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Lip Balm Recipes ~ Lip Balms For Beautiful Lips

applying lip balmAs the seasons change from cold and blustery to hot and sticky, harsh elements are always working to dehydrate your body, skin and lips. Making you own homemade products using our simple hydrating lip balm recipes will save you money while protecting your lips from becoming chapped and dry.

Making your own homemade lip balm is much easier than you may think; look at some of the great recipes we offer and you will find just the right recipe for your lip balms.

While you are at it, you should look over the homemade recipes for lip-gloss and lipsticks. We have done our best to include some great ideas for simple hydrating recipes for your lips.

The ingredients included in these recipes are healthy, simple everyday items that you can pick up at your local pharmacy or department store.

They may include such ingredients as beeswax, which has a wholesome and healing effect on your lips, petroleum jelly, olive oils, vitamin C and various essential oils such as sweet orange and peppermint.

You can mix up these great recipes for your own personal use for sensually beautiful lips and you can make some up for your family and friends as awesome gift ideas, for birthdays, holidays or just as a fun thing to share with them.

You can package them up nicely and include them in various gift baskets. Imagine the delight of all those who use the homemade lip balms you made for them personally! Every woman is thrilled with great beauty products, especially when they are homemade.

 

Homemade Lip Balm Recipes

 

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Basic Lip Balm Recipe
Ingredients
1/2 to 1 teaspoon essential oil
1 teaspoon glycerine or honey
1/4 ounce of beeswax
1/4 cup nut oil or vegetable

Heat beeswax and oil in a double boiler (or microwave) until the beeswax is melted
Remove from heat source and whip mixture with an electric beater until creamy in texture
Add the glycerine or honey and about 4-5 drops of essential oil and whip again
Add more essential oil now if you want a stronger flavor
Store in small glass jars or pretty tins.


Lip Balm Tips

When should you throw away homemade lip balm?
If your lip balm changes color, texture, or odor it is time to toss it.

It is best not to use food coloring in your lip gloss as it contains alcohol which has a drying effect on skin. Also avoid food extracts for the same reason.

Aloa Vera Lip Balms

1/2 Vitamin E capsule
1/2 teaspoon Aloa Vera Gel
3 ounces beeswax
4 ounces extra virgin olive oil

Mix the beeswax and oil in microwave or on top of double boiler
Add the rest of the ingredients and package into small containers

Basic Lip Balm Recipe
Ingredients:
1 capsule of Vitamin E
1 ounce beeswax
4 ounces Almond Oil Flavoring or Essential Oil

Combine almond oil and beeswax
Warm slowly just until the beeswax is melted
Remove from heat
Pierce Vitamin E capsule with pin and squeeze into the mixture
Add ½ teaspoon of flavoring or up to 5 drops of essential oil and mix well
Pour into small jars or containers with lids

Note
Another carrier oil can be substituted for the Almond oil, but do not use mineral oil

Beeswax Lip Balm
This recipe makes about ¼ cup
Ingredients:
1 tablespoon coconut oil
2 tablespoons beeswax

Melt ingredients over a double boiler stirring constantly
Pour into a container while hot as mixture will harden as it cools down

Bits And Pieces Lip Balms
A great way to use up leftover makeup or bits and pieces

Eye shadow Lip Balm
Take any eye shadow break it up into small pieces and mix it with Vaseline or beeswax
If you want a glossy shine use glitter or iridescent or eyes shadow
White, grey, or silver colors work the best for shine

Leftover Lipstick Lip Balm
Place about a spoon full of Vaseline in a cup
Add a little honey
Mix together well or use a small whisk
Add lipstick color shavings for color
To set fast, take a trick from Jello, after placing in container submerse the container in a cup of ice water or put it in
Your freezer until set and solid

Leftover Candle Wax Lip Balm
Ingredients:
1 vitamin E capsule
½ teaspoon melted candle wax.
½ teaspoon of Shea Butter or you can also add Cocoa Butter
½ teaspoon of Honey and any flavor of oil to taste
2 teaspoons of Olive Oil

Melt all ingredients together and place in cup and melt using a water bath
Water Bath fill sink with enough very hot water to come up to the rim of your cup and then place cup in
When melted place into a container and cover

Lip Balm Recipes

Castor Oil Lip Balm
Ingredients:
1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa butter
1 1/2 tablespoons beeswax
3 ounces castor oil

Melt cocoa butter and beeswax together in microwave or stove top
Add oil and stir well
Pour into containers and cover

Chocolate Lip Balm Recipes

 

Chocolate Kiss Lip Balm

Ingredients

1/8 teaspoon Vitamin E oil (Pick with pin to open)
1/4 teaspoon grated chocolate or 3-4 small chocolate chips
1/2 teaspoon coconut oil
1 1/2 teaspoons grated cocoa powder

Mix the beeswax and oil in microwave or on top of double boiler
Add the rest of the ingredients and package into small containers

Honey Cocoa Lip Balm
Ingredients:
3 drops essential oil
1 Vitamin E capsule
½ teaspoon beeswax
½ teaspoon cocoa butter
½ teaspoon honey
2 teaspoons olive oil

Measure the oil, beeswax and cocoa butter into a glass or enamel pan
Melt carefully over low heat
Stir constantly just until the wax is melted
Remove from heat
Stir in honey and essential oil
Pricks open the Vitamin E capsule and squeeze the contents into the mixture
Stir until well blended
Pour the mixture into containers and cover

 

Cocoa Cream Lip Balm

Ingredients
1/2 capsule Vitamin E
1/2 teaspoon cocoa
3 ounces beeswax
4 ounces extra virgin olive oil

Mix the beeswax and oil in microwave or on top of double boiler
Add the rest of the ingredients and package into small containers

