Global Trends in Sun Protection Clothes

Feb 07, 2013 No Comments

Clothing has protected people from the sun (and other elements) for tens of thousands of years. In addition to keeping skin protected, clothing can also help maintain a modest appearance, which is still important in many cultures.

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A Year in the Woods: Coolibar Athlete Sara Snyder

Feb 06, 2013 No Comments

Coolibar Athlete Sara Snyder recently returned from a six month 2,663 mile trek from Mexico to Canada via the Pacific Crest Trail. The Pacific Crest Trail passes through 24 National Forests, seven National Parks, five California State Parks, five Bureau of Land Management Resource Areas as well as other public and private lands. Sara shares her thoughts throughout the long hike.

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Coolibar: Seal of Recommendation

Feb 05, 2013 No Comments

Did you know Coolibar was the first sun protective clothing company to receive the Skin Cancer Foundation’s (SCF) seal of recommendation? That’s right, the first! To earn the seal, we provide scientific data annually, showing that our products sufficiently and safely aid in the prevention of sun-induced damage to the skin.

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Minnesota’s rising skin cancer rates reflect a national trend

Jan 31, 2013 No Comments

Minnesota’s skin cancer rates are going up, according to the Minnesota Department of Health, and Minnesota is not the only state seeing more skin cancer cases.

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Are skin cancer apps harmful?

Jan 29, 2013 No Comments

Earlier this month we discussed the growing role technology plays in the fight against skin cancer. Now, in light of a recent study published by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, there is a growing concern for the accuracy of the apps that are meant to detect skin cancer.

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Perfect Skin Protection – Vol. 2, No. 1

Jan 25, 2013 No Comments

The latest issue of Perfect Skin Protection from SunAWARE just hit the Apple Newsstand this week. And if you haven’t yet read through this publication, you should. It’s FREE and chock full of the latest advice on skin protection from leading dermatologists, health & beauty experts, educators and skin cancer survivors. Plus, this issue features an article by Coolibar’s very own, President John Barrow.

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Are tanning references in TV a problem?

Jan 23, 2013 1 Comment

Even if you didn’t watch Jersey Shore, you have likely seen images of the tanning obsessed cast in the tabloids. The recently canceled show with the motto “gym, tan, laundry,” and MTV are now under fire from the Skin Cancer Foundation (SCF) for promoting tanning to teens and young adults.

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Vanicream: a soothing solution for winter dry skin

Jan 17, 2013 No Comments

Winter’s dry air can leave skin feeling sore, itchy and uncomfortable — especially if you don’t have a skin care routine that works with your specific skin type. Coolibar Athlete Kristie Cranford has struggled with finding a lotion for the dry winter months, and with sensitive skin, she has tried numerous skin care products! Before spending another cent on a new lotion this winter, she remembered the Vanicream she received from Coolibar.

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Coolibar spring 2013 photo shoot: behind-the-scenes

Jan 14, 2013 1 Comment

Behind-the-scenes footage from Coolibar’s spring 2013 photo shoot, including a sneak peak at our new UPF 50+ sunwear.

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Skin Benefits from Exercise Too

Jan 10, 2013 No Comments

Exercising benefits your heart, lungs and mental health – fairly common knowledge these days. But did you know exercise benefits your skin too, and can even help your skin stay younger looking longer?

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