DIY #2

DIY- Lip balm

Coconut oil is progressively getting more popular. The recipe for coconut and Tea Tree oil lip balm includes the use of coconut oil. This is an easy fun recipe to make your own natural lip balm.

Coconut and Tea Tree Oil Lip Balm:

1 cup shaved beeswax (using either a knife or a cheese grater)

3 tbsp coconut oil

1 tsp vitamin E oil

2-3 drops tea tree oil


It’s important to not burn the beeswax so use a double boiler to melt it. When beeswax is melted, add the coconut oil. Stir until both are melted and after they are, remove them from the pot with boiling water. While beeswax and oil are still hot, stir in the vitamin E oil and tea tree oil. After all ingredients are mixed together, put into your desired container and let it cool. To make sure it has cooled all the way, you can let it harden overnight. Apply to your lips the next day!Screen Shot 2015-05-31 at 11.11.06 PM

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