Sun Protection

Feb 20, 2014 No Comments

We’ve been keeping a close eye on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, and we’re reminded once again how important it is to protect ourselves from the sun year round. In fact, sun protection is much easier to overlook during winter. UVA and UVB rays are always a danger for unprotected skin regardless of the temperature or time of year.

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