Repeated lipstick application and removal on cotton pads can mean the kind of mouth-surrounding slight redness that you get when you’ve been making out with someone.
And not in the cute lip stain kinda way, but in a someone has been trying to suck off my face and they also have stubble’ way, this can also mean that there is a lot of lip dryness going on.
If you want to keep your lovely lips luscious, one of the best things you can do for them is to keep them regularly nourished, especially if you’re suffering from dry, peeling, and chapped lips, balms really are the answer, they are extremely effective, helping to soothe sore, chapped lips.
There are so many kinds of lip balms available it can be hard to find just the right one. So what’s the solution? Make your own, of course. They are surprisingly simple to make, perfectly customisable, 100% natural, and really easy to make.
The best lip balm remedies
Cinnamon & orange lip balm
The delicate hint of orange and cinnamon in this recipe, combined with healing anti-microbial honey creates the best lip balm for dry lips.
You can also customise it yourself, depending on your mood and personality, feel free to switch out your essential oils to suit.
- 12 grams beeswax pellets
- 30 grams calendula oil
- 4 tbsp sweet almond oil
- 5 grams apricot kernel oil
- 0.5 grams vitamin E
- 0.2 grams honey
- 0.2 grams orange essential oil
- 0.2 grams cinnamon essential oil
- Heat the base oil ingredients into the double boiler
- Once melted add the honey and beeswax pellets
- When everything has melted you can then add the essential oils, and Vitamin E and stir everything together
- Pour into the small glass jar containers allowing to cool for 10 minutes
Rose & geranium lip balm
This is the best lip balm recipe if you are wanting to create a smooth and sultry balm. It combines a mixture of natural plant botanical oils, with the heady fragrance of lovely rose.
The end result is a nice tinted lip balm, which is due to the natural alkanet root.
- 6 grams jojoba oil
- 4 grams almond oil
- 4 grams rose hip seed oil
- 7 grams beeswax
- 1 gram Vitamin E
- 1 gram alkanet oil0.2 gram rose essential oil
- 0.2 drops geranium essential oil
- Using the double boiler method, heat up all the ingredients except for the delicate essential oils
- Once all the wax has melted, take the ingredients off the heat and add the essential oils and Vitamin E
- Carefully transfer your ingredients into the lip balm tubes or jars and apply accordingly
Chocolate and peppermint balm
- 8 grams white beeswax pellets
- 8 grams almond oil
- 2 grams cocoa powder
- 0.2 grams peppermint oil
- Melt the white beeswax pellets, using a double boiler.
- Stir in the cocoa powder until it has blended smoothly.
- Add the sweet almond oil
- Once it cools down add the peppermint oil while you stir to combine the ingredients
- Pour it into small containers to store.
If you would like to create more wonderful lip balm recipes, then follow this link on how to make lip gloss.