Coolibar Employees Visit AAD’s Camp Discovery

Jul 24, 2013 No Comments

Coolibar had the pleasure of spending a day with youth and staff at the American Academy of Dermatology’s Camp Discovery on July 10, 2013. Camp Discovery offers youth with skin conditions the opportunity to spend a week among young people who have similar skin conditions — free of charge. Read more about our employees’ road trip!

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4th of July Safety for Kids

Jun 23, 2013 1 Comment

This 4th of July, keep these simple sun, water, and firework safety precautions in mind so you and your kids can enjoy a safe and fun holiday!

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Tennis camp teaches sun safety on and off court

Jun 20, 2013 No Comments

If you play tennis, you know it’s sometimes difficult to find shade on outdoor courts. So this summer, Twin City Tennis Camp, a local Minnesota business, is taking great strides to educate youth and adults on the importance of using sun protection both on and off the court.

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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

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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Oregon joins the tanning bed “ban” wagon

May 29, 2013 No Comments

On May 9, 2013, lawmakers passed a bill making Oregon the third state, following California and Vermont, to restrict indoor tanning for minors less than 18 years of age. The only exception is if a minor has a Doctor’s note allowing him or her to tan for medical purposes.

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Win Sun Protective Hats for Your School

May 01, 2013 2 Comments

Coolibar’s school sun hat contest is now open for entries! If you have a child in school or are a teacher, enter to win up to 50 kids hats for your classroom! We’ll be drawing the names of five lucky winners.

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Coolibar Holiday Gift Guide

Nov 27, 2012 No Comments

Destination holiday — living healthy and giving healthy. At Coolibar we have a gift-worthy idea — sunwear to go everywhere and do anything! We have sun protective clothing, sun hats, UV swimwear, sun shelters, UPF 50+ umbrellas and skin care perfect for women, men and children, all items for those who love spending time under the sun!

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Fun Fall Family Activities

Oct 08, 2012 2 Comments

Fall is the perfect time to get outdoors with your family. We’ve compiled a list of “10 must do activities” this fall that will get your kids some fresh air and create lasting memories.

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What You Need to Know About Sun Protection at Your Child’s School

Aug 23, 2012 No Comments

While the teacher doesn’t typically require sun protection, it’s a back-to-school item parents should strongly consider. Not all schools allow hats or sunscreen, and we hope schools change their policies in the near future. All the same, we have suggestions to ensure your child is sun safe.

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Get Outside and Play

Jul 25, 2012 No Comments

Summer vacation means that kids have extra time on their hands. Research confirms that there is no better way to spend that time than with active outdoor play. Outdoor play typically sustains moderate energy over longer periods of time – the type of physical movement that is particularly beneficial to health and fitness. Here are some ideas to get your kids excited about being active outdoors.

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