Peppermint Lip Balm Recipe with Lanolin for Dry, Chapped Lips

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Don’t let chapped lips ruin your day! My peppermint lip balm recipe is crafted using only natural ingredients that work in tandem to promote skin health.

Best Peppermint Lip Balm Recipe! This natural peppermint lip balm recipe is crafted using only natural ingredients that work in tandem to promote skin health. You'll love how the velvety smooth glide of this lip balm almost as much as its ability to soothe, moisturize and protect dry or chapped lips. While super awesome lip balm tubes with hooked caps mean you always have that protection at your fingertips wherever the day takes you. #diy #lipbalm #lipbalmrecipe #natural

You’ll love the velvety smooth glide of this lip balm almost as much as its ability to soothe, moisturize and protect dry or chapped lips. While a super awesome lip balm tube with a hooked cap means you always have that protection at your fingertips wherever the day takes you.

DIY Peppermint Lip Balm! Don't let chapped lips ruin your day! My peppermint lip balm recipe is crafted using only natural ingredients that work in tandem to promote skin health. You'll love how the velvety smooth glide of this lip balm almost as much as its ability to soothe, moisturize and protect dry or chapped lips. While a super awesome lip balm tube with a hooked cap means you always have that protection at your fingertips wherever the day takes you. #diy #lipbalm #lipbalmrecipe #natural

Don’t Let Winter Wreak Havoc on Your Lips!

If you’re like me, then you’ve already suffered through a bout of crazy dry, chapped lips this winter. Whether it was the dry winter air, the bitter arctic cold snap we had or just that new long lasting matte lipstick that wrecked them, the solution to regaining your lip health is as simple as a weekend DIY.

My natural peppermint lip balm recipe balm is formulated with beeswax and lanolin to not only lock in moisture, but to also protect lips from the elements and further damage. With that protection, lips are able to heal faster so you’re back to being your usual gorgeous self in no time!

DIY Peppermint Lip Balm! You’ll love the velvety smooth glide of this best peppermint lip balm recipe almost as much as its ability to soothe, moisturize and protect dry or chapped lips. While a super awesome lip balm tube with a hooked cap means you always have that protection at your fingertips wherever the day takes you. These are great for DIY party favors and Valentine’s Day gift for your child’s classroom too! #lipbalm #diy #partyfavors

Peppermint Lip Balm Recipe with Lanolin

© Rebecca D. Dillon

Ingredients:

.75 oz. sweet almond oil
.6 oz. beeswax pastilles
.25 oz. cocoa butter
.25 oz. refined shea butter
.25 oz. pharmaceutical grade lanolin
5 mL peppermint essential oil

Instructions:

Using a digital scale, weigh out the cocoa butter, shea butter, beeswax and sweet almond oil. Combine in a small scientific glass beaker.

Heat the ingredients either a double boiler or a microwave at 30% power until melted. Once melted, carefully remove the beaker from heat. (Your beaker will be hot!)

Now weigh out and stir in the lanolin. Continue stirring until the lanolin has fully melted.

Then, using a graduated transfer pipette, add 5 mL of peppermint essential oil.

DIY Peppermint Lip Balm! Don't let chapped lips ruin your day! My peppermint lip balm recipe is crafted using only natural ingredients that work in tandem to promote skin health. You'll love how the velvety smooth glide of this lip balm almost as much as its ability to soothe, moisturize and protect dry or chapped lips. While a super awesome lip balm tube with a hooked cap means you always have that protection at your fingertips wherever the day takes you. #diy #lipbalm #lipbalmrecipe #natural

Carefully pour the melted peppermint lip balm into ten .15 oz. lip balm tubes. I used the natural polypro lip balm tubes with hook caps from SKS Bottle & Packaging. (They also are available in white.)

Allow your peppermint lip balms to cool and fully harden, then snap on the hook caps. Label if desired for personal use or gifting, then hook them onto your keychain, belt loop or lanyard so your lip balm is always within easy reach!

Mix It Up with a Pop of Color!

You don’t have to make a plain jane peppermint lip balm if it’s color you crave. You can also add a pop of color!

