So, what is the alternative? Actually, there are quite a few products available that are organic and use ingredients derived from nature such as plant oils and pigments from the Earth. Nothing is perfect. Some plant oils require refining and others are actually derived from poisonous plants, such as castor oil. But, natural products are biodegradable and return to the elements from which they were created, while the 'plastics' in petroleum products do not biodegrade and take many long years to break down at all, usually into smaller particles of the same molecules, not Earth elements.
The lip shine I made is natural, coloured with naturally occurring pigments, sweetened with steevia, which is herbal, and flavoured with organic flavours derived from plants certified organic. That is a whole lot better than eating petroleum and chemicals. The lip shine is glossy and the colours are flattering to most. What is there not to like?