Archive for SunAWARE

Skin Cancer Rates Rise in US Hispanic Demographic

Jan 08, 2014 No Comments

It’s still a common misconception that darker skin tones are not at risk for skin cancer. The Hispanic population is the fastest growing ethnic group in the US. Unfortunately, along with this increase is an increase in the rate of skin cancer among its members.

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FDA Sunscreen Label Changes – Let’s Clear it Up

Jan 08, 2014 No Comments

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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Promote Skin Cancer Prevention with SPOT

Dec 05, 2013 No Comments

If you want to steer idle holiday chitchat towards something more meaningful, a UPF 50+ SPOT Skin Cancer™ T-shirt could be just the thing you’re looking for.

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Hugh Jackman Brings Attention to Skin Cancer

Nov 22, 2013 No Comments

Actor Hugh Jackaman posted a photo on Instagram announcing his skin cancer diagnosis following treatment. He warns “… don’t be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!” A good reminder for all of us to be SunAWARE.

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Technology for a Cooler, More Comfortable Workout

Oct 31, 2013 No Comments

Our newest fabric, Cooltect, now incorporates sweat-activated, cooling technology into every UPF 50+ Coolibar Fitness Shirt! When the body begins to perspire, tiny dots printed inside the fabric work to absorb moisture and activate a cooling agent that actually lowers the temperature of your skin. Check out this review from Coolibar Athlete Chad Hannon, an adventure race competitor and all around healthy living devotee.

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Fit to Wear Coolibar

Oct 17, 2013 No Comments

Lupus Foundation of Minnesota Ambassador Chris Cronick spends a lot of time outdoors, teaching spin classes at the gym and traveling around the community to raise awareness for lupus along with her husband Patrick. Coolibar provided them with a few items to test during their busy month. Chris shares their thoughts on fit and function.

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Coolibar Clothing versus Regular Clothing

Oct 11, 2013 No Comments

One of the most common questions our customer service team receives is, “What is the difference between Coolibar clothing and regular clothing?” Here’s our answer:

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SavageMan Competitors Brave the Ultimate Triathlon Course for Melanoma Awareness

Oct 08, 2013 No Comments

The 7th annual “Win-The-Fight” SavageMan Triathlon Festival at the Deep Creek Lake State Park in western Maryland attracted 1100 elite athletes from 30 states and several countries including Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand on September 14, 2013. Athletes competed for more than a medal as the event raised vital funds for the Joanna M. Nicolay Melanoma Foundation, a voice for melanoma prevention, detection, care and cure.

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Five ways to add sun protection with a scarf

Sep 26, 2013 No Comments

I love scarves. They are the most versatile styling tool available (in my opinion), taking drab outfits from blah to voilà in a matter of seconds. Now that it’s fall, I try to incorporate a scarf into my look daily for both fashion and function. The Coolibar Aire Scarf is one of my favorite accessories as it does double-duty, providing some flair and UPF 50+ sun protection.

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A Lesson in Back-to-School Sun Protection

Sep 05, 2013 No Comments

While the teacher doesn’t typically require sun protection, it’s a back-to-school item parents should strongly consider. Not all schools allow hats or sunscreen, and we hope schools change their policies in the near future. All the same, we have suggestions to ensure your child is sun safe.

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