Parasols Are In and Great for Your Skin

Aug 09, 2012 No Comments

Look around and you’ll start seeing more parasols (a.k.a. umbrellas) on sunny days. That’s right, no rain, just in pure wonderful sunshine. Why? They’re not only a great addition to your outfit, but they help block the sun’s ultraviolet rays that can cause premature aging and skin cancer. What’s not to love?! Even celebrities are in on the parasol action.

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The Coolibar Guarantee

Aug 08, 2012 2 Comments

Coolibar’s commitment to providing the highest quality sun protection possible is something we take very seriously. In the past few months, various news outlets posted articles questioning the effectiveness of sun protective clothing. In response we decided to take a moment to clarify a few points about Coolibar sun protective clothing and our UPF 50+ guarantee.

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One UPF 50 Shirt, Five Looks

Aug 07, 2012 No Comments

One of Coolibar’s favorite go to stylists Bridgette Raes recently created a blog post on styling the basic white t-shirt. We thought it was such a great idea, our Coolibar stylists translated it to UPF 50+ with our white ZnO Long Sleeve T-Shirt! Click “read more” to view our outfit ideas and you’ll realize UPF 50+ sunwear works with almost any outfit.

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Healthy Life = Happy Life

Aug 02, 2012 No Comments

Coolibar has mastered the art of sun protection and now we’re striving for improved overall health and fitness. So, we’ve teamed up with Lifetime Fitness to help us transform into healthy individuals, because a healthy life is a happy life.

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Athlete Molly Baross Travels Coolibar Style in Europe

Aug 01, 2012 No Comments

Coolibar Athlete Molly Baross competes in synchronized swimming internationally and recently returned from a completion in Italy. Before Molly headed out, she packed Coolibar in her bag for swimming and sightseeing. Now Molly shares her thoughts on her favorite Coolibar sunwear pieces for travel.

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Five Olympic Athletes Take the Gold for Sun Safety

Jul 31, 2012 1 Comment

Not all athletes, including Olympic athletes, are into tanning, even though a Google image search of the word “athlete” displays an overwhelming number tanned muscle men and women. Being fit and looking great doesn’t mean you need tan skin. In fact, you’re likely to develop sun spots and wrinkles if you do tan. To dispel the tan athlete typecast, we went out in search of Olympic athletes spreading the word about using sun protection for a healthy outdoor living. In our opinion, these five women get the Gold for their sun protection efforts.

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Peter Urban Reviews the Coolibar Sunblock Jacket

Jul 27, 2012 No Comments

Coolibar Athlete Peter Urban plays tennis competively as often as he can. He’s done so for about 30 years now! Even though he’s had an encounter with skin cancer, he still pushes his outdoor game forward. Now he sports Coolibar’s UPF 50+ sunwear and wishes to share his thoughts with you. Read Peter’s review of the Coolibar Sunblock Jacket.

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Get Outside and Play

Jul 25, 2012 No Comments

Summer vacation means that kids have extra time on their hands. Research confirms that there is no better way to spend that time than with active outdoor play. Outdoor play typically sustains moderate energy over longer periods of time – the type of physical movement that is particularly beneficial to health and fitness. Here are some ideas to get your kids excited about being active outdoors.

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A Man Fascinated by the Desert and Extreme Heat

Jul 25, 2012 No Comments

Ripley Davenport, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, is a dedicated explorer and adventurer of desert regions. His curiosity and awe of the desert environment has led him to discover the wonders that the desert has to offer by crossing them on foot. He is about to embark on a Death Valley Man Haul, and will be relying on Coolibar for ultimate UV protection.

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Athlete Kristie Cranford Reviews Coolibar Fitness Shirt

Jul 24, 2012 No Comments

Coolibar Athlete Kristie Cranford is a certified personal trainer, coach, marathoner, health blogger, mother and melanoma survivor. Her active, seven days a week lifestyle has prompted Kristie to try just about every active apparel brand on the market. Because of her battle with skin cancer, Kristie also understands the importance of protecting her skin. She put Coolibar’s UPF 50+ sunwear to the test and now shares her thoughts on its technical performance. Read Kristie’s review of the Coolibar Fitness Shirt.

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