Book: Help Me Live… As I Die, Cancer vs. the Power of Love

Nov 29, 2012 11 Comments

Joe Peterson, author of “Help Me Live… As I Die / Cancer vs. the Power of Love” shares his story about the creation of a book that demonstrates the true power of love versus melanoma. Kelly, Joe’s partner, passed away from cancer, but his story lives on through Joe.

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Coolibar Holiday Contest: Win a Beach Umbrella and Sand Anchor

Nov 27, 2012 1 Comment

Where is your favorite beach, resort or tropical oasis? Show us or tell us the beach you’d love to spend a sunny holiday on for a chance to win and Coolibar UPF 50+ Beach Umbrella and Sand Anchor (a $100 value)!

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Coolibar Holiday Gift Guide

Nov 27, 2012 No Comments

Destination holiday — living healthy and giving healthy. At Coolibar we have a gift-worthy idea — sunwear to go everywhere and do anything! We have sun protective clothing, sun hats, UV swimwear, sun shelters, UPF 50+ umbrellas and skin care perfect for women, men and children, all items for those who love spending time under the sun!

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Excessive Drinking and Skin Health

Nov 20, 2012 No Comments

Everyone is talking about eating in moderation this holiday season, starting with tomorrow’s Thanksgiving feast. That’s all good, but what about moderating our alcohol consumption (and for more than the obvious reasons that a hangover is no fun). One reason – excess alcohol causes skin to age more rapidly!

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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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History buffs: Do you know the orgin of the Panama Hat?

Nov 08, 2012 No Comments

A Panama Hat is a reference to the straw material it is made from, not the country of Panama. The hat is made from the carludovica palmate plant, which grows in the coastal lowlands of Western South America. Ecuador began producing the Panama hat as early as 1630! During the California Gold Rush, individuals traveled [...]

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What are the best sun protective strategies for men?

Nov 06, 2012 No Comments

Men’s skin is different than women’s skin. Its structure and function is fundamentally unique and requires specialized knowledge and different treatment approaches. This is why Dr. Goerig pays special attention to men’s dermatologic needs. Having extensive training in aesthetic dermatology, he knows the importance of using sun protection in order to aid the skin conditions men are susceptible to, including skin aging and skin cancer.

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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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