Organic and natural products are on the rise, and naturally (no pun intended) we couldn’t be more excited! We are especially excited to have introduced the first ever Ecocert COSMOS certified organic Sunless Tan Collection this spring. With a strong demand for a healthy sunless tanner from our fans, community,[…..]Read More »
The holiday’s are here! So, who is on your list this year? Whoever they are, we know they must be special. And we hope to help you bring them some cheer by gifting them with some healthy sun protection they will love to wear! We know gifting isn’t a one-size fits all situation. Whether it[…..]Read More »
Happy November and Happy World Vegan Month! Here at COOLA, we strive to make our suncare collection as eco-friendly as possible, and so we pride ourselves when we hit the jackpot with a vegan-friendly, 70%+ certified organic, locally sourced product loaded with good for your skin ingredients! We get asked fairly often which of our[…..]Read More »
Stay fresh for fall with COOLA! There’s something exciting about fall.. a crispness in the air, the changes in color, the refreshingly empty beaches, and new routines! One thing that should stay consistent though is SPF. Sun protection is important to keep up with everyday, as UVA rays remain the same strength all year-round. Shop[…..]Read More »
Here are 5 mindful ways to slow down for the summer from Terri Eaton, CMT for SenSpa Wellness Center Summer time and the livin’ is easy….or is it? Often September rolls around and we end up asking ourselves “where did the season go?” The truth is even though school is out and the days are[…..]Read More »
Father’s Day Picks! Father’s Day is a celebration honoring the wonderful contribution your father has made in your life! We know that every dad is unique, we also know that your dad deserves the best! Make him feel extra special by treating him to some of our favorite picks! Sunscreen – because Dads need healthy[…..]Read More »
If you didn’t already know, May is Melanoma Awareness Month! Here at COOLA we support the Melanoma Research Alliance as advocates of both research and education. With a quest to spoil your skin with the most pure and eco-conscious products as possible we want to help keep you protected from the sunlight’s damaging effects. Melanoma[…..]Read More »
Welcome to the new COOLA headquarters! We are (virtually) inviting you to step into our brand new office where now, we all can sit under one roof! We are thrilled to share that we were recently named one of “San Diego’s Coolest Companies” by San Diego Magazine. We feel lucky every day to come to[…..]Read More »
Trend alert!! Athleisure is the hottest new trend and is definitely one that has caught our eye. At COOLA we embrace a healthy active lifestyle, so of course we are loving this new sporty-chic trend! Just as much as we care about what we are putting into our bodies and onto our skin, to feel[…..]Read More »
The Lowdown on UPF
Ahh summer… break out the shorts, tank tops, strapless maxi's and head to the beach… but not so fast! While the warmer weather makes us want to wear as little clothing as possible to bear the heat, it's important to stay covered during your outdoor adventures and activities and even during your day-to-day routine! Wearing[…..]Read More »
COOLA Memorial Day
Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Our Memorial Day essentials: COOLA SPF 30 Pina Colada Sunscreen Spray Mott50 Open Cardigan (UPF 50) & Sun Hat JCREW Colorblock Stripe Scarf Oakley Women's Sweet Spot Sunglasses Havianas Flip Flops Fruit Popsicle Recipe: ingredients: 1 peach, cut into 1/2 inch slices[…..]Read More »
Rock the COOLA Blue Hue this Spring/Summer
COOLA blue is the hue for the season! We're seeing this trend everywhere from the beach to the runway for Spring & Summer 2014! Go on and give it a go To keep the rest of your makeup to a minimum, pair this look with COOLA Mineral SPF 30 Matte Tint and COOLA Peppermint &[…..]Read More »
Today we give voice to those who are fighting, have lost loved ones, or who may have lost their own voice to melanoma. Referred to as a "skin" cancer disease, many disregard this disease as merely remaining on the surface of our bodies and therefore do not realize the seriousness in contracting this deadly disease.[…..]Read More »
MRA & COOLA Special Edition SPF 50 Suncreen
Melanoma Awareness Month is finally here! Join COOLA and the Melanoma Research Alliance in helping raise awareness and support in the effort to accelerate research, advance cures, and ultimately eliminate melanoma with our Special Edition SPF 50 Sunscreen Spray. For every Special Edition SPF 50 Sunscreen Spray sold, COOLA is donating $5 to the Melanoma Research Alliance, the[…..]Read More »
Summer Skin Routine
Warmer weather can make your skincare routine a bit tricky, but these simple tips will get your skin prepped and protected for those longer days and stronger rays! 1) Start off your summer skincare routine with a kick and sluff off that winter skin! Not only does coffee get us rolling in the AM, but[…..]Read More »
#AskCOOLA Twitter Party with Birchbox
