Cooltect Adds Cooling Effect to Sun Protection

Jan 28, 2014 No Comments

What is Cooltect? It’s an innovative cooling technology that adds to Coolibar sun protective fabrics. You get fitness gear that protects AND keeps you cooler during warm weather activity.

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2014: The Year to Make it Happen

Jan 23, 2014 No Comments

Perhaps your New Year’s vows for 2014 included a travel destination, a positive health habit, a new adventure or an endeavor you’ve always dreamed about. Here we are, 21-plus days into 2014. How’s it going?

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Excitement for Spring: Check Out the Fashion Trends Behind Coolibar’s 2014 Spring Line!

Jan 21, 2014 No Comments

We are knee deep in snow here in Minnesota, and like so many other places this year we eagerly anticipate the arrival of spring! Along with the warmer temperatures, we can’t wait to see all of you showing off the latest spring and summer fashions for 2014.

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The Sun, Heat and Skin Cancer: Is Tennis Too Dangerous?

Jan 18, 2014 No Comments

If you’re a tennis player or a tennis fan, you know that tennis requires you to be out in the sun for hours at a time. But even when it isn’t as hot as at was at the Australian Open last Thursday, a larger and less obvious danger remains: how are people protecting themselves from UVA and UVB rays that can cause skin cancer?

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Sun Protection in Winter? Ask an Olympian

Jan 16, 2014 No Comments

As the Winter Olympics in Sochi approach, we’re reminded that protection from UVA and UVB rays is just as important in winter. Olympic skier Julia Mancuso shares tips for sun protection.

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Coolibar Spring 2014 Photo Shoot: Behind the Scenes

Jan 14, 2014 No Comments

Here’s a look behind the scenes during the Coolibar spring 2014 photo shoot – and a quick sneak peek at our new UPF 50+ sunwear.

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Three More States Ban Tanning Beds for Minors

Jan 08, 2014 2 Comments

Because skin cancer rates continue to rise among young adults – a group previously unlikely to be diagnosed – states are acting on convincing evidence that indoor tanning is a significant factor. In 2013, following a number of other states, Illinois, Nevada, and Texas enacted legislation to block access to indoor tanning for minors. This is a trend we hope will eventually be rolled out across all states.

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Skin Cancer Rates Rise in US Hispanic Demographic

Jan 08, 2014 No Comments

It’s still a common misconception that darker skin tones are not at risk for skin cancer. The Hispanic population is the fastest growing ethnic group in the US. Unfortunately, along with this increase is an increase in the rate of skin cancer among its members.

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FDA Sunscreen Label Changes – Let’s Clear it Up

Jan 08, 2014 1 Comment

All sunscreens are not created equal. To help consumers better understand what they are buying, and to help protect them from unwanted excessive UV ray exposure, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new sunscreen labeling requirements. We’ve compiled a list of those changes and what to look for on labels.

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Treating Dry Winter Skin

Jan 07, 2014 1 Comment

With record low temps across the US this week, it’s the perfect time to discuss caring for dry winter skin. Cold weather, dry air and low humidity can cause problems for your normal skincare routine. It’s important to take extra care of your skin this time of year so we’ve compiled a few tips to make it easier.

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