Earthwise Beauty

Tigress Face Balm


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Light face balm for acne-prone skin

A bewitching, earthy-scented vegan balm that is soft, noncomedogenic, melts instantly on contact with the skin, and contains built-in acne controls. It is easy to apply just a thin layer due to the balm's fine and loose texture. Tigress is a healing, deeply penetrating balm that invigorates the skin tissue, heals acne breakouts, reduces acne and blackhead tendencies, balances excessive oil production, and firms skin in the long run. It protects from moisture loss and from the wind and cold, and is lightweight for a balm (but not as light as a face oil or a moisturizer). Key ingredients include Amazonian kokum and ucuuba butter and Guatemalan sapote and babassu oil. This face balm is rich in phytonutrients, and antimicrobial components are inherent in many of the ingredients, especially the usnea barbata lichen and ucuuba.

Skincare Benefits:

  • This face balm was specifically formulated for acne-prone and congestion-prone skina, and for rosacea.

  • The easy-to-spread lightweight formula protects from environmental factors and from moisture loss, heals, soothes, and firms.

  • The tree lichen usnea barbata is the key anti-acne ingredient, with broad-ranging antimicrobial benefits. It disinfects and speeds healing of acne breakouts and makes recurrences much less likely.

  • A cinnamon-brown ucuuba butter from the Amazon rainforest is healing to acne and other microbial skin issues like eczema and psoriasis. It renews collagen and promotes skin tissue regeneration.

  • Green coffee bean oil has a pH similar to our skin, and is abundant in phytochemicals. It is particularly beneficial for all mature skin concerns, but being so lightweight and noncomedogenic, it is also valuable in the care of acne-prone and oily skin.

  • Spikenard essential oil is renowned for helping with stubborn skin issues, particularly acne, psoriasis, eczema, and scalp problems. It is a powerful tissue regenerator, yet still very gentle.

Skin Type Recommendations: For acne-prone, congestion-prone, combination, oily, and hyperpigmentation-prone skin types. We recommend that customers with sensitive skin order a sample and test it over the course of several days. Oftentimes, the skin needs a day or a few to adjust to these new ingredients and then begins to tolerate the balm well.

Color and Texture:​ A sunny caramel color and a soft-balm texture that melts on skin contact.

Scent: Freshly picked green coffee beans (very different from the scent of coffee, with green and fresh elements), an ancient aromatic spikenard from Nepal, frankincense, pinyon pine, and an everlasting (helichrysum) extract that adds layers and layers of something elusive, reminiscent of highest-grade cured tobacco and curry.

Size: Full Size 30 ml / 1 fl oz or Trial Size 6 ml / 0.2 fl oz (Trial Size packaged in Earthwise Beauty miron glass branded packaging.)


Apply day and night all over the face or just on oily or acne-prone areas, or use as an acne spot treatment. Store away from excessive heat (above 80 degrees F) for maximum shelf life. Your balm may melt in transit, so open the jar carefully upon arrival. If it melts partially or completely, place it in the freezer for 15 to 20 minutes (just until it solidifies; don't leave it there for too long because then it tends to crack), then store at room temperature or in the refrigerator. Texture changes in 100% natural vegan products are natural under fluctuating temperatures, and do not in any way affect the product's performance or shelf life.


Cold-press unrefined Garcinia indica (kokum) kernel butter, cold-press unrefined Virola surinamensis (ucuuba) seed butter, cold-press unrefined whole-fruit Passiflora edulis (passionfruit) oil*, cold-press unrefined Attalea speciosa (babassu) kernel oil, cold-press unrefined Pouteria sapota (sapote) kernel oil, cold-press unrefined Calophyllum inophyllum (tamanu) nut kernel oil*, cold-press unrefined organic Rosa canina (whole-fruit rosehip) oil, cold-press unrefined Coffea (green coffee) bean oil*, tocopherol (vit. E from non-GMO sunflowers), supercritical CO2 select Curcuma longa (turmeric) rhizome extract*, Boswellia carterii (frankincense) oil, Nardostachys jatamansi (spikenard) oil(Nepal), Pinus edulis (pinyon pine) oil, Helichrysum italicum (Italian everlasting) absolute, Usnea (old man's beard) lichen CO2 extract (Helianthus annuus [sunflower] seed oil, polyglyceryl-6 caprylate [emulsifier], polyglyceryl-3 palmitate [emulsifier]and Usnea barbata lichen extract*).

*Certified organic / Responsibly wildcrafted 

From certified sustainably sourced palm oil. All absolutes are hexane free whenever available.