Thank you again to everyone who participated in the #AskCOOLA Twitter chat with our COOLA Founder Chris Birchby and BIRCHBOX on Wednesday! Chris couldn't have asked for a better hour chatting with all of you about his favorite topic… healthy, organic sun protection! There were so many fantastic questions that he couldn't get to them all, but here[…..]Read More »
Music Festival SKIN Survival Guide
Music festival season is here! Which means good times with awesome music, great friends, but not so good of times for your skin! We know it's easy to get carried away in the excitement of the weekend and forget all about health precautions such as drinking water and wearing SPF, but even just one weekend[…..]Read More »
DIY Homemade Natural Bronzing Powder
Spring is here and the desire for a glowing, healthy complexion is on! We're all about getting that sunkissed skin the healthiest way possible and what's healthier than a homemade natural bronzing powder made with simple, pure ingredients from your own pantry! That way you can enjoy the perks of having a beautiful bronze[…..]Read More »
Eat Your Way to Sun Protection
If we could eat COOLA we would! With ingredients like raspberry butter, cucumber and strawberry extracts, orange fruit water, and acai oil it seems like it would taste just like a tropical creamsicle! However, even though COOLA is made with 70+ organic ingredients it probably isn't the best idea to take a bite out of[…..]Read More »
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Have a COOLA green St. Patty's Day! 1) Kick-off St. Patrick's Day with our Classic Cucumber SPF 30 Moisturizer for Face (No, this product does not come out green, but we thought that it was fitting for the occasion!) 2) Celebrate by cooking up this festive waffle recipe from Tone It Up! It's delicious and[…..]Read More »
Blast Off Into ULTA
We've got ULTAmate news… COOLA is launching nationwide in ULTA Beauty! We couldn't be more excited to share our passion for healthy sun protection with the ULTA shopper and community and here's why: 1) The organic movement is… well… moving! With the growing popularity of organic foods, people are beginning to pay closer attention to[…..]Read More »
What’s In The Box?
With 80 degree temperatures approaching this weekend in San Diego we are more than ready for Spring, and so is Birchbox! Spring is all about rejuvenation, new beginnings, a fresh start… naturally calling for fresh new products to add to your daily skincare and makeup routine. There's no better time to explore and experiment with[…..]Read More »
Q&A – Anti-Aging with Tera Valdez of NuFACE
This summer, COOLA was lucky enough to partner with our great friends, and local San Diego company NuFACE. We sat down with Chief Operations Officer Tera Valdez to get her take on how to look young for life! COOLA: "What is your best advice for young people trying to avoid future signs of aging?"[…..]Read More »
Pin it To Win it Contest Winner!
One of the best things about being part of the COOLA Team is the absolutely amazing inspiration and feedback that we get to see each week. It comes to us from our unstoppable social media community, from you, our readers, through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. We are thrilled to have partnered with NuFACE and[…..]Read More »
Dream Summer Vacation!
Summer is here…and we've got vacations on the brain! So we asked everyone at the COOLA office where they would take their dream summer vacation. Fiji was the big winner for a relaxing getaway with Peru right behind for our adventure seekers. Greece was a top choice for the beautiful beach lovers, and our outdoorsy[…..]Read More »
COOLA’s Summer Sandal Picks!
Women's Health Magazine featured an awesome article on their top summer sandal picks. It made us think about what our favorite summer sandal options are for the season. Whether hitting the beach, or taking a well deserved vacation you can find our favorite sandals for any occasion below! (Dont worry guys, there are even some[…..]Read More »
Swimsuits Through the Decades!
Summer has always been our favorite season here at COOLA. It represents long, sunny days, warm nights, tons of outdoor activity, and plenty of time in our swimsuits! And although we know that sun protection will never go out of style we are finding that swimsuit styles definitely do! We took a little stroll through[…..]Read More »
Have a Citrus Mimosa Weekend!
No longer confined to Sunday Brunch, mimosas are showing up everywhere, from citrus colors in swimwear and clothing to the amazing citrus and grapeseed ingredients in some of today's greatest skin care products and sun protection. You can be sure that this summer will be all about the mimosa! Weather in San Diego this weekend[…..]Read More »
Pale is the New Tan!
We see it everywhere these days…that porcelain white skin that everyone would die to have. It's not just Snow White who is sporting the flawless look, we are seeing it more and more on runways, a-list celebs, and hello…Twilight anyone? But there is more to this look than just effortless perfection. Skin that is protected[…..]Read More »