Building a School Sun Protection Program

Aug 16, 2011 3 Comments

Parents of school aged children, are you concerned that your child is being exposed to dangerous UV rays during recess and at the bus-stop? If so, you may be interested in learning how to implement sun protection at your child’s school. Read on to see how a local dermatology office got Coolibar sun protective hats on the heads of kindergarteners at a school in Spokane, WA, and sun protection education into their classrooms.

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Packing for a Day at the Beach (Video)

Aug 09, 2011 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology in Minneapolis tells you what to pack in your bag for a day at the beach or pool.

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Sunscreen Tips for Toddlers

Jul 13, 2011 No Comments

Pediatric Dermatologist Dr. George offers advice to keep your kiddies protected from the sun’s rays. Learn what to look for in sunscreen, how to use it, and how to add fun to habits so that your kids will enjoy sunscreen time.

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Sun Safety for Junior Sailors

Jul 12, 2011 1 Comment

Junior sailors must be able to swim, wear a personal floatation device, and stay calm in an emergency. So where’s the requirement for sun protection? This question inspired the newly released book for pre-teens “Danger At Graves Light”.

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Share Your SunAWARE Side to Win!

Jun 30, 2011 No Comments

Post a picture of your sun-safe 4th of July weekend on the Coolibar Facebook page (www.facebook.com/coolibar) for a chance to win a free swim shirt of your choice!

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Meet Our 2011 School Sun Hat Contest Winners

Jun 23, 2011 No Comments

The 2011 Coolibar School Sun Hat Contest had over 750 entries from students, teachers, PTA members, and nonprofit organizations from across the US. We even had a few entries from Australia! Thanks to the efforts of the five lucky winners, entire classrooms of students will be able to safely enjoy the summer sun, and stay well protected beneath their new Coolibar Sun Hats!

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Stay Out of the Sun Run 2011

May 27, 2011 No Comments

On May 20, 2011, the Stay Out of the Sun Run (SOSR) Foundation held their annual walk/race in Rochester, MN that promotes awareness of the dangers of sun exposure and supports melanoma research and education. All proceeds from the SOSR are donated to the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center for melanoma research and education. Coolibar was there to participate in this event for the 5th year in a row.

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Recap of Sunscreen Facebook Forum with Sweetsation Therapy

Apr 12, 2011 No Comments

Once again, we can thank our Coolibar Facebook fans for another successful sunscreen forum. If you missed out on the action, here is a short recap of our Q & A session with sunscreen/skin care expert Natalja Millsap from Sweetsation Therapy.

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Sunscreen Expert Live Facebook Forum 2

Apr 05, 2011 No Comments

Ever wonder what moms-to-be and mothers with small children should look for in a sunscreen or skin products in general? April 12, 2011 starting at 1:30pm CST, we’ll have expert Natalja Millsap from Sweetsation Therapy answering all of your questions on the Coolibar Facebook Wall.

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Books That Teach Sun Safe Habits

Mar 17, 2011 2 Comments

Sun protection habits should start from day one. Experts believe that even two to three sunburns at an early age can increase the risk of skin cancer or health issues later in life. Teach yourself all there is to know about sun protection – then teach your kids too.

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