What we DON’T put in our products, sets us apart.
Why Wise Owl is a VOC free Paint:
VOC stands for Volatile Organic compound. Sounds scary right? Well, it can be some pretty bad stuff. The downside of VOCs is that long term exposure to them can cause health problems like kidney and liver damage, respiratory distress and disease, cancer, memory loss, can trigger astma attacks and more. Oil based paints are really the worst culprits when it comes to harboring these dangerous compounds but some water based paints have a high number of VOCs as well.
Wise Owl Chalk Synthesis Paint is a VOC free paint, so you won’t be bothered by smell, headaches, or have to risk your health while using our products. We want you to love what you create, and not have to compromise your heath or the environment to do so!
Our waxes are all free of chemicals and solvents. They are made with natural beeswax, natural candelilla wax (made from the Euphorbia cerifera plant), 100% hemp seed and coconut oils, activated charcoal, and natural mica pigments. We even have new waxes that feature essential oils!
Some companies offer furniture waxes that contain chemicals that are hazardous to YOUR health. Prolonged exposure to these solvent based ingredients waxes may cause adverse effects to the liver and urinary systems. Reports have associated repeated and prolonged overexposure to solvents with permanent brain and nervous system damage.
These are just a few of the known dangerous compounds found in some furniture paints and waxes. The truth is, these additives are generally used because they provide a cost savings to the manufacturer. Using more natural ingredients can be costly but you do not need to sacrifice health to ensure great results. Our waxes are strong, natural, and effective without putting you or your family at risk. Our commitment to providing non-toxic premium products will not be compromised to save on manufacturing costs!
Hemp oil or hemp seed oil is an 100% natural oil produced from extracting oil from seeds of the hemp plant, a renewable resource. Using Hemp seed oil supports sustainable farming methods. In its natural form, it is medium amber to dark greenish brown depending on the region from which it was harvested. When unrefined, it retains more of its super powers including but not limited to; antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties, wood and leather refresher and conditioning agent, Wise Owl Chalk Synthesis Paint sealant, and more. Wise Owl hemp oil is different from many hemp oils because it is cold pressed (retaining the most antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties) unrefined, and it is also second pressed (preventing it from spoiling like first pressed and refined food grade hemp seed oils. This safe and natural alternative to sealants is so safe, you can use on cutting boards and to soften skin! You can read all out our Hemp seed oil and its benefits here.If you use Wise Owl Chalk Synthesis Paint, you already know that the absence of the above toxic chemicals does not diminish the quality of our products, it only helps by setting us apart from some less mindful folks in the industry. We hope to inspire you to choose products that provide great results without risking your health.
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