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Cheat Sheet | Our Repair Balm

You may have noticed that your dry skin essential got a little makeover. As Fall is just around the corner, we’re excited to bring you our Repair Balm in a more environmentally friendly package.



INGREDIENTS

Before we talk about packaging, let’s talk ingredients. If you look at most healing balms, they’re often made with beeswax.

To create one without animal products, our Repair Balm has candelilla wax, a wax made from the leaves of the Candelilla shrub. It has a similar texture to beeswax so while your skin will be soft and smooth, you won’t be using any animal products.

The balm is also made with organic ingredients like hydrating olive and coconut oils, nourishing fair trade shea butter, and various essential oils.

The combination of myrrh, chamomile, and vetiver creates a unique scent that’s subtle, herbaceous, and grounding. The essential oils help to soothe and heal dry, cracked skin.

Our Repair Balm has a rich texture that almost melts when it hits your skin, making it great for anything and everything. You can use it on dry patches like your knees or elbows, nourish your lips or hands after a long day, improve recovery time for skin irritations, and even use it on new tattoos.

I keep this with me and use it as my go-to hand cream. No matter what I’m doing, my hands always seem to get really dry so a rich balm that doesn’t leave my skin greasy is perfect. And my skin is moisturized for hours so I’m not constantly reapplying!

PACKAGING

Now let’s talk packaging. Just like our Deodorant Sticks, the new packaging is a biodegradable tube. Instead of adding to the landfills, you can easily toss the tube into your compost pile when you’re done. It’ll break down in a few months unlike the conventional plastic packaging. Don’t have a compost? Toss it in with your cardboard recycling!

The stick also makes the balm easier to use. You no longer need to spread it over your skin with your hands because the stick does all the work.

We’re always looking for ways to improve our products, our process, and our packaging. By skipping the metal tin and going with a biodegradable tube, we’re making our packaging a little more eco friendly. And the new packaging enabled us to lower the price point by $4! Hooray savings!

We’ve also done the same with our lip balms.

Sarah Price is a green beauty and self care writer with an obsession with holistic skincare. She writes about natural beauty, DIY recipes, self care tips, and more on her self titled blog.