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Revolutionary New Skin Cancer Test

by kelly / January, 20 2016 01:30
I just read some fantastic news that I had to share - researchers recently discovered a new blood testing method that tracks metastatic melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer. I'm hoping this means they could detect and treat melanoma earlier. This remains to be seen, but wouldn't it be great! [More]

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Healthy Eating Tips - New US Dietary Guidelines Just Released

by kelly / January, 13 2016 01:30
The New Year is always a good time to kick start healthy habits for you and your skin. Thus it's perfect timing that the US Government released their latest "Dietary Guidelines For Americans 2015-2020". The guide provides recommended healthy dietary information and eating patterns. Good skin is a reflection of what you put inside your body in addition to what you put on the outside (yes wear sunscreen everyday people). Have you ever heard the saying "you are what you eat"? To start 2016 off right we're offering healthy eating tips from the guide to help you look and feel your best. [More]

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The Dangerous Truths of Indoor Tanning

by kelly / January, 6 2016 01:30
Recently at a party I overheard a friend say they needed to head to a tanning salon to get some winter color. It almost gave me a heart attack. Ok, I may be exaggerating but my heart really did break. Hearing someone say that might be the worst thing I could hear and more importantly, it's one of the worst things you can do for your skin. It causes premature aging and even skin cancer. Just say NO to indoor tanning! [More]

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Happy New Year

by kelly / December, 30 2015 01:30
Happy New Year! 2015 was a fun and active year for us at Block Island Organics. As we say goodbye to this year, I'm excited for the road ahead. [More]

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Happy Holidays!

by kelly / December, 23 2015 01:30
Happy Holidays! This is my favorite time of year. Yes the crowds can be maddening and the travel difficult but it's also about family, celebration and love - oh and some gifts. [More]

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Sunscreen a MUST for Kendall and Kylie Jenner

by kelly / December, 16 2015 01:30
Say what you want about the Kardashian-Jenner family but one thing they believe in is sunscreen and I have to give them a thumbs up for that. At least this week I'm a fan because they have come out once again in support of sunblock. [More]

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Sunny Travels: 5 Skin Care Travel Tips

by kelly / December, 9 2015 01:30
The holiday season is here! While it's my favorite time of year - it's also the busiest time of year to travel. Dealing with traffic, crowds, germs and the recycled air on planes is a nightmare and traveling in these conditions can do a number on the skin. Fortunately I'm here with a few tips to keep your skin looking fresh this holiday season. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: The Off-Season

by Will / December, 2 2015 01:30
Block Island is definitely known for it's beautiful beaches, clamming, sailing and summertime fun but the island also has a lot to offer during the off-season. If you want to beat the holiday shopping crowds and stressful travel season - Block Island in the winter is a great option. We've got a fun list of off-season activities to Discover on Block Island. [More]

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Save 30% Storewide - Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sale

by kelly / November, 25 2015 01:30
Happy Thanksgiving!!! Thanksgiving is always my favorite time of year because it means food, family and sales! Yes the best deals always happen during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Of course we at Block Island Organics had to join in so starting Thursday, November 26th through Tuesday, December 1st save 30% storewide on our: Natural Sunscreen, Natural Face Moisturizer, Organic Revitalizing Night Cream and Organic Purifying Facial Cleanser. Use promo code THANKS30 at checkout to save 30% on your order - happy shopping! [More]

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Fashion Magazines Declare Sunscreen A Must Year-Round

by kelly / November, 18 2015 01:30
Recently both Vogue and Harper's Bazaar touted the benefits of sunscreen as THE year-round anti-aging weapon. This was in addition to Women's Health and Yahoo Beauty calling sunscreen the #1 most effective wrinkle-fighting treatment. I especially love it when the high fashion magazines promote the benefits of sunblock. It means a lot because even though I may not agree, these magazines are often seen as the bible on all things fashion, beauty and skin care. [More]

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