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7 Tips for a Healthy 2018 – The CDC’s Expert Recs

by kelly / January, 10 2018 15:56
Want to make 2018 your healthiest year yet? Then look no further. We’ve got seven tips to help you start the New Year right. Every year the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) publishes a list of healthy living tips – this year they’ve released six tips and we’ve added a special bonus one as well! There’s no better time than now to get healthy. [More]

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5 Tips to Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

by kelly / December, 20 2017 01:30
Happy Holidays! It’s my favorite time of year but also a time of year I tend to fall off the healthy train. So what can we do to be merry while also being healthy? Well I’ve got five simple tips to keep you on track this holiday season with a few from our friends at Kaiser Permanente. [More]

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EWG Names Block Island Organics A Top Sunscreen & SPF Moisturizer for the Third Year in A Row

by kelly / May, 24 2017 12:17
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has once again picked our two suncare products as a Best Beach & Sport Sunscreen and Best Moisturizer with SPF in their annual Guide to Sunscreens. [More]

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5 Ways to Get Healthy for National Nutrition Month

by kelly / March, 22 2017 01:30
Quick reminder that March is National Nutrition Month – there’s still time to celebrate. Of course, you can continue any and all healthy habits way past March. Now, if you’re unfamiliar with this awareness month, I included some facts about it in addition to the five tips to help you – and me - participate. [More]

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Most States Ban Sunscreen in Schools – Did You Know?

by Will / March, 15 2017 01:30
A little known fact, all sunscreens (or sunblocks if you call them that) are considered over-the-counter (OTC) drugs by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This has many consequences. One is that in almost all states sunscreen can’t be given to students. Interesting right? Read on… [More]

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5 Tips for a Healthy New Year – The CDC’s Expert Recs

by kelly / January, 3 2017 01:30
Hello to 2017 and Happy New Year everyone! A new year gives us the opportunity to reevaluate and start fresh. To help you - and us! - kick off this New Year right, we've got some great healthy living tips. [More]

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Healthy Eating Tips - New US Dietary Guidelines Just Released

by kelly / January, 13 2016 01:30
The New Year is always a good time to kick start healthy habits for you and your skin. Thus it's perfect timing that the US Government released their latest "Dietary Guidelines For Americans 2015-2020". The guide provides recommended healthy dietary information and eating patterns. Good skin is a reflection of what you put inside your body in addition to what you put on the outside (yes wear sunscreen everyday people). Have you ever heard the saying "you are what you eat"? To start 2016 off right we're offering healthy eating tips from the guide to help you look and feel your best. [More]

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The Dangerous Truths of Indoor Tanning

by kelly / January, 6 2016 01:30
Recently at a party I overheard a friend say they needed to head to a tanning salon to get some winter color. It almost gave me a heart attack. Ok, I may be exaggerating but my heart really did break. Hearing someone say that might be the worst thing I could hear and more importantly, it's one of the worst things you can do for your skin. It causes premature aging and even skin cancer. Just say NO to indoor tanning! [More]

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Discovering Block Island - Glass Float Project

by Will / February, 26 2014 01:30
Each year local Rhode Island Artist Eben Horton starts his Glass Float Project anew. It's become an annual event celebrating the beauty of Block Island in a fun, interactive way. This year is no different and Eben needs your help to keep the project going. While this project is not tied to Block Island Organics, we love highlighting and supporting projects that showcase the beauty and promote Block Island. It's where we started and we love the island. [More]

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A Bracelet That Measures Sun Exposure? It Exists...

by Will / January, 15 2014 01:30
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) took place last week in Las Vegas. If you're unfamiliar with CES, it's an annual electronics show where all the latest gadgets are debuted from small and large companies alike. It certainly doesn't sound like a place where anything to do with sun safety would come out of. This year, not so, as Netatmo announced their soon to be released JUNE bracelet. [More]

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