Why is it important to be Carbon Black-free? / What makes it clean?

Many black pigments in the beauty industry are derived from an ingredient called Carbon Black. Studies have shown that Carbon Black is a carcinogen and should be avoided whenever possible. Instead, we chose to get the black pigment from Charcoal which is a clean alternative.

Is there a sharpener?

Yes, the sleek component has a built-in sharpener on the end.

Will the pencil dry out if I leave it open?

Yes, it is always best to close the pencil after using it to ensure it is airtight.