Homemade All Natural Lip Balm
Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
1 1/2 oz beeswax
2 1/2 oz shea butter or cocoa butter (or any combination of the two)
2 oz coconut oil, sweet almond oil or grapeseed oil (or any combination)
1-2 tsp. of essential oil - not essence oil (like using lemongrass, grapefruit, and tangerine)
optional 1 vitamin E capsule (a natural preservative)
Melt the beeswax in a pot on the stove at a low heat setting.
Once the wax is at a liquid state, add butters, let melt.
Add grapeseed, sweet almond, and/or coconut oil and stir.
Remove from heat and add the essential oil, stir.
Pour into small containers (little lip balm pots, or even a small jar).
Let cool and harden.