Olive Oil, Beeswax, Lemongrass, Calendula Oil, Benzoin Tincture
"I fell in love with Ruby's on so many levels," said Chris. "As an athlete, I loved that it was all natural, smelled great and, above all else, worked amazingly. I have used the product for over 8 years now, not only as an athlete but also as a diaper rash cream for all our children."
When applied to the skin, beeswax forms a protective barrier that helps protect it from environmental assaults, while also holding in moisture and reducing dryness. This is one of the reasons we use beeswax in our balms.
Calendula oil is a great moisturizer for dry skin and for severely chapped or split skin. The compounds that make up lemongrass essential oil are known to have anti-fungal, insecticidal, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory properties. Olive oil is full of antioxidants with an excellent fatty acid composition that nourishes, protects and softens the toughest skin. Vitamin E gives the balm an additional boost of antioxidants to heal scars and burns and relieve chafing...
Compound Benzoin Tincture is often applied to skin under adhesive bandage. It protects the skin from allergy to the adhesive and makes the bandage adhere longer. It is also used by athletes for its reputation of toughening skin. Orthopedists often apply it under a cast, because it protects the skin and diminishes itching.