DIY Lip Balm Recipe And Method

It's really quite simple to make a lip balm.  A DIY lip balm means you don't have to spend exorbitant amounts of money to keep your lips moisturised, protected and feeling soft and supple.  All you need is to have good quality ingredients locally sourced and, if possible, organic.  Here below, you'll get a recipe for DIY lip balm for you to use on a daily basis and as often as you need to.  There's nothing untoward in this recipe so it's really very safe

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Recipe for DIY Lip Balm

50g Coconut Oil

50g Shea butter

25g Beeswax


How To Make DIY Lip Balm

  • Weigh out all the ingredients and put in a small saucepan.  
  • Put over low heat until all is melted
  • Add a few drops of your favourite essential oil (not obligatory)
  • Pour into a container or various containers
  • Leave to harden before putting a lid on

The Benefits of Beeswax, Coconut Oil and Shea Butter on Lips

This lip balm has quite a bit of beeswax in it and this has huge benefits.  Beeswax. The beeswax will help protect your lips against the elements and the unfavourable weather conditions.  It's anti-microbial, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory.  And it will lengthen the shelf life of your new product

The coconut oil and the shea butter will keep your lips moisturised.  Coconut oil also heals and protects the lips.  Shea butter can keep the lips feeling soft and supple  and with its high content of fatty acids it can moisturise and nourish the lips.

The containers can be bought online too.  There are many websites that sell various sizes in tin, cardboard or glass.  Try and avoid plastic!!


These lip balms can make excellent presents for friends and family at Christmas or for their birthdays or simple thank you gesture so start by buying the ingredients and then get cracking on the making.  These ingredients can be bought in a health shop or local suppliers of oils, butters and cosmetics


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