3 Personal New Year’s Resolutions to Stay Skin Cancer Free in 2013

Dec 26, 2012 2 Comments

When thinking about your 2013 New Year’s Resolutions, consider making a conscious effort to prevent skin cancer in 2013. Yes, skin cancer is preventable in many cases. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. More than 3.5 million skin cancers in over two million people are diagnosed annually.

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Cancer Be Glammed

Dec 06, 2012 No Comments

We love the work that Cancer Be Glammed is doing to help women recover from cancer with confidence, self-esteem & style. Lisa Lurie, the company’s co-founder, shares her inspiration for starting this organization.

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Skin Care for Men

Oct 19, 2012 No Comments

The skin on your face is one of the first things people notice when meeting you for the first time. Women seem to have an internal compulsion to keep their skin protected. Men, on the contrary, have proven to be indifferent. Maybe it seems too cosmetic? Men, now it’s your time to be proactive and incorporate a daily skin care routine, including sunscreen. It’s the manly thing to do.

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Sun Protection Travel Wear

Sep 10, 2012 No Comments

We recently received some great feedback from a new Coolibar customer after his trip to Taiwan. Cory expressed what we try to convey, he just does it much better. Read his take on the versatility of our Men’s Sun Shirt.

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Coolibar’s 2012 Highlights

Sep 07, 2012 No Comments

Happy birthday to Coolibar! As we celebrate our 11th birthday we wanted to take a moment and reflect on our successes over the past year. 2012 has proven to be busier than ever with an updated catalog, exciting new designs and a growing list of customers. As we continue to evolve, know that we are [...]

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Skin Cancer in Skin of Color

Sep 06, 2012 1 Comment

Only people with light colored skin can get skin cancer—right? The truth is that anyone of any ethnic background is susceptible to all types of skin cancer including melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer. Dermatologist Dr. Charles Crutchfield III, an expert in ethnic skin care, recommends that people of all skin tones need to protect themselves from the sun.

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Windsurfer Marion Reviews Coolibar Stash Pocket Swim Shirt

Aug 31, 2012 No Comments

Marion Lepert, windsurfer and Coolibar athlete, spends almost 10 hours a day in the sun. She recently returned from the US Nationals in Hood River, OR where she became the 2012 US National Women Overall Champion. While there, she used her trusty Coolibar Stash Pocket Swim Shirt in the water. Now she shares her thoughts on its on-course performance. Read Marion’s review.

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Pampering Your Skin on Airplanes

Aug 21, 2012 2 Comments

On airplanes, your skin goes to battle with re-circulated dry air and an extra dose of sunlight. These elements leave skin near lifeless by the time you land. Never fear! We have suggestions to save your skin (all 3.4 oz or less of course).

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The Coolibar Guarantee

Aug 08, 2012 2 Comments

Coolibar’s commitment to providing the highest quality sun protection possible is something we take very seriously. In the past few months, various news outlets posted articles questioning the effectiveness of sun protective clothing. In response we decided to take a moment to clarify a few points about Coolibar sun protective clothing and our UPF 50+ guarantee.

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Choosing the Perfect Sun Hat

Jul 20, 2012 11 Comments

With so many sun hats to choose from, how do you narrow it down to the perfect one? The three most important factors to consider are: brim size and shape, material, and the activity for use.

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