all natural lip balm

you'll be surprised how easy it is to make your own super moisturizing lip balm.

make a batch, keep some for yourself and give away the rest to your loved ones!

you will need

ingredients

  • 70 grams olive oil, or any other liquid oil such as avocado, grapeseed or sweet almond oil
  • 50 grams shea butter
  • 20 grams beeswax
  • 20 - 40 drops essential oil, we used lavender and peppermint essential oil in this recipe

 

equipment

  • scale
  • small pan
  • glass measuring cup
  • ½ oz tins with screw top lid
  • labels

instructions

fill a small pan halfway with water. place on stove on medium heat.

place measuring cup on scale, tare scale to zero, add all ingredients except essential oil(s). place measuring cup in the pan and let beeswax and shea butter slowly melt, stirring occasionally.

once shea butter and beeswax have melted, add essential oil(s), stir to mix, then pour carefully into the tins.

allow to set overnight.

after lip balm has set, screw the lids onto the tins, add a sticker or handwritten labels. 

now you have made your own natural lip balms!