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50% Off Sunburn Relief Gel With any Sunscreen Purchase

by Will / June, 26 2014 01:30
We just updated our sale on our Sunburn Relief Gel! Now buy any of our sunscreens and get 50% off our Sunburn Relief Gel by using the promo code sunburn50 at checkout. Once you add the items and promo code to your cart, you'll see the discount. We've also extended the offer until July 15th, 2014 for more savings! The fine print says it is not combinable with other codes. That said, it's a great deal. [More]

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50% Off Sunburn Gel With Sunscreen Purchase Over $22

by Will / June, 18 2014 00:30
We have a great offer for you. Spend over $22 on sunscreen and get 50% off our Sunburn Relief Gel. Just use the promo code sunburn50 at checkout. It's that simple! Basically it means buy any sunscreen at full price, our SPF 15...our SPF 30...our Baby Block SPF 30...our SPF 40, and you'll qualify. Or if they are on sale, just make sure your order total (without tax or shipping) is over $22. Once you add the items and promo code to your cart, you'll see the discount. Now remember, the offer ends June 30th, 2014 and is not combinable with other offers. That said, it's a great deal. [More]

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Discovering Block Island - Painted Rock

by Will / June, 4 2014 01:30
Painted Rock is one of those local in-the-know things. You'll find a few posts about it on the internet but for the most part you'll either find out from a local or because you cruised right past. Quite literally, it is a painted rock on Block Island. Albeit one that's been painted hundreds if not thousands of times with message ranging from the absurd to wedding proposals to presidential welcomes and beyond. Plus, you can have a go at painting it any time you like... [More]

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EWG Names Block Island Organics a Top Sunscreen

by Will / May, 28 2014 01:30
Every year the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit consumer advocacy group, puts out a new sunscreen guide. This is the guide's 8th year and we are named one of the best sunscreens out there! What is the EWG guide? It contains hundreds of sunscreens / sunblocks the EWG examines and rates. They painstakingly look through sunscreens ingredient by ingredient to determine what works and what is safe. In their own words it "gives shoppers an easy-to-use, searchable online database to the safest, most effective sun protection products." [More]

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month Giveaway

by Will / May, 12 2014 01:00
In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness month we are giving away a Block Island Organics Prize Pack. Enter to win sunscreen, sunburn relief gel, a t-shirt and a towel. Good luck! [More]

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Broad Spectrum Sunscreen - What It Is and Why It's a Must

by Will / April, 30 2014 01:30
In 2011 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) started a new sunscreen labeling process that went into full effect in 2013.  One of the outcomes was allowing certain sunscreens to be labeled "Broad Spectrum."  Let's just get this out there, always and I mean always use a broad spectrum sunscreen.  If you're not using a broad spectrum sunscreen, you're not getting full sun protection.  Ok, with that out of the way let's looks at what this means. [More]

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Sunny Travels: We Hit New Orleans

by Will / April, 16 2014 01:30
From time to time we like to talk about something not related to sunscreen, this week is one of those times. Instead, let's talk about The Big Easy. Kelly and I were there this past week for a wedding. I must admit it wasn't my fist time in New Orleans as I went to college there but it's always great to go back! Particularly when a bunch of old friends are in town. [More]

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One Week Sale: 20% Off All Our Products

by Will / April, 15 2014 13:16
We have a one week sale going on at the moment! From now through April 20th, 2014 all our products are 20% off. No promo code is needed, the sale price is already reflected on the site. It's a great time to try out our sunscreens or sunburn relief products. [More]

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Windburn Tips - How to Prevent and Treat

by Will / April, 9 2014 01:30
This past weekend I went on what is likely my final ski trip of the year. It's one of my favorite things to do and with the bright sunny skies I heavied up on the sunscreen. Even so, there is another skin issue I forgot to account for - windburn. [More]

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Sunscreen Innovation Act - It's Been Too Long

by Will / March, 26 2014 01:30
A bipartisan effort by Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA), and Congressmen John Dingell (D-MI) and Ed Whitfield (R-KY), the Sunscreen Innovation Act aims to streamline the approval process for new UV filters / sunblock active ingredients. It is a long time coming... [More]

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