Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Apr 13, 2011 6 Comments

Did you know that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month?
May has been declared Skin Cancer Awareness Month by the Centers for Disease Control. With more than 3.5 million skin cancers diagnosed annually in over two million people in the United States, we need to become SunAWARE.
Here are a few ideas for you to be AWARE of Skin Cancer this month.

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School Sun Hat Program (Video)

Feb 08, 2011 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology talks about the Coolibar School Sun Hat Program (which provides sun hats to children at a discounted rate) and why it’s important to start sun safe habits early.

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Coolibar’s School Sun Hat Contest

Jan 20, 2011 No Comments

For the third consecutive year, Coolibar is sponsoring a School Sun Hat Contest. Five winners will be selected at random to win hats for their classroom. The contest promotes the SunAWARE acronym to teach simple steps to prevent and detect skin cancers.

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Sun Protective Creativity

Sep 08, 2010 1 Comment

Back to School with Style!

This Pebble Beach, California elementary school wanted to incorporate sun hats to their school uniform. They ordered 250 of the Coolibar Reversible Bucket Hat.

The hats were issued to the entire student body at the start of the school year, with the rule that all students must wear their sun hat while outdoors to protect against the California sun.

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Meet our 2010 School Sun Hat Contest Winners

Jul 21, 2010 No Comments

A recent study of elementary school children shows that it is possible to instill effective sun protection behaviors at an early age, helping to limit the cumulative sun damage that causes health problems later in life.  So make sure your children, or grandchildren, take a sun hat along with their school supplies the first day […]

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