Not too long ago, we received a letter along with a picture from a thrilled first time Coolibar customer, who decided to let us know how impressed she was with our quick drying, breathable sun protection apparel. “As a very satisfied first time customer of Coolibar clothing, I wanted to show you that it was a pleasure wearing my hat and outfit on a very hot day and still feeling cool!”
Over the past months, Coolibar’s merchandising team has been hard at work designing new sun protection apparel. One of the more exciting parts of creating new products is putting them up to the test! Dermatologist Dr. Manju George was one of the first to try our NEW Coolibar Convertible Polo and give us her input.
A few weeks ago we received a message on the Coolibar Facebook page from an enthused Coolibar customer. “I’ve done my share of shopping for your wonderful clothing this year. I wear your long sleeve blouses almost every day. I have a coffee farm in Kona, Hawaii.” We decided to contact Marian and find out more about her Kona coffee farm and how sun protection plays a role in her life as a farmer.
This special winter catalog offers you the best in sun protective apparel and more! Our unique selection of boxed gifts, cool weather options and terrific accessories (from companies whose commitment to quality matches our own,) make the perfect holiday gift for yourself or someone special on your list.
Height seeking mountain climbers need to be aware of the dangers of UV at higher altitudes. Paul Ridley of Row for Hope shares his Mountaineering experience with us. “In the thin air climbers encounter above 10,000 feet there is often no hope of protection from clouds, and the thin air and reflective snow makes for dangerous sunburns. While climbing I’ve been sunburned on the roof of my mouth, the underside of my nose, and inside my nostrils.”
Every year over five million people from all over the world visit the Grand Canyon. Less than 1% of those visitors ever reach the bottom. Of those that actually complete the Rim-to-Rim hike, only 8% are women. These statistics didn’t dissuade eight determined women, including The US Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin. “The Grand Canyon Peeke Performers” physically and mentally challenged themselves to complete the rigorous Rim-to-Rim hike as a part of their journey of personal fitness and well-being.
Just like our skin, our eyes are susceptible to damage from the sun. Exposure to intense sunlight for even a short period of time can cause eyes to develop a “sun burn”. Both short and long term exposure to UV rays could create vision problems and eye damage, according to the EPA. By following a few simple steps today you can help avoid eye problems tomorrow.