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Top 10 Winter Activities: Make the Most of the Cold

by kelly / January, 8 2014 01:30
With the New Year many of us make resolutions to be more active and get in shape. It's certainly on my mind even if my short list of resolutions has a few others! So in honor of this and to fight the winter blues below is our Top 10 list of fun activities for the cold winter months. [More]

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New Year's Resolutions? Here's a Few of Ours

by Will / January, 1 2014 01:30
New Year's Resolutions can be hard to keep. Particularly if they seem arduous. But hey, they could be fun ones too! Plus, I have a theory that if I post them publicly, I'll be more likely to follow through. At least that's my hope! So here are a few resolutions from myself and the other folks behind Block Island Organics. We'd love to hear what yours are! [More]

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Merry Christmas!

by kelly / December, 25 2013 01:30
Merry Christmas from Block Island Organics! [More]

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Winter & Sunscreen - Why It's a Must

by kelly / December, 18 2013 01:30
With winter upon us many of us put the sunscreen in the medicine cabinet until spring. Well, I'm here to say sunscreen should be part of your skin repertoire winter, spring, summer and fall. Let's take a deeper look at winter. [More]

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Hugh Jackman Has Skin Cancer - Says Wear Sunscreen

by Will / December, 11 2013 01:30
Well known for his role as Wolverine, Hugh Jackman recently revealed he had a case of skin cancer. According to his Instagram account Jackamn's wife Deb urged him to have a mark on his nose checked out. Turns out it was basal cell carcinoma, a form of skin cancer. [More]

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Holiday Sale - 30% Off All Products!

by kelly / December, 4 2013 01:30
Whether you are buying for daily use, planning to be outdoors this winter or stocking up for the summer, now is a great time to grab our products. Use the code holiday2013 at checkout to get 30% off everything through January 4th, 2014. Happy Holidays! [More]

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Happy Hanukkah!

by Will / November, 27 2013 01:30
Happy Hanukkah from Block Island Organics! [More]

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Happy Thanksgiving - Shipping Is On Us!

by Will / November, 25 2013 01:00
Get free shipping on us through November 30th, 2013. Just use the promo code thanksgive2013 at checkout. Note: this offer is not combinable with other promotions. [More]

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Sunscreen Prevents Skin Aging New Research Shows

by Will / November, 20 2013 01:00
Research shows that sunscreen helps prevent skin cancer and now there's also proof that consistent regular use wards off skin aging. So you know all those anti-aging serums out there? Turns out what you really need is a bottle of good ole sunscreen. [More]

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What a Sunscreen's SPF Really Means

by Will / November, 13 2013 01:00
SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor so you'd think it measures how well a sunscreen protects you. However, that's only partially true. There are three kinds of ultraviolet rays that come from the sun: UVA, UVB and UVC. UVC rays don't reach the earth's surface so UVA and UVB are the one's you have to protect yourself from (for a deep discussion see our article "UVA, UVB and UVC Rays: What They Are and How Sunscreen Protects You"). [More]

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