Books That Teach Sun Safe Habits

Mar 17, 2011 2 Comments

Sun protection habits should start from day one. Experts believe that even two to three sunburns at an early age can increase the risk of skin cancer or health issues later in life. Teach yourself all there is to know about sun protection – then teach your kids too.

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This Spring Break, Take a Break from Tanning

Mar 15, 2011 No Comments

Each year students around the U.S. take off for sunny destinations to celebrate Spring Break. While these vacations can be a necessary break from the stress of school, they also spur an increase of unnecessary and dangerous tanning bed use.

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Soleo Organics Sunscreen Q&A Session Highlights

Mar 08, 2011 No Comments

The burning sunscreen questions of many Coolibar Facebook fans were answered today by Soleo Organics Sunscreen experts Dr. Tony Kovacs and Rick Sample during our live forum. Here are a few highlights in case you weren’t able to make it.

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The Sunscreen Expert Live Forum on Facebook

Mar 03, 2011 No Comments

Ever wonder what SPF stands for or how to choose a safe sunscreen for yourself or your children? Tuesday, March 8th starting at 1:30pm CST on the Coolibar Facebook page we’ll have the experts from Soleo Organics with us to answer all of your burning sunscreen questions.

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A 6-Year-Old Melanoma Hero

Mar 01, 2011 No Comments

It’s not fair that anyone should have to deal with something as life altering as melanoma, especially a 6-year-old. Rachael was only 5 when she was diagnosed with stage III melanoma. After a year of battling and conquering melanoma, Rachael and her family know all too well why sun protection is important.

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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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