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 we’ve got at all times inspired individuals to search for manufacturers that match up with their very own set of requirements. We excluded most 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 additional time.
However we additionally consider what you placed on the pores and skin ought to be helpful; you possibly can 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 prolong previous the formulation. It is also essential to contemplate packaging. Our lip balm tube is housed in an Eco-Good Resin © and is 100% recyclable with like supplies. Nevertheless, this materials goes a step additional: Eco Good containers are a proprietary know-how that permits plastic elements to totally break down in biologically energetic environments, like landfills and marine environments. It’s totally FDA-compliant and made within the USA. Our transport bins are created from 100% recycled paper and are totally curbside recyclable.
And as at all times, our merchandise are produced in a manufacturing unit powered by 100% wind power.