Whenever someone asks what’s the one thing I never leave the house without, I reply “lip balm”. Of course, I’m partly lying, because once in a while I forget it at home. And those are the worst days – especially in winter. But you know what helps my memory? If I really love the balm I have at that point. So try any of these seven lip balm recipes to avoid being in that awful dry lip situation:
7 Homemade Lip Balm Recipes
Cinnamon will plump your lips, while coconut oil and vitamin E will keep them moisturized and healthy.
By combining a plant-based wax with a solid oil like coconut oil, you can effectively replace the beeswax altogether and still end up with a nourishing lip balm.
Just because it’s not officially pumpkin pie season, doesn’t mean it can’t be for you – on your lips. The honey in this recipe will make your lips feel divine!
This is tinted just enough to make your lips festive for a special occasion, but still moisturizing!
Protect your pout with natural SPF protection from zinc oxide and green tea-infused coconut oil.
This does-it-all body balm contains three of our favorite moisturizers: coconut oil, jojoba oil and cocoa butter. All three work to enrich and soften dry skin. You can use this balm anywhere – hands, feet, hair, elbows, lips. Put a tiny bit on your fingertips to tame flyaway hairs and then apply to chapped lips.
This recreation of Lush’s honey lip balm is packed with moisture from shea butter, honey, almond and olive oil.
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