Archive for Inside Coolibar

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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The Wiffle for a Diffle Celebrity Tournament

Aug 06, 2013 No Comments

This Saturday, August 10, 2013, the Pediatric Sun Protection Foundation will be distributing Coolibar sun safety product and sunscreen during the Wiffle for a Diffle Celebrity Tournament fundraiser at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

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Coolibar Employees Visit AAD’s Camp Discovery

Jul 24, 2013 No Comments

Coolibar had the pleasure of spending a day with youth and staff at the American Academy of Dermatology’s Camp Discovery on July 10, 2013. Camp Discovery offers youth with skin conditions the opportunity to spend a week among young people who have similar skin conditions — free of charge. Read more about our employees’ road trip!

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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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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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