Skip to main content
Free NZ shipping on orders over $75

Do you know what's in your lip balm?

Do you know what's in your lip balm?

Did you know the very first lip balm was made in the 1880’s and it looked like a small candle without a wick, wrapped in tinfoil.  It didn’t sell well at the time so the inventor Dr Charles Fleet sold the recipe in 1912 for $5.  His recipe eventually became the famous ‘Chapstick’ lip balm, and turned into multi million dollar company!


Why you should be fussy about lip balm

It may be more convenient (and sometimes cheaper) to buy your lip balm at the supermarket it is also equally important to check out the ingredients. Many commercial lip balms contain low quality ingredients such as synthetic fragrances, artificial colours, preservatives, and petroleum-based ingredients.


These toxic ingredients may provide short-term relief, but prolonged use can be counterproductive with many making your lips even drier.  Natural lip balms, on the other hand, harness the power of plant-based ingredients, essential oils, and plant based waxes to provide deep hydration and nourishment without exposing your lips to harmful chemicals.


What ever you put on your lips goes into your body


Natural lip balms are known for their gentle and nourishing qualities. They are typically formulated with ingredients like shea butter, cocoa butter, vegan wax, and natural oils such as coconut, almond, or jojoba oil. These ingredients work together to deeply moisturise the lips, creating a protective barrier against harsh weather conditions, dryness, and chapping. The presence of natural antioxidants and vitamins in these lip balms can also help repair and rejuvenate the delicate skin on your lips, leaving them soft, supple, and healthy.


Nourishing ingredients

The nourishing ingredients in natural lip balms can help prevent and heal cracked or damaged lips, reduce inflammation, and soothe irritation caused by environmental factors or allergies. This comprehensive care ensures that your lips remain healthy and beautiful, rather than solely relying on temporary relief.


Earth friendly packaging

Choosing a natural lip balms aligns with a more sustainable and eco-conscious lifestyle. Commercial lip balms often come in plastic packaging that contributes to environmental pollution and waste. On the other hand, natural lip balms are often packaged in recyclable or biodegradable materials, reducing their environmental footprint. By opting for natural lip balms, you can make a small but significant contribution to the well-being of our planet.


When it comes to lip care, the benefits of of our natural lip balms are hard to ignore. By opting for a natural alternative, you're not only choosing gentle and nourishing ingredients for your lips but also promoting sustainability and reducing your exposure to harmful chemicals.



Our top tip - liberally apply Raw Nature lip balm before going to sleep.  Many people sleep with their mounts open, causing the lips to dry out. Try it out before going to sleep and wake up with softer, healthier lips.

Continue reading

Discover the Wonders of Coconut Oil

Discover the Wonders of Coconut Oil

New Years Clean Skin Care Resolutions

New Years Clean Skin Care Resolutions

Your Cart

Your cart is currently empty.
Click here to continue shopping.