How to make Homemade Lip Balm

In this post, we bring 6 simple DIY lip balm recipes that are easy to make and customize for your beautiful lips. These lip balms are made with available kitchen ingredients. So let’s know how to make Homemade Lip Balm.

 

Reasons to Make Homemade Lip Balm

The severe sun and hot waves cause great damage to our skin in summer. Not only our skin but lips also tend to dry up forming a dry crust on the lips. Even in winter, they dry up frequently. Our lips become chapped due to dehydration and climate change. Therefore, use a lip balm daily to keep them healed and soft. Most people use a lip balm to keep their lips soft. Not only girls but boys also use a lip balm. This is one thing that is a must-have to keep your lips moisturized. There are so many lip balms available in the market.

Lip balms come in different properties, flavors, colors, wax-based, Sun Protecting Factor, petroleum jelly based, sticks, lip gloss, tubes, balms, etc. Also, the handmade lip balms market is gradually growing these days because of the presence of the harmful chemicals used in their making, which are harmful to your lips. In short, the harmful ingredients (like Petrolatum, Butylated hydroxyanisole, and preservatives ) in them can be toxic if ingested. Therefore, you can make a DIY lip balm for yourself or gift it to your family or friends.

 

 

6. DIY LIP Balm Recipes 

Homemade lip balms are natural and made with inexpensive kitchen ingredients. Non-toxic and safe ingredients like Beeswax, essential oils, lemon, peppermint, beetroot, coffee, chocolate, orange, shea butter, cocoa butter, etc. are mainly used in homemade lip balms. Applying these homemade lip balm will not only make your lips soft but also keep them lustrous and pink. So let’s know how to make lip balm at home.

 

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1. Lemon lip balm

 

You will need

  • 30ml extra virgin Coconut oil
  • 30 gram Shea Butter
  • 2 tablespoon unrefined Beeswax pellets
  • 1/2 tablespoon Sweet Almond oil
  • 1 teaspoon Lime Essential oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • Lip Balm containers
  • Stainless steel kitchen funnel
  • Digital kitchen weighing scale

 

Instructions

  • Weigh all the ingredients with the digital kitchen weighing scale.
  • In a double boiler (use two pots, one bigger than the other), add extra virgin coconut oil, shea butter, unrefined beeswax pellets, lemon peel, and sweet almond oil.
  • Melt all ingredients on low flame until a fluid consistency is obtained.
  • Turn off the flame then take it off the burner and add Lime Essential oil and Sweet Almond oil.
  • Mix it all together.
  • With the help of a kitchen-funnel pour the mixture to lip balm containers while warm.
  • Let it dry properly before you close its lid.
  • Your homemade Lemon lip balm is ready.

 

Benefits

  • The detoxifier, antiseptic, healing, and antifungal properties of Lemon and Lime essential oil softens your lips, and heal dry, dark lips and chapped lips.
  • The extra virgin Coconut oil keeps your lips moistured.
  • Shea Butter acts as a mild SPF factor against harmful UV rays.
  • Sweet almond oil removes dead skin cells off your lips and prevents chapped lips.
  • This lemon lip balm will keep your lips rejuvenated, healthy, and moisturized.

 

2. Orange Lip Balm

 

You will need

  • 3-4 drops of orange essential oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon unrefined Beeswax pellets
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon cocoa butter
  • 1 vitamin E capsule
  • Stainless steel kitchen funnel
  • Lip Balm containers

 

Instructions

  • In a similar manner, melt unrefined Beeswax pellets, and cocoa butter in a double boiler.
  • Once you get fluid consistency, turn off the flame and add honey, orange essential oil, olive oil, and vitamin E capsule and mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into lip balm tubes or jars.
  • Let it dry before closing the lid.
  • DIY Orange Lip Balm is ready.

 

Benefits

  • The orange essential oil has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory required to heal your chapped lips.
  • Honey and Olive oil helps to eliminate dead cells from the lip and keeps them soft and hydrated.
  • The cocoa butter has excellent emollient properties that help retain moisture in your lips.
  • Vitamin E boosts blood circulations which help in the formation of new skin cells.

