A Rower’s Day in SoCal

Jun 03, 2014 1 Comment

All month, Coolibar will be introducing our 2014 Sponsored Athletes – or better, letting them introduce themselves. We’ll follow these people throughout the year as they continue pursuing extraordinary, sun safe activities outdoors.

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All Terrain® and Coolibar Team Up for Total Coverage

Jun 02, 2014 No Comments

Here’s an offer that’s only natural. Purchase $150+ from Coolibar, and get a FREE All Terrain Family Sun Protection Kit!

This all-natural sun safety kit includes:
•3-oz. “no slip, dry grip” All Terrain AquaSport Sunscreen SPF 30
•Convenient spray-on All Terrain AquaSport SunSpray SPF 30
•Minty fresh, oxybenzone-free.15-oz. All Terrain Lip Armor SPF 28
•A reusable hemp cosmetic bag

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Staying Positive, Staying Aggressive

May 29, 2014 No Comments

Tim Fater says that from the start he had decided to be aggressive in treating melanoma; at such a young age, he was determined to navigate what is always a significant disturbance in one’s life and live as close to normal as possible. “This might be the most frustrating part of the whole experience – the fact that skin cancer is, for the most part, very preventable.”

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Minnesota Becomes Eighth State to Ban Indoor Tanning for Teens

May 27, 2014 No Comments

The months-long debate over teen tanning in Minnesota ended on May 23 when Governor Mark Dayton signed HF2402 into law. In March, Coolibar (based in Minneapolis, MN) visited the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul for a day of lobbying on behalf of the bill then known as the Minnesota Skin Cancer Prevention Act (SF 1901). This effort was in conjunction with the American Cancer Society – Cancer Action Network.

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Today is Don’t Fry Day!

May 23, 2014 No Comments

Just before the outdoor summer festivities begin in earnest, a reminder: the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated today as Don’t Fry Day. This annual, national campaign takes place every year on the Friday before Memorial Day to help people keep sun safety in mind. Here are some of the ways the council recommends to keep yourself and your family healthy for the summer and for a lifetime:

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Ask Olga: Chat Live with the Coolibar Design Director June 3 on Facebook!

May 23, 2014 5 Comments

On June 3, Coolibar hosts a live Facebook chat featuring Olga Mashkova, Coolibar’s Director of Women’s & Children’s Design. RSVP yes before June 2, and be entered in a drawing to win a Ruche Swim Shirt – Olga’s top Coolibar product pick for 2014!

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Beyond Scared: A Spirited Mom Fights Back

May 22, 2014 No Comments

Georgina Kerstin first felt the itch on her right calf in late spring, 2006. The source was a mole just below the knee. At the time, she was a busy mother of two – maybe a little too busy, a “doer” mom with a lively spark that made her ambitions slightly bigger than her calendar. She did not get to the doctor for a biopsy until July.

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New Coolibar Clothing for Summer Shows Beauty on Lots of Levels

May 20, 2014 No Comments

New Coolibar clothing for summer includes new active swim wear and, for the first time ever, reversible swim base layers. The latest Coolibar summer catalog starts arriving in mailboxes this week. Here’s a quick look at what’s new!

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Monopoly Man: A Survivor Lives On

May 15, 2014 1 Comment

Throughout May, Coolibar highlights melanoma survivors to call awareness to the dangers of melanoma. This week: the harrowing, ongoing journey of Jerry Dalton.

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Help Us Tell Hugh Jackman About Sun Protective Clothing!

May 14, 2014 No Comments

We think Mr. Jackman would look pretty good in a Coolibar sun hat, not to mention an entire wardrobe of Coolibar UPF 50+ clothing. Do you think so, too? Tell him about sun protective clothing on Instagram and Twitter!

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