Shea Butter and Mint Lip Balm Project

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Skill Level: Beginner
Time: 30 minutes
Yield: About 10 lip balms

Project Description

This natural lip balm recipe is made with moisturizing raw shea butter, grapeseed oil, and yellow beeswax.

If you’ve never tried handmade lip balm, you’re in for a treat. This recipe has a soft and silky texture that keeps your lips hydrated for hours.

It’s an all-natural mix of beeswax, grapeseed oil, and raw shea butter. A touch of peppermint essential oil gives it a fresh scent you’ll love. The recipe is firm enough for a lip balm tube if you prefer that over a pot.

Need further lip balm ideas? You can also try Bramble Berry's DIY lip balm kits

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Raw Shea Butter - 1.1 lbs
Raw Shea Butter - 1.1 lbs Item#: IB004457
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Grapeseed Oil - 1 lb
Grapeseed Oil - 1 lb Item#: IB002467
$6.09
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$6.09
Yellow Beeswax - 1 lb
Yellow Beeswax - 1 lb Item#: IB003036
$11.99
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Peppermint Essential Oil, 2nd Distill - 1.75 oz
Peppermint Essential Oil, 2nd Distill - 1.75 oz Item#: IB000226
$11.99
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Non-stackable Clear Lip Butter Pots - 10 sets
Non-stackable Clear Lip Butter Pots - 10 sets Item#: IB002099
$7.50
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$7.50

Instructions

Shea Butter and Mint Lip Balm Project

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: About 10 lip balms

If you’ve never tried handmade lip balm, you’re in for a treat. This recipe has a soft and silky texture that keeps your lips hydrated for hours.

It’s an all-natural mix of beeswax, grapeseed oil, and raw shea butter. A touch of peppermint essential oil gives it a fresh scent you’ll love. The recipe is firm enough for a lip balm tube if you prefer that over a pot.

Need further lip balm ideas? You can also try Bramble Berry's DIY lip balm kits

You will need:

  • 10 Lip Pots
  • 1.5 oz. Raw Shea Butter
  • 1 oz. Grapeseed Oil
  • 0.3 oz. Yellow Beeswax
  • 0.5 mL Peppermint Essential Oil, 2nd Distill

Follow these steps:

1

In a small heat-safe container, add 1.5 ounces of raw shea butter, 1 ounce of grapeseed oil, and 0.3 ounces of yellow beeswax. Place the container in the microwave and melt the balm using 30-60 second bursts. Remove from the microwave carefully, as the container will be very hot.

2

Stir in 0.5 mL of peppermint essential oil. Carefully pour the mixture into the lip butter pots. Place the balm in the fridge to help it cool quickly.

3

Remove from the fridge and allow it to come to room temperature. Enjoy!

Tutorial credits

Photographer: Amanda Kerzman

Shea Butter and Mint Lip Balm Project

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: About 10 lip balms

If you’ve never tried handmade lip balm, you’re in for a treat. This recipe has a soft and silky texture that keeps your lips hydrated for hours.

It’s an all-natural mix of beeswax, grapeseed oil, and raw shea butter. A touch of peppermint essential oil gives it a fresh scent you’ll love. The recipe is firm enough for a lip balm tube if you prefer that over a pot.

Need further lip balm ideas? You can also try Bramble Berry's DIY lip balm kits

You will need:

  • 10 Lip Pots
  • 1.5 oz. Raw Shea Butter
  • 1 oz. Grapeseed Oil
  • 0.3 oz. Yellow Beeswax
  • 0.5 mL Peppermint Essential Oil, 2nd Distill

Follow these steps:

1

In a small heat-safe container, add 1.5 ounces of raw shea butter, 1 ounce of grapeseed oil, and 0.3 ounces of yellow beeswax. Place the container in the microwave and melt the balm using 30-60 second bursts. Remove from the microwave carefully, as the container will be very hot.

2

Stir in 0.5 mL of peppermint essential oil. Carefully pour the mixture into the lip butter pots. Place the balm in the fridge to help it cool quickly.

3

Remove from the fridge and allow it to come to room temperature. Enjoy!

Tutorial credits

Photographer: Amanda Kerzman

You will need:

  • 10 Lip Pots
  • 1.5 oz. Raw Shea Butter
  • 1 oz. Grapeseed Oil
  • 0.3 oz. Yellow Beeswax
  • 0.5 mL Peppermint Essential Oil, 2nd Distill

Follow these steps:

1

In a small heat-safe container, add 1.5 ounces of raw shea butter, 1 ounce of grapeseed oil, and 0.3 ounces of yellow beeswax. Place the container in the microwave and melt the balm using 30-60 second bursts. Remove from the microwave carefully, as the container will be very hot.

2

Stir in 0.5 mL of peppermint essential oil. Carefully pour the mixture into the lip butter pots. Place the balm in the fridge to help it cool quickly.

3

Remove from the fridge and allow it to come to room temperature. Enjoy!

Tutorial credits

Photographer: Amanda Kerzman

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