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What the Heck is a Rash Guard?

Aug 19, 2014 No Comments by

A rash guard is almost always a shirt, specifically one that’s worn in or around water. This might seem strange; after all, we have swim shirts and wraps and beach cover ups that do the same thing, right? But the original Australian rash guard was called a rash guard (or “rashie”) for its ability to protect against rashes.

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Twin City Tennis Camps Hosts Coolibar Talent Show

Jul 25, 2014 No Comments by

For the past two years Coolibar has worked closely with Twin City Tennis Camps (TCTC), an organization that operates tennis camps across Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn. Still, Friday, July 18 was a first: a Coolibar-themed talent show performed by TCTC staff and junior tennis students at the Golden Valley Tennis Center at Brookview Park. Here are some highlights:

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Latest Fashion Trend: The Bucket Hat?

Jul 21, 2014 No Comments by

We first started hearing rumblings about his about a year ago, when some of the hip fashion bloggers started saying the bucket hat was a thing again. We thought these rumblings would go away. They didn’t.

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Coolibar Goes to Camp

Jul 15, 2014 No Comments by

One sunny morning last week, Coolibar employees got up early, grabbed their gear and made the three-hour journey from Minneapolis to Crosslake, Minnesota to attend Camp Discovery. This one-week summer camp for kids with chronic skin conditions is operated by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), and encompasses five such summer camps across the country.

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July is UV Safety Month!

Jul 08, 2014 No Comments by

It seems there is a month for everything, but this one comes directly from the US Department of Health and Human Services: it’s UV Safety Month! This makes sense. July is one of the hottest months in the US, and it’s also right in the middle of prime vacation time.

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Is This A Magic Dress, Or…?

Jun 30, 2014 No Comments by

We’ve talked to a LOT of people about this. They think the Coastline Cover Up Dress looks okay on an expensive, skinny model. But when they put it on themselves – BOOM. They love it. We don’t know anyone who owns the Coastline Cover Up Dress that doesn’t love it. Everyday girls love it. Bloggers love it, too. What’s going on here?

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It’s World Vitiligo Day (Almost!)

Jun 25, 2014 No Comments by

World Vitiligo Day is a public initiative aimed at building global awareness about vitiligo (pronounced: vit-til-EYE-go). The Vitiligo Research Foundation launched a website and an online petition, aimed at the United Nations, to highlight vitiligo and officially designate June 25 as World Vitiligo Day annually. The petition needs 500,000 signatures. It’s almost there!

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Today is Don’t Fry Day!

May 23, 2014 No Comments by

Just before the outdoor summer festivities begin in earnest, a reminder: the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated today as Don’t Fry Day. This annual, national campaign takes place every year on the Friday before Memorial Day to help people keep sun safety in mind. Here are some of the ways the council recommends to keep yourself and your family healthy for the summer and for a lifetime:

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Ask Olga: Chat Live with the Coolibar Design Director June 3 on Facebook!

May 23, 2014 5 Comments by

On June 3, Coolibar hosts a live Facebook chat featuring Olga Mashkova, Coolibar’s Director of Women’s & Children’s Design. RSVP yes before June 2, and be entered in a drawing to win a Ruche Swim Shirt – Olga’s top Coolibar product pick for 2014!

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Monopoly Man: A Survivor Lives On

May 15, 2014 1 Comment by

Throughout May, Coolibar highlights melanoma survivors to call awareness to the dangers of melanoma. This week: the harrowing, ongoing journey of Jerry Dalton.

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