Lupus Walk for Hope

Sep 19, 2013 2 Comments

Every fall, the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota hosts a Lupus Walk for Hope and 5K Run in various cities throughout Minnesota as an opportunity to raise public awareness and show support for those with lupus. Chris Cronick, 2013 LFM ambassador, had the opportunity to attend the first of three walks this past Saturday in Minneapolis, MN. Chris shares her heartfelt appreciation for the support and education stemming from the first community event highlighting lupus.

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High Heat Calls for Cool Fashion at the State Fair and Beyond

Aug 26, 2013 No Comments

The Midwest is in the midst of a late summer heat wave. Be sure to take the extra precautionary measures to prevent heat related illness. We’ll show you how to, in style!

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The Sunscreen Squad is Out to Save Tennis Fans

Aug 15, 2013 No Comments

Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation and Coolibar team up to protect tennis players and spectators from the sun at the Western & Southern Tennis Open.

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I’m African-American and Sun Safe

Jul 03, 2013 No Comments

Coolibar was introduced to mom blogger Quiana Agbai of Harlem Lovebird this spring at Getting Gorgeous, an event dedicated to making mom’s feel gorgeous, both inside and out. Quiana learned all about Coolibar Sun Protection You Wear and needless to say, we had a lengthy conversation about the importance of sun protection for all skin types. Mrs. Harlem Love Bird shares her thoughts with us.

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World Vitiligo Day

Jun 25, 2013 4 Comments

Today, June 25, 2013, is World Vitiligo Day, a day that aims to increase awareness of vitiligo and raise funds needed for research and education.

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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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Sun Protective Fashions on the Runway

Jun 13, 2013 No Comments

Skin for Life, an annual event put on by Advanced Dermatology/Skinfo in Lincolnshire, IL not only raised over $14,000 for the Skin Cancer Foundation, but put on a stellar runway show featuring Coolibar sun protective clothing. Check out photos from the runway.

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ZnO pro SUNTECT protection for Father’s Day

Jun 11, 2013 No Comments

Just in time for Father’s Day, Christopher Lewis, the Dad of Divas Blog Founder, reviews Coolibar’s latest fabric innovation created for men – ZnO pro. ZnO pro SUNTECT® blends cotton with a moisture-wicking polyester fiber to improve performance in hot, humid conditions where the propensity to sweat is high.

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