Homemade Lip Balm Recipe

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 had to pop these out and melt them down again to put them in tubes.

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

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