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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Pick the Perfect Coolibar Garment

Dec 17, 2013 1 Comment

Sun Protective Clothing is your best protection while out in the sun because it won’t wash or wear off, it’s easy to slip on and it provides fail proof coverage. Consider fabric, style & size when picking the perfect Coolibar garment. And if you can’t decide, our Customer Service Team is here to help.

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Promote Skin Cancer Prevention with SPOT

Dec 05, 2013 No Comments

If you want to steer idle holiday chitchat towards something more meaningful, a UPF 50+ SPOT Skin Cancer™ T-shirt could be just the thing you’re looking for.

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Travel Adventures in Coolibar

Nov 21, 2013 No Comments

Meet Coolibar employee Seth Epstein. Seth recently had the opportunity to not only visit the Philippines but be guided by a resident, a friend serving in the Peace Corps. He outfitted himself in Coolibar to prepare for the high temperatures and oppressive humidity. He’s back and shares his opinions.

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Coolibar Clothing versus Regular Clothing

Oct 11, 2013 No Comments

One of the most common questions our customer service team receives is, “What is the difference between Coolibar clothing and regular clothing?” Here’s our answer:

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Five ways to add sun protection with a scarf

Sep 26, 2013 No Comments

I love scarves. They are the most versatile styling tool available (in my opinion), taking drab outfits from blah to voilà in a matter of seconds. Now that it’s fall, I try to incorporate a scarf into my look daily for both fashion and function. The Coolibar Aire Scarf is one of my favorite accessories as it does double-duty, providing some flair and UPF 50+ sun protection.

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