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How Often Should You Apply Sunscreen? Only in the Morning?

by kelly / May, 13 2020 01:30
I wake up every morning and my skin care routine is the same – wash my face, apply moisturizer, and then apply sunscreen. Sunscreen is a must in my mornings; just like brushing my teeth. I’m sure many people, like me, apply sunscreen in the morning before they head out but do you need to reapply? The answer is yes. [More]

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The Big See Campaign: Spotting and Stopping Skin Cancer

by kelly / May, 6 2020 01:30
Skin cancer is a cancer you can actually see although it often goes undetected. That’s because most of us aren’t doing regular skin checks. To help everyone get a handle on this and in honor of May being Skin Cancer Awareness month, the Skin Cancer Foundation launched The Big See campaign. It gives quick tips to spot and stop skin cancer and we’ve got them here for you. [More]

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At What Age Do You Need To Wear Sunscreen?

by kelly / April, 29 2020 01:30
I often get asked the following questions: when do I need to start wearing sunscreen, if I missed wearing sunscreen as a kid is it worth it now and is there a time in my life I don’t have to wear sunscreen? I’ve got the answers to these burning questions. But first off let me start by saying sun protection is vital at any stage of life. And wearing sunscreen is one component, granted a very important component, of sun protection. [More]

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Earth Day Sale 2020 - Save 20% Storewide

by kelly / April, 22 2020 01:30
Now is a perfect time to save, stock up, and celebrate our great Earth. So save 20% on all our SPF products, cleansers, and moisturizers in our two-day Earth Day Sale. Get 20% off storewide from today (4/22/20) until tomorrow (4/23/20). Use code EDAY20 at checkout to save 20%.* [More]

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How To Avoid Breakouts When Wearing A Mask

by kelly / April, 15 2020 01:30
Due the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) recent recommendation, many of us are wearing face masks when we step outside to help curb the spread of Coronavirus/Covid-19. Something super important but that our skin might not be used to. So how do we keep it looking great and avoid irritation? Thankfully there are a few small steps we can all take. Of course, even if you do experience skin irritation, we would never advise not wearing a face mask. It’s too important. [More]

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How To Relieve Dry Skin From Coronavirus/Covid-19 Hand Washing

by kelly / April, 8 2020 01:30
If you’re like me you’ve been washing your hands a ton. Your hands are also probably pretty dry from all the washing. So we thought we’d gather some useful tips to help you relieve that dry skin. Your hands are doing hard work so it’s important to take care of them (and don’t forget to apply sunscreen on them if you head outdoors). [More]

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Staying Inside? Dermatologists Say You Still Need to Wear Sunscreen

by kelly / April, 1 2020 01:30
Stuck inside lately? It seems like this might be the case for the foreseeable future. But it’s great we’re all doing our part to stop the spread of Coronavirus/Covid-19. Understandably you might be thinking now is a perfect time to skip the sunscreen since you’re not really going outside. It’s one of those things that seems to make logical sense but the reality is that sunscreen is still a must while we’re indoors. Here’s why. [More]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 and Block Island Organics

by kelly / March, 25 2020 01:30
First and foremost we hope everyone is staying safe during this difficult time. We want to acknowledge these are not easy times which is why we wanted to take a moment to let you know the safety precautions we’ve put in place and how the island, Block Island itself, is coping. [More]

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Florida Legislature Votes to Overrule Chemical Sunscreen Ban

by kelly / March, 18 2020 01:30
Back in 2019 the local government of Key West, Florida voted to ban the sale of sunscreens containing the chemical UV filters oxybenzone and octinoxate. The law would go into effect in January 2021, if signed by the governor. But now the Florida state legislature approved a bill to prevent local governments from regulating any over-the-counter drugs or cosmetics – which include sunscreens as sunscreens are considered over-the-counter drugs by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA). [More]

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Behind the Scenes: We’re Working on a New Sunscreen for You

by kelly / March, 11 2020 01:30
Ok, I admit I’m biased but I’ve been working non-stop for what feels like two years of my life on developing a great new addition to our mineral sunscreen line. Why? Because I honestly believe sunscreen is the best anti-aging weapon and sun protection is vital to our health. So I wanted to expand our line of sunscreens to offer more options for you. Plus, I personally want more options as an avid sunscreen wearer myself. [More]

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