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Mineral Sunscreen: What It Is

by Will / October, 2 2013 01:00
Whether you call it sunblock or sunscreen, you might not know what "mineral" means. Well, I'm here to shed some light on the subject. At its most basic it means a sunscreen where the active ingredients are titanium dioxide and / or zinc oxide - ingredients found on mother earth. What is an active ingredient? It's the thing that stops the suns rays from doing their harm (it protects you from UVA and, ideally, UVB rays). So the quick question that brings up is, how do I tell if my sunscreen is mineral? [More]

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Welcome to Our Blog

by Will / September, 20 2013 04:30
Welcome to Block Island Organics!! This is the first post on our new blog. So what's the blog going to be all about? In one word - suncare - but also so much more. We want to use this forum to educate and inform. We intend to cover things like what exactly is mineral sunscreen, what SPF level do you need, how much sunscreen should you apply and more. [More]

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