FEATURES AND BENEFITS
- 100% natural lip balm.
- SPF15 protection against harmful UVA/UVB rays.
- Made in New Zealand
Apicare Manuka Honey Lip Butter with Mango and Papaya is a 100% natural lip balm containing New Zealand beeswax, active 16+ Manuka honey, plant oils and plant butters to hydrate and moisturise your lips, with the added benefit of a natural sunscreen to protect.
Natural zinc oxide provides SPF15 protection from damaging UVA and UVB rays. Pure New Zealand Beeswax and active 16+ Manuka honey work with natural plant oils & butters to give a thick, creamy long lasting lip balm. Pure essential oils give a yummy subtle flavour to this lip balm.
Hero Ingredient: Micronised Zinc Oxide
Zinc Oxide is a naturally occurring mineral which reflects damaging UVA and UVB rays by creating a physical barrier on the surface of the skin. This stops the rays from reaching the living tissues in your skin where they can then cause damage. We use micronised zinc oxide (not the smaller nanoparticle variety) as it is provides natural and effective sun protection without penetrating the outer layer of skin. Additionally, it blends well with other ingredients to create a nice non-greasy formulation, and does not leave a white film on the skin like many other SPF products.
Hero Ingredient: Beeswax
Beeswax is an excellent emollient and provides non-occlusive skin protection. It is non-allergic, and has elastic and water repellent properties which allows it to sustain sunscreen action and provides greater permanence on skin or lip surfaces.
Beeswax locks in moisture, fosters cells and protects skin from damaging environmental factors. It is a natural nourishing moisturiser and has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-allergenic and germicidal antioxidant properties.
The Mayo Clinic, USA recommends lip balm made from beeswax for chapped lip care and prevention.
Butyrospermum parkii (Shea Butter) Fruit, Ricinus communis (Castor Seed) Oil, Cera alba (New Zealand Beeswax), Zinc Oxide and Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Theobroma cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Mangifera indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Leptospermum scoparium mel (active 16+ Manuka Honey), Citrus sinensus (Orange) Peel Oil
*Components of Essential Oil, Citral, Lomonene, Linalool.
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