Featured Brand: COOLA

COOLA ImageBy Susan Brown

COOLA, located in sunny San Diego, produces luxurious, high-performance pre and post sun protection products.  COOLA utilizes 97% certified organic ingredients, sustainably and locally sourced, to manufacture small batch, limited quantity, award winning sun protection for a range of skin types and lifestyles.  COOLA offers three distinct collections, including plant uv, mineral and classic, all formulated with effective ingredients such as vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, plant stem cells and natural phytonutrient protectives.  All of their formulations are designed with active ingredients that guarantee broad-spectrum protection from both UVA and UVB rays while nourishing, soothing and hydrating the skin.   

Liplux SPF 30 Original Formulaliplux spf 30 original formulaThis very popular all-in-one lip treatment moisturizes and protects the lips with a vitamin and antioxidant enriched formula.  Contains coconut and avocado oils along with fruit extracts.    
Plant UV Face SPF 30 Unscented Moisturizerplant uv unscented face spf 30 moisturizer –  Developed with naturally protective plant cells with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties to nourish delicate facial skin while providing UV sun protection.  Organic emollients such as olive and linseed oils help to moisturize, smooth and soften skin.  Body formula also available. 
Face SPF 30 Cucumber Moisturizerface spf 30 cucumber matte finish  Part of the mineral collection, this facial sunscreen is infused with antioxidants and mineral actives that offer broad spectrum sun protection while smoothing, hydrating and rejuvenating the skin.  Also available in body and sport formulas. 
Body SPF 30 Plumeria Moisturizerbody spf 30 plumeria moisturizer –  This classic all purpose formula offers both sun and environmental protection.  Contains vitamins, minerals and oils to smooth, soften, balance and calm the skin.  Other light, refreshing scents also available. 
Environmental Repair Plus 3 Piece Travel Kitenvironmental repair plus 3 piece travel kit A three part system formulated with natural and organic ingredients and antioxidants to exfoliate, hydrate, calm and protect the skin from sun, the elements and environmental stressors.  The kit contains clear recovery foam wash, fresh relief face serum and calm glow eye gel.