Organic Beeswax

Beeswax comes from the glorious honeybee, which provides so many positives to our ecosystem. Your skin will also receive the many blessings of the honeybee through our beeswax as it moisturizes and softens the skin.

Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda) is a key component in our products for it’s deodorizing and neutralizing effects on body odor. The naturally derived baking soda actually absorbs moisture and even draws toxins OUT of the skin. Baking Soda is aluminum-free so there is no need to worry about aluminum. Some people confuse baking soda with baking powder which does contain aluminum.

Organic Zea Mays

We are proud to offer 100% organic / Non-GMO Corn Starch (Zea Mays), which absorbs that unsightly moisture, thus reducing perspiration. Although we do not offer an antiperspirant, corn starch is one of the best natural substances when it comes to absorbing sweat.

Organic Tea Tree

Tea Tree, which is indigenous to the Land Down Under, provides a wonderful, fresh aroma in many of our products. Derived from the leaves of the Melaleuca Alternifolia, the essential oil is a product of the steam distillation of the plant’s leaves and twigs.  Tea Tree oil  is considered to offer a variety of benefits.

Organic Cocoa Butter

Cocoa butter, derived from the pressed roasted seeds of the cacao tree native to the Americas, softens at body temperature, thus imbuing our lip balm with a rich, creamy, and thick consistency that militates against chapped lips and enhances skin elasticity. Theobroma cacao is further processed, offering a warm, cream-hued color, and lovely, aromatic odor.

Organic Avocado Oil

Avocado Oil, extracted from the flesh of avocados, engenders the smooth, moisturizing feel to our lip balms. Comprised of the cocktail of Vitamins A, B1, B2, D, and E, and amino acids, sterols, pantothenic acid, and essential fatty acids, this rich organic oil is considered to be ameliorative to chronic skin ailments such as eczema and psoriasis, and, in general, offers succor for sensitive or irritated skin in need of vitamin-rich oil.

Organic Jojoba Oil

Jojoba Oil is a liquid wax ester derivative of the beans of the shrub-like plant Simmondsia chinensis, native to southwestern United States and Mexico. Due to its advanced molecular stability, our certified organic Jojoba Oil is renowned for it’s excellence and is equipped with cleansing and absorption properties mimicking our skin’s own sebum. Our lip balm also receives its bright, golden color from Jojoba Oil.

Vanilla Oil

Vanilla Oil comes from the deep, trumpet-shaped flowers of the vanilla vine, which is native to Central America. Associated with the fragrance of romance, the vanilla scent in our StinkBug lip balms will reinvigorate your lips with one of the world’s most favored aromas. Vanilla Oil’s universal appeal is clearly evident in its many uses, including scenting rooms, candles, soaps, diffusers, and potpourri.

Organic Peppermint Oil

Peppermint Oil is the result of steam distillation of the flowering plant, Mentha piperita, found in Hungary, Egypt, and the United States. Exuding the luscious aroma of mint chocolate chip, Stinkbug’s peppermint lip balm magnificently marries peppermint oil and cocoa butter, with the added bonus of all the wonderful properties.

Organic Patchouli Oil

Indigenous to Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and India – provides the earthy, spicy, and musky scent from the steam distillation of its leaves. Known by the scientific name of Pogostemon cablin, the multi-faceted oil is touted for it’s many benefits.

Organic Lavender Oil

Lavender Oil is yet another favorite ingredient of ours that is renowned for its many properties. We are proud to use only the highest quality organic lavender oil with the sweet aroma that is thought to offer a veritable host of healthful qualities.

Organic Coconut Oil

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil offers an amazing array of benefits beyond its moisturizing function in our deodorant. Comprised of over 40% lauric acid considered to be an anti-cancer agent, coconut oil has antioxidant properties that may enhance skin healing after injury or infection. Derived from the meat of mature coconuts found in tropical locations, the above are just a few of the benefits that accrue to the body when ingested as a separate food, proof of how friendly, safe, and beneficial the coconut oil in our products will be to your skin.