Here's a basic guide for creating your own lip balm recipes ~ 20% Beeswax 25% solid at room temperature oil (Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Shea Butter, Lanolin, etc.) 15% brittle at room temperature oil (Regular Cocoa Butter, Palm Kernel Oil, etc.) 40% liquid oil at room temperature (Sweet Almond Oil, Olive Oil, Avocado Oil, etc.) Of course you can customize your creations by adding different flavorings and essential oils to get the desired effect you are after.
Cool Mint Lip Balm Recipe
Ingredients 3 oz Almond oil 1/2 oz beeswax 2 TBS honey 3-4 drops Peppermint oil
~ Melt the almond oil and beeswax in a small sauce pan over low heat until wax is soft...once that step is complete remove from heat. ~ Add Honey and blend the mixture thoroughly. ~ Stir the mixture occasionally as it cools to prevent separation. ~ Pour into jars. ~ Let cool completely before capping.
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Mountain Rose Herbs
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