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Sunscreen Application Tips 101

by kelly / May, 30 2018 01:30
You gotta wear sunscreen. Your skin needs it to stay healthy and to prevent wrinkles, fine lines, age spots and skin cancer. Sunscreen is your best weapon bar none! But if you’re not applying it correctly, it won’t be as effective. Don’t worry we’re here for you with the how to apply basics to make your sunscreen work for you. [More]

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EWG Names Block Island Organics a Best Sunscreen & SPF Moisturizer for Four Years Running

by kelly / May, 23 2018 01:30
We’re proud to announce the Environmental Working Group (EWG) once again named our products a Best Beach & Sport Sunscreen and a Best Moisturizer with SPF in the 2018 release of their annual Guide to Sunscreens. Quality sun protection is so important to us. [More]

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Treat Sunscreen Like Toothpaste? Yup!

by kelly / May, 16 2018 01:30
Yes, that’s right, treat sunscreen like toothpaste - make it daily habit. That is great advice I heard from a doctor. Why? Because unfortunately skin cancer is on the rise, one of the best skin cancer preventions is sunscreen, and studies show treating sunblock like toothpaste makes you much more likely to use it daily. [More]

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Hawaii Bans Chemical Sunscreens – Find Hope in Mineral Sunscreens

by kelly / May, 9 2018 01:30
Hawaii became the first state to pass a bill banning the sale of chemical sunscreens that contribute to the destruction of coral reefs. It’s interesting timing considering May is Skin Cancer Awareness month. But don’t worry, that doesn’t mean you have to get sunburned in Hawaii. Look to mineral only sunscreens (like ours ☺) that don’t harm coral reefs and keep your skin safe in the sun. [More]

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Can an Ultra-Thin Sunscreen Save our Coral Reefs?

by kelly / April, 11 2018 01:30
Coral reefs are facing the threat of extinction. Increasing water temperatures and UV exposure are really damaging our reefs. For instance, last year experts declared large sections of the Great Barrier Reef dead. While all this is a bit depressing, help is on the way. Scientists in Australia came up with a sunscreen – different from what you’re probably thinking – to protect our reefs. [More]

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Baby Sunscreen a Must – Crucial New Medical Guidelines

by kelly / March, 28 2018 01:30
There are milestones in every baby’s life: crawling, walking, talking, and now you can add wearing sunscreen. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) just updated their recommendation – parents should know children as young as 6 months must wear sunscreen. [More]

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Is Applying Sunscreen Before or After Your Moisturizer Better?

by kelly / March, 21 2018 01:30
No matter what you gotta wear sunscreen everyday. It’s by far the best thing you can do for your skin. As Dr. Samer Jaber of Washington Square Dermatology explains so eloquently: “It doesn’t matter how much money you spend on oils or retinol and vitamin C. If you’re not getting good sun protection, you’re wasting your money.” [More]

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Snowing Sunscreen? Yup, Science Says it’s True

by kelly / February, 21 2018 01:30
It’s a place where you can find free sunscreen everyday. Ok maybe it’s not a place you can actually get to, well at least not in this lifetime. Via its Hubble Space Telescope NASA recently discovered a planet outside our solar system where it “snows” sunscreen. The planet rains down titanium dioxide, which is one of two mineral sunscreen ingredients (the other mineral sunscreen ingredient is zinc oxide). [More]

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Four Winter Skin Care Mistakes

by kelly / January, 3 2018 01:30
Winter is in full effect and that bitter cold can be tough on the skin. Don’t let it get to you - avoid these four mistakes to keep your skin looking great. Plus, what better time to right any skin care wrongs than the New Year! [More]

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The ONE Skin Care Must for Holiday Travel

by kelly / November, 29 2017 01:30
Before you hit the road this holiday season make sure you pack the most important skin care essential – sunscreen. Why? Well if you’re traveling by plane, train or automobile you’re racking up the sun damage and wrinkle causing UV. [More]

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