Actually, there are a lot of lips balms that you can choose in the market. But if you are DIY one and you want to make your own lips balm and enjoy doing that.
In general, you may need these following ingredients and materials
1: Let prepare carrier oil. There are a lot of oil that you can use such as coconut oil, olive oil, jojoba oil, etc.
2: Waxes. There are a lot of waxes that you can use such as beeswax, soy wax, candalilla wax
3: Colourants such as lipstick, non-toxic crayon, eyeshadow, food coloring, candy melts
4: Scents: There are a lot of scent that you may love such as peppermint, vanilla, lemon, strawberry, etc.
5: Lastly, you need containers to put it in.
These steps to make your lips balm here is quite similar to these steps that I mentioned below. By making your own lips balm, you can customize its ingredients as you wants. Now let try to do it and enjoy. 🙂
Here, we will introduce some ways to make it to match with your style.
THE FIRST WAY TO MAKE DIY LIPS BALM: PEPPERMINT AND COCONUT
1. You will need Beeswax
2. Coconut oil
4. Vitamin E provides you anti-oxidant
5. Peppermint Oil
6. Some small plastic boxes and make sure it is heat-resistance because it will deal with hot liquid
7. Tools such as dry/liquid measuring tools, peeler or grater, oven mit, wooden spoon
Now, let start to do our lips balm
Step 1: You are better to grate beeswax so as to measure it easier. And take 3 table spoons of beeswax and coconut oil into the measuring glass. Remember that you can use less beeswax for glossier texture.
Then put that into the microwave about 2 two minutes until it is fully mixed but not boiled.
Step 2: Add lipstick that you want with a teaspoon of vitamin E – vitamin E is natural persevered and moisturizer. You should also add some drops of peppermint oil because it will gives your lips balm a nice smell.
Put it into the microwave about 3-5 minutes until everything is melt down and stir it.
Step 3: Let fill it up your lovely container and put it in refrigerator to cool it down.
Finally, you has made your own lips balm – Congratulation.
THE SECOND WAY TO MAKE DIY LIPS BALM: VANILLA LIPS BALM
Step 1: You will need to prepare
- two teaspoons of grated beeswax,
- one table spoon of coconut oil,
- 1/4 teaspoon of vitamin E,
- 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract,
- 1/4 teaspoon of honey
Step 2: Take two teaspoons of grated beeswax, one table spoon of coconut oil, 1/4 teaspoon of vitamin E mentioned above into your heal-resistance container and gradually heat up and mix the ingredients until it melt out
Step 3: Throw into the mixer 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract and 1/4 teaspoon of honey. And again mix everything together until it is smooth.
Step 4: Pour your hot concoction into your containers and let it cool.