There is not any regulated definition of “clean.” Every model, retailer, and group has its personal set of requirements of their model of it—and we have now all the time inspired folks to search for manufacturers that match up with their very own set of requirements. We excluded lots of the frequent elements buzzed about at present, together with parabens, phthalates, mineral oils, petrochemicals, frequent allergens, formaldehyde and formaldehyde releasers, silicones, BHA, BHT, and over 1,000 different elements regulated by the European Union.
More 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 gas derived, environmental considerations outweigh their advantages. Additionally, when utilized in extra, the elements can suffocate the pores and skin, even inflicting harm to the pores and skin barrier and disrupt the microbiome additional time.
But we additionally imagine what you placed on the pores and skin ought 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’s additionally vital to contemplate packaging. Our lip balm tube is housed in an Eco-Smart Resin © and is 100% recyclable with like supplies. However, this materials goes a step additional: Eco Smart containers are a proprietary know-how that allows plastic elements to completely break down in biologically energetic environments, like landfills and marine environments. It is totally FDA-compliant and made within the USA. Our delivery bins are made out of 100% recycled paper and are totally curbside recyclable.
And as all the time, our merchandise are produced in a manufacturing unit powered by 100% wind power.