CARGO INTRODUCES PLANTLOVE™:
I recently heard about CARGO PlantLove™ Botanical Lipstick and just had to try it out.
I wasn’t sure what to expect, but knew it had to be good at $20 a tube! Let me tell you… it is worth every penny!! I tried out three different shades: Lindsay, Maria, and Cece (all of which are celebrity designed shades, hence the color name) and I loved ALL of them!
The texture of the lipstick is so smooth and creamy, that it’s almost like a lip balm. I like wearing the Lindsay Lohan shade during the day, as it is the perfect shade of pink. The other two shades are darker and perfect for evening. I wish I could try all the shades in the entire collection, but one must be reasonable…
I highly recommend this lipstick to anyone who is looking to try a new type of lipstick or who is concerned about the enviroment. You can purchase it online through Sephora or Drugstore.com. Read more about the lipstick below…
What if a lipstick case could change the world? What if it could be the start of a new era of environmentally-friendly packaging?
CARGO Cosmetics introduces PlantLove™: the first ever biodegradable lipstick tube made entirely from corn. Hot off the heels of winning three Dupont Awards for packaging innovation and being named Brand Innovators of the Year, CARGO is launching it proudest innovation yet.
The PlantLove™ collection of twelve new lipsticks combines CARGO’s vision of designing for the future with playful execution and modern technology. PlantLove™ is a product you can feel good about on every level, including eco-friendly packaging and a botanical formula. In addition, a portion of proceeds goes to CARGO’s charity of choice, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, the world’s premier pediatric cancer research center, with which CARGO has had a relationship since 2005. PlantLove™ has even inspired Hollywood to go green with six celebrity designed lipsticks. So, let CARGO “Plant” one on you.
Each lipstick has been thoughtfully created from start to finish with the future of the environment in mind. The lipstick tube is made from PLA or Polylactic Acid, the first polymer made from corn, a renewable resource that is biodegradable (by composting.) Also, PLA production emits less greenhouse gases and thus helps in the fight against global warming (Man-made emissions of greenhouse gases are widely believed to be the most significant contributor to global climate change.)
Even the outer box is eco-friendly. The carton is made with biodegradable flower paper, infused with real flower seeds. Simply moisten the packaging and plant. In weeks, a beautiful arrangement of wild flowers will grow in your pot or garden.
EARTH FRIENDLY FORMULA
The lipstick itself is made from an infusion of Orchid Complex and Meadowfoam Seed Oil as well as Jojoba, Shea butter and Vitamin E, which boast the ability to moisturize lips, fight free radicals, and reduce the appearance of fine lines. While the feel maintains CARGO’s high standards of comfort, quality and silky application, the formula is also environmentally friendly, containing no mineral oils or petroleum. Smack your lips to a greener tomorrow.
Feel good packaging is only the beginning of this groundbreaking collection. CARGO is donating $2 from the sale of every shade to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. PlantLove™ is more than a cosmetic collection, it is a life ideology. CARGO creator Hana Zalzal believes, “The seeds we sow today affect future generations so we are investing in the earth and our children for the future of the planet.”
To help support this groundbreaking launch, six celebrities have donated their time and creativity to PlantLove™. For their efforts, these six shades will be named after the corresponding celebrity: Courteney Cox, Lindsay Lohan, Mariska Hargitay, Maria Menounos, Evangeline Lilly and Sarah Chalke. The process was individualized; each actress collaborated with CARGO to create their ideal lipstick shade, and then worked with CARGO to perfect the formula and finish.
NAMED AFTER CELEBRITIES
Cece by Courteney Cox: Berry (Sheer)
Lindsay by Lindsay Lohan: Sweet California Pink (Sheer)
Mariska by Mariska Hargitay: Nude Caramel (Sheer)
Maria by Maria Menounos: Vibrant Poppy (Sheer)
Evangeline by Evangeline Lilly: Tropical Coral (Sheer)
Sarah by Sarah Chalke: Petal Pink (Shimmering Sheer)
NAMED AFTER PLACES OF ECOLOGICAL BEAUTY
Nahinni: Honey Copper (Shimmering Semi Sheer)
Yakushima: Candy Apple Red (Sparkling Sheer)
Killarney: Soft Terracotta Pink (Shimmering Cream)
Majella: Natural Dusky Rose (Cream)
Yellowstone: Rich Iced Rose (Shimmering Cream)
Sagarmatha: Rosewood (Sheer Finish)
The CARGO PlantLove™ Collection is available through
Sephora and Drugstore.com
For additional information about CARGO and a complete list of retail locations, visit www.cargocosmetics.com.
For additional information about St. Jude, visit www.stjude.org.