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Do You Really Need A 10-Step Skin Care Process?

by kelly / February, 6 2019 01:30
It seems that multi-step skin care processes are all the rage these days on social media, in the press, and at the stores. These multi-processes promise beautiful flawless skin and a lot of your time. But do you really need all these steps and is more and more really better for your skin? To separate marketing from the truth we listened to dermatologists to get the real deal. [More]

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What Causes Skin Aging?

by kelly / January, 30 2019 01:30
Lots of things can cause our skin to age and some things we can’t change but others are well within in our control. By arming ourselves with the right skin care information we can help our skin stay healthy and fabulous for a long, long time. So let’s get the right information out there… [More]

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4 Things NOT To Do At Night for Your Skin

by kelly / January, 23 2019 01:30
Nighttime is when our skin gets to rest and replenish itself. It’s important that we give our skin the right kind of skin care love before bed. Doing good by your skin at night can make a world of difference in the morning and long term. So let’s make sure you’re not making these common four faux pas at night and giving your skin the fabulous rest it deserves… [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Make Your Skin Glow with Olive Oil

by kelly / January, 16 2019 01:30
Cleopatra was a big fan of olive oil. Supposedly she used daily to moisturize and to give her skin a radiant glow. Yes ,even thousands of years ago skin care was a thing! It’s actually pretty simple to understand why olive oil was an important component of Cleopatra’s skin care routine and a vital ingredient in our skin care products. Here’s why… [More]

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The Healthiest New Year’s Resolutions

by kelly / January, 9 2019 01:30
It’s the time again where we try to do and be better. It’s New Year’s resolution time and if you’re looking for a few, we’ve got some inspiration from the American Medical Association (AMA). Each year the AMA publishes their list of recommendations. Since we love us some health & wellness over here at Block Island Organics we thought it would be a good idea to share them. Also, isn’t it generally pretty good to take a doctor’s advice? [More]

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Happy New Year

by kelly / January, 1 2019 01:30
It’s the New Year! Happy New Year! What are you looking forward to in 2019? Here at Block Island Organics – we hope that 2019 brings more connections to our family, friends and customers like you. We also want to bring some big announcements this year – so stay tuned. Here’s hoping to a wonderful 2019 for everyone. [More]

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Happy Holidays

by kelly / December, 25 2018 01:30
Hope you are done with the holiday crowds and enjoying some fun, family, and food. Of course don’t forget your good skin care habits while you’re partying away this holiday season. Remember to wear sunscreen, moisturize, and wash your face daily. You know we can’t help ourselves! [More]

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Is It Possible To Get Skin Cancer Where the Sun Doesn’t Shine?

by kelly / December, 19 2018 01:30
First off let’s set the record straight – the sun is the leading cause of skin cancer and 1 in 5 people will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined. So stay safe in the sun, practice good sun protection and wear sunscreen everyday. Now that we’ve got that squared away – the answer to the question can you get skin cancer without the sun shining is yes. You can get skin cancer even on the parts of your body that never see the sun. [More]

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Julia Roberts’ 3 Keys to Looking Young: Sunscreen, Cleansing, and Moisturizing

by kelly / December, 12 2018 01:30
It’s really the foundation of any good skin care routine – wearing sunscreen everyday, washing your face at least once a day, and moisturizing often. So it’s no wonder that it’s the basics of Julia Robert’s skin care routine and why she looks so fantastic at 51! With a new movie out she’s been promoting her film and showcasing her beautiful skin… [More]

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Why These Three Super Common Anti-Aging Ingredients Must be Paired with Sunscreen

by kelly / December, 5 2018 01:30
Retinol, alpha hydroxy acids (AHA), and hydroquinone are powerful “active ingredients” on the market today that can help with the signs of skin aging. Great, right? Well yes, sort of – you have to use them correctly as a major side effect is they increase sun sensitivity. I know, so unfair – why does something that helps with the signs of aging also making us more susceptible to the sun – the leading cause of skin aging. Fortunately, if these ingredients are paired with effective sun protection, used at the right time, and you follow the direction of your doctor, you can be on your way to glowing skin. [More]

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