The Sun, Heat and Skin Cancer: Is Tennis Too Dangerous?

Jan 18, 2014 No Comments

If you’re a tennis player or a tennis fan, you know that tennis requires you to be out in the sun for hours at a time. But even when it isn’t as hot as at was at the Australian Open last Thursday, a larger and less obvious danger remains: how are people protecting themselves from UVA and UVB rays that can cause skin cancer?

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Sun Protection in Winter? Ask an Olympian

Jan 16, 2014 No Comments

As the Winter Olympics in Sochi approach, we’re reminded that protection from UVA and UVB rays is just as important in winter. Olympic skier Julia Mancuso shares tips for sun protection.

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Coolibar Spring 2014 Photo Shoot: Behind the Scenes

Jan 14, 2014 No Comments

Here’s a look behind the scenes during the Coolibar spring 2014 photo shoot – and a quick sneak peek at our new UPF 50+ sunwear.

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Three More States Ban Tanning Beds for Minors

Jan 08, 2014 2 Comments

Because skin cancer rates continue to rise among young adults – a group previously unlikely to be diagnosed – states are acting on convincing evidence that indoor tanning is a significant factor. In 2013, following a number of other states, Illinois, Nevada, and Texas enacted legislation to block access to indoor tanning for minors. This is a trend we hope will eventually be rolled out across all states.

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Skin Cancer Rates Rise in US Hispanic Demographic

Jan 08, 2014 No Comments

It’s still a common misconception that darker skin tones are not at risk for skin cancer. The Hispanic population is the fastest growing ethnic group in the US. Unfortunately, along with this increase is an increase in the rate of skin cancer among its members.

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FDA Sunscreen Label Changes – Let’s Clear it Up

Jan 08, 2014 No Comments

All sunscreens are not created equal. To help consumers better understand what they are buying, and to help protect them from unwanted excessive UV ray exposure, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new sunscreen labeling requirements. We’ve compiled a list of those changes and what to look for on labels.

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Treating Dry Winter Skin

Jan 07, 2014 1 Comment

With record low temps across the US this week, it’s the perfect time to discuss caring for dry winter skin. Cold weather, dry air and low humidity can cause problems for your normal skincare routine. It’s important to take extra care of your skin this time of year so we’ve compiled a few tips to make it easier.

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Become a 2014 Coolibar Sponsored Athlete

Jan 02, 2014 No Comments

Happy 2014! Are you looking for a challenge in the New Year to help reach your fitness goals? Consider becoming a 2014 Coolibar Sponsored Athlete. Our athletes are fitness fanatics who are also concerned about sun safety. Think you’ve got what it takes, learn more.

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Goodbye 2013…Hello New Year!

Dec 30, 2013 No Comments

The New Year is upon us. The annual practice of shedding the old and beginning anew unites us together all over the world. People celebrate with rituals to ensure the days ahead are filled with good fortune and the problems from the past year are put to rest.

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Go Ahead…Give and Be Happy

Dec 24, 2013 No Comments

The holidays can be a stressful. It’s easy to forget the true meaning of the season, Giving. Research shows there are many benefits of giving, for both the recipient and the giver. Giving makes you feel happy, can be great for your health and also strengthen the community.

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