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This is a set of four lip balms in .21 oz compostable (yet sturdy) push tubes. These original forest flavors are subtle with a touch of sweetness, created with pure essential oils in a base I designed from scratch.

My recipe is full of thick, creamy butters, nourishing plant oils, vitamin E, and fragrant beeswax to create a long lasting, protective coat with the perfect consistency.
This set makes an excellent gift for a strange woman (or man) who has an appreciation for eccentric and earth-friendly luxuries, a love for nature, or a need for the softest lips ever.

Includes one of each flavor:

Pine Cone- A comforting woodsy flavor created from essential oils of spices, woods, and evergreen needles.

Clove - Spicy and sweet, the organic clove essential oil lends a warm flavor and a sense of nostalgic serenity.

Poison Ivy - A blend of essential oils from herbs and leaves creates this soothing, deep green flavor. *Does not actually contain poison ivy.

Rosewood - A hint of organic rosewood essential oil makes this a luxurious forest flavor with soft, fruity undertones.

* If you would prefer the tins, you may select this option as well.

These forest-inspired lip embellishments are nested inside a natural toned moss-filled gift box made from 100% recycled materials. A letterpress design on the box lid introduces the forest theme.

My lip balm is made only from natural ingredients- NO synthetic flavors, colors, preservatives, or fragrances are used. The tubes are also 100% natural- printed with soy inks and assembled with organic adhesive. I source very stable natural ingredients to ensure a shelf life of more than 2 years when stored away from high temperatures and direct sunlight.

© For Strange Women.

Frequently asked questions about ForStrangeWomen

Oil perfumes:

• Top notes easily escape when smelling straight from the bottle and when it is first applied. This creates a vibrant opening to the perfume, but you also must wear it for at least 5 minutes before the true scent settles in.
• These are better sealed inside their bottles, making the perfume able to be stored for a much longer time than the solids.

Solid perfumes:
• Top notes are muted since they are trapped in the beeswax, which releases the scent more slowly (less silage), but the base notes last a little longer on the skin during the dry down.
• Scent is stronger in warm weather and on warm skin, as heat is needed to make the scent evaporate from beeswax
The silage and overall tenacity of each perfume is based more on the specific plant essences in a blend, not the carrier base. Earthy woods, roots, and spices tend to last much longer than delicate florals, herbs, and citrus.

The Moongarden perfumes are twice as concentrated as all the other perfumes so that the delicate floral essences can be as powerful as the other blends.
Our culture tells us that sweet and floral scents are feminine in gender and that woodsy, spicy, musky scents are masculine. I believe that men can wear any scent they are comfortable in, as can women, and plant essences should not be limited by gender. However, if you are looking for a scent that is a bit more woodsy and traditionally masculine, we recommend trying Coyote, Horse, Tobacco + Leather, and Fireside Story.
The Perfume Oils are actually in a liquid wax base, so they will not turn rancid as many other perfume oils do. The perfumes will begin to lose delicate floral, citrus, and other top notes after a year, and sometimes the earthier notes will take over and become stronger over time. Although the scent may fade or change after the first year, it will not actually ever go "bad".

Solid perfumes are often more exposed to oxygen, which will break down the scent faster than the oils in airtight bottles. The perfume will last about 6 months before the scent begins to fade. ordered, it can be stored for up to a year, and the scent will lose its strength much more slowly.
The Lip Embellishments are best if used within 2 years, but they are still safe to use after this. Sometimes if exposed to fluctuating temperatures, the shea butter in these will fractionate, causing a bumpy texture. This does not mean the balm has gone bad, and it is still useable, as the bumps go away when warmed up.

The Rosehip Elixir Oil and Solid both must be stored very carefully (away from heat, sunlight, and oxygen exposure) and used within 6-8 months. The oils in these are fragile and oxidation will occur naturally because we do not put any harsh preservatives in it. The scent will drastically change if the oils go rancid, so this is the best way to determine their expiration.
• To prolong the life of the plant oils, store products in a cool (50-70 degrees F), dry place away from sunlight.
• All FSW products are free of water, which mold and bacteria need in order to grow, so this type of concern is not an issue.
• All perfume oils are in a liquid or solid wax base (not actually oil), so rancidity is also not an issue.
All of our orders are carefully wrapped with beautiful details, and sending a package directly to a gift recipient will be appropriate. If your order is a gift, you may let us know in the notes at checkout to include a short note or to leave out the receipt.

Lip Balm Tube Gift Set - Welcome to the Forest™ - Rosewood, Pine Cone, Poison Ivy, Clove - organic and natural flavors by For Strange Women

US$26.00
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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: beeswax, jojoba oil, cocoa butter, shea butter, vitamin e, essential oils, stevia, meadowfoam oil, sweet almond oil, rosewood, clove, no plastic, compostable tubes
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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