Chapstick’s “Classic” formula has more than a dozen ingredients, including unpronouncables like “arachidyl propionate” and Iron Man-worthy dye names like “FD&C yellow no. 5 aluminum lake.”
Compare that to the lip balm from Sprout Skincare, which contains just four ingredients: cocoa butter, extra-virgin olive oil, beesewax and essential oils. Plus, it’s organic, fair trade and handmade in
Even more, we love that it’s made by a tiny business headed up by Brooklyn entrepreneur Adina Grigore. “Our ingredients are safe enough to eat!” she tells Entrepreneur magazine.
Unfortunately, the lip balm doesn’t give any specific calorie information.