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"Roots & Berries" is a plant-based rouge, perfect for lips, cheeks, or anywhere you want to add a bit of rosy glow! This vegan blend of nourishing butters, CO2 extracts and infused oils leaves a pink-mandarin colored tint on your skin and has a mild, gingery-rich aroma. Harkening back to a simpler way of life, Roots & Berries is UHW's unique ruby-red balm, made only with plant materials and formulated to support your skin's health while imparting a kiss of color.

SALE! The last few of these jars are on sale as we change packaging. Enjoy it while it lasts, more than 15% off!

♥ This tint provides just a "wash" of color, even though the balm looks dark. ♥

[Mother nature's rouge]
I chose a blend of naturally red ingredients, including CO2 extracts of Sea Buckthorn Berry and Rosehip (extracted from the whole berry), Red Raspberry Seed oil and Buriti Fruit oil. Calendula extract adds healing and color, along with a lovely earthy aroma. Organic CO2 extracted Pomegranate is rich in many beneficial compounds. The aroma of Ginger Root essential oil is known to settle the stomach. I infused Jojoba, a liquid wax ester from native trees, with a blend of roots and berries and triple strained it. Organic Avocado Oil is super emollient. Meadowfoam Seed Oil is a humectant, helping the skin retain moisture. Organic Kokum Butter is a rare, healing treat that blends really well with chocolately, Fair-Trade Cocoa Butter. Organic Carnauba wax helps make this product vegan and more heat-resistant! Using Carnauba adds to the staying power of the tint, as well.

[anthropology 101]
We have evidence, many thousands of years old, that humans have decorated and embellished their skin with paints. As a people, we've gone from crushed pigments, roots, ash and bark in animal fat, to synthetic and heavy metal dyes in petroleums. Our modern face-paints are coming under increased scrutiny as we learn about possible negative side-effects. We are often left to choose between our personal health and meeting cultural standards of beauty. I made this for the many female friends and family members who asked me to make a "healthy lip-stick!"

Always do a patch test. This is intended for adults. It is safe for older children, guided by an adult. These young people are expressing their creativity and individuality through their bodies and mirroring what they see in our culture. It is a good time to emphasize that true beauty comes from with-in, while having fun!

none of my products are intended to replace medical advice or care. Please see your health care practitioner and make informed decisions about your body and the chemicals you put onto and in it.

hand-poured, all plant extracts for color, 2) slim stick available, 3) Jojoba infusing in the sun with the roots and berries, 4) shipped with care.

[uhw philosophy]
To provide high-quality, natural body care to people of all walks of life, without exclusivity and with mindfulness of source and fairness of trade.

one 4mL sample jar. Please send me a message regarding multiples, I am happy to oblige. International friends, please convo me for an accurate shipping rate. Danke, gracias, merci!

[feedback ♥]
"This is very lightly tinted with a scent that reminds me of those yummy spicy dark chocolate bars. The tint is very light, so I'll probably use it more as a lip balm. It feels so nice!"

"I'm rather fair skinned and this gave a very subtle complimentary natural tint to my lips. Very nice for casual daytime natural look."

"LOVE it! Perfect color for my lips and smooth texture and great shine. Thank you Cathy, it is my new favorite!!!"

"oh CATHERINE. good gracious everything is almost edible. thank you thank you!"

"really in love with this, i have a draw-full of tints, stand and tinted balms that i can't really wear and i think this one is fast becoming my favorite. normally i would never have dared to actually try one on my cheeks (grumpy, mature/oily skin) but i did and i'm so glad, it looked beautiful and my skin was totally fine, it's nice to have a little color back in my cheeks every now and again without worrying about shifting and breakouts. the shade is so pretty too, on me it's the same color as my natural flush, so it looks completely natural. like i'm wearing nothing at all with a bit of gloss on the lips. i'm so glad there's no shimmer or anything to take away from it. well done, and thank so much for this!"

Roots & Berries Lip and Cheek Tint, with Kokum Butter, CO2 Extracts of Pomegranate, Rosehip, plus Avocado and Meadowfoam Seed, Vegan - SALE


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: buriti fruit oil, red raspberry seed oil, fair trade organic cocoa butter, organic kokum butter, organic carnauba wax, organic avocado oil, non gmo soy vitamin e, blend of essential oils, blend of co2 extracts, pesticide free jojoba, organic roots berries blended infused, meadowfoam seed oil cold pressed
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 1512 reviews
  • Favorited by: 50 people