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DIY Lip Balm

DIY Lip Balm Recipe

  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 20 min
  • Yield: 5 lip balms 1x


Rather than putting toxic chemicals onto your skin and mouth, try this homemade lip balm recipe with five perfect ingredients.


  • 1 tablespoon beeswax
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons shea butter
  • 7 drops lavender essential oil
  • 7 drops peppermint essential oil
  • lip balm containers or chapstick tubes (ideally made from metal or thick glass)


  1. In a small pot over medium low heat melt beeswax, coconut oil and shea butter.
  2. Remove from heat and add lavender and peppermint oils. Whisk well to distribute oil throughout the mixture.
  3. Pour quickly into lip balm containers or chapstick tubes. Let cool on counter till hard.
  • Prep Time: 3 min
  • Cook Time: 3 min

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