Natural Skin Tones are Totally on Trend

Feb 22, 2011 No Comments

Trends in style drastically change throughout the years, and the human skin tone does not seem to be immune to fashion’s influence. Pale skin was considered desirable until the 1920’s and then the infamous bronzed look seemed to take over. So why did this change, and where are we now?

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AAD 69th Annual Meeting

Feb 17, 2011 No Comments

For the ninth year in a row, Coolibar’s team of Sun Protection Experts made an appearance at the American Academy of Dermatology’s 69th Annual Meeting, the largest dermatology meeting of the year. Check out our recap of the conference and photo album of the bustling Coolibar booth.

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Employee Escapades – Rose in Puerto Rico

Feb 10, 2011 No Comments

Proud employee Rose began working for Coolibar this past July. She recently ventured to Puerto Rico in order to escape Minnesota’s below zero temperatures and once there, finally got an opportunity to test out our gear for real.

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School Sun Hat Program (Video)

Feb 08, 2011 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology talks about the Coolibar School Sun Hat Program (which provides sun hats to children at a discounted rate) and why it’s important to start sun safe habits early.

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The Villages Leathernecks Dragon Boat Team

Feb 01, 2011 5 Comments

The Leathernecks Dragon Boat Team is comprised of former and retired U.S. Marines, whose average age is 66. The slang term “Leatherneck” is used to describe United States Marine Corps members and originated from the leather collar formerly part of the uniform, worn for protection of the neck during sword combat. Many of the team’s members are battling skin cancer in one form or another and spend countless hours training and racing in the sun.

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Swimwear Preview 2011

Jan 25, 2011 No Comments

Get a glimpse of Coolibar’s 2011 UPF50+ swimwear and beach basics before your Spring Catalog arrives in February!

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Coolibar’s School Sun Hat Contest

Jan 20, 2011 No Comments

For the third consecutive year, Coolibar is sponsoring a School Sun Hat Contest. Five winners will be selected at random to win hats for their classroom. The contest promotes the SunAWARE acronym to teach simple steps to prevent and detect skin cancers.

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Winter Skin Tips

Jan 18, 2011 No Comments

If you’re familiar with winter weather, you may be all too familiar with the dull dry skin the indoor heat and the frigid winds bring on during this season. Keep your skin alive in the dead of winter by following these simple skin care dos and don’ts.

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Sun Protective Clothing (Video)

Jan 11, 2011 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology talks about the need for sun protective clothing. While sunscreen can provide adequate UV coverage on sun exposed skin, such as the backs of hands, the best sun protection actually comes from sun protective clothing.

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Behind the Scenes – Spring 2011 Photo Shoot

Jan 05, 2011 No Comments

Behind the scenes footage from Coolibar’s spring 2011 photo shoot in the FL Keys, including a sneak peak at our New Spring UPF 50+ Apparel. Look for our catalog in your mailbox starting February 7, 2011!

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