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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Caring for psoriasis in the summer

Jun 06, 2013 No Comments

If you’re one of the 7.5 million Americans living with psoriasis—the most common autoimmune disease in the country—summer can be a blessing and a challenge. Psoriasis often improves with warm weather, but many people with psoriasis are also self-conscious about showing their skin. While symptoms of psoriasis may improve due to extra sunlight and increased humidity, it’s important to make sure psoriasis doesn’t flare. Here are some tips from the National Psoriasis Foundation to help keep your skin healthy.

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Vera SUNTECT® Review

Apr 23, 2013 No Comments

Cover your skin with the delicate coolness of our newest fabric innovation. Named after the soothing aloe vera plant, the luxurious drape and UPF 50+ protection of vera SUNTECT® will raise your sunwear expectations to a new level. Not convinced? Check out the review by Helen Vong, editor at The Skiny, a Canadian lifestyle site focused on aging beautifully by taking care of your skin.

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vera SUNTECT – the fashionable side of sunwear

Apr 12, 2013 No Comments

Have you heard of Coolibar’s latest and greatest fabric? vera SUNTECT® – A remarkably soothing fabric that feels like cashmere, then combined with a touch of spandex for comfort and shape retention. Tight weave construction blocks 98% UVA and UVB rays (UPF 50+ protection), plus it keeps you cooler than ordinary women’s fashions with a […]

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Coolibar Shopping Spree

Mar 14, 2013 No Comments

Coolibar will be at Getting Gorgeous 2013 Blogger Conference in New York on April 27th! We’re offering our bloggers the chance to win a $500 Shopping Spree. See details here.

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Hawaii the SunAWARE way

Feb 27, 2013 No Comments

Coolibar customers are very passionate about sun protection and leading healthy, sunny lives. Customer Scott and his wife Kara fit this description perfectly. After winning the 2012 Coolibar Hawaii Sweepstakes, Scott and Kara shared with us that they were already avid promoters of protecting skin, especially during vacations. We asked the couple to share their story of why sun protection is important to them and how it can make vacationing even better!

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AAD SPOT Skin Cancer Initiative: Saving Lives

Feb 21, 2013 No Comments

SPOT Skin Cancer™ is a large-scale public awareness campaign is designed to involve the public, the Academy’s membership of more than 17,000 physicians worldwide, other health organizations, media, and for-profit corporations to advance the public’s understanding of skin cancer and motivate them to change their behavior to prevent and detect skin cancer.

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Global Trends in Sun Protection Clothes

Feb 07, 2013 No Comments

Clothing has protected people from the sun (and other elements) for tens of thousands of years. In addition to keeping skin protected, clothing can also help maintain a modest appearance, which is still important in many cultures.

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