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Coconut Oil Lip Balm

This easy lip balm recipe may be customized to fit your tastes! Use coconut oil for a great lip balm for your dry and chapped lips.
Keyword: bath & body, lip balm
Author: Lisa Lombardo

Equipment

  • Double boiler

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps coconut oil
  • 2 tbsps beeswax grated
  • 2-3 drops essential oil of your choice

Instructions

  • Add an inch or 2 of water to the bottom pan of a double boiler. Place the top pan on the bottom pan and place on a burner on medium-low heat.
  • Add the coconut oil and beeswax to the top of the double boiler.
  • Heat until beeswax melts. Stir and remove from heat.
  • Add 4 or 5 drops of the essential oil of your choice and stir.
  • Remove top pan from double boiler and dry the water off the bottom. Pour the lip balm mixture into lip balm containers and allow to cool.

Notes

Suggestions for Essential Oil Blends:
Peppermint & Vanilla
Lemon & Lime
Sweet Orange
Grapefruit