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It’s National Healthy Skin Month!

by kelly / November, 13 2019 01:30
Your skin is the bodies largest organ and it also has a really significant job – it’s the first line of protection against outside pollutants! So it’s important that we take care of skin. In honor of National Healthy Skin Month this November – here are some key daily tips to keep your skin at its best everyday because we really should be thinking about it year-round. [More]

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Are You Washing Your Face Right?

by kelly / November, 6 2019 01:30
There is a right and a wrong way to wash your face. And how you clean your face actually makes a difference in your appearance. Fortunately, we have a list of the right way to do things to keep your skin glowing and healthy. [More]

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Why Your Hands Need SPF?

by kelly / October, 23 2019 01:30
I’ll get to the punchline – your hands need SPF because they are exposed to the sun a lot. Next to your face and neck, your hands are the most exposed. [More]

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How To Manage Oily Skin

by kelly / October, 16 2019 01:30
We’ve talked a lot about dry skin but what about its opposite - oily skin? While oily skin can have its benefits, it helps preserve the skin and people with it tend to have thicker skin and fewer wrinkles; it also has its challenges from clogged pores to increased acne. Striking a balance between the good and the bad of oily skin generally takes a few key steps. [More]

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5 Ways to Banish Dry Skin

by kelly / October, 9 2019 01:30
Ever scratch a quick itch only to see is a flood of white flakes on your clothes? The culprit: dry skin. It’s not pleasant to deal with and can be embarrassing at times. So let’s figure out how best to avoid this situation especially during those cold winter months when we’re extra susceptible to dry skin. [More]

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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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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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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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