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Rootbeer Lip Balm Flavoring

Natures Garden Rootbeer Flavoring Oil (unsweetened)-  The aroma of rootbeer.  For use in lip balms, massage oils, body sprays, perfumes, bath/body products, and pet bath products.  Phthalate Free. None of our flavorings contain any gluten, formaldehyde, or formaldehyde releasing agents.

Flavoring oils are different from fragrance oils. 

Flavoring oils are regulated by the FDA because they are designed to be used for consumption or for cosmetic products that may be ingested. The ingredients contained in flavorings are considered GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) by the FDA.   Flavorings developed for lip balms smell, but do not taste.  It is only when sweetener is added to the flavoring that you can taste the flavoring.  Since lip balm, lip gloss, and  lipstick are worn on the lips, flavorings are used to scent them. Our flavoring oils are created using distilled, fractionated coconut oil as their solvent. Some of the ingredients in our flavorings are natural, while other ingredients are not considered natural.  Flavorings typically do not have as strong of a scent throw as fragrances do.  Therefore, it is not advisable to use flavorings in candles, porpourri, or smelly jellies. Some people choose to use flavoring oils in their pet bath products as opposed to fragrance oils because flavoring oils are considered safe for consumption.

Fragrances are regulated by IFRA (International Fragrance Association), and typically are not safe to use in applications that are worn on your lips.  However, if a fragrance oil is listed as safe to be used on the lips under category #1 of the IFRA Compliance sheet for that particular fragrance, it can be used in lip applications. Fragrances are made using solvents which allow for better scent throw than flavorings.  Therefore, we suggest using fragrances, as opposed to flavorings, in candles, smelly jellies, potpourri, soap, and most other bath products.

If you require that your product is sweetened, add powdered stevia extract with maltodextrin.  Stevia powdered extract with maltodextrin is an all-natural sweetener that mixes nicely with lip balm base without producing the excessive gritty feeling that most sweeteners produce. Stevia is approximately 10-15 times sweeter than sugar, and a little bit of this product goes a long way. You will notice that maltodextrin is added to the stevia powdered extract.  Maltodextrin is an all-natural carbohydrate obtained from grain products, and it gives the stevia better flow/dispersion in lip balm bases; reducing the gritty feel.

Suggested usage of flavoring oil in lip balms range from .4-4% in the finished product. 

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Average Customer Rating: (4 Reviews) Write a Review (requires login)

3.0 4 Flavoring-Rootbeer

No flavor Review rating is 1 stars

1 Flavoring-Rootbeer

Reviewer: from St. Louis, MO

I've tried twice now, once at 3% (my standard lip balm percentage) and once at 5%, and there is NO flavor in my balms. I'm using the NG lip balm base, and every other flavor I've used is amazing, but this one is a complete dud.

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Rootbeer Flavoring For Chapstick Review rating is 5 stars

5 Flavoring-Rootbeer

Reviewer: from Chandler, TX US

I love this flavoring in my homemade chap stick. I used quite a bit, but it was so worth it! I may even try a little less next time. I think I may have went a bit overboard this time...It was still delicious, but obviously this one is super strong, which is great because it will save me some money.

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Smells like rootbeer to me Review rating is 5 stars

5 Flavoring-Rootbeer

Reviewer: from Elk Mound, WI US

Out of the bottle, it didn't smell much like rootbeer. But after putting it in the lip balm, I thought it definitely smelled like rootbeer. I made some for my daughters and they new what flavor it was with out me telling them.

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NOT roobeer Review rating is 1 stars

1 Flavoring-Rootbeer

Reviewer: from Canada

I was so upset when I received this. It tastes and smells like when you lick an envelope closed. I can't smell any Rootbeer whatsover, so I poured more in than I usually do and still no Rootbeer :(

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