Lip Balm recipe

Minty Lip Balm

A smooth, soothing lip balm that will keep your lips kissable all year long!

Prep Time

5 minutes

Servings

45 mL

1 Tbsp grated unbleached beeswax or beads (15mL)

2 Tbsp canola oil (30 mL)

1 tsp liquid honey (5 mL)

5 – 6 drops peppermint essential oil 

Place all ingredients a small jar, tin or heat-proof container.  Fill a small saucepan with 2.5 cm (1 inch) of water.  Place tin in water.  Bring to a simmer.  

Stir with a wooden stick until completely melted.  Remove pan from heat.  Pour into pot or tubes.  Let sit until completely set (30 minutes).

To use: Rub finger over pot surface a few times, then rub on lips. Repeat as necessary to keep lips feeling smooth and protected.

Yield: 45 mL (3 Tbsp) or 3 15 ml pots.

Ingredients

1 Tbsp grated unbleached beeswax or beads (15mL)

2 Tbsp canola oil (30 mL)

1 tsp liquid honey (5 mL)

5 – 6 drops peppermint essential oil 

Directions

Place all ingredients a small jar, tin or heat-proof container.  Fill a small saucepan with 2.5 cm (1 inch) of water.  Place tin in water.  Bring to a simmer.  

Stir with a wooden stick until completely melted.  Remove pan from heat.  Pour into pot or tubes.  Let sit until completely set (30 minutes).

To use: Rub finger over pot surface a few times, then rub on lips. Repeat as necessary to keep lips feeling smooth and protected.

Yield: 45 mL (3 Tbsp) or 3 15 ml pots.

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