 

3. Beetroot Lip Balm

 

You will need

  • One small size fresh beetroot
  • 3 tablespoon Coconut oil
  • Stainless steel kitchen funnel
  • Lip Balm containers

 

Instructions

  • Rinse the beetroot with water peel off the skin and chop it into small pieces.
  • Crush all beetroot pieces in a grinder. Strain the mixture of the grinder and add coconut oil to it.
  • Mix the mixture properly and pour it to the lip balm tube or jar.
  • Place it in the refrigerator for 3 hours to thicken it.
  • DIY Beetroot Lip Balm is ready.
  • This is the most convenient and hassle-free lip balm made with only two ingredients.

 

Benefits

  • Beetroot gives your lips natural pink color. Besides, Beetroot contains natural pigmenting agents like betanin and violaxanthin that contain antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that repair discoloration in your lips, lightens your lips, and also guards them against sun damage.
  • Further, the coconut oil will keep your lips moisturized.

How to make Homemade Lip Balm

 

4. Chocolate Lip Balm

 

You will need

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon unrefined cocoa butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon raw cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon raw beeswax pellets
  • 3 drops vitamin E oil
  • Stainless steel kitchen funnel
  • Lip Balm containers

 

Instructions

  • In a double boiler, melt raw beeswax pellets, extra virgin coconut oil, and unrefined cocoa butter.
  • Once the mixture is lumps free turn off the flame and add vitamin E and mix well.
  • Pour the mixture to the lip balm container and let it cool before closing its lids.
  • Chocolate Lip Balm is ready.

 

Benefits

  • Raw cacao contains flavonols, antioxidants, and polyphenols that provide nourishment to your lips.
  • Cocoa butter slows down the signs of aging and retaining moisture in the lips.
  • Coconut oil heals chapped lips with its moisturizing properties.
  • Vitamin E boosts blood flow to assist in the development of new skin cells.

 

5. Peppermint Lip Balm

 

You will need

  • 1/2 teaspoon of peppermint essential oil
  • 30 gram of raw beeswax pellets
  • 3 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil
  • Stainless steel kitchen funnel
  • Lip Balm containers
  • Digital kitchen weighing scale

 

Instructions

  • Weigh all ingredients in a digital kitchen weighing scale.
  • Melt raw beeswax pellets and extra virgin coconut oil in a double boiler.
  • Once the mixture achieves fluid consistency turn off the flame and add peppermint essential oil to the mixture and mix it in.
  • Pour it into lip balm containers and allow it to dry.
  • Your DIY Peppermint Lip Balm is ready.

 

Benefits

  • Peppermint essential oil possesses soothing and refreshing properties to improve the appearance of lips and heal damaged lips.
  • This Peppermint Lip Balm will repair and moisturize your sensitive and cracked lips keeping them soft.

 

6. Coffee Lip Balm

 

You will need

  • 30ml Pure Coffee Essential Oil
  • 2 tablespoon shea butter
  • 2 tablespoons raw beeswax
  • Stainless steel kitchen funnel
  • Lip Balm containers
  • Digital kitchen weighing scale

 

Instructions

  • Measure the ingredients and melt shea butter and raw beeswax in a double boiler on low flame.
  • Once the mixture is free of lumps turn off the flame and add Coffee Essential Oil to it.
  • Mix thoroughly before pouring to the lip balm sticks. Allow it to dry before closing the lids.
  • Your DIY Coffee Lip Balm is ready.

 

Benefits

  • Since Coffee Essential Oil contains antioxidants that boost collagen and elastin, this lip balm will also help prevent lip lines or lip wrinkles.
  • Shea butter works as a gentle SPF factor that guards your lips against damaging ultraviolet sun rays and additionally obviate lip wrinkles.
  • This Coffee Lip Balm will soothe your chapped lips, soften your lips and keep them healthy.

 

Aren’t these DIY lip balm recipes effortless? Now that you know how to make lip balm at home you can not only make your own lip balm but also gift it or can also sell them. Furthermore, you can also customize them and experiment with your different flavors, colors, ingredients, and essential oils.

 

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1 Response

  1. Nana Esi says:

    This is so easy to follow. I may start ditching chemical filled lip balms.

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