Monopoly Man: A Survivor Lives On

May 15, 2014 1 Comment

Throughout May, Coolibar highlights melanoma survivors to call awareness to the dangers of melanoma. This week: the harrowing, ongoing journey of Jerry Dalton.

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Help Us Tell Hugh Jackman About Sun Protective Clothing!

May 14, 2014 No Comments

We think Mr. Jackman would look pretty good in a Coolibar sun hat, not to mention an entire wardrobe of Coolibar UPF 50+ clothing. Do you think so, too? Tell him about sun protective clothing on Instagram and Twitter!

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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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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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9 Essential Items for a Fabulous (But Super Sun Safe) Spring Break

Mar 14, 2014 No Comments

It used to be that when some of us went on spring break, getting lots of sun was the point. Or part of the point, sort of; but we digress. Now, taking into account all that science says about wrinkles and melanoma and such, this is our best advice: Let’s be sensible. But while we’re at it, let’s also still be fabulous!

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Help Arrives as the Fair-Skinned Brace for Spring

Mar 04, 2014 No Comments

So you have fair skin. You may have skin that we sometimes refer to as “porcelain” or “alabaster.” You might be borderline flammable. You might even be Irish. And the spring sun is coming fast, in its ultraviolet glory. What can you do?

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New Findings: Indoor Tanning is to Skin Cancer as Smoking is to Lung Cancer

Feb 25, 2014 No Comments

If you believe that indoor tanning isn’t dangerous, this finding from a study recently released by JAMA Dermatology might change that. Researchers have determined that the number of diagnosed skin cancer cases due to tanning is higher than the number of lung cancer cases due to smoking.

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2014: The Year to Make it Happen

Jan 23, 2014 No Comments

Perhaps your New Year’s vows for 2014 included a travel destination, a positive health habit, a new adventure or an endeavor you’ve always dreamed about. Here we are, 21-plus days into 2014. How’s it going?

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The Sun, Heat and Skin Cancer: Is Tennis Too Dangerous?

Jan 18, 2014 No Comments

If you’re a tennis player or a tennis fan, you know that tennis requires you to be out in the sun for hours at a time. But even when it isn’t as hot as at was at the Australian Open last Thursday, a larger and less obvious danger remains: how are people protecting themselves from UVA and UVB rays that can cause skin cancer?

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