Natural lip balms are the best way to preserve the health of the lips. Read below for various lip balm recipes.

Natural Lip Balm Recipe

In the entire face, lips are perhaps the second most important features that get noticed, second only to the eyes. If eyes describe beauty then the lips describe sensuality. Lips inspire delight, admiration, love, poetry and desire. They are also the gateway to the inner and outer world. They are the meeting point of love. Lips convey the willingness of union both physical and spiritual. Their importance to women can never be understated. Men, since the time of Adam have never differentiated their face from their head preferring to cover them both with hair. When men finally began to shave, the lips had already lost their vigor. Men’s lips are yet to reach the stage of graciousness of their fairer counterpart. That is why women’s lips are at a far greater advantage. For centuries when the lips of men were struggling to breathe under the weight of hair, women have been nurturing and decorating their lips to heighten the effect. Lip balms, lipsticks and a host of other makeup articles are specifically meant to preserve the health and beauty of the lips, keeping and enhancing their curves and fullness intact. In these, lip balms play a major role. They are used mostly to keep the lips healthy rather than as a makeup article. Lip balms protect the lips from seasonal vagaries as the lips are very sensitive to slight changes in the weather. And like all homemade things lip balms made at home are the most beneficial. The reasons are obvious. Read below for the various recipes on how you can make lip balms at home.
 
Homemade Lip Balm Recipes

Natural Lip Balm

Ingredients
  • Beeswax
  • Cocoa Butter
  • Sweet Almond Oil
  • Honey
  • Vitamin E
  • Essential Oils
Procedure
  • Put a tablespoon of beeswax, half a tablespoon of cocoa butter, four teaspoons of sweet almond oil, and one teaspoon of money in a heat proof cup.
  • Now, fill a frying pan with one inch of water. Heat the water till it gets hot.
  • Place the cup in the water and melt the wax keeping the heat low. Stir continuously using a bamboo skewer.
  • When the wax melts remove it from the pan. Let it cool a little and then add the vitamin E. Also, add five to ten drops of essential oil and stir to mix.
  • Pour the mixture in any small jar or container and set it to cool.

Simple Lip Balm

Ingredients
  • 1½ ounce Beeswax Pearls
  • 1 ounce Cocoa Butter
  • 1½ ounce Shea Butter
  • 2 ounces Sweet Almond Oil
  • 1-2 teaspoons Flavor Oil
Procedure
  • Take the beeswax in a small pan and melt it over low flame.
  • When the wax melts add the cocoa butter and shea butter and heat till the butters melt.
  • Add the sweet almond oil and heat for some time.
  • Pour into lip balm containers and leave it to cool. 

Peppermint Lip Balm

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounce Beeswax Pearls
  • 1 ounce Cocoa Butter
  • 1½ ounce Mango Butter
  • 1 ounce Sunflower Oil
  • 1/2 ounce Almond Oil
  • 1/2 ounce Jojoba Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Coconut Oil (any kind)
  • 1-2 teaspoons Peppermint Essential Oil
  • 5-10 drops Rosemary Oil Extract (ROE)
Procedure
  • Melt the beeswax in a pan and then add the mango and cocoa butter. Stir thoroughly to mix.
  • Then add all the oils and then heat for some time.
  • Remove from heat and pour into balm containers. 

Olive Oil Lip Balm

Ingredients
  • 2 ounce Olive Butter
  • 1 ½ ounce Olive Oil
  • 1½ ounce Candellila Wax
  • 1 ounce Cocoa Butter
  • 5-10 drops of Vitamin E (Tocopherol)
  • 5-10 drops Rosemary Oil Extract (ROE)
  • 1-2 teaspoons total of Ginger Essential and Grapefruit Essential Oil
Procedure
  • Melt the candellila wax over low flame.
  • Add the olive butter and cocoa butter and melt with frequent stirring.
  • When the butters have melted, put in the rest of the oils.
  • After sometime remove from the heat and add the vitamin E. Stir to mix.
  • Pour it into containers.

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