15 Wonderful and Easy Homemade Lip Balms

15 Wonderful and Easy Homemade Lip Balms

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Lips are the most delicate part of the body, as they are protected with a very thin layer and are often exposed to numerous damaging elements like pollution and UV rays and, therefore, they can get dry and chapped easily. This dryness can occur in cold as well as warm weather (1). Even the UV rays from the sun can harm lips in a short span of time (2). Hence, lip balms are extremely important in order to take care of them. But, with this, you might also have heard that these balms often do not solve the problem, and it requires a very frequent application to keep the lips moisturized. What if you can make a lip balm at home that can solve the problem of cracked, dry or chapped lips and all other problems? Here the question arises, how to make homemade lip balm? And, what are the ingredients that are required? To satiate your curiosities, just have a look at the below-mentioned recipes.

Homemade Lip Balm Recipes

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1. Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm

Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm

Beeswax is a moisturizing agent that is suggested for chapped lips (3). It is also used in many commercial balms, gloss, moisturizer, etc., to heal the damaged tissues (4). Hemp oil is also used for curing skin problems, and is incorporated in many products for the same purpose including lip balms (5). You can prepare your own lip balm with these products at home.

All you will need is 15g of beeswax, 10gm of cocoa butter, 10ml manuka honey, 5 gm Shea butter, 20ml almond oil, 1g carnauba wax, 5 ml hemp oil, and 8 drops of citrus essential oil.

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2. Homemade Lip Balm with Coconut Oil and Shea Butter

Homemade Lip Balm with Coconut Oil and Shea Butter

Coconut oil is used as a remedy for many ailments of the skin and body. It is rich in fatty acids that protect lips from UV exposure (6). Beeswax, as already mentioned, is a wonderful moisturizer for chapped lips. Shea butter protects the skin of the lips and helps soften them (7).

The ingredients you will need include: 1/8 cup of coconut oil, 1/8 cup of Shea butter, 1 tsp each of sweet almond oil and coconut extract (or vanilla extract), 1/4 cup of rose petals, and 1/4 cup of beeswax.

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3. Peppermint and Beeswax Lip Balm

Peppermint and Beeswax Lip Balm

Peppermint Essential oil is widely used in many cosmetic and skin care products. It is mostly added to give a flavor, and to stimulate the skin (8). Carrier oil is required because peppermint oil must be diluted before applying it to the skin (9).

To make this balm, get 8 drops of peppermint oil, 1 tsp of beeswax, 2 tsp of carrier oil, and shavings of lipstick (optional, to give color). When done, you are ready with an amazing lip moisturizer.

  • Alternatively, you can also add 1 tbsp of Shea butter to the balm.

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4. Lip Balm with Strawberry

Lip Balm with Strawberry

Strawberries are loaded with a variety of nutrients like vitamin A, E, K, iron, magnesium, etc. (10). It has also been proved that due to the presence of numerous ingredients, it offers protection from the sun, as well (11).

So, to make this balm that protects from harmful UV rays, just grab 2 tbsp of beeswax pellet, 4 tbsp of sunflower oil, pink-colored food paste, some lipstick shavings, a little bit of edible glitter and strawberry flavor oil.

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5. Rose Petals Lip Balm

Rose Petals Lip Balm

It is vital to keep lips from chapping; otherwise, the condition can worsen and even make your lips bleed (12). The oil of rose is widely used for numerous daily care products like ointments for chapped lips (13). You can use this oil to create your very own lip balm.

Take 4 drops of rose oil, 4 tsp of sunflower oil, some lipstick shavings, and 2 tbsp of beeswax pellet. Mix them and use whenever required.

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6. Lip Balm with Coconut and Sunflower Oil

Lip Balm with Coconut and Sunflower Oil

Sunflower oil is rich in beta-carotene that heals the skin and can hydrate the lips (14, 15). Coconut oil is also a good moisturizer for your skin (16).

The things required are 4 tbsp sunflower oil, 4 drops of coconut oil, 2 tbsp beeswax pellet, and small containers. Use this balm to get baby-soft lips.

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7. Lip Balm using Mint

Lip Balm using Mint

This mint lip balm will not only make lips soft and smooth but also give a flavor and a cooling sensation, as well. It has been used commercially in many lip balms to protect chapped or cracked lips (17). You can use mint in your very own homemade lip balm.

You will only need 2 tbsp of beeswax pellet, a dash of mint flavor, 4 tbsp sunflower oil, and some teal food paste to give it a beautiful color.

