Albinism Crisis in Tanzania (Video)

Aug 26, 2010 2 Comments

Recently Coolibar was contacted by ABC’s 20/20 about a story on the persecution of those with albinism in Tanzania. Through this connection Coolibar partnered with a non-profit organization called Under the Same Sun, which provides resources to assist those disadvantaged by disability, discrimination and poverty allowing an increased quality of life. Coolibar donated sun protective clothing and hats to two schools in Tanzania, a safe refuge for children with albinism.

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New Evidence Supports Theory Tanning Beds are Addictive

Aug 18, 2010 No Comments

Are you still using tanning beds? Are you addicted? Our friends at SunAWARE have uncovered additional evidence that tanning beds have addictive qualities. “Repeat tanners may exhibit addictive behaviors similar to those exhibited by people addicted to substances such as alcohol.”

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Peace of Mind

Aug 17, 2010 No Comments

Today we received a letter from a very passionate Coolibar customer, who is appreciative of the quality of the Coolibar Swimwear she ordered. “You have given me such peace of mind that my three babies’ skin is protected.”

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Over 10,000 Dermatology Professionals in one Location

Aug 11, 2010 No Comments

Last February, Coolibar attended the 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, held in Miami, FL.  This was the 8th consecutive year that Coolibar exhibited at this meeting and roughly 1,100 dermatology professionals stopped by our booth to say hello and receive a free Coolibar UPF 50+ hat. This year we brought with […]

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Is there a Safe Tan? (Video)

Aug 04, 2010 2 Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology in Minneapolis, MN shares her expert opinion on the subject of tanning. She says the first thing you need to know about tanning is that “There is No Safe Tan!” Tanning is your skin’s mechanism for protecting itself from unsafe ultraviolet light.

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Fishing Gear Giveaway!

Jul 27, 2010 No Comments

Coolibar Athlete and Pro Angler Chad Grigsby and Coolibar are partnering up to put on a fishing gear giveaway! One lucky winner will receive UPF 50+ Coolibar Sunwear ($100 value) and a fishing reel ($250 value)! Click “Read more” for entry form and terms. Good luck!

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Meet our 2010 School Sun Hat Contest Winners

Jul 21, 2010 No Comments

A recent study of elementary school children shows that it is possible to instill effective sun protection behaviors at an early age, helping to limit the cumulative sun damage that causes health problems later in life.  So make sure your children, or grandchildren, take a sun hat along with their school supplies the first day […]

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Would you Row 3,000 Miles to Fight Cancer?

Jul 12, 2010 6 Comments

That’s exactly what Paul Ridley did last year when he set off from Africa toward South America, crossing the whole of the Atlantic Ocean, solo.  The expedition and Row for Hope was an opportunity for Paul (and his sister Joy) to make a significant contribution to cancer research in memory of their mother, who lost her […]

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Love those Baby Rompers

Jul 07, 2010 1 Comment

“As a mom I am delighted to share with other moms my discoveries of the greatest products I come across…and Coolibar certainly offers a few worth bragging about. I was looking for something sun protective for my baby that was bright and colorful and combined style with function.    When I received my Coolibar catalog there […]

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Tennis Anyone?

Jul 06, 2010 No Comments

Tennis players spend countless hours in the sun, exposed to harmful UV. Some of the best players on the court have dedicated themselves to promoting skin cancer awareness, including tennis pro Andy Caress. He started the Mela-KNOW-More Foundation to alert the world of the seriousness of melanoma. So, grab your racquet, hat, UV T-shirt and sunscreen and hit the court! Protect yourself from the sun so you can concentrate on your game!

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