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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Diagnosed at 25, Building a New Life in the Sun

May 08, 2014 No Comments

Coolibar kicks off its 2014 Melanoma Survivor Series, featuring personal stories from melanoma survivors. Coolibar highlights survivors of melanoma throughout May, which is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Here, melanoma survivor Renee Burch of Seattle, Washington tells her life-changing story.

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Last Minute Ideas for Mom!

May 08, 2014 No Comments

If someone you know is in a pinch for Mothers Day, consider the gift of sun protection (and so much more) from Coolibar sun protective clothing. Here a few last-minute Mothers Day gift ideas from head to toe:

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It’s Melanoma Monday. How Much Do You Know?

May 02, 2014 No Comments

As it does each year, the American Academy of Dermatology has designated the first Monday in May as Melanoma Monday®. This chance to promote melanoma awareness and prevention is important to us at Coolibar, because we meet people who live with their melanoma diagnoses every day – and because we meet people who are not familiar with melanoma at all. Knowing about melanoma can save your life – and sharing what you know can save others! Here is a short list of what we’d like people to understand about melanoma.

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Let’s Help Spread the Word About Melanoma!

May 01, 2014 No Comments

May is officially Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and Coolibar kicks it off with another boost for awareness, detection and prevention of melanoma – the deadliest of skin cancers. Together, melanoma, squamous cell skin cancer and basal cell skin cancer make skin cancer the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in the U.S.

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