DIY Lip Balm

diy lipbalm

Lip balm is always something that I carry around because I always have dry or chapped lips, no matter how many times I apply it. Usually I end up losing it eventually and then I have to go out and buy another one, and it can get costly. Instead, here is a way to make lip balm and the best part is that I can make more than one so even if I lose one, I still have more! Also, it’s a great gift for someone as well.

 

Materials:

  • 2 tablespoons of white beeswax pellets
  • 4 tablespoons of sunflower oil
  • Few drops of strawberry flavor oil
  • Lipstick shavings (color that you want)

 

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First you place the beeswax pellets and the sunflower oil in a microwavable bowl.

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Heat it on low to medium heat until the beeswax pellets have melted and stir it with a metal spoon.

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Use a pipette to put in the few drops of the strawberry oil.

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Gradually start adding the lipstick shavings. You can choose a color, but since it is strawberry flavored, a pink color would make the most sense.

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Stir the mixture with a metal spoon and continue to slowly add the shavings until you reach the shade you want.

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Using a clean pipette, transfer the lip balm to small pots or whatever container you’d like to put them in.

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Torie Jayne, where I got the inspiration from, also has a great way of packaging the lip gloss for gifts and other reasons.

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There are many ways to make lip balm, so if you’re looking for different flavors you can check out this list and see what you can find.

 

 

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