FDA works to increase awareness of tanning bed risks

May 07, 2013 Comments Off on FDA works to increase awareness of tanning bed risks

Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed order that, if finalized, would reclassify sunlamp products and require labeling to include a recommendation designed to warn young people not to use these devices.

Read more

Tracing back to the birthplace of sport climbing

May 06, 2013 Comments Off on Tracing back to the birthplace of sport climbing

As a teacher, I get some nice chunks of time off throughout the year, and I do my best to spend these breaks doing what I love — rock climbing. This year, I journeyed west to Oregon and climbed on the welded tuff that was left over after a long ago volcanic episode. There is a really strong and interesting history of rock climbing in Smith Rock State park, and it is often sited as the birthplace of sport climbing in America.

Read more

Melanoma Survivor Lauren

May 02, 2013 6 Comments

During Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Coolibar invites skin cancer survivors to share their stories with us in their own words. Hope, determination and drive to educate others play a major role in these individuals’ lives. Skin cancer doesn’t discriminate, it can happen to anyone. Prevention and early detection can be life saving! We hope you share these stories with your friends, family and colleagues. Be SunAWARE this month and all year round. Read Lauren’s story.

Read more

Win Sun Protective Hats for Your School

May 01, 2013 2 Comments

Coolibar’s school sun hat contest is now open for entries! If you have a child in school or are a teacher, enter to win up to 50 kids hats for your classroom! We’ll be drawing the names of five lucky winners.

Read more

Skin Cancer Awareness Month 2013

Apr 30, 2013 2 Comments

As we emerge from winter hibernation, we must once again be SunAWARE this summer. Remember that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation and a history of sunburn is preventable risk factors for skin cancer. And since May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, it’s the perfect time to re-commit to a sun-safe lifestyle. In fact, we’ve collected a few ideas to help you do it.

Read more

Find the motivation you might be missing

Apr 23, 2013 Comments Off on Find the motivation you might be missing

Staying active can be a challenge when our busy schedules interfere with our free time. We all know how this feels! And so the challenge is to find that motivation and hold on to it so we can enjoy our summer activities. For me, getting ready for summer is where it starts. I enjoy being […]

Read more

Vera SUNTECT® Review

Apr 23, 2013 Comments Off on Vera SUNTECT® Review

Cover your skin with the delicate coolness of our newest fabric innovation. Named after the soothing aloe vera plant, the luxurious drape and UPF 50+ protection of vera SUNTECT® will raise your sunwear expectations to a new level. Not convinced? Check out the review by Helen Vong, editor at The Skiny, a Canadian lifestyle site focused on aging beautifully by taking care of your skin.

Read more

Key ingredients for fitness success

Apr 23, 2013 Comments Off on Key ingredients for fitness success

Motivation is one of a few key ingredients for success.  I stay motivated by having goals to train for and think about.  Additionally, I try to plan some short weekend trips as well as a couple larger road trips.  These are at the core of what motivates me to stay active because in order to […]

Read more

Coolibar Environmental Responsibility

Apr 22, 2013 Comments Off on Coolibar Environmental Responsibility

The next time you place an order with Coolibar, not only are you saving your skin, you’re also helping to reduce packaging waste. Coolibar has incorporated biodegradable garment bags and mailing envelopes into outgoing packages. Eco-One™ technology, an organic additive that enhances the biodegradability of plastics in biologically active landfills. Eco-One™ only starts to work in this environment, breaking down the plastic into inert humus, methane and carbon dioxide.

Read more

“Cool”ibar on Earth Day

Apr 22, 2013 Comments Off on “Cool”ibar on Earth Day

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.

Read more