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Why Your 40s Is Your Skin’s Tipping Point

by kelly / September, 23 2020 01:30
Today we’re talking about what happens to your skin in your 40s. We’ll cover the other decades in the future but for now I’m being selfish and talking about the 40s. That’s because I’ve now entered my glorious 40s. While your skin does start to show the signs of aging in its 40s, fortunately it’s not too late to keep your skin looking youthful for years to come. [More]

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Sunscreen Gets Some Love in the Coronavirus Stimulus Package

by kelly / September, 9 2020 01:30
In case you missed it, we did at first, the March 2020 CARES Act - also known widely as the stimulus package - gave some love to sunscreen. Surprised? We were too. Plus it’s buried in a 300 plus page document! It’s a bit surprising but also important because it effects the type of sunscreens you’ll be able to buy. Here is a summary of the new rules around sunscreen. [More]

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Back to School Outdoors? Essential Sun Protection

by kelly / September, 2 2020 01:30
Back to school in 2020 is looking a little different. For some classes are going to be held outside for as much and as long possible. If your school is going outside this year and your kid is attending, here are some essential supplies you might need. [More]

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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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