Don’t Burn. Learn About the UV Index.

Oct 06, 2011 No Comments

Looking up the UV Index is as important as looking up the weather online or watching the morning forecast every day. Just like the weather forecast, the UV Index forecast tells you what to wear. In addition, it indicates how you should prepare for the sun’s intensity so you can feel comfortable and keep your skin protected while outside.

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Dermatologists, More than Pimple Popping M.D.s

Oct 04, 2011 2 Comments

Dermatologists are way more than “pimple popping M.D.s”, which according to the popular ‘90s sitcom Seinfeld is all the profession is good for. They save and improve lives every day by helping people get control of their problematic skin, hair and nail conditions. Here are some of the top reasons to see a dermatologist.

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Medications and Sun Sensitivity (Video)

Sep 27, 2011 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology in Minneapolis talks about skin conditions and medications that can make you more sensitive to the sun.

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Sun Protection Following Cosmetic Procedures

Sep 16, 2011 No Comments

Dr. Shauna Kranendonk is a board-certified dermatologist in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, who specializes in cosmetic and surgical dermatology. Dr. Kranendonk shares her expertise with Coolibar on how to avoid scarring, age spots, new lines and wrinkles by using sun protection after chemical peels and laser treatments.

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Coolibar Sun Protection – 10 Years of Innovation!

Sep 01, 2011 1 Comment

Believe it or not, it’s Coolibar’s 10th birthday! In September 2001, native Australian and Coolibar founder John Barrow signed the documents to open Coolibar and bring Australia’s advances in sun protection to America. We’re still making strides in sun protective technologies and fashions, but take a moment to see just how far we’ve come!

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Abbey’s Hope On Pool Safety

Aug 19, 2011 2 Comments

Here at Coolibar we work hard to educate adults and kids about the importance of staying SunAWARE. Our friends at Abbey’s Hope, a local Minnesota non-profit, are just as serious about pool safety.

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Beat the Heat Wave

Jul 19, 2011 1 Comment

With the heat wave sweeping across at least 20 states this week, don’t let the extreme temperatures and humidity get to you. Beat the heat over the following week by taking simple steps to stay cool.

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Sunscreen Tips for Toddlers

Jul 13, 2011 No Comments

Pediatric Dermatologist Dr. George offers advice to keep your kiddies protected from the sun’s rays. Learn what to look for in sunscreen, how to use it, and how to add fun to habits so that your kids will enjoy sunscreen time.

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Meet Our 2011 School Sun Hat Contest Winners

Jun 23, 2011 No Comments

The 2011 Coolibar School Sun Hat Contest had over 750 entries from students, teachers, PTA members, and nonprofit organizations from across the US. We even had a few entries from Australia! Thanks to the efforts of the five lucky winners, entire classrooms of students will be able to safely enjoy the summer sun, and stay well protected beneath their new Coolibar Sun Hats!

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Once Again, “The Big C” Puts Skin Cancer in the Spotlight

Jun 21, 2011 2 Comments

It’s back, a new season of “The Big C”, starting on Monday, June 27, 2011 on Showtime. “The Big C” tells the story of Cathy Jamison, played by Laura Linney, a wife and mother diagnosed with Stage IV melanoma. Her cancer forces her to shake up her life and find hope and humor in spite of her grim situation. The show may not always accurately portray the life of someone battling skin cancer; however, it brings the topic to the center stage without scaring off viewers due to its morose background.

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