Did you know that you can make a lip balm in just 5 mins?
You can easily make lip balms at home and earn by selling it to your customers.
In our today's recipe, we will be making a super nourishing and moisturizing lip balm. You can always customize your own balm by adding different Essential oils or colours.
First of all, let's talk about the supplies. Always make sure, that your equipments are sanitized or washed with hot boiled water. Your supplies and your area should be properly cleaned. You don't want your customers to use unhygienic product.
Secondly, DO NOT purchase raw materials from people who don't have background or knowledge about Natural/Organic Industry. There are several scammers in the market and a lot of people are adding fake cold-pressed oils, essential oils and many other products. A perfect finished product is not entirely about the good recipe but it also depends on the quality of raw materials.
Now, let's jump on the supplies that you will be needing your Lip balm:
- Yellow Beeswax (Ideally, go for pastilles as they are easy to use).
- Almond Oil or Apricot Oil. (Cold-pressed).
- Unrefined/Raw Shea Butter (You can also use Refined Shea butter, I personally prefer unrefined version).
- Glycerin (This has to be cosmetic graded one).
- Any Essential oil of your choice (You can even combine different essential oils to make your own flavour).
- Any Mica Colour of your choice.
You can easily get your supplies from the link given below;
Lip balms are made by melting beeswax and oils together, but you should not heat them directly on the stove. Instead, you should go for double boiler method.
What is a double boiler method?
To use a double boiler, simply fill the bottom pot with one or two inches of water. Next, add in the top pot and turn on your burner to a simmer. As the water heats up and steam is released, the steam stays trapped between the two pots, which then heats the food in the top pot.
- Lip balm Containers.
- Yellow Beeswax - 2 Tbsp
- Almond Oil or Apricot Oil - 4 Tbsp
- Unrefined/Raw Shea Butter - 1 Tbsp
- Glycerin - 1 Tsp
- Lavender Essential Oil - 4 drops
- Purple Mica - A pinch
Heat Beeswax, oils, butters and glycerin together following the double boiler method. Do not stir it too much as the beeswax will stick on your spatula. Once all the ingredients are melted, let it cool down a bit for seconds. Then finally add essential oil and mica colour mix everything properly.
Quickly pour the liquid in the containers.
Label them and there you go !!!
Courtesy by: Nature's Store Academy