Naturaverde Kids lip balm were among the first in the safety and quality test carried out by Altroconsumo last November. Lip balm is a very important cosmetic product for lip protection: the protective film of lip balm acts as a defense against external agents (wind, cold) and at the same time prevents the natural loss of water from the skin, helping to keep the lips hydrated and soft. For this reason, the choice of lip balm is fundamental, as the verification of the ingredients is fundamental as it is easily ingested cosmetic.
The Star Wars Naturaverde Kids lip balm was selected as the sample for the Altroconsumo test: only ten of the products included in the test panel passed the chemical safety test and then continued with the quality tests. The results of the tests carried out have launched an important alarm relating to the presence of mineral oils in lip products. Moah (Mineral Oil Aromatic Hydrocarbons) and Mosh (Mineral Oil Saturated Hydrocarbon), directly derived from oil refining, are the basis of the composition of most of the lip balms on the market. In particular, Moahs are considered potentially genotoxic and carcinogenic, while some Moshs can accumulate in the tissues of the spleen, liver and lymph nodes and cause microgranulomas.
The manufacturers of lip balm use mineral oils in the formulations because they guarantee better conservation and have a lower cost than vegetable oils. For many years, the danger of Moah (Mineral Oil Aromatic Hydrocarbons) in the cosmetic field has continued to be underlined, suspected of being carriers of carcinogenic molecules, which tend to accumulate in the body. The danger increases considerably in the case of lip cosmetics where the risk increases in relation to ingestion.
The Star Wars Naturaverde Kids lip balm, and therefore all Naturaverde lip balm from the same formulation, were totally free of mineral oils, with an excellent partial and overall rating, the best in the Altroconsumo test ranking. The Naturaverde lip balm formulations, defined in full compliance with European regulations, do not contain mineral oils and other petroleum derivatives (microcrystalline wax, microcrystalline wax, hydrogenated microcrystalline wax, ceresi, ozokerite, paraffin, paraffinum Liquidum, petrolatum, synthetic wax, hydrogenated polyisobutene , polybutene, polyethylene, polyisobuten).
The Altroconsumo test is an important test that certifies Naturaverde quality and safety: natural ingredients, protection, health and well-being Made in Italy for the person and respect for the environment characterize all Naturaverde cosmetics dedicated to body care and beauty.