Herbal How To: Lip Balm

Today we’re making Lavender Lip Balm. The recipe stays consistent for all of the variations. Check out my Soothing Lip Balm post for all of the recipes.
36475466_227427728076719_1617258347487035392_n1. Gather supplies (sauce pan, wooden spoon, measuring cup, infused oils, shea butter, beeswax, essential oils, lip balm tubes)


2. Heat 1/4 cup infused oil in a double boiler on low heat (I used lavender-infused almond oil)


3. Add 1/4 cup shea butter
4. Add 1/8 cup beeswax
5. Stir until fully incorporated

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6. Add 25-30 drops essential oil (I used lavender)


7. Prepare the lip balm tubes
8. Pour (carefully) into lip balm containers


9. Allow to cool and then apply labels
10. Enjoy!

IMG_7428All of these lip balms are available to purchase here.

(Photo credit for the really nice photos: Zeinep Yessenbekova)

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