A truly effective lip balm should have four distinct qualities. First, it should be able to heal any damage that has already occurred to the lips. Secondly, it should be able to soothe and alleviate the pain brought about by the damage. Third, a lip balm should be able to effectively soften your lips, and not just temporarily, but permanently. Lastly, an excellent lip balm should also be able to protect your lips from future danger and form a protective layer from what the environment can throw at you.
Unrefined, Extra Virgin, Organic
It protects the skin and has many antioxidants that make it ideal for healing the skin. In addition, the antimicrobial properties balance out the candida or fungal sources that can cause many skin conditions.
Vitamin E Oil
Vitamin E oil has an amazing anti-aging effect on skin. Its antioxidant properties further fight off damaging effects of free radicals, and minimizes the chances of appearances of new wrinkles. Applying it on scars caused due to some bruises, burns, etc., helps softens up the skin of the affected area, and then lightens the mark in a few weeks.
Beeswax is often used in lip balms because of it’s antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It also gives lip balms that perfect solid like consistency.
Raw Shea Butter
The concentration of natural vitamins and fatty acids in Shea butter makes it incredibly nourishing and moisturizing for skin.
Used for various reflective color applications. Known primarily for its use in cosmetics, mica powders are a common natural and coloring ingredient.
Peppermint, an aromatic herb known for its distinct aroma and medicinal value, has greenish-purple lance-shaped leaves and a refreshing cool flavor.
*Mica powder is only included in the tinted balm.