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Ingredient Truths: Is Alcohol Good For Your Skin?

by kelly / February, 28 2018 01:30
Although probably tasty, I don’t mean drinking two gin and tonics a night. I mean the alcohol in skin care products - there’s good and “bad”. Now, most of us know top shelf liquor when we see it – but how about in your creams and lotions? Fortunately, we’re here to help. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Coconut Oil - The Wonder Ingredient

by kelly / January, 24 2018 01:30
It’s called the “Tree of Life” and almost one third of the world’s population relies on it to some degree for their food and economy. What is this wonder product? It’s the amazing coconut tree - an essential ingredient in our products. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Healing Properties of Calendula Oil

by kelly / December, 13 2017 01:30
We’re passionate about the earth and our environment – it provides us with so much and in return asks for so little. For us, it’s where so many great skin care ingredients come from. This week I’m talking about calendula oil – an oil extracted from the calendula plant or also known as the pot marigold. It’s known for amazing anti-inflammatory and healing properties. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Burdock, An Ancient Skin Remedy

by kelly / October, 18 2017 01:30
Why not use ingredients that have stood the test of time – ones that have been used for hundreds or thousands of years? Burdock is one of these ingredients. [More]

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Ingredients Truths: Supple Skin with Almond Oil

by kelly / September, 20 2017 01:30
Almond oil is a fantastic ingredient in skincare products. It’s been used for ages as a way to soothe chapped and dry skin thanks to its fatty acids. That’s why you’ll find it in so many skin care products – including our cleanser and night cream. [More]

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Ingredients Truth: Anti-Aging Benefits of Green Tea

by kelly / July, 19 2017 01:30
Iced green tea is one of my go-to drinks when I’m in the mood to be refreshed and energized on a hot day. So of course I was happy to make it a key ingredient in our suncare products. Not only does green tea rejuvenate me – it has some powerful benefits for the skin. [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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Ingredient Truths: The Antioxidant Power of Oats

by kelly / March, 29 2017 01:30
I love a good bowl of oatmeal in the morning, especially when it’s cold outside. Oatmeal is so filling, healthy and chock full of vitamins. It’s also great for the skin. There’s the old wives’ tale that oatmeal has soothing properties. Turns out it’s true because oatmeal is packed with antioxidants. Let’s learn some more about this super ingredient. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Soothe Skin with Shea Butter

by kelly / February, 1 2017 01:30
Why have dry crackly skin this winter when it can be soft and supple instead? How? Make sure you have some shea butter in your skin care products. [More]

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Ingredients Truths: Rosehip the Fountain of Youth

by kelly / December, 14 2016 01:30
Roses are one of the most beloved flowers. They represent passion, commitment and love. I bet you might not know roses also offer fantastic anti-aging benefits via a part of the plant called rosehip? [More]

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