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UVA Rays: What They Are and How to Fight Skin Aging & Damage

by kelly / August, 10 2016 01:30
The sun can be our friend and our foe. It provides warmth and life but also emits ultraviolet rays (UV rays) that cause all kinds of skin damage - wrinkles, sunspots, discoloration and even skin cancer. In fact UV rays are responsible for 80% of all skin aging. UV rays come in three different forms: UVA, UVB and UVC. All are naked to the human eye. Let's break down UVA rays a bit more. We'll get into the other rays in the next round. [More]

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The Big Bang Theory Cast Does a Skin Cancer PSA for a Young Fan

by kelly / August, 3 2016 01:30
Recently the cast of The Big Bang Theory came together and filmed a public service announcement (PSA) to raise awareness of adolescent skin cancer. It's a heartbreaking but inspiring story about how and why the cast got involved. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: The Best Donuts You’ll Ever Eat

by kelly / July, 27 2016 01:30
Yes I'm going to say that these donuts on Block Island are the best you'll ever eat. I can confidently say this as a donut expert - my parents actually owned a Dunkin Donuts growing up - so I've had my fair share of donuts. Where can you get these marvelous little wonders? At Payne's Donuts aka the home of "Killer Donuts" on Block Island. [More]

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10 Critical Spots You’re Forgetting to Apply Sunscreen

by kelly / July, 20 2016 01:30
We love providing easy sun protection tips because we know everyone's so busy these days. So with that here's a quick reminder of 10 spots on the face and neck where people often forget to apply sunscreen. You don't want to miss these crucial spots, as UV rays from the sun are a leading cause of skin damage and premature skin aging! [More]

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Survey Says - 98% of Millennial Women Are Aware of the Dangers of Tanning yet Still Do It, Why?

by kelly / July, 13 2016 01:30
Why is it that we sometimes enjoy things that are bad for us? According to a new survey conducted by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) - 98% of women ages 18-34 understand that they are at risk of skin cancer when they tan - yet they still soak in the sun and use tanning beds. [More]

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5 Ways to Treat a Sunburn

by kelly / June, 22 2016 01:30
It's officially summer and with warmer weather comes more time spent outdoors in the sun. While I'm sure you are all lathering up on the sunscreen - sometimes we may forget - and we can get a sunburn. Painful! So here are five tips to help relieve some of the pain. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: How To Read a Sunscreen Label

by kelly / June, 15 2016 01:30
One question I am asked all the time is - how do I make sure I’m buying the right sunscreen? The answer comes down to understanding sunscreen labels. With a little knowledge you can be sure you are buying the right ingredients and protection for your needs. Here's the break down. [More]

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5 Tricks to Make Putting Sunscreen on Kids Fun

by kelly / June, 8 2016 01:30
We've all been there or seen this scene go down - a squirming child, a tireless parent and a bottle of sunscreen that barely goes on. If you're especially "lucky" a meltdown ensues. Putting sunblock on kids is not always easy. I';m here to reduce the stress with five sunscreen games (yes!) to make it more fun and simple for you and your kids... [More]

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Memorial Day Sale - Save 20% and Get Ready for Summer

by kelly / May, 26 2016 23:00
Summer is here! Now is the time to stock up on all your summertime essentials. So kick off summer with our Memorial Day Sale - use the code M2016 at checkout.* Get 20% off our sunscreen, face moisturizer with SPF, cleanser, and night cream...it's all on sale. [More]

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EWG Names Block Island Organics a 2016 Best Sunscreen and Moisturizer with SPF

by kelly / May, 24 2016 01:30
For the third year in a row we made the Environmental Working Group's (EWG) best sunscreen list. Our Natural Mineral Sunscreen SPF30 was named a Best Beach & Sport Sunscreen. Our Natural Face Moisturizer SPF30 was named a Best Moisturizer with SPF. [More]

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