Hierbabuena Lip Balm

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recipe by Laura Wooley https://mamootdiy.com/

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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.

Inspired by: http://mamootdiy.com/2015/01/24/hierbabuena-lip-balm/

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


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


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

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  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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