Lip Balm Recipes

Hemp Oil Lip Balm
Ingredients:
1 tablespoon hemp seed oil
1 tablespoon castor oil
1 tablespoon sunflower oil
1 tablespoon beeswax
1 tablespoon honey
3 tablespoons coconut oil
Essential Oil to taste

Melt wax and coconut oil together
Add honey and heat just a little on low setting stirring constantly
Add sunflower oil and caster oil
As mixture begins to thicken add hempseed oil and your choice of essential oil
Stir constantly until mixture thickens
Place in containers and cover

Honey Lip Balm Recipes

Honey Beeswax Lip Balm

Ingredients
1/2 Vitamin E capsule (prick with pin to open)
1 ounce honey
3 ounces beeswax
4 ounces extra virgin olive oil

Mix the beeswax and oil in microwave or on top of double boiler
Add the rest of the ingredients and package into small containers

 

Honey Lip Balm

Ingredients
Flavored oil of your choice
1 Vitamin E capsule
1/2 teaspoon honey
1/2 teaspoon cocoa butter
3/4 teaspoon grated beeswax
2 tablespoons olive oil

Combine oil, honey, wax and butter in a small saucepan and melt over low heat
Remove from heat and allow cooling for a few minutes
Add flavoring and contents of vitamin E capsule and stir well
Pour into your containers and cover

 

Honey Bee Balm
Ingredients:
1 to 4 drops of Essential Oil
1 Vitamin E Capsule (as a preservative)
2 teaspoons honey
½ ounce Beeswax or Beeswax pellets
3 ounces Almond Oil

Mix the almond oil and beeswax together in a microwave-safe bowl
Microwave for a couple of minutes or until the mixture is completely melted
If you do not have a microwave use a double boiler on your stove top or heat in a pan of water on a stovetop
Stir the mixture often until the wax is melted
Remove from heat and stir in the honey and essential oil
Prick the vitamin E capsule with pin and squeeze the contents into the mixture
Stir again and set aside and let cool completely
When cooled place in small containers with lids.

Lip Balm Recipes

Nude Lip Balm
Ingredients:
1/4 teaspoon Aloe Vera lotion
1/4 teaspoon of your liquid foundation makeup
1 tablespoon Vaseline

Mix all ingredients together well in a small bowl using cotton swab
You can omit the Aloe Vera lotion but it does add a soothing property

Nut Oil Lip Balm
Caution Nut Allergies

Ingredients:
Spearmint and/or peppermint flavoring oil
1 ½ parts cocoa butter
1 ½ parts grated beeswax
3 parts edible vegetable oil of your choice

Note:
Choose from almond, apricot kernel, avocado, extra virgin olive, hemp seed, jojoba, kukui nut,
macadamia nut or castor oil.

Melt cocoa butter and beeswax slowly and carefully in a microwave, or over a double
boiler on the stove until melted
Add the oil and stir well
Add spearmint or peppermint flavoring oils/or both a few drops at a time to taste
Cool slightly before pouring into containers

To test the consistency of mixture place a drop or two on a spoon and place in refrigerator and let cool for a few minutes
Test on your lips, for a harder lip balm add more beeswax, for a softer lip balk add more oil

Olive Oil Lip Balm
This lip balm will give you silky smooth lips
Ingredients:
 1 Vitamin E Capsule
Few drops your choice flavored oil
½ teaspoon Grated Beeswax or Beeswax Pellets
½ teaspoon Shea Butter or Cocoa Butter
½ teaspoon Honey
2 teaspoons Olive Oil

Mix all ingredients together except the flavored oil  in a microwave-safe bowl or stovetop
Heat for a couple of minutes or until the mixture is completely melted
Stir well and add the flavored oil
Let sit for 5 minutes or until mixture is cooled
Stir again and set aside to cool completely
Place into a small plastic container or tin and cover

Peppermint Lip Balm

Ingredients:
10 to 14 drops of peppermint Essential Oil
1 teaspoon beeswax
2 tablespoons petroleum jelly

In small pot melt the petroleum jelly
Add beeswax  and when melted remove from heat
Add peppermint Essential Oil
Pour into a lip pots or small containers and let cool

Therapeutic Lip Balms

Cold Sore Lip Balm
Ingredients:
2 Drops Tea Tree Essential Oil
3 Drops Lime Essential Oil
6 Drops Lavender Essential Oil
1/2 ounce shaved Beeswax or Beeswax Pellets
1/4 ounce Aloe Vera Gel
1 ounce Emu Oil
1 ounce Almond Oil
1 ounce Avocado Oil

Mix together the emu, almond, and avocado oils with the beeswax in a microwave-safe bowl
Microwave 1 to 2 minutes or until the mixture is completely melted checking and stirring often
Add aloe vera gel
Remove from the heat and stir in essential oils
Stir again and set aside to cool completely
When cool transfer into small portable plastic containers

 

Sores And Dry Cracked Lips  Balm
Ingredients:
1 teaspoon tea tree oil
2 teaspoons pure honey
½ ounce beeswax
3 ounces almond oil

Melt all the ingredients together over low heat until melted
Remove from heat and stir while mixture cools
Pour into container and cover

Lip Balm Recipes

Vanilla Lip Balm
Ingredients:
½ teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 tsp coconut oil
1 tablespoon Petroleum Jelly
1 tablespoon Aloe Vera Gel

Mix all ingredients and melt in microwave or double boiler
Cool and package

Vaseline Lip Balm
Ingredients
Flavoring of you choice
1 part beeswax
3 parts Vaseline

Melt and blend ingredients with a spoon until smooth
Place into a container and refrigerate until mixture is solid

 

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