Diagnosed at 25, Building a New Life in the Sun

May 08, 2014 No Comments

Coolibar kicks off its 2014 Melanoma Survivor Series, featuring personal stories from melanoma survivors. Coolibar highlights survivors of melanoma throughout May, which is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Here, melanoma survivor Renee Burch of Seattle, Washington tells her life-changing story.

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Last Minute Ideas for Mom!

May 08, 2014 No Comments

If someone you know is in a pinch for Mothers Day, consider the gift of sun protection (and so much more) from Coolibar sun protective clothing. Here a few last-minute Mothers Day gift ideas from head to toe:

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It’s Melanoma Monday. How Much Do You Know?

May 02, 2014 No Comments

As it does each year, the American Academy of Dermatology has designated the first Monday in May as Melanoma Monday®. This chance to promote melanoma awareness and prevention is important to us at Coolibar, because we meet people who live with their melanoma diagnoses every day – and because we meet people who are not familiar with melanoma at all. Knowing about melanoma can save your life – and sharing what you know can save others! Here is a short list of what we’d like people to understand about melanoma.

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Let’s Help Spread the Word About Melanoma!

May 01, 2014 No Comments

May is officially Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and Coolibar kicks it off with another boost for awareness, detection and prevention of melanoma – the deadliest of skin cancers. Together, melanoma, squamous cell skin cancer and basal cell skin cancer make skin cancer the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in the U.S.

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An Athlete Prepares for Summer

Apr 24, 2014 5 Comments

As summer approaches, my mind shifts from snow sports (specifically nordic skiing) to climbing, trail running, and biking. But that’s putting it all too simply. I’d encourage everyone to sit down and ask yourself “What do I want from this summer? What is something I’ve always wanted to accomplish, but not hard the time/energy/etc. for?” Once you’ve answered these questions, apply some of the strategies outlined above and see your own personal progress becoming a reality. But most of all, just get outside, smile, and have fun!

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Pretty for Prom? Tanning Isn’t Part of the Routine Anymore

Apr 15, 2014 No Comments

It’s prom season again, which means thousands of teens – girls and boys – flock to their local indoor tanning salons in search of a healthy glow for the big night out. But before they do, the Skin Cancer Foundation, Coolibar and SunAWARE have some information for you about tanning for the prom.

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It’s Time for the Masters Tournament. Are You Sun Protected?

Apr 08, 2014 No Comments

Masters Tournament weekend is coming up, and for golfers it’s the unofficial start of the US golf season. Which gets us thinking: golf and sun protection go together. Wouldn’t it be great if you could order clothing that protected you from the sun and kept you cool out on the links?

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Coolibar, American Cancer Society Lobby at Capitol for Teen Indoor Tanning Ban

Apr 03, 2014 No Comments

As state legislators across the US consider bills that would regulate or ban the use of indoor tanning beds by minors, Coolibar recently attended Tan-Free Teens Day in support of the Minnesota Skin Cancer Prevention Act (SF 1901) at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul.

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Healthy, Beautiful Skin is Made in the Kitchen

Mar 27, 2014 No Comments

By Hanna Grinaker

Just like you and the rest of the world, I love food. But I like it even more if it is providing me with some kind of health benefit. Even if that health benefit is just to make me smile, or have beautiful glowing skin.

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Lessons from Thin Air: Training at Altitude

Mar 20, 2014 1 Comment

Coolibar checks in with climbing expert and multiple-sport athlete Sevve Stember, who provides some hard-won lessons about training at higher altitude. Our best tip: Stay sun protected!

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