As the makers of the original butt mask, it should be no surprise that we here at BAWDY believe beauty and self-care are not only necessary but fun! And what’s more fun than a balm made for your nips instead of your lips? We can’t think of much. Our innovative Nipple + Areola Stick is the newest addition to our arsenal of clean beauty offerings made to help you feel yourself, touch yourself, and love yourself. But while it is fun to use, it also provides necessary relief to those looking to treat or prevent dry, chaffed, sore, or fissured areolae as a result of anything from jogging to breastfeeding.
What Makes Our Nipple + Areola Stick So Good?
Our Nipple + Areola Stick has been formulated with a propriety blend of three powerful ingredients that naturally moisturize, soothe, and nourish the delicate skin of the nipple-areola complex. It's a small space, but it's mighty. Marula oil, chamomile, and honey are combined in a lightweight balm that heals as it protects while remaining non-toxic and gentle. But it’s not just athletes, breastfeeding moms, and those dealing with irritating skin conditions who will delight in this nip stick - it’s also an enjoyable and safe foreplay tool. Yep!
OK, but What do They Do?
Hailing from southern Africa, the marula tree has been considered a sacred agent of fertility and a happy marriage. While we can’t confirm whether this oil rich in antioxidants, protein, amino acids, and essential fatty acids will help with those aspects, we can say that it packs a moisturizing punch while remaining light and non-greasy. Easily absorbed, marula oil smooths fine lines and wrinkles, hydrates, and nourishes the skin.
But it doesn’t stop there. Marula oil also touts antimicrobial properties, which can help fight bacteria, making it the perfect all-natural solution for breastfeeding moms and those with acne. Additionally, it has a beautiful bright floral scent with a warm, nutty undertone. Mmm!
When most of us think of chamomile, we think of the bedtime benefits associated with its calming properties. And just as this time-honored herb helps to lull our body, it similarly soothes our skin with its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant abilities. Redness, swelling, and irritating conditions like dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea are quelled when it’s applied to the skin. Additionally, micronutrients found in chamomile promote healing and speed up cell regeneration.
Imagine marula oil and chamomile combined all of their beautiful qualities to form a nourishing nectar that Gods would appreciate. Sounds great, right? Well, you don’t have to imagine it because that nectar exists and it’s honey.
When it comes to skin and honey’s overwhelming amount of beneficial properties, it might be easier to list the things it doesn’t do. But, for challenges associated with nipples like chaffing, redness, fissures, and inflammation, honey addresses them all. In addition to being a natural exfoliator, honey reduces inflammation, excels healing, and naturally balances bacteria. *Chef’s kiss*
The Bottom Line
Free the nipple! Free it from irritations and feel free to play by adding our Nipple + Areola Stick to your skin care - and bedroom - routine. Areolar health is so important. Our mammaries house the milk ducts we use for lactation, our antibacterial Montgomery glands, and the breast tissue that makes us look so darn good in lingerie. We can use our pigmented or orange peel-textured nipples to alert us to signs of breast cancer or menstrual cycle irregularities alerting us that it's time to seek medical advice. The nipple of the breast is more than just an area of skin, and it's about time we treat our areole with the same care we treat the rest of our skin.
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