Health & Beauty

Get a Sea-Worthy Smile (Win! An eos x Sustainable Surf Eco-Conscious Surf Board!)

April 19, 2018

Question: when is a lip balm more than just a lip balm? Answer: when it puts the spotlight squarely on ocean conservation.

Committed to playing its part in helping to end the earth’s current plastic pollution problem (it’s a big one, people), one of our favourite beauty brands, eos, has created a truly special Marine Collection consisting of two luscious, lippy spheres that together celebrate the beauty of the sea and the power of marine botanicals. Available this spring in a limited-edtion twin pack ($11 at Walmart, London Drugs, Jean Coutu, Pharmaprix, Indigo Chapters and Lawtons), the collection includes a moisture-rich organic lip balm in a new brand-new (and, dare we say, absolutely delicious) flavour called watermint, plus a mermaid-inspired Shimmer lip balm that transforms from an iridescent lilac to your very own custom shade (read: perfectly gorgeous). Both balms boast marine botanicals like Irish moss and kelp extract—ingredients known in beauty for being an incredible source of nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants, with benefits like helping dry skin to rehydrate and retain moisture, leaving it soft and supple.

eos marine collection

But that’s not all. eos has teamed up with California-based non-profit organization Sustainable Surf that, through its Waste to Waves program, is on a mission to transform surf culture into a powerful force for protecting our ocean playground by reinventing waste as a resource instead of an issue and building ocean-friendly gear—such as surf boards—made of upcycled materials. A portion of proceeds from the limited-edition Marine Collection will be given back to Sustainable Surf, to further support their mission of ocean conservation.

eos marine collection

And here’s the best part: eos x Sustainable Surf used salvaged marine plastics and upcycled eos packaging to create a unique, eco-conscious surf board that you (yes, you!) have a chance to win right here on (entry details below) in order to generate awareness of ocean conservation. To ensure the surf board was beautiful and surfable, eos brought in renowned surf-board shaper Ashley Lloyd Thompson—a true pioneer in using sustainable materials. Read our exclusive interview with Ashley and find out about her craft (fact: less than one per cent of surf-board shapers are female), her passion for protecting the ocean and her personal (earth-friendly) beauty routine here.

So, forget about sea legs. We’re all about getting our sea lips (and helping to keep our oceans clean and beautiful) this season with eos! —Noa Nichol

Win! An eos x Sustainable Surf Eco-Conscious Surf Board!

eos surfboard

We have a winner! Congratulations ordan D. of Ucluelet, B.C., who has won an exclusive eos x Sustainable Surf eco-conscious surf board, designed by renowned surf-board shaper Ashley Lloyd Thompson and made of upcycled materials including eos Lip Balm spheres, as well as a basket of eos limited-edition Marine Collection two-pack lip balm spheres and other eos products!


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