How to Make Your Own Lip Balm Infographic

Creating your own herbal products is a great way to save money and have complete control over the ingredients and satisfaction of your concoction. And as luck would have it, crafting your own lip balm is one of easiest and most economical products to make! Read on to learn how to make your own lip balm naturally and organically.

The following “how to make your own lip balm” recipes were gathered from mountainroseherbs.com:

Mandarin Nutmeg Lip Balm

IngredientsHow to Make Your Own Lip Balm image

  • 1 tablespoon Mango Butter
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon beeswax
  • 15 drops mandarin essential oil
  • 5 drops nutmeg essential oil
  • A few drops of vitamin E oil (optional)

Directions

  1. Chop the beeswax or use beeswax pastilles
  2. Place beeswax, butter, and oils in a small pot or glass measuring cup
  3. Gently heat in the top of a double boiler pot until the beeswax and butters have melted
  4. Once melted, remove from the stove-top
  5. Add essential oils and vitamin E oil
  6. Pour the mixture into the  lip balm containers (you can buy lip balm containers or use glass or plastic containers)
  7. Allow to cool
  8. Place caps onto the lip balm containers
  9. This recipe makes about 1.5 oz of lip balm

Peppermint Cocoa Lip Balm

IngredientsPeppermint Lip Balm

  • 1 tablespoon cocoa butter
  • 2 tablespoons sweet almond oil
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon beeswax
  • 12-15 drops peppermint essential oil
  • A few drops of vitamin E oil (optional)

Directions

  1. Chop the beeswax or use beeswax pastilles
  2. Place beeswax, butter, and oils in a small pot or glass measuring cup
  3. Gently heat in the top of a double boiler pot until the beeswax and butters have melted
  4. Once melted, remove from stove-top
  5. Add essential oils and vitamin E oil
  6. Pour the mixture into the lip balm containers
  7. Allow to cool
  8. Place caps on the lip balm containers
  9. This recipe makes about 1.5 oz of lip balm

The following “how to make your own lip balm” recipe is from naturallysavvy.com:

Herbal Chapped Lip Balm

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon shea or cocoa butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon jojoba oil
  • 2 tablespoons beeswax
  • 30 drops calendula extract
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey or aloe vera gel
  • 5 drops vitamin E oil (optional)
  • 4 drops geranium or chamomile essential oil (can be a mixture of both)

Directions

  1. Shred or grate the beeswax
  2. Place it in a double boiler pot with the butters, olive oil, jojoba oil, and calendula
  3. Gently heat until wax melts, stirring frequently
  4. Add honey or aloe vera gel and mix well
  5. Remove from the heat and add essential oils and vitamin E oil
  6. Mix well and pour into lip balm containers
  7. Allow to cool
  8. Place caps on the lip balm containers
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Sources:

“Craft Your Own Lip Balm” from Mountain Rose Herbs 

“Make Your Own Herbal Chapped Lip Balm” from naturallysavvy.com 

“Nutmeg With Grater ” courtesy of by Grant Cochrane, freedigitalphotos.net

“Peppermint” courtesy of paytai, freedigitalphotos.net

 

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