Lip Balm

Beeswax is the most vital ingredient for making premium lip balms that can soothe chapped lips when the weather cools. The smooth surface protects your mouth from the abrasive cold air, and seals in the moisture you still have. The skin of your lips is particularly thin and must be protected from the elements, especially the drying effect of wind.

This recipe yields twelve tubes or small containers of lip balm, each holding about 1/8 ounce

Items Needed:

  • 3/4 ounce (weight) beeswax
  • 1 1/2 ounces (weight) fixed oil, such as almond, grape seed, coconut of sunflower in any combination you wish
  • double boiler
  • essential oils – optional (we like lavender & peppermint)
  • wax or candy thermometer
  • tubes, tins, or other containers of your choice


  1. combine oil(s) with beeswax
  2. melt in the top half of a double boiler. never melt beeswax directly over a flame as it could catch fire
  3. once melted, allow the mixture to cool to 120*F then pour into lip balm tubes or tins

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