There isn’t any regulated definition of “clear.” Each model, retailer, and group has its personal set of requirements of their model of it—and we’ve at all times inspired folks to search for manufacturers that match up with their very own set of requirements. We excluded lots of the widespread substances buzzed about presently, together with parabens, phthalates, mineral oils, petrochemicals, widespread allergens, formaldehyde and formaldehyde releasers, silicones, BHA, BHT, and over 1,000 different substances regulated by the European Union.
Extra particularly with this lip balm, we needed to verify we weren’t utilizing petrochemicals (like mineral oils), that are quite common substances in conventional lip balms. Given these substances are fossil gas derived, environmental issues outweigh their advantages. Moreover, when utilized in extra, the substances can suffocate the pores and skin, even inflicting harm to the pores and skin barrier and disrupt the microbiome extra time.
However we additionally imagine what you placed on the pores and skin ought to be helpful; you may merely discover higher substances 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 essential to think about packaging. Our lip balm tube is housed in an Eco-Good Resin © and is 100% recyclable with like supplies. Nonetheless, this materials goes a step additional: Eco Good containers are a proprietary know-how that allows plastic elements to completely 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 vitality.