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Eco Lips Q&A

We've added some information regarding our Eco Lips Product Range.  We hope that this will help you!  Here are some questions you may have wondered:

Why aren't your products 100% organic?
Some ingredients, such as vitamin E, aren't available in a certified organic form yet. As they become available, we will include them in our formulas.

What is the difference between “Natural” and “Organic”?
The term “organic” can only be used on products that are grown and produced without pesticides, and other harmful chemicals. Products that host the USDA Organic Seal are produced under the high standards set forth by the US Dept. of Agriculture. There is no legal definition of what the term “natural” means. Natural foods can include organic foods, but not all natural foods are organic. Look for products with the USDA Organic seal and you'll be making the right choice for your health and the environment.

What if my lip balm goes through the washer?
Here is our best suggestion to removing lip balm from clothing: Soak clothing in boiling water with detergent. Repeat until the stain is removed.  Set washing machine to high heat and wash with detergent..

What's up with your solar power project?
We initiated Iowa 's largest solar power project in 2006. Once the State of Iowa became involved, along with our power company it rapidly took on a life of its own. We are currently working on plans for an even larger project.

What is the best lip balm for severely chapped lips?
Eco Lips Gold is best “all around” lip balm. It is designed for all day every day use, and formulated to rapidly heal chapped lips.

Do you test your products on animals?
We do not test our products on animals. 

WHICH OF YOUR PRODUCTS ARE VEGAN?
Eco Lips Bee Free is made with a plant wax called Candelilla wax instead of bees wax.

HOW IS YOUR LIP BALM DIFFERENT FROM BURT'S BEES?
The main difference is that Eco Lips is made with organic ingredients.  Burt's Bees contains no organic ingredients.

IS THERE SOY IN THE VITAMIN E?
The answer to your question will be determined by the date on the bottom of the lip balm.  Before February 8, 2010 our Vitamin E was soy bean derived.  Any balm label on or after February 8, 2010 was made with vitamin E  derived from sunflower.