You need the protection only a lip balm can provide. But you also want the color of a lipstick. Why compromise? this lipstick combines lip-quenching botanicals with natural ingredients to give you all the benefit’s of both! paraben-free! only natural beneficial ingredients like coconut oil which penetrates and moisturizes lips, shea butter which protects your lips, sesame seed oil to heal and soften, vitamin e as an anti-oxidant, and pure botanical extracts which act as a 100% natural preservative.