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Working Out – Good or Bad For Your Skin?

by kelly / January, 5 2022 01:30
It’s the New Year and who has a resolution to work out more? Ok, it’s cliché but I definitely have to raise my hand on that one. Exercising is one of those things we all know is great for our bodies but sometimes hard to motivate to do. So I began thinking (as a way to delay / avoid working out) – how about the skin – is exercising good for our skin? Well the answer is yes as long as you follow these simple tips. [More]

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Happy New Year 2022

by kelly / December, 29 2021 01:30
2021 is almost over and we want to wish everyone a Happy New Year. It's definitely been an up and down year for us here at Block Island Organics but we remain optimistic about what lies ahead. [More]

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Happy Holidays 2021

by kelly / December, 22 2021 01:30
The holidays are my favorite time of year. And while this year has kind of felt a little bit like a rollercoaster. I'm happy to be here in this moment in time and looking forward to a little bit of joy, laughter, and fun. So from us at Block Island Organics we hope you have a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year. And here's to more happiness, celebration, and sunscreen next year!

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Ingredient Truths: Ingredient Order Matters – Decipher the Label

by kelly / December, 15 2021 01:30
It seems in today’s connected world everyone is an expert on skin care. But to be a true expert you need to understand your product’s label beyond just the marketing. Most people don’t know that there’s an order to how ingredients are listed on the label. Well we’re here to help so you can show off your expertise. [More]

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Maui Aims to Ban ALL Chemical Sunscreens

by kelly / December, 8 2021 01:30
Recently the Maui County Council unanimously passed a bill to prohibit the sale, distribution, and use of ALL chemical sunscreens – making it the most aggressive ban on chemical sunscreens in America. This ban was an effort by Maui to protect its island and marine environment. Don’t worry mineral sunscreens will still be allowed and in fact the only type of sunscreen you can use on the island. [More]

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Save 15% Now During Our Holiday Sale 2021

by kelly / December, 1 2021 01:30
Happy Holidays! Now is the perfect time to get a gift for yourself or a loved one during our Holiday Sale. Save 15% on our moisturizers and cleansers. Use code HOL15 at checkout to get 15% off your order. [More]

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Save 25% Today - Black Friday Cyber Monday Sale

by kelly / November, 25 2021 01:30
It's that time again. Time for big savings! Save 25% during our Black Friday through Cyber Monday sale. Shop and save on our moisturizers and cleansers. Our sale starts today and runs through Cyber Monday. Use code BFCM21 at checkout to get 25% off your order. [More]

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Can Tape – Yes, Household Tape – Prevent Wrinkles?

by kelly / November, 17 2021 01:30
A recent skin care hack making waves on social media is the use of tape to prevent wrinkles. You might be thinking – I can use scotch tape to get rid of skin aging? Well…not exactly, though some have tried with regular tape. There is even facial tape on the market that claims to reduce wrinkles. But we say not so fast to this supposed “miracle” solution. [More]

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Know Your Skin Type and Your Goals

by kelly / November, 10 2021 01:30
Part of good skin is having a great skin care routine that involves protection, cleansing and moisturizing. Another piece of the great skin pie is understanding what type of skin you have and then building products around your skin type and your skin care goals. It turns out a lot of our goals are defined by our skin type. [More]

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How To Build A Skin Care Routine

by kelly / November, 3 2021 01:30
Today we’re overwhelmed with images and videos of people promoting a parade of products and how tos – promising perfect and glowy skin across social media. It’s hard to not be overwhelmed by all this information and to know how many and which products to use. In our opinion it’s always best to go the real experts – the dermatologists. They study and understand skin, ingredients, and how your body and skin work together. So I listen to them to find out the true basics of a good skin care routine beyond all the marketing and social clutter. [More]

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