There is no such thing as a regulated definition of “clear.” Each model, retailer, and group has its personal set of requirements of their model of it—and now we have all the time inspired individuals to search for manufacturers that match up with their very own set of requirements. We excluded lots of the widespread elements buzzed about at present, together with parabens, phthalates, mineral oils, petrochemicals, widespread allergens, formaldehyde and formaldehyde releasers, silicones, BHA, BHT, and over 1,000 different elements regulated by the European Union.
Extra particularly with this lip balm, we wished to verify we weren’t utilizing petrochemicals (like mineral oils), that are quite common elements in conventional lip balms. Given these elements are fossil gasoline derived, environmental issues outweigh their advantages. Moreover, when utilized in extra, the elements can suffocate the pores and skin, even inflicting injury to the pores and skin barrier and disrupt the microbiome extra time.
However we additionally imagine what you placed on the pores and skin needs to be useful; you may merely discover higher elements to actively replenish the pores and skin barrier with wholesome lipids and antioxidants, versus ones that simply sit atop the pores and skin.
And the excessive requirements lengthen previous the formulation. It is also necessary to contemplate packaging. Our lip balm tube is housed in an Eco-Sensible Resin © and is 100% recyclable with like supplies. Nonetheless, this materials goes a step additional: Eco Sensible containers are a proprietary expertise that permits plastic parts to totally break down in biologically energetic environments, like landfills and marine environments. It’s absolutely FDA-compliant and made within the USA. Our transport containers are created from 100% recycled paper and are absolutely curbside recyclable.
And as all the time, our merchandise are produced in a manufacturing facility powered by 100% wind vitality.