Archive for SunAWARE

Brain Studies Show Tanning Could Be Addictive

Aug 12, 2011 1 Comment

Have you ever wondered why your loved one can’t get enough of the tanning bed? They are, after all, very health conscious, they don’t smoke, they exercise and eat an organic diet. Why then would they continue to use tanning beds knowing the potential risks? Science can shed some new light on the subject.

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Beat the Heat Wave

Jul 19, 2011 1 Comment

With the heat wave sweeping across at least 20 states this week, don’t let the extreme temperatures and humidity get to you. Beat the heat over the following week by taking simple steps to stay cool.

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Sunscreen Tips for Toddlers

Jul 13, 2011 No Comments

Pediatric Dermatologist Dr. George offers advice to keep your kiddies protected from the sun’s rays. Learn what to look for in sunscreen, how to use it, and how to add fun to habits so that your kids will enjoy sunscreen time.

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Sun Safety for Junior Sailors

Jul 12, 2011 1 Comment

Junior sailors must be able to swim, wear a personal floatation device, and stay calm in an emergency. So where’s the requirement for sun protection? This question inspired the newly released book for pre-teens “Danger At Graves Light”.

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How to Add Sun Protection to Your Beach Wardrobe

Jul 05, 2011 2 Comments

You’ve heard about the dangers of tanning, and worry about UV rays causing skin cancer and wrinkles. You want to protect yourself, but you don’t want to look like a beekeeper at the beach. Sound familiar? We at Coolibar have a few simple tips on incorporating sun protection into your beach wardrobe.

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Meet Our 2011 School Sun Hat Contest Winners

Jun 23, 2011 No Comments

The 2011 Coolibar School Sun Hat Contest had over 750 entries from students, teachers, PTA members, and nonprofit organizations from across the US. We even had a few entries from Australia! Thanks to the efforts of the five lucky winners, entire classrooms of students will be able to safely enjoy the summer sun, and stay well protected beneath their new Coolibar Sun Hats!

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FDA Updates Sunscreen Regulations

Jun 16, 2011 1 Comment

The FDA recently announced new guidelines that sunscreen manufacturers will be required to follow for over-the-counter sunscreen labeling. Now in order to earn a “broad spectrum” designation, sunscreens must protect from both UVB (burning) rays and UVA (aging) rays. Read on for a summary of improvements as well as how Coolibar can help ease confusion.

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3D dri SUNTECT – Coolibar’s “Coolest” New Fabric

Jun 14, 2011 No Comments

3D dri SUNTECT®, one of Coolibar’s latest innovative fabrics, does more than offer UPF 50+ sun protection. It’s a performance fabric that uses tiny grid patterns to prevent this lightweight polyester fabric from sticking to the skin, enhancing breathability and moisture-wicking effectiveness. Read boating enthusiast Scott’s testimonial.

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Vacation Without the Burn

Jun 09, 2011 No Comments

Vacation without sunburn? Yeah, it could happen. To anyone who has taken a sunny vacation, baked on the beach, got a sunburn, and then spent the remainder of the vacation nursing ruby red skin, this is for you.

Jennifer recently traveled to Hawaii to get some rest and relaxation. She also avoided bringing back a flamboyant red tone as a souvenir.

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Make Sure Dad is Covered This Father’s Day

Jun 07, 2011 No Comments

If dad loves to spend time outdoors, you may want to consider giving him the gift of sun protective clothing this Father’s Day.

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