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The Truth About Makeup and SPF

by kelly / October, 12 2016 01:30
This week we are getting to the bottom of the age-old debate: “Is makeup with SPF enough?” with a quick and easy guide for all your questions around this subject. Now you’ll always know the truth. [More]

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Transition Your Skin for Fall

by kelly / October, 5 2016 01:30
I turned the heater on this week for the first time in months. On the good side it made my place all warm and cozy but it also made my skin feel dry. It got me thinking, now is definitely a good time to think about how to change up my skin care for the colder months. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Calming Chamomile

by kelly / September, 28 2016 01:30
One of my favorite teas to drink when I have cold is chamomile. It always calms and soothes my nerves. It's also one of the key ingredients in our Organic Purifying Facial Cleanser and Organic Revitalizing Night Cream. Let's take a closer look at this helpful ingredient. [More]

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SPF 15+ Reduces Skin Cancer Risk According to a New Study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology

by Will / September, 21 2016 01:30
As a suncare company we love reading new research. One of the most interesting studies we've seen recently concluded that using an SPF 15 or greater sunscreen has the potential to reduce melanoma by 18% according to the Journal of Clinical Oncology. For something so easy to do, just slap on sunblock as part of your daily routine, we think that's pretty great. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: 8 Must-Do’s After Labor Day

by Will / September, 14 2016 01:30
With shops still open, weather in the 70s and plenty to do, we totally agree with the NY Times; on tiny Block Island summer lasts longer. In fact from Labor Day to Columbus Day and even Thanksgiving, there’s still a lot to look forward to on our little gem. Plus the crowds thin out making the island feel like your personal secret getaway. As the Boston Globe puts it, autumn is fun and affordable on Block Island. [More]

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Supermodel Molly Sims Raises Skin Cancer Awareness for the Claire Marie Foundation

by kelly / September, 7 2016 01:30
About a month ago we shared a story about a skin cancer public service announcement (PSA) that the cast of The Big Bang Theory did for a young fan that passed from the disease. You can find the inspiring story here. The PSA was shot in support of the Claire Marie Foundation, the namesake organization started by the mother of the young fan to honor her death and raise awareness of adolescent skin cancer. About a week ago the Claire Marie Foundation teamed up with actress and model Molly Sims for another outstanding PSA. [More]

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8 Signs You Got Too Much Sun

by kelly / August, 31 2016 01:30
Hope you all made the most of this summer with lots of beach time, pool cool-downs and outdoor fun. I'm also hoping you used plenty of sunblock and practiced good sun protection. If for some reason you didn't and were overexposed to the sun – look out for these signs to stay safe and healthy. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: Conserfest - Amazing Music Festival + Environmental Conservation

by Will / August, 24 2016 01:30
Want to explore Block Island? Can’t get enough of that summer music festival experience? Conserfest is an awesome way to do both. It’s an annual non-profit music festival from which proceeds and donations go to support Block Island’s eco-conservation efforts. Pretty cool we say. [More]

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End of Summer Sale - Save 25% Now Through Labor Day 2016

by Will / August, 17 2016 01:30
We're sad summer is coming to a close. It's our favorite time of year. To spice things up a bit we're offering 25% off on all of our products through Labor Day. To get the deal use the code SUMMER25 at checkout to save on our sunscreen, face moisturizer with SPF, cleanser, and night cream. [More]

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UVA Rays: What They Are and How to Fight Skin Aging & Damage

by kelly / August, 10 2016 01:30
The sun can be our friend and our foe. It provides warmth and life but also emits ultraviolet rays (UV rays) that cause all kinds of skin damage - wrinkles, sunspots, discoloration and even skin cancer. In fact UV rays are responsible for 80% of all skin aging. UV rays come in three different forms: UVA, UVB and UVC. All are naked to the human eye. Let's break down UVA rays a bit more. We'll get into the other rays in the next round. [More]

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