All About that Balm–Go Organic!

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Lip balms are designed to soothe dry or chapped lips and protect the delicate skin of your mouth. Organic lip balms can provide additional benefits because they contain no chemicals, pesticides, additives, or synthetic ingredients. This is terrific for both your body and the environment!
Organic lip balms frequently contain fewer ingredients than other types, so it’s easier to understand what you’re putting on your skin. In addition, many organic lip balms are also cruelty-free and eco-friendly.

Dr. Bronner’s Lip Balms are Certified Organic by the USDA. They are also Certified Fair Trade ingredients and the packaging is made with 85% post-consumer recycled paper. The company is certified Non-GMO. It is not tested on animals.

The Naked lip balm contains:

  • Organic Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil,
  • Organic Beeswax,
  • Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil,
  • Organic Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil,
  • Tocopherol

The Peppermint lip balm contains all of the above ingredients and also Organic Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil.

Dr. Bronner lip balms are priced around $2.39, although you can find BOGO offers at places like Target (by one get one). I prefer the Peppermint to the Natural because of the light taste/scent of peppermint, but both work very well. I am eager to try more from this brand.


Thayers Natural Remedies Slippery Elm Lip Balm is USDA Certified Organic. It is sold in a tube without any additional paper packaging.

It contains:

  • Beeswax
  • Sunflower Oil
  • Vitamin E
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Hemp Seed Oil
  • Rosemary Extract

Thayers Natural Remedies Lip Balms are priced around $3.50 per tube at the drugstore. Again, though, you can usually get them on sale or as part of a BOGO offer at stores like Target. You can purchase them as a 3 pack on the Thayer’s website currently for $10.50.

I love the vanilla flavor and I am eager to try more from this brand.

One interesting note–both of the brands featured today have been around since the 1800’s. If you put out a quality product, you have longevity!

Disclaimer: This is not sponsored.  All products were purchased by me.

Take a peek at Starter Zone, the first book of my new YA/LitRPG series, The Revelation Chronicles.


When hydrologists inscribe the consciousness of a human mind onto a single drop of water, a Revelation sweeps the land. The wealthy race to upload their minds into self-contained virtual realities nicknamed Aquariums. In these containers people achieve every hope, dream, and desire. But governments wage war for control of the technology. Terrorist attacks cause massive destruction. The Aquariums fail. Inscribed human minds leech into the water cycle, wreaking havoc.

Street gangs rule the cities in the three years since the fall of civilization. Sixteen-year-old Cami and her younger sister Alby struggle to survive. Every drop of untreated water puts their lives in peril. Caught and imprisoned by soldiers who plan to sell them into slavery, Cami will do anything to escape and rescue her sister. Even if it means leaving the real word for a life in the realms, a new game-like reality created by the hydrologists for the chosen few.

But life in the realms isn’t as simple as it seems. Magic, combat, gear scores, quests, and dungeons are all puzzles to be solved as the sisters navigate their new surroundings. And they encounter more dangerous enemies than any they faced in the real world.

Time to play the game.

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