Archive for Inside Coolibar

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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What it means to be a Coolibar customer service representative

Aug 30, 2012 1 Comment

Coolibar products are so much more than fashionable sun clothing. We often we hear touching stories from our customers of how Coolibar products have changed their lives. At the forefront of our customer relationships is the Coolibar Customer Service Team (CST). We eagerly listen to stories, recommendations, complaints, feedback, and experiences with our products and work together to provide the best service possible!

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Raw Elements Narragansett Surf Event

Aug 17, 2012 1 Comment

The Waterman Eco Challenge held on July 21st in Rhode Island, an event created as a weekend dedicated to ocean and sun safety put on by Coolibar sunscreen vendor Raw Elements, was a great success! An estimated 10,000 people were on the beach that day most cheering on the competitors racing to paddle out past the break.

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The Coolibar Guarantee

Aug 08, 2012 2 Comments

Coolibar’s commitment to providing the highest quality sun protection possible is something we take very seriously. In the past few months, various news outlets posted articles questioning the effectiveness of sun protective clothing. In response we decided to take a moment to clarify a few points about Coolibar sun protective clothing and our UPF 50+ guarantee.

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One UPF 50 Shirt, Five Looks

Aug 07, 2012 No Comments

One of Coolibar’s favorite go to stylists Bridgette Raes recently created a blog post on styling the basic white t-shirt. We thought it was such a great idea, our Coolibar stylists translated it to UPF 50+ with our white ZnO Long Sleeve T-Shirt! Click “read more” to view our outfit ideas and you’ll realize UPF 50+ sunwear works with almost any outfit.

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Healthy Life = Happy Life

Aug 02, 2012 No Comments

Coolibar has mastered the art of sun protection and now we’re striving for improved overall health and fitness. So, we’ve teamed up with Lifetime Fitness to help us transform into healthy individuals, because a healthy life is a happy life.

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Kids Swim Bike & Run

Jul 17, 2012 No Comments

This past Sunday, Coolibar had the opportunity to participate in our local Life Time Kids Triathlon outside of Minneapolis, MN (where Coolibar is based). The Life Time Kids Tri is a fun and challenging swim, bike, run event for kids ages 7–14. Friends and family cheered on their young competitors throughout the morning of extreme heat.

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Coolibar’s Visit to Camp Discovery

Jul 09, 2012 No Comments

Coolibar had the pleasure of spending a day at the American Academy of Dermatology’s Camp Discovery on June 25. Camp Discovery offers youth with skin conditions the opportunity to spend a week among young people who have similar skin conditions — free of charge. Click “read more” to check out our album from Camp Discovery.

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Is your shade structure shading your kids enough?

Jul 05, 2012 No Comments

Most portable umbrellas and canopies do not block UVA or UVB rays. They provide only a limited shade area and they do not block the UV rays that are reflected off of the ground. Mother and inventor of ezShade Linda Varga talks proper sun protection.

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Camp Discovery – where a kid can be a kid even with a chronic skin condition

Jun 21, 2012 No Comments

Every year, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) sponsors a week of fishing, boating, swimming, water skiing, arts and crafts, and just plain fun for youth with chronic skin conditions. Under the expert care of dermatologists and nurses, Camp Discovery offers campers the opportunity to spend a week among other young people who have similar skin conditions. Many of the counselors have skin conditions as well, and can provide support and advice to campers.

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