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July 4th Sale - Save 20% Now Storewide

by kelly / July, 3 2020 01:30
This summer is in full swing. Hope you're finding ways to enjoy the outdoors safely. To celebrate the summer and our country's birthday we're having a July 4th sale. Save 20% on all of our SPF products, cleansers, and moisturizers. Start saving today through Monday, July 6th.. Use code FUN4TH at checkout to get 20% off your order. [More]

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Can You Get A Tan Wearing SPF?

by kelly / June, 24 2020 01:30
Ask any dermatologist and they will say that wearing SPF or sunscreen is a must every day. The benefits of wearing SPF or sunscreen are enormous - from preventing skin cancer to slowing skin aging to preventing sunburn. So you definitely should not forgo sunscreen to get a tan. But will you still get a tan while wearing SPF or sunscreen? [More]

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California Assembly Bans 12 Cosmetics Ingredients

by kelly / June, 17 2020 01:30
Back in March 2020 we wrote about how the California assembly was reviewing a bill (Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act, A.B. 2762) to ban 12 ingredients from skin care and personal products sold in California. Last week the bill was approved by the California assembly. What’s that mean for you? Read on… [More]

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Discovering Block Island: The Island Welcomes Visitors Back - Covid-19 Update

by kelly / June, 10 2020 01:30
Hope you are all staying safe and healthy this summer. I have some good news, spots around the country are opening back up slowly and Block Island is one of them. I’m excited but, of course, also want to be a bit cautious. So here are the details on what’s open and how to stay safe while there in case you are planning a trip. [More]

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Are Sunscreens for Kids and Babies Different from Adult Ones?

by kelly / June, 3 2020 01:30
Have you ever picked up a baby branded sunscreen and wondered if you could use it on your skin? Or have you only had a sunscreen not branded baby or kids on hand and wondered if you could use it on your little one? The answer is generally yes, you can use an adult sunscreen on kids and vice versa. Here’s why… [More]

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What SPF Do You Need?

by kelly / May, 27 2020 01:30
Wearing sunscreen or an SPF product is a MUST every day of the year. I hope that’s a given. But, as all SPFs are not created equal, what exact SPF level do you need? Well we’ve got the expert recommendations. [More]

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SIX Years Running - EWG Names Block Island Organics a Best Sunscreen & SPF Moisturizer

by kelly / May, 20 2020 01:30
We’re excited to announce that the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) has once again named us a best in their 2020 Guide to Sunscreens & SPF Moisturizers. [More]

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Save 20% Storewide Now Through Memorial Day

by kelly / May, 20 2020 01:30
This summer is probably going to be little different with everything going on. But we think even in times like these it's important to keep happy traditions. That's why we're having our annual Memorial Day Sale. Save 20% on all of our SPF products, cleansers, and moisturizers. The savings start today and run through Memorial Day. Use code MDAY20 at checkout to get 20% off your entire purchase. Yes you do need sunscreen even if you're indoors (here's why according to dermatologists). Stay safe everyone. [More]

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How Often Should You Apply Sunscreen? Only in the Morning?

by kelly / May, 13 2020 01:30
I wake up every morning and my skin care routine is the same – wash my face, apply moisturizer, and then apply sunscreen. Sunscreen is a must in my mornings; just like brushing my teeth. I’m sure many people, like me, apply sunscreen in the morning before they head out but do you need to reapply? The answer is yes. [More]

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The Big See Campaign: Spotting and Stopping Skin Cancer

by kelly / May, 6 2020 01:30
Skin cancer is a cancer you can actually see although it often goes undetected. That’s because most of us aren’t doing regular skin checks. To help everyone get a handle on this and in honor of May being Skin Cancer Awareness month, the Skin Cancer Foundation launched The Big See campaign. It gives quick tips to spot and stop skin cancer and we’ve got them here for you. [More]

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