Archive for Inside Coolibar

A trip down Coolibar Holiday Lane + Cookie Recipes!

Dec 11, 2012 No Comments

The holidays are near and already here for some. There is much hustle and bustle in the Coolibar building: treats on the corner of every desk, talk of presents and of course the Coolibar holiday party! This year, our employees wanted to share their ways to get into the holiday spirit with you – including their favorite part of the holiday season, their ultimate gifting wish, and infamous holiday cookie and treat recipes!

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The Stars Come Out to Support Melanoma Research Foundation

Nov 19, 2012 3 Comments

Celebrity Kevin Nealon, star of Showtime series Weeds and long time Saturday Night Live actor hosted the first annual Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) Celebrity Golf Classic Monday, November 12 at Lakeside Golf Club in Los Angeles. The golf tournament helped raise funds for the MRF, helping further cancer research with the goal of one day finding a cure.

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Living with Lupus

Nov 15, 2012 1 Comment

While sun protection is important for everyone, many individuals who have medical conditions are threatened with worsening symptoms when exposed to the sun. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. It also causes extreme sun sensitivity.

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History buffs: Do you know the orgin of the Panama Hat?

Nov 08, 2012 No Comments

A Panama Hat is a reference to the straw material it is made from, not the country of Panama. The hat is made from the carludovica palmate plant, which grows in the coastal lowlands of Western South America. Ecuador began producing the Panama hat as early as 1630! During the California Gold Rush, individuals traveled […]

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Show Your SunAWARE Side to Win!

Nov 02, 2012 No Comments

Tell us, or better yet, show us how you’re SunAWARE year ’round for a chance to win a wide brim hat! Read more for details.

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“Second Generation” Sun Protection Products

Oct 16, 2012 No Comments

Michael Hubsmith is executive vice president with Coolibar, actively developing sun protection products for over a decade. He recently sat down with SunAWARE for a feature in their new magazine Perfect Skin Protection to give his take on what he calls “the second generation” of sun protection products. Click “read more” for a snippet of our favorite pieces from the article.

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Innovative sun hats from Escaping the Sun in Style

Oct 11, 2012 No Comments

Finding a stylish sun hat can prove challenging. Additionally, many sun hats on the market today do not protect your neck, cheeks, nose, and mouth from the sun’s UV rays. Devra Wathen, founder and CEO of Escaping the Sun In Style™ (ETSIS), an innovative hat company based out of Hawaii offers a smart and sophisticated option. Devra shares her thoughts on her company that’s changing the way people view sun protection.

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Sun Protection Travel Wear

Sep 10, 2012 No Comments

We recently received some great feedback from a new Coolibar customer after his trip to Taiwan. Cory expressed what we try to convey, he just does it much better. Read his take on the versatility of our Men’s Sun Shirt.

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Coolibar’s 2012 Highlights

Sep 07, 2012 No Comments

Happy birthday to Coolibar! As we celebrate our 11th birthday we wanted to take a moment and reflect on our successes over the past year. 2012 has proven to be busier than ever with an updated catalog, exciting new designs and a growing list of customers. As we continue to evolve, know that we are […]

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A rising need for skin cancer prevention resources in Tanzania

Sep 04, 2012 1 Comment

Cancer care in Tanzania is a great challenge to both the government and the citizens due to limited resources and facilities. Tanzania is increasingly facing a dual problem of communicable and chronic illnesses such as cancer. Those with albinism in Tanzania are especially suffering from skin cancer due to their sun sensitivity. The Tanzania Albino Society believes the total number of those with albinism in their region could be more than 150,000.

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