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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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Veterans Day Sale - Save 15% this Wednesday and Thursday

by kelly / November, 11 2015 01:30
This Wednesday 11/11/15 and Thursday 11/12/15 save 15% storewide on our: Natural Sunscreen, Organic Revitalizing Night Cream and Organic Purifying Facial Cleanser. No promo code is needed, the 15% is already taken off. So if you need some sunblock, moisturizer or cleanser - now's the perfect time to shop and save. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Keeping the Peace with Emulsifiers

by kelly / November, 4 2015 01:30
I think my title sounds like the name of a kids song - hmm, maybe it's time for a second career for me? Nah, then I'd have to give up sharing all these skin care truths. Ok, so in keeping with our Ingredient Truths series, I'm going to take you behind how our products (and others) are formulated. This week I'm talking about emulsifiers and how they keep all personal care, cosmetic and food products literally held together. [More]

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Skincare News: Microbead Ban Gains Momentum

by Will / October, 28 2015 01:30
Did you know the skin care, hair care and dental products in your bathroom cupboard may be filled with tiny plastic beads? Did you know these beads are a major environmental problem? It's true, plastic microbeads are commonly added to personal care products such as face scrubs, exfoliators and even toothpaste. One bottle of face scrub can contain up to 300,000 beads according to the non-profit 5Gyres and these beads end up in our water ways where they are toxic to marine life and add to the general pollution. [More]

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Sunscreen Ranked #1 as the Most Effective Wrinkle-Fighting Treatment

by kelly / October, 21 2015 01:30
Yes yes yes - the title of my article says it all! Sunscreen is the top ranked treatment for fighting wrinkles. Imagine how excited I was (but not surprised) when I saw this message in a recent Women's Health article (and then reposted on Yahoo Beauty) about sunscreen. Here's the deal... [More]

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