How to Make Lip Balm

by Danika LoCicero

Supplies

  • 4 Tablespoons Beeswax
  • 1 Ounce Shea butter
  • 4 Tablespoons Coconut oil
  • ¾ Teaspoons Essential oil
  • Mix-n-store paint pots
  • Wooden skewer
  • Square of aluminium foil
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Gather ingredients.... Measurements in the supplies list :)

    Step 2

    This is what I found at a craft store down the painting aisle..

    Step 3

    First, grate beeswax.....

    Step 4

    Until you get enough for 4 tbs....

    Step 5

    Add in a small/medium bowl....

    Step 6

    Add Shea butter.... The packet I bought was already a measured ounce. :)

    Step 7

    Step 8

    Add coconut oil.....

    Step 9

    Micorwave for 30 seconds......

    Step 10

    Stir and repeat until fully melted....

    Step 11

    Like this!

    Step 12

    Transfer a little bit of the mixture to your square of aluminum foil....

    Step 13

    Step 14

    Wait until it looks like....

    Step 15

    This!! Now test it on your lips....if you'd like it thicker, add some more grated beeswax and put it back in the microwave for 30 seconds.

    Step 16

    Now add your essential oil.... Mine is spearmint! :)

    Step 17

    Mix......

    Step 18

    Use a medicine dropper, funnel, etc, to put the mixture in to the paint pots..... Whatever works for you!

    Step 19

    The batch makes about 6.

    Step 20

    Enjoy!