FDA Sunscreen Label Changes – Let’s Clear it Up

Jan 08, 2014 No Comments by

All sunscreens are not created equal. To help consumers better understand what they are buying, and to help protect them from unwanted excessive UV ray exposure, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new sunscreen labeling requirements. We’ve compiled a list of those changes and what to look for on labels.

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The Sunscreen Squad is Out to Save Tennis Fans

Aug 15, 2013 No Comments by

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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American Dermatologists Reveal Top 10 Sunscreen Brands

Jul 01, 2013 No Comments by

Coolibar, the nation’s leading sun protective clothing manufacturer, conducted a survey to reveal the top 10 dermatologist recommended sunscreen brands. The survey was conducted at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. Find out if your sunscreen made the list.

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4th of July Safety for Kids

Jun 23, 2013 1 Comment by

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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Summer Camp Sun Protection 101: Why the Cotton Shirt Your Kid Swims in Just Won’t Do

Jun 18, 2013 No Comments by

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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Study confirms regular sunscreen use prevents photo-aging

Jun 04, 2013 No Comments by

Even though dermatologists currently recommend sunscreen to patients for wrinkle, age spot and skin cancer prevention, a new Australia based study provides the most extensive evidence of sunscreen’s anti-aging effectiveness to-date.

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Sunscreen Talk: CoTZ and Total Block Explained

May 31, 2013 No Comments by

Two of our favorite sunscreens at Coolibar, CōTZ and Total Block, provide excellent UVA and UVB protection; however, there are some differences you should know about. We invited Justin Dannecker of Fallene to answer some of the most common questions we get from customers regarding these sunscreens.

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“Cool”ibar on Earth Day

Apr 22, 2013 No Comments by

As a Coolibar sun protective clothing fan, you can not only feel good about protecting your skin, but protecting a bit of the earth as well.

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Dermatologic skin care for your 20s, 30s…60s and beyond

Apr 08, 2013 No Comments by

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology in Minneapolis talks about taking care of your skin at every age.

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Don’t be fooled by sunscreen labels any longer!

Apr 01, 2013 No Comments by

This April Fools, we’re not fooling around – at least about sunscreen. Almost two years after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced their new sunscreen labeling requirements (first announced June 14, 2011), we’re now seeing both small and large sunscreen vendors roll-out new labeling, packaging, and in some cases, improved products. These changes will allow consumers to better understand a sunscreen’s ability to protect against UVA and UVB sun damage, skin cancer and skin aging.

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