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Ingredient Truths: Hydrating Power of Sunflower Seeds

by kelly / October, 31 2018 01:30
I’m a cold weather person. I love sipping hot cocoa in front of a warm fire. But this type of weather can do a number on my skin. To combat my dry and itchy skin I reach for a moisturizer with sunflower seed oil. It’s a fantastic natural ingredient that deeply moisturizes the skin. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Get Well With Eucalyptus

by kelly / September, 12 2018 01:30
I remember as kid whenever I had a bad cough or congestion my mom would breakout the Vicks VapoRub and rub it all over my chest. It always made me feel good and loved. Little did I know that a key ingredient in the rub is eucalyptus oil – something we use in our products to. It’s a soothing ingredient with benefits that extend to your skin. [More]

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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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