LIP NOURISH – NATURAL LIPSTICK INGREDIENTS
As much of the lipstick you put on your lips is digested or absorbed, it’s important to know the ingredients are edible and not harmful to your health. Our recipe is unique, it’s made from healthy and nourishing foods you would normally pop on your plate….like avocado, sesame, citrus, spices and herbs.
The nutrient-rich base recipe is the same in all 7 varieties, each variant has a different taste created from pure plant oils – citrus and spices and each shade is different and a slightly different neutral or nude shade.
Food active ingredients
– age fighting antioxidants
– natural anti-inflammatories
– essential fatty acids (omega 3+6)
– healthy oils (avocado, sesame, castor seed)
– natural flavour oils (citrus + herbs + spices)
No synthetic dyes. No Coal tar dyes. No tin or lead oxides.
No synthetic flavours
No synthetic fragrances
No preservatives including all parabens, BHA, BHT, phenoxyethanol, potassium sorbate, triclosan, formaldahyde and many more
No phthalate texture modifiers inc phthalates
No synthetic emollients such as silicones
No petrochemicals including mineral oils
No nut oils
No genetically modified ingredients
No animal products (except beeswax and carmine (CI 75470) in Tangerine Pomegranate Lip Nourish
N0 sulphates, DEA…..(never in a lippy to begin with)
LIP NOURISH COMPLETE INGREDIENTS LIST
Are you frustrated by seeing incomplete ingredients lists on products? Do you wonder what each ingredient does for your lips? We are too. Here you will find details on EVERY ingredient in our Lip Nourish range.
THE BASE – edible food and active ingredients. 100% Natural.
All varieties contain
Avocado (Persea Americana) Oil: A quick absorbing cocktail of vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D + E, potassium, amino acids and antioxidants. Soothes, nourishes and regenerates dry skin. Helps fights free radicals and supports collagen synthesis to keep lips plump and youthful.
Castor seed (Ricinus communis) Oil: Very viscous vegetable oil extracted from the seed of the castor plant. Anti-inflammatory and quenching for hydrated lips, provides lasting shine.
Cocoa butter (Theobroma cacao): Divine vegetable fat from the cocoa bean (think chocolate), melts at your body temperature. Highly emollient, enriched moisturising and a velvety texture for supple, soft lips.
Corn flour: Creates body and creaminess, derived from natural corn. Gives a delicate silkiness to the texture, providing lasting softness.
Honeycomb (Cera alba): Natural beeswax retains moisture and forms a protective barrier to environmental elements. Give structure to lipstick.
Sesame seed (Sesamum) oil: Vegetable oil pressed from sesame seeds. Contains unique antioxidants sesamolin and sesamin and also vitamin E to fight line forming free radicals. Highly penetrative of skin, locking moisture in for long periods.
Lecithin: Naturally occurring emulsifier in soybeans. Facilitates the combining of ingredients for a lipstick that glides on smoothly and lasts longer, high emolliency to keep attract moisture and keep lips plump and soft.
Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E): Provides antioxidant boost, acts a natural preservative and has all the intense, age defying effects of vitamin E we love and know. Soothes and conditions lips.
Jojoba in 3 phytochemical forms – esters, isopropyl, alcohol. Actually a liquid wax from the seeds of a desert shrub, undergoes heat and pressure to enhance and stabilise. Quickly absorbed by skin due to its remarkable similarity to the natural oils produced by the human skin (sebum). Highly emollient – moisturises lips and does not evaporate. Excellent spreading, lubricating and penetrating properties. High oxidative stability.
Candelilla (Eupohorbia Certifera) Wax: hard lustrous plant wax from a plant grown in central America, gives lipstick structure allowing for smooth application and keeps them solid. Conditioning and occlusive – helps lips retain their moisture.
Carnauba (Copernicia Cerifera) Wax: hard lustrous plant wax from Brazilian tropical palms, gives lipstick structure allowing for smooth application and keeping them solid. Skin conditioning and occlusive – helps lips retain their moisture
Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride: clear colourless and aroma free oily liquid made from coconut oil and glycerin. Slows the moisture loss of water from lips and skin by forming a barrier on its surface. Skin conditioning, it reduces flakiness and restores suppleness
FLAVOURS – Pure plant oils only. No synthetic flavours or fragrances. Each variety has a unique taste.
Varieties may contain
*Cinnamon Bark Oil (Cinnamomum zeylanicum): Plumps the skin, reducing fine lines. Helps tone and improve the elasticity of blood vessels. Rich in manganese which enhances vitamin C uptake.
*Ginger Oil (Zingiber officinale): Antioxidant gingerol is highly effective at neutralizing free radicals. Also has anti-inflammatory abilities that prompt the skin to heal and appear smoother and tighter.
*Juniper Berry Oil (Juniperus communis): Oil pressed from the ‘berry-like’ spice of a pine like tree. Contains monoterpenes which are anti-microbial and purifying, promoting cleansing, toning and healing of the lips.
*Lemon Peel Oil (Citrus Medica Limonum): Packed with antioxidant flavonoids (limonins) and vitamin C, help to break the destructive free radical -> inflammation cycle to keep lips firmer and reduce formation of lines. Antibiotic effect of lemons clean and clear the lips.
*Lime Oil (Citrus Aurantifolia): Rejuvenates with vitamin C and flavonoids, both of which are antioxidants and antiseptics helping to create youthful, soft yet firm lips.
*Mandarin (Citrus reticulate) Oil: Phytonutrient citrus flavanones give effective antioxidant action; preventing free-radical damage, especially from sunlight.
*Peppermint Oil (Mentha piperita): Unique phytonutrient rosmaric acid has antimicrobial properties to alleviate skin irritation with the soothing coolness of mint. Thought to restore elasticity and tone lips.
*Pink Grapefruit Oil (Citrus paradise): Phytonutrient antioxidants lycopene and vitamin C promote the production and repair of collagen which gives skin its elasticity. Also protective against UV sun damage & boost your immunity.
*Sweet Orange Oil (Citrus Sinensis): Potent antioxidant vitamin C prevents free radical damage from sunlight. Food active bioflavonoids give antiseptic and anti-inflammatory benefits to keep lips soft, clean and smooth.
Vanilla Bean Extract (Vanilla planifolia): Only source of the phenolic acid vanillin – a proven powerful antioxidant.
Note: Ingredients marked * are Certified Organic
SHADES – Pure mineral colour pigments. Please note that Tangerine Pomegranate contains Carmine (CI 75470). No synthetic dyes
Varieties may contain: Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499). Please note that Tangerine Pomegranate Lip Nourish contains Carmine (CI 75470).
To see each variants ingredient statement – please visit the “SHOP’