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How To Choose the Right Sunscreen

by kelly / August, 12 2020 01:30
Is there a right type of sunscreen? The answer is the right one is the one you will use again and again, every day. There are some basics that your sunscreen should have and we’ll explain those below. But instead of telling you what the right one is – we’ll lay out the options that exist on the market today so you can make the best choice for yourself. Of course we’d always love for you to choose our sunscreen. [More]

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Do I Need Sunscreen If I’m Wearing A Mask?

by kelly / July, 15 2020 01:30
We’ve all been adjusting to new norms in our life in the last few months. One is having to wear a mask when we go out. Now that many of us are wearing masks when we’re out and about, is sunscreen still necessary? [More]

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Are Sunscreens for Kids and Babies Different from Adult Ones?

by kelly / June, 3 2020 01:30
Have you ever picked up a baby branded sunscreen and wondered if you could use it on your skin? Or have you only had a sunscreen not branded baby or kids on hand and wondered if you could use it on your little one? The answer is generally yes, you can use an adult sunscreen on kids and vice versa. Here’s why… [More]

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What SPF Do You Need?

by kelly / May, 27 2020 01:30
Wearing sunscreen or an SPF product is a MUST every day of the year. I hope that’s a given. But, as all SPFs are not created equal, what exact SPF level do you need? Well we’ve got the expert recommendations. [More]

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SIX Years Running - EWG Names Block Island Organics a Best Sunscreen & SPF Moisturizer

by kelly / May, 20 2020 01:30
We’re excited to announce that the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) has once again named us a best in their 2020 Guide to Sunscreens & SPF Moisturizers. [More]

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How Often Should You Apply Sunscreen? Only in the Morning?

by kelly / May, 13 2020 01:30
I wake up every morning and my skin care routine is the same – wash my face, apply moisturizer, and then apply sunscreen. Sunscreen is a must in my mornings; just like brushing my teeth. I’m sure many people, like me, apply sunscreen in the morning before they head out but do you need to reapply? The answer is yes. [More]

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At What Age Do You Need To Wear Sunscreen?

by kelly / April, 29 2020 01:30
I often get asked the following questions: when do I need to start wearing sunscreen, if I missed wearing sunscreen as a kid is it worth it now and is there a time in my life I don’t have to wear sunscreen? I’ve got the answers to these burning questions. But first off let me start by saying sun protection is vital at any stage of life. And wearing sunscreen is one component, granted a very important component, of sun protection. [More]

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Staying Inside? Dermatologists Say You Still Need to Wear Sunscreen

by kelly / April, 1 2020 01:30
Stuck inside lately? It seems like this might be the case for the foreseeable future. But it’s great we’re all doing our part to stop the spread of Coronavirus/Covid-19. Understandably you might be thinking now is a perfect time to skip the sunscreen since you’re not really going outside. It’s one of those things that seems to make logical sense but the reality is that sunscreen is still a must while we’re indoors. Here’s why. [More]

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Florida Legislature Votes to Overrule Chemical Sunscreen Ban

by kelly / March, 18 2020 01:30
Back in 2019 the local government of Key West, Florida voted to ban the sale of sunscreens containing the chemical UV filters oxybenzone and octinoxate. The law would go into effect in January 2021, if signed by the governor. But now the Florida state legislature approved a bill to prevent local governments from regulating any over-the-counter drugs or cosmetics – which include sunscreens as sunscreens are considered over-the-counter drugs by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA). [More]

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Behind the Scenes: We’re Working on a New Sunscreen for You

by kelly / March, 11 2020 01:30
Ok, I admit I’m biased but I’ve been working non-stop for what feels like two years of my life on developing a great new addition to our mineral sunscreen line. Why? Because I honestly believe sunscreen is the best anti-aging weapon and sun protection is vital to our health. So I wanted to expand our line of sunscreens to offer more options for you. Plus, I personally want more options as an avid sunscreen wearer myself. [More]

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