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How Air Pollution Hurts Your Skin

by kelly / October, 1 2019 01:30
No matter where you live air pollution exists to varying degrees and poses a risk to your health. Now new pollution studies show that it also damages skin and leads to inflammation and premature skin aging. So what do you do? Well, here’s more about air pollution and how you can protect your skin from it. [More]

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What is Your Skin’s Moisture Barrier?

by kelly / September, 25 2019 01:30
You’ve probably heard this marketing statement at some point in your life “restore your skin’s moisture barrier”. If you’re like me (before I started Block Island Organics ☺) you’ve just kind of shrugged your shoulders and said that sounds good. But does it really mean anything? Yes it actually does – your skin’s moisture barrier is important and vital to your skin’s health. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Gentle Cleansing Power of Rosemary

by kelly / September, 18 2019 01:30
Rosemary is an ingredient I often add to my food to give it that extra punch. It’s flavorful and blends in well into a recipe. So imagine my excitement when I found out rosemary has benefits beyond heightening cooking. It also has wonderful powers to freshen up any skin care routine. [More]

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What Causes Acne?

by kelly / September, 11 2019 01:30
Acne – something almost everyone can relate to and probably finds annoying. You might at times feel alone in your acne woes but fact is it’s the most common skin condition. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne affects about 40-50 million Americans at one time. That’s a whole lot of people! So let’s learn a little bit more about our enemy acne and specifically what causes it. [More]

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7 Steps to Reduce Wrinkles

by kelly / September, 4 2019 01:30
Yes it’s possible to reduce the signs of aging. And it doesn’t have to be a ridiculous process or outrageously expensive. It can be simple – just follow these easy steps recommended by dermatologists. Your skin and bank account will thank us! [More]

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Discovering Block Island: Summer’s Not Over, The Party Is Still Going

by kelly / August, 28 2019 01:30
Summer maybe officially over soon but the party’s not over on Block Island. September is an awesome month to come to visit. The vibe is a little chiller but there’s still a ton to do. Oh, and you don’t have to deal with as much traffic. September is kind of my favorite month on the island. Here’s what the Block has to offer. [More]

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What?! Sunscreen from Cashews?

by kelly / August, 21 2019 01:30
A team of scientists recently found an environmentally friendly way to make a sunscreen. How? They used cashew nut shells. Now that’s impressive – it’s both sustainable and natural. Now it’s not an approved sunscreen active yet, so you won’t see it in sunscreens replacing UV filters, but maybe in time it will become one. [More]

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Save 25% - End of Summer Sunscreen Sale

by kelly / August, 12 2019 13:57
It's our BIGGEST sale and a great way to end the summer. While supplies last, save 25% on our Environmental Working Group (EWG) top rated Natural Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30. For FIVE years running our sunscreen has been named a Best Beach & Sport Sunscreen by the EWG. So hurry and get 25% off on our sunscreen - no promo code needed! [More]

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New Study Shows Majority of People Don’t Use Enough Sunscreen

by kelly / August, 7 2019 01:30
Wearing sunscreen is one of, if not the most important, things you can do for your skin – especially in the fight against skin cancer, the most common cancer in the US. Unfortunately too many people are not using enough sunscreen. In fact a new study out of the UK found that a vast majority of people are using too little sunscreen. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: Party It Up in August

by kelly / July, 31 2019 01:30
The last month of summer is almost here and the fun doesn’t stop on Block Island. The party on the Block keeps going through the end of the summer. Check out all the awesome August events below. [More]

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