Treating Dry Winter Skin

Jan 07, 2014 1 Comment by

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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American Dermatologists Reveal Top 10 Sunscreen Brands

Jul 01, 2013 No Comments by

Coolibar, the nation’s leading sun protective clothing manufacturer, conducted a survey to reveal the top 10 dermatologist recommended sunscreen brands. The survey was conducted at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. Find out if your sunscreen made the list.

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Summer Camp Sun Protection 101: Why the Cotton Shirt Your Kid Swims in Just Won’t Do

Jun 18, 2013 No Comments by

Summer camp is jam-packed with activities from sunrise to sunset. Counselors and camp staff make it a priority to ensure safety of all campers; however, with the rigorous reapplication routine sunscreen requires, sometimes sun protection is overlooked in all the commotion. Sunburn and skin damage are easily preventable. Educating and equipping children with good sun protection habits prior to the start of camp is essential.

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Dermatologic skin care for your 20s, 30s…60s and beyond

Apr 08, 2013 No Comments by

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology in Minneapolis talks about taking care of your skin at every age.

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Study finds aspirin may help prevent melanoma

Mar 12, 2013 No Comments by

Reducing your risk for melanoma by 20 percent could be as easy as popping aspirin, at least if you’re a woman over age 50.

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Are gel manicures Safe?

Mar 07, 2013 No Comments by

Going to the nail salon seems like a harmless act; however, dermatologists are concerned that the newest nail trend, gel manicures, and the UV machines used during the process may contribute to skin cancer and hand aging.

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Are skin cancer apps harmful?

Jan 29, 2013 No Comments by

Earlier this month we discussed the growing role technology plays in the fight against skin cancer. Now, in light of a recent study published by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, there is a growing concern for the accuracy of the apps that are meant to detect skin cancer.

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Perfect Skin Protection – Vol. 2, No. 1

Jan 25, 2013 No Comments by

The latest issue of Perfect Skin Protection from SunAWARE just hit the Apple Newsstand this week. And if you haven’t yet read through this publication, you should. It’s FREE and chock full of the latest advice on skin protection from leading dermatologists, health & beauty experts, educators and skin cancer survivors. Plus, this issue features an article by Coolibar’s very own, President John Barrow.

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3 Personal New Year’s Resolutions to Stay Skin Cancer Free in 2013

Dec 26, 2012 2 Comments by

When thinking about your 2013 New Year’s Resolutions, consider making a conscious effort to prevent skin cancer in 2013. Yes, skin cancer is preventable in many cases. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. More than 3.5 million skin cancers in over two million people are diagnosed annually.

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Dr. George on eczema: a common childhood condition

Dec 04, 2012 No Comments by

New parents often come to me in a panic, because their child’s skin is covered in a strange rash. It’s important to be aware that there are a handful of very common pediatric skin conditions that can be easily treated, such as eczema, which affects nearly 10% of all infants and children.

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