With that huge range of lip balms available out there, it gets quite hard to find that one particular color and of course, the kind of lip care that actually suits you. However, you can customize a homemade one to go just so well with your preferred tint and taste in just a fraction of the cost. Below are a few incredible DIY Lip Balms that can pamper your lips with a healthy, gorgeous-toned fragrance!
1. 5-Minute DIY Lip Balm
This homemade lip balm can be a perfect gift a parent can receive from their kids in spite of your age. Everyone enjoys using lip balms making it a practical item. Other than moisturizing your lips, it is a great cream for the cuticles. If you are a mom who likes working outdoors like in the garden, you will enjoy the benefits of this homemade lip protection and make it a regular item before bed and when you want to go out into your day.
It is very easy to make in about 5 minutes and with readily available ingredients like coconut oil, beeswax, and essential oil. You can pour the final product into metal tins for using on lips and cuticles or into tubes. It’s refreshing scent with the mint flavor, lemon or citrus makes the lip balm the more adorable giving you a calming appeal.
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2. Orange Creamsicle Lip Balm
Almost everyone uses lip balm, but the sad news is that they contain harmful chemicals and artificial fragrances that only result in dry lips. This is the reason we are going natural for DIY lip balms which contain beneficial ingredients and wonderful flavor.
All you need are beeswax, coconut oil, shea butter, orange essential oil, vanilla extract and a container for the lip balm. In just a few minutes, you will have made your lip balm with ingredients you have vetted and are confident about.
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3. Peppermint Mocha Lip Scrub and Lip Balm
This homemade product uses coffee grounds s a mild exfoliating agent for the lips. Take the coffee grinds after brewing your coffee, but if you prefer, you can use fresh coffee for the aroma. The oils in the used ingredient are absorbed into the skin and do not leave you feeling greasy like the synthetic ingredients.
Get vitamin A, B, and E from the sweet almond oil. They nourish your skin without clogging the pores. The jojoba oil also gets absorbed easily into the skin due to its light nature. Your lip balm will heal your skin while serving you a nice chocolate and peppermint scent.
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4. Raspberry lemon lip balm
Making your raspberry lemon lip balm can bring the feeling of spring into your home even if it is winter. It is very easy to make and has beneficial ingredients compared to the commercially produced lip balms with harmful chemicals.
It is inexpensive, and you get to decide what goes into it so no one can sneak or mask any harmful ingredient. The ingredients are fully edible. It is a great gift idea. Use lemon essential oil, gelatine mix, coconut oil to make the marvelous lip balm.
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5. Chocolate Citrus DIY Lip Balm Recipe
It is important to have a reliable lip balm handy especially in winter and the hot summer months. Sue cocoa butter to bring about the chocolate flavor and also have the nourishing benefits of this ingredient for beautiful, healthy lips.
Another wonderful ingredient is the bergamot essential oil with a lovely aroma of citrus that can uplift your spirits.
And the good thing about these ingredients is that they are easily available for example on Amazon and the DIY lip balms are pretty easy to make.
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6. Honey and Cinnamon Lip Balm
If you want a good lip balm or to make one as a gift item, this mix will do. Make it with a few harmless ingredients in just a few minutes, and you are good to go.
You need essential oils for this since they help fight threats from the environment, keeps away any bug, are good at clearing sinuses and effectively soothes sunburns among many more benefits. Even though you should not eat this mixture, it is delicious and smells nice.
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7. Homemade grapefruit lip balm
You need a healthy lip balm that can keep the lips moisturized at all times and not just a few minutes after applying it. This recipe is easy to make and it healthy for your skin. You just need beeswax pellets, shea butter, coconut oil, sweet almond oil, grapefruit essential oil and edible shimmer dust to make the most excellent DIY lip balm.
It smells wonderful and will moisturize your lips instantly to give you soft lips all through the day. It makes a great gift for a loved one.
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8. Pumpkin Pie Lip Balm
If pumpkin is the season’s flavor, you can make use of it even in your homemade lip balm. It makes seasonal lip balm before you move to another flavor in another season for the variety and fun. Pumpkin is an antioxidant rich ingredient making it great for your skin anytime. Use coconut oil, grated beeswax, pumpkin spice, pumpkin puree and vanilla extract.
You can even put some actual pumpkin in the lip balm; it will not spoil since the beeswax keeps it safe. As Thanksgiving approaches, you can make some for family and friends as a gift; they will love it.
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9. Sweet strawberry lip balm recipe
To make your lip balm with the ingredients that make you healthy and happy, you can work with the sweet strawberry DIY lip balms. When you freeze dry strawberries, their moisture will be gone, but the flavor, color, and scent will be there just like in fresh strawberries.
Make you balm with all natural ingredients including ground strawberry, white beeswax, organic coconut oil, sweet almond oil and vitamin E oil. This recipe will give you a very affordable lip balm compared to a similar product sold commercially.
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10. DIY Green Tea Lip Balm with Bigelow Tea
If you want to eliminate the unhealthy ingredients from your household products, start by making your lip balm from natural ingredients. It is fun, affordable and healthy compared to commercial products. You get to decide what goes into the lip balm. The work does not consume your time either.
Use coconut oil, Bigelow green tea, olive or almond oil, beeswax and other chosen essential oils. This places you at the driving wheel of your health. You will achieve a smooth, healthy skin and lips without the greasy feeling or temporary soft feeling followed by cracking lips as seen with the inorganic lip balms.
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11. Rose-vanilla lip balm
To get the wonderful color of rose and its scent into a lip balm, this unique recipe will give you just that. You also have the option of adding alkanet root powder to make it look darker. The amount added is at your discretion. It nourishes the lips, adds shine as well as softening. The castor oil is what makes the lips smooth and shiny.
It requires prior planning like infusing the rose oil that takes about 30 minutes. You require cocoa butter, infused rose oil, castor oil, beeswax, alkanet root, vanilla extract and the tins to the finished product.
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12. Maple Syrup Lip Balm
You can incorporate maple syrup into as many items as possible. It is very lovely in lip balm, its taffy colored, hydrating, creamy and has a light maple scent you may be tempted to eat it. Its base is made of locally sourced beeswax. Other ingredients for making the DIY lip balms include cocoa butter, virgin coconut oil, soy lecithin, sweet almond oil and dark maple syrup.
The end product is a fine, sweet scented lip balm that you can use as you please for soft, full lips that are properly hydrated.
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13. DIY Chocolate Chip Lip Balm
All you need for this wonderful chocolate lip balm are olive oil, shaved or grated beeswax, vitamin E capsule and chocolate chips. It is quite easy to make at home with the regular tools like a microwave and your containers.
Simply melt together the oil and wax in the microwave but don’t boil them. After thoroughly blending the oil and wax, let it cool and add the vitamin E capsule contents. Add chocolate chips and mix thoroughly. You can then pour the mixture into your application containers for use.
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