Many people never took the time to investigate or never cared to learn about what is in the lip balm of their favorite brands.
When you take the time to think about it, we all should care about the substance we put on our lips and give our mouths exposure to.
Because the ingredients used in lip balm is important to us we want to call attention to our ingredients versus the leading lip balm brands.
Ash Kickin Lip Balm uses all natural, non-toxic ingredients that are safe for skin. Our lip balm use 3 simple ingredients: Beeswax, Lanolin, and Rice Bran Oil.
Chapstick Lip Balm uses an extensive list of ingredients, some of which you can't even pronounce: Arachidyl propionate, camphor, carnauba wax, cattle alcohol, fragrance, isopropyl lanolate, isopropyl myristate, lanolin, light mineral oil, menthol, methylparaben, octyldodecanol, paraffin, phenyl trimethicone, propylparaben, red 6 lake, saccharin, white wax.
Now that we have laid all the cards out on the table, the choice is yours. Which product would you rather put on your lips?
The other day, a random stranger reached up and touched my hair. I felt like a baby lamb in a petting zoo. Even worse, I hadn’t washed, moisturized, or combed my hair in a while. Given the fact that this stranger was another sister who had unprocessed hair, like me, I wished I had at least applied some more moisturizer before going out. As she twirled her fingers into my hair, I was silently judging myself for being a lazy, non-hair styling, bum. Imagine my surprise when this elegantly coifed sister said “Your afro so soft girl!”. Woo-hoo! Ash Kickin Hair Moisturizer and Black Soap Shampoo did that! I shouldn’t have been so surprised. After all, the lanolin used in the Hair Moisturizer is a humectant, meaning - it actually draws in moisture from the air over time. So, even though I hadn’t applied any in days, my hair was still “funky fresh, dressed to impress, and ready to party”. Ok, maybe it wasn’t funky fresh but, it was that evening when I washed the dirt out with my African Black Soap shampoo. Using a shampoo specially formulated for my naturally dry hair is a must! Instead of stripping out all of the moisture, I clean out the dirt while leaving my curls, soft, bouncy, and manageable. I have to say I am very proud of these products that we have crafted with love, for a lovely people.
Jamila, Operations Manager
P.S. I don’t recommend you be lazy like me, but I do hope you will try our all-natural products for yourself!
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