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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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New Clinical Study Shows Sunscreen Reverses the Signs of Aging

by kelly / April, 5 2017 01:30
Sunscreen is an even better anti-ager than we all thought. We know that sunscreen prevents skin damage. Now a new study published in Dermatologic Surgery a medical journal proves that sunblock can also reverses the signs of skin aging! That’s great news. [More]

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Most States Ban Sunscreen in Schools – Did You Know?

by Will / March, 15 2017 01:30
A little known fact, all sunscreens (or sunblocks if you call them that) are considered over-the-counter (OTC) drugs by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This has many consequences. One is that in almost all states sunscreen can’t be given to students. Interesting right? Read on… [More]

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Dermatologists Unanimously Agree Sunscreen Prevents Skin Aging

by kelly / March, 8 2017 01:30
The results are in! In a recent survey 100% of dermatologists agreed that sunblock prevents skin aging, 97% said sunscreen protects against skin cancer and 100% recommended using at least an SPF 30 sunscreen. So I have to say, it’s great to see dermatologists agreeing on the importance of sun protection. [More]

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Women Who Use Sunscreen Are Exceptional Skin Agers According to New Study

by kelly / February, 22 2017 01:30
Sunscreen is the best anti-aging weapon. Numerous studies, the American Academy of Dermatology, the Skin Cancer Foundation and major fashion magazines (like Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar) all support this point. Adding another one to the books is a new study that found women who use sunscreen are more likely to be exceptional skin agers when compared to women who almost never do. [More]

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New Dermatology Study Finds Beach Umbrellas Are Not Sufficient for Sun Protection

by kelly / January, 25 2017 01:30
Heading to the beach soon for a little summer vacation in the middle of winter? Don’t just rely on your beach umbrella to protect you from the sun. A new study recently published in JAMA Dermatology found that a beach umbrella alone was not enough and is less effective than sunscreen at preventing sunburns. [More]

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5 Skin Care Resolutions for the New Year

by kelly / January, 11 2017 01:30
It’s New Year’s resolution time. Hope you aren’t having too much difficulty sticking to them – it’s always a challenge for me - and progressing along. If you didn’t make resolutions this year – I’ve got some for you to keep your skin at its healthiest and best in 2017. Your skin will definitely say thank you! [More]

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5 Steps to Prevent Dry Skin in the Winter

by kelly / November, 30 2016 01:30
Oh baby it’s cold outside. Winter is around the corner and ski season has started across the country. Let’s make sure you skin doesn’t get all crackly, dry or damaged this winter with our 5 easy tips. [More]

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How the Sun Sees You – the Camera Tells All

by kelly / November, 9 2016 01:30
Have you ever wondered what your skin looks like to the sun? I know it sounds funny but with special high-tech cameras you can see what your skin looks like under ultraviolet light (UV). It can be worrisome or it can be amazing. The difference? Sunscreen! [More]

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Norwegian Study Shows Using SPF15+ Significantly Decreases Risk of Melanoma

by kelly / October, 26 2016 01:30
Suncare is not just a U.S. issue; it’s a global concern. That’s why we love sharing studies from around the world. This week a great finding comes from our friends in Norway. They analyzed using higher SPF vs. lower SPF and the effects on melanoma risk. [More]

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