With a number of lip balms out there, each one boasting of their own lists of benefits, it can be hard to choose the right one. The primary purpose of a lip balm is to moisturize the lips and keep them soft and hydrated. The good news is that you can make your own wallet-friendly versions of these lip-balms yourself and that too within five minutes. So, without wasting any more time.
Try One Of These Deliciously Simple Diy Lip Balm Recipes Right Now:
1. Peppermint Lip Balm
There are so many things you will love about this lip balm. It offers amazing cooling sensation and calming effect.
Peppermint essential oil (8 drops)
1 Tbsp beeswax pellets
2 Tbsp almond oil
Take a glass jar. Put a tablespoon of beeswax and two tablespoons of carrier oil in the glass jar. Now close its lid. Put some water in a pot and keep it on medium-high flame. Now place the jar in the heated water until the wax gets completely melted. After the wax has melted remove the jar from the pot and mix the contents inside by stirring well. Use a glass dropper to add not more than 7-8 drops of essential oil to this mixture. To add a tint to the lip balm, add some lipstick shavings of the color of your choice and stir. Now without wasting any time, pour the mixture into desired containers and let it stand for a few hours until it is a bit hard.
2. Rose Lip Balm
The best thing about this nourishing DIY lip balm recipe is that it will blur the dry lines on your lips and give it an ultimate moisturized look.
Coconut Oil (1/8 cup)
Beeswax (1/4 cup)
Shea Butter (1/8 cup)
Coconut or Vanilla extract (1 tsp)
Rose petals (1/4 cup)
Sweet almond oil (1 tsp)
These ingredients will easily make you 5-6 small containers of rose lip balm. Take all the ingredients in a saucepan and heat them on low flame until the beeswax has melted. Now put the melted stuff in sanitized containers of your choice. After it has cooled, the lip balm is ready to use.
3. Manuka Honey Lip Balm
The manuka honey used in this DIY lip balm recipe will leave your lips lusciously soft and supple. Go ahead and try it out.
5 ml hemp oil
10 g cocoa butter
1g carnauba wax
20 ml almond oil
5g Shea butter
7-9 drops of citrus essential oil
10 ml Manuka honey.
You will also need a metal spoon, double boiler, milk frother and containers to keep your lip balm.
Melt the cocoa butter, beeswax, carnauba wax, shea butter and almond oil in double boiler. Add honey and hemp oil in the melted liquid and stir properly. Now remove from heat and add essential oil. Manuka honey will dissolve completely and therefore you will need to make use of milk frother to mix it completely. Pour the mixture in suitable containers. Do not touch it for sometime and allow it to set.
4. Green Tea & Orange Lip Balm
Your lips are going to love this nutritious and moisture locking lip balm.
1 Tbsp cocoa butter
2 Tbsp extra virgin organic coconut oil
3 drops sweet orange oil
1 Tbsp dried organic green tea
1 vitamin E capsule
Combine dried green tea and coconut oil in a small saucepan. Let it steep on low heat for 1 hour. Strain into another sauce pan and heat again on low flame. Add cocoa butter and stir until melted. Remove the saucepan from heat and add contents of vitamin E capsule and sweet orange oil. Transfer in desired containers and allow it to set.
5. Sunscreen Lip Balm
Your sunscreen lip balm can be the only missing link in your sun protection stash when you go out in summers. Go ahead and try this all natural sunscreen lip balm.
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp wheat germ oil
1 Tbsp jojoba oil
2 Tbsp grated beeswax
1½ Tbsp carnauba wax
½ Tbsp raspberry seed oil
10 – 12 drops vanilla essential oil
5 drops carrot seed essential oil
8 drops sweet orange essential oil
Use a double boiler to melt all the ingredients together except the essential oils. After all the ingredients have melted, remove the boiler from heat and add essential oils and stir. After it has cooled down a bit but is still pourable, transfer the content to the desired containers. After the lip balm has cooled properly and set in the container, it is ready to use. Go ahead and flaunt your luscious lips in the sun.