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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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Ingredient Truths: Healing Power of Aloe

by kelly / October, 31 2016 18:04
I have a distinct memory from childhood of getting a bad sunburn and my dad rushing out to get an aloe plant. The burn hurt but I remember feeling much better when he broke open the plant and applied this gel like substance to my skin. Since then I’ve always been fond of this super plant which is part of why it’s a key ingredient in our products. Here’s the full scoop on this wonderful plant… [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Calming Chamomile

by kelly / September, 28 2016 01:30
One of my favorite teas to drink when I have cold is chamomile. It always calms and soothes my nerves. It's also one of the key ingredients in our Organic Purifying Facial Cleanser and Organic Revitalizing Night Cream. Let's take a closer look at this helpful ingredient. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: How To Read a Sunscreen Label

by kelly / June, 15 2016 01:30
One question I am asked all the time is - how do I make sure I’m buying the right sunscreen? The answer comes down to understanding sunscreen labels. With a little knowledge you can be sure you are buying the right ingredients and protection for your needs. Here's the break down. [More]

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UC Berkeley Finds Exposure to Hormone Disruptors Reduced by Changing Personal Care Products

by kelly / March, 30 2016 01:30
The results of a new study conducted by UC Berkeley and published in the journal Environmental Health Perspective finds that levels of potential hormone disrupting chemicals are reduced in the body after switching personal care products. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: How To Read Those Tricky Skin Care Ingredient Labels

by kelly / February, 24 2016 01:30
Have you ever read a personal care product label and been unable to pronounce half the words in the ingredients section? I'm pretty sure we've all been there. So how do you know what it all means? Well, in this week's installment of our Ingredient Truths series I'm going to explain how to decipher these pesky ingredient labels. [More]

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Ingredients Truths: Artificial Dyes – Green Light or Red Flag?

by kelly / February, 17 2016 01:30
Life is better in color. Now I would say that's true for many things except when it comes to artificial dyes. In this post, as part of our on-going Ingredient Truths series, we'll break down why brighter isn't always better. [More]

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