It is good to know how to make lip balm for your lips because they have no oil glands. They can hardly be protected from the harsh elements such as the cold weather, hot sunlight, and the wind.
Here are some easy-to-make lip balm recipes that can help you.
Beeswax and almond oil serve as a barrier against cold and wind, while honey helps your lips to keep moisture.
Warm the almond oil and the beeswax in a small bowl over very low heat for the wax to melt. Remove from heat and add the honey. Stir it very well to mix properly. Pour the wax in a small glass jar. Let it cool and stir occasionally to prevent the mixture from separating.
You can make different variations of this lip balm by adding to the same ingredients for honey lip balm. Just add some extra ingredient to it
as described below.
If you are someone who likes to go green, then this particular recipe will show you how to make lip balm that will fit your desire. Get the following ingredients together.
Put the soy wax and coconut butter in an empty metal tin from lip balm or cuticle butter. Place the tin in an enamel bowl half filled with water and double boil it until the mixture melts.
Remove the tin carefully and allow the mixture to cool a little and then add the vanilla extract and the chamomile and rose essential oils. Stir the content with a wooden tooth pick.
Add the mineral blush and stir to mix and add the mineral glimmer and stir to mix evenly. Blend well and allow it to cool completely before using. Store it in a half-ounce glass jar such as the eye cream container.
Use the following ingredients to make lip balm
Place the petroleum jelly in a microwave-safe container and melt it under your watchful eyes. Open the vitamin E capsule and pour the oil into the melted petroleum jelly and stir to blend. Add the chocolate milk powder to it and mix thoroughly. You can use strawberry or vanilla powdered milk.
Place the container back in the microwave for 30 seconds and stir again
to be properly mixed. When it cools down, pour it into small air-tight
containers and use it for your lips.
Concerning petroleum jelly: If you opt for petroleum jelly, you might be putting some liquid paraffin chemicals in your body.
Here is another remedy for taking care of your lips.
Place the beeswax and the coconut oil in an oven-proof container and add the vitamin E capsule oil to it. Heat the container in the oven at a 250 °F until the wax is melted. Pour the vanilla extract in and stir thoroughly. Let it cool down and pour it in a closable jar.
Apply some to your lips with lip brush or your finger. If you do not have vanilla extract, you can substitute almond extract for it. This is another method of how to make lip balm.
One simple remedy is to apply olive oil or baby oil to your lips when they are dry and cracked.
You can also use this recipe to protect your lips during cold weather.
Melt the almond oil, cocoa butter, and coconut oil, together in a bowl over low heat. Stir in the honey and beeswax. After the beeswax is melted add the lemon, cherry, orange or any other natural flavorings of your own. Mix it completely and test the firmness. If not firm enough, add some more beeswax. This recipe also shows you how to make lip balm that is tasty.
You can also make a very simple lip gloss that can be used quite often.
Melt the beeswax over hot water and add the olive oil and alkanet root powder to it or use alkanet capsule. Both of them are in Walmart store. Strain the wax and pour in a glass jar for use. Some people switch out the alkanet for leftover lipsticks. You may do that if you do not want to go all natural here.
All these recipes are available to you now so you can know how to make lip balm to suit your own taste.