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This DIY lip balm recipe is quick and easy. Essential oil lip balm is a great way to refresh your lips and avoid rough, cracked, or chapped skin!
You can even use this recipe on other areas where your skin needs a little extra moisture. The all natural ingredients are safe, healthy, and easy to pronounce (a must for me lately). I love that these adorable DIY lip balms each have their own uplifting scent as well.
Why Use Essential Oils For DIY Lip Balm?
Here’s a little more info about each essential oil used in these essential oil lip balm recipes:
- Invigorating and uplifting
- Enlivens your senses
- Promotes a healthy respiratory system
- Soothes upset stomach and promotes good digestive health
- Great for a healthy respiratory system
- Powerful disinfectant for cleansing and some digestive benefits
- Uplifting and energizing scent
- Improves mood
- Can help encourage clear, healthy skin
- Gives a boost to your metabolism
- Powerful cleansing and purifying properties
Using essential oils has become one of my favorite ways to treat common symptoms, clean my house, and change my mood. I’ve had great results with many of my favorite oils and these three essential oil lip balm recipes use my favorite oils!
All of these essential oils are great for a DIY lip balm because they have amazing properties but also because the scents and flavors are so great. They taste amazing and they smell so good. Your lips will thank you!
How To Make DIY Essential Oil Lip Balm:
- Grate beeswax (or you can purchase the pellets here) you’ll need about 3 tablespoons.
- Add coconut oil and beeswax to a glass, microwave safe bowl or measuring cup.
- Microwave for 30 seconds at a time, stir between each round.
- Add 4-5 drops of essential oils into your containers. One scent in each.
- Add your melted coconut oil and beeswax to each container until full to your desired level.
- Do a quick stir of each container with a toothpick.
- Set for an hour until solid. You can put them in the refrigerator to speed the process.
- Put on the caps and you are ready to go!
- You can use washi tape to decorate your containers and keep your different essential oil lip balms from getting mixed up!
Looking For More Great DIY Beauty Recipes?
Here at Millennial Beauty Sisters I’m all about sharing my favorite DIY recipes. I think beauty routines are fun and I try and create as many recipes for my own makeup and skincare options as possible!
What Do I Need To Make Essential Oil Lip Balm?
I’ve added links to all of these products on Amazon as well as some links to the essential oils on doTERRA. I love doTERRA essential oils but I know everyone has their own preferred brand.
You can use any brand of essential oils for these DIY lip balm recipes but make sure they are certified pure and therapeutic grade. I wouldn’t want to put anything less than that on my skin, especially on my lips!
Printable Recipe For These Easy DIY Lip Balms:
I know it can be a pain when crafting or making recipes to try and work from a screen so I’ve made a cute little printable to go with these DIY lip balms. You can download and print it below! The recipe is super simple and takes just a few minutes. These make excellent gifts!
3 Tbsp Coconut Oil
3 Tbsp Beeswax, grated
3 Essential Oils, different fragrances
10 Lip Balm Containers, 5 mL size
Grate beeswax (or you can purchase the pellets here) you’ll need about 3 tablespoons.
Add coconut oil and beeswax to a glass, microwave safe bowl or measuring cup.
Microwave for 30 seconds at a time, stir between each round.
Add 4-5 drops of essential oils into your containers. One scent in each.
Add your melted coconut oil and beeswax to each container until full to your desired level.
Do a quick stir of each container with a toothpick.
Set for an hour until solid. You can put them in the refrigerator to speed the process.
Put on the caps and you are ready to go!
You can use washi tape to decorate your containers and keep your different essential oil lip balms from getting mixed up!