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8. Petroleum Jelly, Kool-aid, and Coconut Oil Balm for Lips

Petroleum Jelly, Kool-aid, and Coconut Oil Balm for Lips

Petroleum jelly is used for decades to treat chapped, burnt, and damaged lips (18). Also, kool-aid is used to add color and flavor to it (19). You can use it to create an all-purpose healing moisturizer for your lips.

Take 4 tbsp of coconut oil, 1 tbsp of beeswax, 3 tbsp of petroleum jelly, and some kool-aid (liquid or powder), and you are ready to prepare a wonderful lip balm.

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9. Almond Oil, Essential Oil, and Beeswax Lip Balm

Almond Oil, Essential Oil, and Beeswax Lip Balm

Almond oil locks the moisture and hence, keeps the lips soft and supple (20). Beeswax is used to provide a base to the balm. On the other hand, coconut oil is used for deep nourishment.

The ingredients required for the balm are 2 tbsp of beeswax (grated), 2 tsp of almond oil (sweet), 1 tbsp of coconut oil, a small piece of old lipstick to add color, ½ tsp glittery eye shadow to add shimmer, and 10 drops of essential oil. These ingredients can give you one of the best homemade lip balms.

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10. Mango Butter and Olive Oil Balm

Mango Butter and Olive Oil Balm

Mango butter is used in numerous market bought lip balms and lip care products (21). Just incorporate this product to get the effects of commercial lip balms in a homemade one.

Grab some amount of beeswax (grated), mango butter, Shea butter, flavor oil (of your choice), organic olive oil, and lastly some mica to add color (optional). These are the things required for a perfect lip balm.

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11. Honey and Vitamin E Balm for Lips

Honey and Vitamin E Balm for Lips

Vitamin E is needed for treating chapped lips (22). You can get rid of the problem in no time with homemade vitamin E lip balm. Along with that, honey naturally softens and hydrates the lips (23).

You will need 2 vitamin E capsules, 1 tbsp of virgin coconut oil, 1 tbsp of grated beeswax, a little bit of honey, and a few drops of essential oil of your choice (optional). With all these ingredients you can prepare the balm in no time.

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12. Homemade Natural Lip balm with Vegetable Butter, Oil, and Beeswax

Homemade Natural Lip balm with Vegetable Butter, Oil, and Beeswax

This is not only the easiest of all the lip balms but also a natural one. Vitamin E, as already stated, is used for treating chapped lips. Vegetable oils like sunflower, olive, etc., are rich sources of vitamin E, which is the antioxidant that protects the damage caused to the skin (24).

Just take 1 tbsp of wax, 1 tbsp of vegetable oil, and 2 tbsp of vegetable butter to prepare this awesome product for your lips.

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13. Lavender Oil with Carrier Oil Lip Balm

Lavender Oil with Carrier Oil Lip Balm

You can use these oils for your very own no-chemical lip balm. Just collect 1 tbsp of grated beeswax, 1 tsp of honey, 4 tbsp of any of jojoba, almond, or olive oil, 1 tsp of cocoa powder (optional), 7 drops of lavender essential oil, ¼ tsp of vitamin E oil, and 1 tsp of old lipstick shavings to add color (optional). Wear the balm whenever you feel dryness.

  • Moreover, you can also use ½ tbsp of beeswax, ½ tsp of vitamin E oil, 1 tsp of cocoa butter, 1 tbsp of coconut oil, and 1 tbsp of any of the jojoba, olive, Castor, or grapeseed oil (25).

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14. All Purpose Flavored Lip Balm

All Purpose Flavored Lip Balm

This lip balm can be customized as per your choices. Every combination has one or the other benefit for your lips. For example, honey has been used in lip ointments for decades (26). Grape seed oil is used for the same purpose (27).

For this, take 1 part of beeswax, 1 part either of the olive, grape seed, or coconut oil. To give the lip balm a flavor, take either of spiced coffee, lemon, butter mint, coconut & honey, cardamom & mint, vanilla & mint, or chocolate & cinnamon.

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15. Cupcake Flavor Oil Balm

Cupcake Flavor Oil Balm

Cocoa butter, shea butter, etc. are used for curing chapped lips (28). You can use them in your own lip balm to eliminate this problem.

All you will need is ¼ oz. of cocoa butter, 1/4th oz. of mango butter, 1/4th oz. of Shea butter, 5ml butter cream cupcake oil, a pinch of matte purple pigment powder, a pinch of diamond dust mica, 2 tbsp of beeswax (or carnauba), 2 tsp of coconut oil.

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