Coolibar’s Visit to Camp Discovery

Jul 09, 2012 No Comments

Coolibar had the pleasure of spending a day at the American Academy of Dermatology’s Camp Discovery on June 25. Camp Discovery offers youth with skin conditions the opportunity to spend a week among young people who have similar skin conditions — free of charge. Click “read more” to check out our album from Camp Discovery.

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Is your shade structure shading your kids enough?

Jul 05, 2012 No Comments

Most portable umbrellas and canopies do not block UVA or UVB rays. They provide only a limited shade area and they do not block the UV rays that are reflected off of the ground. Mother and inventor of ezShade Linda Varga talks proper sun protection.

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75 time skin cancer patient urges sunscreen use

Jul 03, 2012 No Comments

Our friends at the University of Virginia Health System share their story about patient Dennis Hassel, and his survival through having skin cancer 75 times. See why sunscreen is worth your efforts.

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Learn what to look for when buying sunscreen

Jun 28, 2012 No Comments

Choosing a sunscreen can be a daunting task, but it’s important to know how to choose reliable sun protection. Jeff Bedard began his career in dermatology in 1984 and has spent the last 28 years developing and marketing some of the most innovative skin care solutions in the world. He’s the current CEO of Crown Laborieties, Inc., manufacturer of Blue Lizard sunscreen. Jeff answers common questions about Blue Lizard and sunscreen.

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School policy in 49 states leaves children at risk of sunburn

Jun 26, 2012 3 Comments

Mother Jesse Michener of Tacoma, WA walked into her home after work on June 19th to find her two daughters had both severely sunburned that day while at school. Horrified, Michener immediately marched into the principal’s office only to learn that the school cannot allow sunscreen use on students due to a statewide policy and for liability reasons. The same policy exists in 49 states.

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Camp Discovery – where a kid can be a kid even with a chronic skin condition

Jun 21, 2012 No Comments

Every year, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) sponsors a week of fishing, boating, swimming, water skiing, arts and crafts, and just plain fun for youth with chronic skin conditions. Under the expert care of dermatologists and nurses, Camp Discovery offers campers the opportunity to spend a week among other young people who have similar skin conditions. Many of the counselors have skin conditions as well, and can provide support and advice to campers.

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Wide Leg Pant Review

Jun 20, 2012 No Comments

Coolibar employees are some of our best customers! After receiving our late summer shipment of new Wide Leg Pants for women, a number of us snatched them up immediately. Now, Coolibar employees Heather, Jennifer and Julie share their thoughts on this comfy UPF 50+ pant.

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Celebrate Summer Solstice

Jun 19, 2012 No Comments

Summer solstice, the day with the longest amount of sunlight this year is Wednesday, June 20. Summer solstice is significant for scientists and religions alike, it’s a day tied to solar phenomena and community celebrations.

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How to Perfectly Pack for Summer Trips

Jun 18, 2012 No Comments

Packing for yourself and your family can be the most difficult part of a summer vacation, but with a few tips from lifestyle expert Jamie Krell, you’ll know exactly what to bring for stress-free travel.

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Unborn Daughter Saves Mother From Melanoma

Jun 12, 2012 2 Comments

Have you heard of a mom’s unborn child saving her life? Erica’s daughter Caroline did just that. Read Erica’s story and how her daughter may just have saved her from Melanoma.

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