Guest Blogger-Taylor Birmingham
When you put on your lip gloss or lipstick, do you think about what’s in it or just if it looks nice? How much of your lip products do you think you ingest? According to a 2002 study, the average American woman will inadvertently eat 4 pounds of lipstick in their lifetime. So let me ask you again. Do you think about what is in your lipstick?
A great company called Intelligent Nutrients has thought about it, and has worked to create a large array of products that are food grade and very effective. Specifically their Lip Delivery Antioxidant Gloss which is USDA organic, not tested on animals, created with renewable energy, and gluten free has caught my eye. This lip gloss is not only cute and moisturizing for your lips, it is also safe to be ingested. Intelligent Nutrients understands that many products like this are accidentally consumed, so they have made certain that no harm can be caused by this consumption. They also have flavored their lip gloss, so that it is more delicious to eat.
Not only has this company offered safe lip gloss and other beauty products, they also offer information on the importance of organic agriculture and consuming foods with high ORAC (oxygen radical absorption capacity) values. Inside the box for their Certified Organic Lip Delivery Antioxidant Gloss that I opened I found a little insert with the following information:
Seven Reasons to Support Organic Agriculture
-provides food with higher nutritional value, better taste and truer flavor
-prevents water and soil contamination
-doesn’t use harmful pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and insecticides
-protects future generations from toxins
-preserves and builds healthier soil
-supports small family farmers
They also included chart of some of their ingredients and corresponding ORAC values to help their customers know more about the kind of things this company is passionate about.
I don’t know about you, but all of the information that I have learned from this company has definitely caused me to think twice about what I put on my lips or in my hair on a daily basis. I hope to support organic farmers more to secure a safer future for my kids to come and generations after that.