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Doing a show this summer (fingers crossed) and I'm thinking and planning ahead. I am looking for some suggestions/experiences on how to name lip balms in a way that makes sense to the consumer. I plan to have 4 categories:

Flavored with flavor oils
Flavored with EOs
Flavored with the natural scents of the oils (beeswax, cocoa butter, virgin coconut)
Neutral - using deodorized cocoa butter, white beeswax, etc.

So my tentative plan:
Flavored lip balms named the flavor they are (example: Mint Chocolate)
EO lip balms labeled "Natural Lavender", "Natural Mint" and have a little "with Lavender Essential Oil" underneath the name.
Where I am stumped is on the ones relying on the scents of the oils and the "scentless" ones.
 

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You could put Unscented, Or just label it Plain "Lip Balm" with the word Unscented below it
 

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That is a tough one. Most people don't realize the oils/butters have a scent of their own so calling them unscented might be confusing. Maybe list it as "no added scent"?
 

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I thought about "Natural Cocoa Butter Scent" but that is rather long for a name. And I don't want to call the unscented ones unscented b/c it's not exactly try - to my nose, even deodorized cocoa butter has a scent. So I feel calling it "unscented" is not correct? And "deodorized" isn't appealing.
 

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Some essential oils are obtained by chemical/solvent extraction so can they all be called "natural"?

I would have thought "naturally scented" applied more to the unscented cocoa butter etc. I like the idea of that anyway.
 
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I like Naked! Maybe "Naked - Cocoa Butter " and "Naked - Coconut Oil".

I'm trying to get a lipbalm recipe I like that has a natural coconut scent from virgin coconut oil. So far the best one is 15% beeswax, 15% cocoa butter and 70% coconut. Texture wise I don't like it as much as I like my regular recipe. It's more greasy and less creamy. But it does have a faint scent of coconut. This one is with regular cocoa butter, so it's coconut chocolate. I'm going to try the same recipe with deodorized cocoa butter. It's a bit too firm for winter, but I think it will be fine for summer.
 

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That would probably work well.
 

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I'm with Shunt! If i don't add color/flavor/scent to soap or B&B... it's naked!

Every time I write that word, I think back to when my oldest daughter was a toddler and paddling around in a towel after a bath. We had company over, and I was unsuccessfully trying to herd her back into her room for pajamas. She saw them and stopped in mid-toddler gallop. Then she dramatically whipped off the towel and screamed "I'M NAKED" before running off into her room. Her personality hasn't changed a bit even though she is 22 now. Thankfully, I don't think she runs about flashing people. At least, I hope not. :think:
 

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