Vanilla is widely known for it’s flavor, but it also has some amazing skincare benefits.  It contains antioxidants, which help to protect against environmental stresses, anti-bacterial properties, which assist in wound healing, and anti-inflammatory properties, which help to calm irritated skin.  Vanilla is a nice addition to our Butter Stick Balm as its great to soothe dry skin.  It also provides a subtle hint of flavor to the Balm.