Eco Lips reformulates products to support fair trade

Eco Lips reformulates products to support fair trade

By increasing the Fair Trade Certified ingredient content in its products, Eco Lips is purchasing more raw materials that promote and support ethical business practices.

Eco Lips, America’s premier organic lip balm company, has reformulated many of its products in an effort to better support the Fair Trade movement. By increasing the Fair Trade Certified® (FTC) ingredient content in its products, Eco Lips is purchasing more FTC raw materials which promotes and supports ethical business practices. This also increases the availability of FTC products to consumers, increasing awareness and choices, while having a larger impact on the world.

The following products are now Fair Trade Certified.  Each of the balms has been reformulated to contain FTC Cocoa Butter.

  • Classic line:  SPF 15 Berry, SPF 15 Mint, SPF 30 Sport
  • Dagoba line: Mint, Roseberry and Lavender
  • ONE WORLD line: Renew, Restore and Relax
  • Specialty line: Gold, Hemp, Medicinal and Vegan Bee Free
  • SPF 30 Face Stick

“In keeping with our mission, Eco Lips supports the Fair Trade Movement, which aims to help producers in developing countries create better trading conditions and promote sustainability,” announced Steve Shriver, Founder and CEO of Eco Lips. “We chose Cocoa Butter as our featured Fair Trade ingredient because of its velvety texture and soothing effect on skin and lips. From the formulation standpoint, its got a really nice melting point, right in between oil and wax, which makes it a great addition to our lip balm.” Besides fair trade initiatives, purchasing Eco Lips supports family farms that practice sustainable methods of farming without the use of pesticides and herbicides.

Eco Lips manufactures the highest quality certified organic lip care products on the planet. In addition, the company offers private label and contracting manufacturing services with a wide variety of options. Eco Lips initiated Iowa’s largest solar power project which is powering the neighborhood in which Eco Lips is located. The company is a member of OTA and Green America. Products are available online and at health food stores, grocery stores, pharmacies, outdoor stores and other fine retail outlets. Don’t panic, it’s organic! To learn more visit or call 866.326.5477. Visit Eco Lips on Facebook at

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