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Is a Moisturizer with SPF Enough?

by kelly / February, 3 2021 01:30
The answer to that question is YES – a moisturizer with SPF is enough. But it comes with a caveat. A lot of how effective it is depends on if you’re using the product – or any SPF product really - correctly. Unfortunately many people don’t. Thankfully we’ve got you covered and break down the facts on SPF moisturizers and how to use them properly. [More]

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Do People With Oily Skin Need to Moisturize?

by kelly / January, 27 2021 01:30
It seems like common sense - you should skip moisturizing if you have oily skin, right? Why add more fuel to the fire as some would say. But it’s a myth. In fact, it’s the opposite. [More]

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Even DJs Think About Sunscreen

by kelly / January, 20 2021 01:30
We love it when we unexpectedly hear other people talking about the importance of wearing sunscreen. This week’s talk about sunscreen came from none other than superstar DJ Kaskade. Yes, we were pleasantly surprised when we saw him tweeting about sunblock. [More]

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Can A Spray Tan Protect Your Skin From the Sun?

by kelly / January, 13 2021 01:30
What do you do when the sun kissed glow of the summer has faded? For many that want to recreate the warmth of summer year-round – they reach for sunless tans such as spray tan products. While this is a practical alternative to sun tanning it doesn’t provide you with a pass to lay out in the sun. In short, there is no such thing as a base tan and a sunless tan doesn’t give you sun protection. [More]

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Are College Students Putting Themselves At Risk for Skin Cancer?

by kelly / January, 6 2021 01:30
Many of us spend our youth breaking rules and while some rules are meant to be broken, we think wearing sunscreen isn’t one of them – it helps prevent skin cancer and skin aging. Unfortunately, a recent study out of Brigham Young University (BYU) found that an astounding number of college students don’t use sunblock at all. [More]

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Have A Happy New Year

by kelly / December, 30 2020 01:30
I’m more than happy to say goodbye to 2020 and welcome in 2021. I’m hopeful for 2021 for my family, Block Island Organics, and the world. [More]


Wishing You A Happy Holiday

by kelly / December, 23 2020 01:30
It’s been a tough year for everyone. For us, there’ve been times we felt like packing it all in as a small business. But I think there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Plus, I still believe lovable skin and sun care products can bring micro moments of joy [More]


Ingredient Truths: Moisturize & Soothe Your Skin with Jojoba Seed Oil

by kelly / December, 16 2020 01:30
One of the main goals when we create products is to use ingredients made from earth. We believe that there are so many wonderful natural plant ingredients that offer great benefits to our health. One ingredient that we couldn’t resist was jojoba seed oil. It’s an amazing botanical with intrinsic moisturizing and soothing features. [More]


Discovering Block Island: Lobster Pot Christmas Tree In 2020

by kelly / December, 9 2020 01:30
The holidays may feel and look a little different this year and while many things have changed in our world some traditions are still the same (albeit with some slight modifications) – like Block Island’s annual lobster pot Christmas Tree. To continue the annual festivities, this year on Thanksgiving Day the lights on this 10 year tradition lit up. [More]

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2020 Holiday Sale - Save 15% Storewide

by kelly / December, 2 2020 01:30
Keep the savings going with our 2020 Holiday Sale. Save 15% on our moisturizers, cleansers, and SPF products. Use code HOL15 at checkout to get 15% off your order. Happy Holidays! [More]