All-Natural Homemade Lip Balm Recipe

all-natural homemade lip balm recipe

All-natural lip balm is one of the easiest homemade skin care products to make. It involves little more than measuring, melting, and pouring.

It’s always funny when I gift a tube of lip balm to a friend because they are often excited and impressed that I made it myself; I hate to tell them how easy it is!

If you want to impress your friends, or would just like to have soft, nourished lips using lip balm you can trust (no better way to know what’s in your products than making it yourself!), give this lip balm recipe a try.

Many commercial lip balms contain parabens, artificial colors, artificial sweeteners, and other toxic ingredients. Make your own and you can avoid them all!

Homemade Lip Balm Recipe

Makes approximately fifteen .15 ounce tubes. Tubes are available on Amazon. This set of 50 comes with stickers. (If you are just starting out, you might want to try a pack of 25 tubes). Also, find them at Mountain Rose Herbs.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Melt the cocoa butter and beeswax in the top of a double boiler.
  2. Once melted, whisk in the sweet almond and jojoba oil
  3. Remove from heat and stir in essential oils (if using) to distribute evenly
  4. Pour into lip balm tubes – you can do this by transferring mixture to a glass measuring cup with a spout (such as this one), or use a small pot with a spout on the edge (like this).
  5. To make the job easier, consider purchasing a lip balm pouring tray

Lip Balm Resources

Lip balm is super easy to make. Keep the right tools and ingredients on hand and you’ll be ready to make it anytime you want!


Tubes

Set of 50 tubes with stickers

Lip balm tray

Super helpful for keeping tubes upright.

Makes it easy and mess-free to make a bunch of lip balm at once.

Lip Balm labels – brown kraft paper

Here are some other brown kraft labels that are a little lighter in color

Lip Balm labels with tamper tab – safety seal

Ingredients:

Beeswax – Mountain Rose Herbs or Amazon

Cocoa butter – Mountain Rose Herbs or Amazon

Jojoba Oil – Mountain Rose Herbs or Amazon

Sweet Almond Oil – Mountain Rose Herbs or Amazon

Natural homemade lip balm

Stacy Karen

Stacy is a DIY obsessed, healthy living advocate. A preacher's wife and mom of three, she loves to encourage others to live a natural lifestyle.

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