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Miami Basketball Announcer's Insane Eye Tan - Don't Forget the Sunscreen!

by Will / February, 11 2015 01:30
A while back we brought you the story of PGA Golf Pro Stewart Cink's crazy head tan. Well, turns out he's not the only one who could use a bit more sunscreen in his life. It seems Miami Heat radio announcer Joseph Zagacki forgot to slather up too. Check out those raccoon eyes! [More]

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Mobile App Increases Sun Protection? Yes, Studies Say

by Will / February, 4 2015 01:30
Let's just say off the bat that we were a little skeptical. How does a smartphone app improve sun protection? This must be a joke I thought...but no, two studies actually bear this out according to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMMA). [More]

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Ingredient Truths: What's The Story With Parabens, Should I Be Concerned?

by kelly / January, 28 2015 01:30
We believe ingredients matter at Block Island Organics and we want to be open and honest about what goes into our products. We also believe in educating consumers about suncare, sun protection and healthy living in general. As part of our commitment to building a safe brand that you can trust we'll be doing an on-going series on ingredients. We'll break down what these ingredients do, what they mean for you and any concerns. This week we'll be talking about parabens. [More]

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President and Congress Agree on Something: Sunscreen Innovation on the Way

by kelly / January, 21 2015 01:30
Here's some exciting news in the world of sunscreen and a small win for sun protection! Recently President Obama signed the Sunscreen Innovation Act into law after it was approved by the Senate and House of Representatives. The law will allow the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to approve new sunscreen ingredients more quickly. [More]

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Did you Know Plants Make Their own Sunscreen? - What That Might Mean for You

by kelly / January, 14 2015 01:30
We love the sun at Block Island Organics but we are all about playing smart and safe in the sun. The sun is powerful, protection from it is important and there are numerous studies proving that sunscreen prevents skin cancer and skin aging. In our latest suncare smarts series we discuss a new study that reveals plants make their own "sunscreen". Yes even plants need protection from the sun just like you and me. [More]

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Sunny Travels: Holidays with Family

by kelly / January, 7 2015 01:30
Will and I are back from our whirlwind holiday travels. We hit up three families, ate lots of food and perfected our tennis game (not really but we got to play tennis after a three year hiatus from the sport). Luckily our travels were within the tri-state area and we were happy to spend quality time with our families. [More]

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One Step Back, Two Steps Forward - New Year's Resolutions 2015

by Will / December, 31 2014 01:30
Last year we put forth our New Year's Resolutions for 2014. This year we want to look back and see how we did plus add some new ones. I know, this doesn't have a lot to do with suncare, but we think it's just fun! How about you? We'd love to know what you've been up to and what you have planned for 2015. It's going to be a great year! [More]

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Happy Holidays from Block Island Organics

by kelly / December, 24 2014 01:30
Happy Holidays from all of us at Block Island Organics! We hope you have a great time this holiday season with your family and friends. Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy Kwanzaa! We wish you all the best and look forward to a great new year together. [More]

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12 Fun Facts For The Holidays

by kelly / December, 17 2014 01:30
Happy Holidays from Block Island Organics! We hope you're enjoying this holiday season and aren't too stressed about all the shopping. Speaking of gifts, did you know on average people expect 12 gifts during the holidays? Plus, since the average person spends $861 on gifts that's $71.75 per gift! Holy Santa Claus, we really do love to lavish each other in gifts. Those and more interesting facts down below will make you the smartest person at your holiday party. So relax, sit back, have some eggnog and check out our holiday infographic. [More]

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Coming Soon - New Face Wash and Night Cream!

by Will / December, 10 2014 01:30
We're formulating, testing, re-formulating and testing again all to bring you two exciting new products. Right now we have a face wash and night cream underway and hope to have them done by early in the new year. Plus, with these additions we'll have everything you need - suncare products for day protection, a wash to clean it all away and night cream to rejuvenate your skin. [More]

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