Discipline, Dedication…and Sun Protection

Jul 24, 2014 No Comments

Sun protection is extremely important to me as a football coach to stay safe in the sun. We are outside conditioning all summer long in the Louisiana sun. It can be brutal. It is very humid in the south and sweat easily washes off the typical sunscreen. Wearing protective clothing provides the additional protection I need to feel comfortable in the sun without the worry of skin cancer.

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Latest Fashion Trend: The Bucket Hat?

Jul 21, 2014 No Comments

We first started hearing rumblings about his about a year ago, when some of the hip fashion bloggers started saying the bucket hat was a thing again. We thought these rumblings would go away. They didn’t.

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Coolibar Goes to Camp

Jul 15, 2014 No Comments

One sunny morning last week, Coolibar employees got up early, grabbed their gear and made the three-hour journey from Minneapolis to Crosslake, Minnesota to attend Camp Discovery. This one-week summer camp for kids with chronic skin conditions is operated by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), and encompasses five such summer camps across the country.

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The Eyes Have It: Exposure to UV Rays a Silent Threat to Vision

Jul 14, 2014 No Comments

By Millicent Knight, OD: Are we taking the proper precautions to protect our eyes? Unfortunately, the answer is no. Eyes may be windows to the soul, but they are also windows for harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which can cause silent, long-term damage on our vision that may occur decades later.

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Bringing the Love of Stand Up Paddleboarding to Every Part of Life

Jul 11, 2014 No Comments

By Leslie Jackson

A year ago I found a passion for stand up paddleboarding (SUP) and it has become my sport of choice. It doesn’t matter if I go out for interval training, cross training, yoga or just for fun – I can do it all on my SUP.

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Enter the Coolibar Summer Selfie Contest!

Jul 10, 2014 No Comments

It’s time to show off your summer and yourself in Coolibar sun protective clothing. And you could win a $100 Coolibar shopping spree!- Take a selfie of you, your friends and family enjoying your summer, looking great and staying safe from the sun in Coolibar clothing

- Follow Coolibar on Instagram

- Upload your photo(s) to Coolibar/Instagram/2014SummerSelfies

- Tag @coolibar

- Use #coolibarselfie

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July is UV Safety Month!

Jul 08, 2014 No Comments

It seems there is a month for everything, but this one comes directly from the US Department of Health and Human Services: it’s UV Safety Month! This makes sense. July is one of the hottest months in the US, and it’s also right in the middle of prime vacation time.

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Is This A Magic Dress, Or…?

Jun 30, 2014 No Comments

We’ve talked to a LOT of people about this. They think the Coastline Cover Up Dress looks okay on an expensive, skinny model. But when they put it on themselves – BOOM. They love it. We don’t know anyone who owns the Coastline Cover Up Dress that doesn’t love it. Everyday girls love it. Bloggers love it, too. What’s going on here?

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It’s World Vitiligo Day (Almost!)

Jun 25, 2014 No Comments

World Vitiligo Day is a public initiative aimed at building global awareness about vitiligo (pronounced: vit-til-EYE-go). The Vitiligo Research Foundation launched a website and an online petition, aimed at the United Nations, to highlight vitiligo and officially designate June 25 as World Vitiligo Day annually. The petition needs 500,000 signatures. It’s almost there!

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Learning to Win: Coolibar Athlete Does It Her Way

Jun 24, 2014 No Comments

By Valerie Stewart: Snowboarding is the sport that makes me feel truly alive. I’m fully present when flying down a mountain on a race course, or carving powder in the trees. My thoughts are not cluttered or stuck in past or future; I am completely in the moment. For me, snowboarding creates an ideal state of mind.

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