Hierbabuena Lip Balm

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recipe by Laura Wooley www.mamootdiy.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    7mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    28

Lip balm is one of those things that’s deceptively easy to make. Although it seems like your tube of Burt’s Bees is full of unduplicable magic, it’s really nothing more than a little bit of oil, a dab of wax, and maybe something that smells good.

recipe updated Jul 3, 2018

Ingredients

  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    1¾ tsp
  • Avocado oil icon
    Avocado oil
    1¾ tsp
  • Coconut oil icon
    Coconut oil
    1¾ tsp
  • Beeswax icon
    Beeswax
    11g (about 2¼ tsp)
  • Honey icon
    Honey
    ¼ tsp
  • Peppermint oil icon
    Peppermint oil
    17

Tools

  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Lip balm tubes
  • kCook icon Glass measuring cup

Step preview

  1. Add olive oil, avocado oil, coconut oil, beeswax and honey to a clean glass measuring cup
  2. Melt in double boiler
  3. Add peppermint oil to the oil mixture
  4. Stir until combined
  5. Pour in lip balm tubes
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