Archive for SunAWARE

Policymakers Regulate Indoor Tanning for Minors

Jan 09, 2013 No Comments

Research shows that overexposure to UV during childhood greatly increase the chances of developing skin cancer later in life, and many believe that policymakers should take responsibility for keeping kids safe. California stepped up and became the first state in the nation to ban the use of indoor tanning beds for all minors under 18 on January 1, 2012, followed by Vermont on July 1, 2012 – both monumental dates in the anti-tanning movement.

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Traveling to Paradise in Coolibar

Jan 08, 2013 No Comments

After a lifetime of holidays abroad, Suzanne Morphet combined her passion for travel with her profession as a news reporter and became a travel writer. Suzanne shares her latest venture to Marquesas Islands – which she calls a tropical paradise – as well as the Coolibar gear she took along.

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3 Personal New Year’s Resolutions to Stay Skin Cancer Free in 2013

Dec 26, 2012 2 Comments

When thinking about your 2013 New Year’s Resolutions, consider making a conscious effort to prevent skin cancer in 2013. Yes, skin cancer is preventable in many cases. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. More than 3.5 million skin cancers in over two million people are diagnosed annually.

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Cooper knows, you can sunburn your eyes

Dec 07, 2012 No Comments

Last week, Journalist and TV Personality Anderson Cooper shared that he went blind for 36 hours after suffering eye sunburn. Cooper was in Portugal where he spent ample time out on the water reporting for CBS’s “60 Minutes.” Cooper was not wearing sunglasses.

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The Stars Come Out to Support Melanoma Research Foundation

Nov 19, 2012 3 Comments

Celebrity Kevin Nealon, star of Showtime series Weeds and long time Saturday Night Live actor hosted the first annual Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) Celebrity Golf Classic Monday, November 12 at Lakeside Golf Club in Los Angeles. The golf tournament helped raise funds for the MRF, helping further cancer research with the goal of one day finding a cure.

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Living with Lupus

Nov 15, 2012 1 Comment

While sun protection is important for everyone, many individuals who have medical conditions are threatened with worsening symptoms when exposed to the sun. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. It also causes extreme sun sensitivity.

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Get Your Vitamin D, Just Not From UV

Nov 13, 2012 1 Comment

A reminder for all, especially the cold weather states: Vitamin D is essential for healthy living. UVB (not UVA) exposure from the sun causes the body to produce vitamin D; however, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) recommends getting adequate Vitamin D through alternative safe methods.

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Show Your SunAWARE Side to Win!

Nov 02, 2012 No Comments

Tell us, or better yet, show us how you’re SunAWARE year ’round for a chance to win a wide brim hat! Read more for details.

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Trend Alert: Pinks, Purples and Prints

Oct 30, 2012 No Comments

It’s time to start planning for your tropical vacation to escape the chill and daily-grind. We at Coolibar take pride in our ability to not only provide stylish sun protective options for days by the water and more, but to help you pack more efficiently by offering versatile pieces. Take a look at our resort 2012 sunwear, this year’s “in” pieces are pinks, purples and prints!

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One-on-one with creator of Perfect Skin Protection, a new digital magazine from SunAWARE

Oct 19, 2012 2 Comments

A behind the scenes interview with SunAWARE International Foundation’s founder, Mary Barrow, and her vision for the new publication Perfect Skin Protection, a new magazine designed for the iPad. PSP brings together the best in skin protection advice from experts around the country. Download PSP for FREE at the Apple App Store.

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