Sun protection habits should start from day one. Experts believe that even two to three sunburns at an early age can increase the risk of skin cancer or health issues later in life. Teach yourself all there is to know about sun protection – then teach your kids too.
Each year students around the U.S. take off for sunny destinations to celebrate Spring Break. While these vacations can be a necessary break from the stress of school, they also spur an increase of unnecessary and dangerous tanning bed use.
The burning sunscreen questions of many Coolibar Facebook fans were answered today by Soleo Organics Sunscreen experts Dr. Tony Kovacs and Rick Sample during our live forum. Here are a few highlights in case you weren’t able to make it.
Ever wonder what SPF stands for or how to choose a safe sunscreen for yourself or your children? Tuesday, March 8th starting at 1:30pm CST on the Coolibar Facebook page we’ll have the experts from Soleo Organics with us to answer all of your burning sunscreen questions.
Trends in style drastically change throughout the years, and the human skin tone does not seem to be immune to fashion’s influence. Pale skin was considered desirable until the 1920’s and then the infamous bronzed look seemed to take over. So why did this change, and where are we now?
For the third consecutive year, Coolibar is sponsoring a School Sun Hat Contest. Five winners will be selected at random to win hats for their classroom. The contest promotes the SunAWARE acronym to teach simple steps to prevent and detect skin cancers.
If you’re familiar with winter weather, you may be all too familiar with the dull dry skin the indoor heat and the frigid winds bring on during this season. Keep your skin alive in the dead of winter by following these simple skin care dos and don’ts.
Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology talks about the need for sun protective clothing. While sunscreen can provide adequate UV coverage on sun exposed skin, such as the backs of hands, the best sun protection actually comes from sun protective clothing.
People are making their 2011 New Year’s resolutions. For many, forming healthy habits is a high priority, including more physical activity, healthy eating or quitting smoking. This year, consider adding this one to your list – Resolve to Make 2011 the year of No Tanning Beds.