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Can You Store Sunscreen In Your Car?

by kelly / June, 22 2022 01:30
A while back Khloe Kardashian revealed that she likes to put sunscreen in all of her cars. However you may feel about the Kardashians – I respect that she’s acknowledges the importance of sunscreen. However is storing sunscreen in your car a good idea? It’s definitely a noble effort to ensure it’s always available and around. But it might not be the best storage place… [More]

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EIGHT Years Running - EWG Names Block Island Organics a Best Sunscreen & Daily SPF

by kelly / May, 6 2022 14:43
We're excited to announce that once again we made the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) list of best sunscreens in there 2022 Sunscreen Guide. [More]

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Chemical Sunscreens Accumulating in the Mediterranean

by kelly / April, 13 2022 01:30
In the last few years Hawaii and Thailand have banned the use and sale of some chemical sunscreens with a few other states and countries considering it as well. Could the Mediterranean region be next after a recent study was released? [More]

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Apply Products on Wet or Dry Skin?

by kelly / April, 6 2022 01:30
We love debunking skin care myths and weighing in on great skin care debates. Our latest installment answers the age old question should you apply your skin care products to wet or dry skin? The answer depends on the type of product you are using… [More]

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Baseball Cap Sunburn Is Now A Thing? Yup

by kelly / March, 22 2022 15:28
It’s spring training and a time when ball players are out in the sun for long days. What’s the most important thing for them to do during spring training – practice good sun protection (and probably also practice some baseball ;). And as part of spring training Major League Baseball dolls out new hats to the players… [More]

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Sun Protection Game

by kelly / February, 16 2022 01:30
The image below is actually a game. It’s a game of spot the sun protection? Yes sun protection can be turned into fun game. Leave it to the Skin Cancer Foundation to turn it into a game. [More]

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Even Elmo Wears Sunscreen

by kelly / January, 19 2022 01:30
Elmo and friends have a message for everyone at the start of the New Year - “everyone needs to wear sunscreen.” Yes, this month Sesame Street promoted this awesome message! Hey I can’t help myself, as one of the owners of Block Island Organics, I’m excited that one of my favorite tv shows is talking about the importance of sun protection. So how did this all come about… [More]

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Maui Aims to Ban ALL Chemical Sunscreens

by kelly / December, 8 2021 01:30
Recently the Maui County Council unanimously passed a bill to prohibit the sale, distribution, and use of ALL chemical sunscreens – making it the most aggressive ban on chemical sunscreens in America. This ban was an effort by Maui to protect its island and marine environment. Don’t worry mineral sunscreens will still be allowed and in fact the only type of sunscreen you can use on the island. [More]

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How To Build A Skin Care Routine

by kelly / November, 3 2021 01:30
Today we’re overwhelmed with images and videos of people promoting a parade of products and how tos – promising perfect and glowy skin across social media. It’s hard to not be overwhelmed by all this information and to know how many and which products to use. In our opinion it’s always best to go the real experts – the dermatologists. They study and understand skin, ingredients, and how your body and skin work together. So I listen to them to find out the true basics of a good skin care routine beyond all the marketing and social clutter. [More]

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New Sunscreen Rules Proposed by the Food & Drug Administration

by kelly / October, 13 2021 01:30
If you have a high SPF chemical sunscreen in your cabinet you might need to replace it soon. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing new requirements that may affect if your chemical sunscreen is considered safe (all-mineral sunscreens like ours are considered safe), what the max SPF level is, and if it truly protects you against all UV rays like ours do. So what are these new updates and how do you buy the right sunscreen – well we’ve got you covered. [More]

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