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Sun Protection at Walt Disney World

Oct 24, 2013 No Comments

Tomorrow, Coolibar will be heading off to sunny Florida to visit the great Pediatricians of America. So we invited guest Denise Preskitt, a seasoned Walt Disney World explorer and blogger at MouseSteps, to let us in on a few of her favorite attractions and why staying sun protected at the parks matters. So grab your mouse ears and get excited!

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Fit to Wear Coolibar

Oct 17, 2013 No Comments

Lupus Foundation of Minnesota Ambassador Chris Cronick spends a lot of time outdoors, teaching spin classes at the gym and traveling around the community to raise awareness for lupus along with her husband Patrick. Coolibar provided them with a few items to test during their busy month. Chris shares their thoughts on fit and function.

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Coolibar Clothing versus Regular Clothing

Oct 11, 2013 No Comments

One of the most common questions our customer service team receives is, “What is the difference between Coolibar clothing and regular clothing?” Here’s our answer:

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Five ways to add sun protection with a scarf

Sep 26, 2013 No Comments

I love scarves. They are the most versatile styling tool available (in my opinion), taking drab outfits from blah to voilà in a matter of seconds. Now that it’s fall, I try to incorporate a scarf into my look daily for both fashion and function. The Coolibar Aire Scarf is one of my favorite accessories as it does double-duty, providing some flair and UPF 50+ sun protection.

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Preventative Medicine and Sun Protection

Sep 24, 2013 No Comments

Coolibar sun protection clothing is excited to attend the Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 30 – October 2, 2013.

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Lupus Walk for Hope

Sep 19, 2013 2 Comments

Every fall, the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota hosts a Lupus Walk for Hope and 5K Run in various cities throughout Minnesota as an opportunity to raise public awareness and show support for those with lupus. Chris Cronick, 2013 LFM ambassador, had the opportunity to attend the first of three walks this past Saturday in Minneapolis, MN. Chris shares her heartfelt appreciation for the support and education stemming from the first community event highlighting lupus.

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Welcome Coolibar Design Director Olga Mashkova

Sep 12, 2013 No Comments

Coolibar is proud to introduce our new Design Director Olga Mashkova. Olga comes to Coolibar with almost a decade of experience in the fashion industry, designing everything from high fashion pieces to outdoor apparel. We look forward to introducing Olga’s UPF 50+ designs spring 2014. In the meantime, we wanted to find out more about her design inspiration and get a taste for what’s to come.

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Gansett Lifeguards Demonstrate Skill and SunAWAREness

Aug 21, 2013 No Comments

Brian Guadagno, Narragansett Surf Rescue Senior Lifeguard Captain and founder of Raw Elements USA sunscreen, lives for days on the ocean. During his 17 years as an Ocean Rescue Lifeguard, he came to realize the damaging effects of environmental sun exposure and chemical sunscreens. Today, Guadagno continues to spend his days on the ocean in Rhode Island, protecting himself from the sun and his fellow rescue team as well.

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The Sunscreen Squad is Out to Save Tennis Fans

Aug 15, 2013 No Comments

Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation and Coolibar team up to protect tennis players and spectators from the sun at the Western & Southern Tennis Open.

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John Barrow – Entrepreneur of the Year, Upper Midwest

Aug 13, 2013 8 Comments

Coolibar is pleased to announce that our President and Founder, John Barrow, was named Entrepreneur of the Year – Upper Midwest by Ernst & Young at the annual selection dinner. John graciously accepted his award with thanks to Coolibar’s customers and team, acknowledging that “Without their hard work and dedication Coolibar would not exist.”

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