Chocolate Covered Cherry Lip Balm
Chocolate Covered Cherry Natural Lip balm
-This natural lip balm has the natural color of the oils, butters and wax. It contains no artificial colors.
-Keep out of reach of animals.
-SKU # CHC-LB4
*Ingredients & Benefits:
Essential Oil: Cherry essential oil has antioxidant properties that protects the nervous system from age related disorders. Thus they can be helpful in treating nervous disorders like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease, depression, disappointment, undue anxiety and chronic stress.
Coconut oil: Moisturizing. Prevents dry and flaky skin and chapped lips. It also delays the appearance of sagging skin. Helps in treating various skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and other skin infections.
Shea oil: Best for moisture since it actually absorbs into the skin and has healing properties. It offers UV protection (SPF 6). Often used to remedy dry skin and help protect the skin's natural oils.
Jojoba Oil: Plant Wax That Re-Balances Oil, Keeps Acne At Bay Coating New Hair Growth, Strengthens Hair, Helps Prevent Breakage.
Castor oil: Helps the lip balm go on smoothly, adds a bit of gloss
Cocoa butter: The emollient properties of cocoa butter act as a protective barrier by supplying and retaining moisture in the lips and skin. Cocoa butter also contains antioxidant vitamins A, C and E, which can help slow the signs of aging. Cocoa Butter is also what gives this lip balm it’s Chocolatey flavor!
Beeswax: Can act as an emollient (moisturizer) as well as protect your lips from the elements, but the most important role it plays is that it is what gives your lip balm its stiffness and body so that it can be easily transported and applied.
Stevia drops: Adds a sweet taste. Stevia is what makes your senses think that you are tasting the flavor of the lip balm.
Nutrients & Minerals found in ingredients:
Saturated fatty acids
unsaturated fatty acids
Methods of administration:
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The ingredients of Store bought Chapstick and their potential effects:
Padimate O: potential carcinogen
White petrolatum: contact dermatitis, skin irritation, probably human carcinogen
Arachidyl propionate: generally considered safe for cosmetic use.
Camphor: hazardous if ingested, suspected respiratory, liver and neurotoxicity. Avoid during pregnancy.
Cetyl alcohol: may cause irritation to sensitive skin, some animal studies show adverse effects.
Isopropyl lanolate: can cause or promote acne on oily skin
Isopropyl myristate: can cause or promote acne on oily skin
Lanolin: suspected immunotoxicity
Light mineral oil: asthma, suspected respiratory and liver toxicity, suspected carcinogen and teratogen
Methylparaben: human skin toxicant
Octyldodecanol: considered safe when used within concentration limits, may cause irritation
Oleyl alcohol: contact dermatitis, can cause or promote acne
Phenyl methicone: (no information found)
Propylparaben: human skin toxicant, sensitisation, wildlife and environmental toxicity
Titanium dioxide: generally considered safe in cosmetic use. Some animal studies show adverse effects.
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*Disclaimer: Please do your own research before using my products. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. Discontinue use if you have any side effects. Can cause allergic reactions.