How to Add Sun Protection to Your Beach Wardrobe

Jul 05, 2011 2 Comments

You’ve heard about the dangers of tanning, and worry about UV rays causing skin cancer and wrinkles. You want to protect yourself, but you don’t want to look like a beekeeper at the beach. Sound familiar? We at Coolibar have a few simple tips on incorporating sun protection into your beach wardrobe.

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Share Your SunAWARE Side to Win!

Jun 30, 2011 No Comments

Post a picture of your sun-safe 4th of July weekend on the Coolibar Facebook page (www.facebook.com/coolibar) for a chance to win a free swim shirt of your choice!

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Meet Our 2011 School Sun Hat Contest Winners

Jun 23, 2011 No Comments

The 2011 Coolibar School Sun Hat Contest had over 750 entries from students, teachers, PTA members, and nonprofit organizations from across the US. We even had a few entries from Australia! Thanks to the efforts of the five lucky winners, entire classrooms of students will be able to safely enjoy the summer sun, and stay well protected beneath their new Coolibar Sun Hats!

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Once Again, “The Big C” Puts Skin Cancer in the Spotlight

Jun 21, 2011 2 Comments

It’s back, a new season of “The Big C”, starting on Monday, June 27, 2011 on Showtime. “The Big C” tells the story of Cathy Jamison, played by Laura Linney, a wife and mother diagnosed with Stage IV melanoma. Her cancer forces her to shake up her life and find hope and humor in spite of her grim situation. The show may not always accurately portray the life of someone battling skin cancer; however, it brings the topic to the center stage without scaring off viewers due to its morose background.

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FDA Updates Sunscreen Regulations

Jun 16, 2011 1 Comment

The FDA recently announced new guidelines that sunscreen manufacturers will be required to follow for over-the-counter sunscreen labeling. Now in order to earn a “broad spectrum” designation, sunscreens must protect from both UVB (burning) rays and UVA (aging) rays. Read on for a summary of improvements as well as how Coolibar can help ease confusion.

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3D dri SUNTECT – Coolibar’s “Coolest” New Fabric

Jun 14, 2011 No Comments

3D dri SUNTECT®, one of Coolibar’s latest innovative fabrics, does more than offer UPF 50+ sun protection. It’s a performance fabric that uses tiny grid patterns to prevent this lightweight polyester fabric from sticking to the skin, enhancing breathability and moisture-wicking effectiveness. Read boating enthusiast Scott’s testimonial.

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Vacation Without the Burn

Jun 09, 2011 No Comments

Vacation without sunburn? Yeah, it could happen. To anyone who has taken a sunny vacation, baked on the beach, got a sunburn, and then spent the remainder of the vacation nursing ruby red skin, this is for you.

Jennifer recently traveled to Hawaii to get some rest and relaxation. She also avoided bringing back a flamboyant red tone as a souvenir.

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Make Sure Dad is Covered This Father’s Day

Jun 07, 2011 No Comments

If dad loves to spend time outdoors, you may want to consider giving him the gift of sun protective clothing this Father’s Day.

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What is Your Coolibar Beach Style?

Jun 03, 2011 No Comments

Summer is officially here, and as the days grow hotter and sunnier, you’ll need a beach ready ensemble that matches your unique tastes in fashion. Take our Beach Style quiz to determine just the right look to fit your sun-safe lifestyle.

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The Importance of SKIN CHECKS (Video)

May 31, 2011 No Comments

Today, on the last day of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Coolibar would like to remind you to GET A SKIN CHECK! Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology in Minneapolis, MN discusses the importance of skin checks and looking for the ABCD’s of Melanoma. Skin Cancer is treatable when caught early so, check your skin.

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