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Concluding African American History Month – Or Not

Feb 27, 2014 No Comments by

All this month we’ve been reminding people that African Americans (and others with naturally dark skin) can get skin cancer, too. As African American History Month concludes, we at Coolibar would like to ensure that the flow of information about cancer and skin of color does not.

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Warm Winter Olympics All the Better for Sun Protection

Feb 20, 2014 No Comments by

We’ve been keeping a close eye on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, and we’re reminded once again how important it is to protect ourselves from the sun year round. In fact, sun protection is much easier to overlook during winter. UVA and UVB rays are always a danger for unprotected skin regardless of the temperature or time of year.

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Sun Protection in Winter? Ask an Olympian

Jan 16, 2014 No Comments by

As the Winter Olympics in Sochi approach, we’re reminded that protection from UVA and UVB rays is just as important in winter. Olympic skier Julia Mancuso shares tips for sun protection.

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FDA Sunscreen Label Changes – Let’s Clear it Up

Jan 08, 2014 1 Comment by

All sunscreens are not created equal. To help consumers better understand what they are buying, and to help protect them from unwanted excessive UV ray exposure, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new sunscreen labeling requirements. We’ve compiled a list of those changes and what to look for on labels.

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Study confirms regular sunscreen use prevents photo-aging

Jun 04, 2013 No Comments by

Even though dermatologists currently recommend sunscreen to patients for wrinkle, age spot and skin cancer prevention, a new Australia based study provides the most extensive evidence of sunscreen’s anti-aging effectiveness to-date.

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Sunscreen Talk: CoTZ and Total Block Explained

May 31, 2013 No Comments by

Two of our favorite sunscreens at Coolibar, CōTZ and Total Block, provide excellent UVA and UVB protection; however, there are some differences you should know about. We invited Justin Dannecker of Fallene to answer some of the most common questions we get from customers regarding these sunscreens.

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“Cool”ibar on Earth Day

Apr 22, 2013 No Comments by

As a Coolibar sun protective clothing fan, you can not only feel good about protecting your skin, but protecting a bit of the earth as well.

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Don’t be fooled by sunscreen labels any longer!

Apr 01, 2013 No Comments by

This April Fools, we’re not fooling around – at least about sunscreen. Almost two years after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced their new sunscreen labeling requirements (first announced June 14, 2011), we’re now seeing both small and large sunscreen vendors roll-out new labeling, packaging, and in some cases, improved products. These changes will allow consumers to better understand a sunscreen’s ability to protect against UVA and UVB sun damage, skin cancer and skin aging.

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Vanicream: a soothing solution for winter dry skin

Jan 17, 2013 No Comments by

Winter’s dry air can leave skin feeling sore, itchy and uncomfortable — especially if you don’t have a skin care routine that works with your specific skin type. Coolibar Athlete Kristie Cranford has struggled with finding a lotion for the dry winter months, and with sensitive skin, she has tried numerous skin care products! Before spending another cent on a new lotion this winter, she remembered the Vanicream she received from Coolibar.

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Considering self tanning? What you need to know.

Sep 25, 2012 No Comments by

Tanning booths are considered unhealthy by dermatologists, but what about sunless tanning (A.K.A. self tans, UV-free tans, fake tans)? While rocking the natural skin look is most recommended, those who cannot ditch the glow should opt for self tanners over UV tanning. First learn how it works. Then how to properly apply it.

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