Make Your Own Lip Balm

Melting down all of the ingredients in a ‘double boiler’ of sorts. A bowl over a pot of boiling water.

It took awhile for the beeswax to melt down. The Beeswax Pellets would probably be easier to melt down.

I used a dropper (found here) to fill the tubes individually.

Arial view of finished tubes. (find tubes here)

Arial view of little tubs (found here)….think Carmex….only this was a FAIL. Carmex is soft. This balm gets soft from the warmth of your lips. You can’t get to your lips with the little tub so I have to pop these out and melt them down again.



DIY Lip Balm
Yields 13
DIY Essential Oil Lip Balm
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  1. 1 oz Beeswax
  2. 2T. Coconut Oil
  3. 1T. Shea Butter
  4. 1T. Cocoa Butter
  5. 20 Drops Peppermint Essential Oil
  6. 10 drops Lavender Essential Oil
  1. In a double boiler melt everything, except essential oils, together until well blended.
  2. Remove from heat
  3. Add essential oils
  4. Stir
  5. Pour into lip balm tubes
  6. Place the tubes in the refrigerator after capping
  1. I used 8-10 drops of peppermint and it was super mild.....If you want it a little zingy add more.
  2. You could also use Wild Orange Essential Oil

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