Sun Protective Clothing (Video)

Jan 11, 2011 No Comments

Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology talks about the need for sun protective clothing. While sunscreen can provide adequate UV coverage on sun exposed skin, such as the backs of hands, the best sun protection actually comes from sun protective clothing.

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New Year’s Resolution – No Tanning Beds!

Dec 28, 2010 No Comments

People are making their 2011 New Year’s resolutions. For many, forming healthy habits is a high priority, including more physical activity, healthy eating or quitting smoking. This year, consider adding this one to your list – Resolve to Make 2011 the year of No Tanning Beds.

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Follow up on the Grand Canyon Peeke Performers – Reflecting on the Expedition

Dec 21, 2010 1 Comment

This past September eight adventurous women took on the challenge of hiking the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim as part of their journey of personal fitness and well being. Fitness expert Dr. Peeke and Dermatologist Dr. Baughman reflect back on the factors that attributed to the overall success of their excursion.

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Corrine in Her Beach Shirt

Dec 14, 2010 No Comments

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!”

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NEW Coolibar Convertible Polo Review – We’ve got more up our “sleeve”

Nov 30, 2010 4 Comments

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.

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Geared Up for Coffee Farming

Nov 23, 2010 No Comments

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.

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Winter Sun Protection Mythbusters

Nov 16, 2010 No Comments

This winter, as you head outside for your favorite winter activities or start planning a sunny vacation getaway, don’t forgo your sun protection! Here are some common sun protection myths to keep in mind during the wintertime.

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Announcing the 2010 Coolibar Holiday Catalog

Nov 09, 2010 No Comments

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.

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High Altitude Sun Protection

Oct 26, 2010 1 Comment

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.”

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The Grand Canyon Peeke Performers

Oct 05, 2010 No Comments

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.

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