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Ingredient Truths: Indulge Your Skin In Chocolate

by kelly / November, 20 2019 01:30
There are few things in life that will always put me in a good mood - one of them is chocolate. Is there anything better than indulging in it? Not only does it taste so good, it’s actually good for your skin too. That’s one of the best things I learned since I started Block Island Organics! [More]

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It’s National Healthy Skin Month!

by kelly / November, 13 2019 01:30
Your skin is the bodies largest organ and it also has a really significant job – it’s the first line of protection against outside pollutants! So it’s important that we take care of skin. In honor of National Healthy Skin Month this November – here are some key daily tips to keep your skin at its best everyday because we really should be thinking about it year-round. [More]

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Are You Washing Your Face Right?

by kelly / November, 6 2019 01:30
There is a right and a wrong way to wash your face. And how you clean your face actually makes a difference in your appearance. Fortunately, we have a list of the right way to do things to keep your skin glowing and healthy. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: Holiday Fun

by kelly / October, 30 2019 01:30
It’s almost that time of year again. The holidays! You can’t beat all the decorations, fun, and festivities. Block Island knows how to do all three right. If you haven’t been to the island during the holidays you’re missing out. One of the best times to go is during the Block Island Holiday Stroll. [More]

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Why Your Hands Need SPF?

by kelly / October, 23 2019 01:30
I’ll get to the punchline – your hands need SPF because they are exposed to the sun a lot. Next to your face and neck, your hands are the most exposed. [More]

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How To Manage Oily Skin

by kelly / October, 16 2019 01:30
We’ve talked a lot about dry skin but what about its opposite - oily skin? While oily skin can have its benefits, it helps preserve the skin and people with it tend to have thicker skin and fewer wrinkles; it also has its challenges from clogged pores to increased acne. Striking a balance between the good and the bad of oily skin generally takes a few key steps. [More]

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5 Ways to Banish Dry Skin

by kelly / October, 9 2019 01:30
Ever scratch a quick itch only to see is a flood of white flakes on your clothes? The culprit: dry skin. It’s not pleasant to deal with and can be embarrassing at times. So let’s figure out how best to avoid this situation especially during those cold winter months when we’re extra susceptible to dry skin. [More]

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How Air Pollution Hurts Your Skin

by kelly / October, 1 2019 01:30
No matter where you live air pollution exists to varying degrees and poses a risk to your health. Now new pollution studies show that it also damages skin and leads to inflammation and premature skin aging. So what do you do? Well, here’s more about air pollution and how you can protect your skin from it. [More]

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What is Your Skin’s Moisture Barrier?

by kelly / September, 25 2019 01:30
You’ve probably heard this marketing statement at some point in your life “restore your skin’s moisture barrier”. If you’re like me (before I started Block Island Organics ☺) you’ve just kind of shrugged your shoulders and said that sounds good. But does it really mean anything? Yes it actually does – your skin’s moisture barrier is important and vital to your skin’s health. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Gentle Cleansing Power of Rosemary

by kelly / September, 18 2019 01:30
Rosemary is an ingredient I often add to my food to give it that extra punch. It’s flavorful and blends in well into a recipe. So imagine my excitement when I found out rosemary has benefits beyond heightening cooking. It also has wonderful powers to freshen up any skin care routine. [More]

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