Simply make my peppermint lip balm recipe as called for in the instructions above adding in a bit of lip safe mica as desired before you pour your lip balm into tubes. Alternately, you can also infuse the sweet almond oil with alkanet root powder or beet root powder for a punch of color.

This merlot tinted lip balm recipe creates a super moisturizing tinted lip balm for lips that look and feel fabulous! Create your own in custom colors for your own personal style or give my own fun and flattering tinted lip balm recipe a try as is for a beautiful look perfect for parties or everyday wear.

Not yet ready to wing it yourself? Then give one of my other tinted lip balm recipes a try. These lip balm recipes include my merlot tinted lip balm recipe, my natural tinted lip balm recipe, my tinted lip plumping lip balm recipe, my plant based vegan tinted lip balm recipe, my chocolate ginger agave lip butter recipe,  my tinted lemon ginger lip balm recipe, my tri-color lip balm recipe and my holiday red tinted lip balm recipe.

Want to Sell Your Peppermint Lip Balms?

If you’d like to create products from my peppermint lip balm recipe to sell, then you’ll need to follow good manufacturing practices (GMP) when making your products. You’ll find that the book, Good Manufacturing Practices for Soap and Cosmetic Handcrafters by Marie Gale, is a valuable resource if you’re just getting started making your own homemade soaps, skin care products and cosmetics.

In addition to GMP, you’ll also need to follow FDA guidelines for labeling your products. If you’re unsure about the rules and regulations regarding labeling cosmetics, the book, Soap and Cosmetic Labeling: How to Follow the Rules and Regs Explained in Plain English by Marie Gale, spells out everything you need to know to legally label your handcrafted products.

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DIY Homemade Tri-Color Lip Balm Recipe

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DIY Handmade Natural Tri-Color Lip Balm Recipes - Cute Homemade Gift Idea for Valentine's Day

What’s more fun than a homemade lip balm recipe that comes in a single container but boasts three fab colors and three fab flavors? Create your own homemade lip balms for Valentine’s Day tinted in red, pink and white shimmer. I created mine so that the sheer (white) shimmer is flavored with peppermint essential oil, the pink is flavored with cocoa absolute and the red is flavored with ginger essential oil. But you can customize and mix up these colors and flavors any way you like! In addition to the fun color and flavor combinations, the shea butter, cocoa butter and rosehip seed oil in this homemade lip balm recipe also keep lips looking and feeling great, fighting the drying effects of winter.

Natural Handmade DIY Tinted Tri-Color Lip Balm Recipes in Three Natural Flavors

Natural Tri-Color Homemade Lip Balm Recipe

© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen

Ingredients for the Pink Lip Balm:

7 grams cocoa butter
7 grams beeswax
4 grams shea butter
4 grams rosehip seed oil
3 drops vitamin E oil
3 drops rosemary extract
1/4 teaspoon Red Orange Oil Locking Mica Shimmer
15 drops cocoa absolute

Ingredients for the Red Lip Balm:

7 grams cocoa butter
7 grams beeswax
4 grams shea butter
4 grams rosehip seed oil
3 drops vitamin E oil
3 drops rosemary extract
1/4 teaspoon matte red iron oxide pigment powder
15 drops ginger essential oil

Ingredients for the Diamond Mica Shimmer Lip Balm:

7 grams cocoa butter
7 grams beeswax
4 grams shea butter
4 grams rosehip seed oil
3 drops vitamin E oil
3 drops rosemary extract
1/4 teaspoon Diamond Dust mica
15 drops peppermint essential oil

Supplies & Tools:

digital kitchen scale
plastic transfer pipettes
one set of ten 15ml Tri-Cosmetic Containers
small glass measuring cup or small glass beaker
stirring utensils
measuring spoons
double boiler or microwave

Natural Handmade Tinted Tri-Color Lip Balm Recipe

Instructions:

This recipe yields ten 15ml containers of lip balm. You’ll need to make each color/flavor individually as these cool and set up very quickly.

For each color/flavor weigh out the cocoa butter, beeswax, and shea butter and melt in the microwave or a double boiler. Then, weigh out the rosehip seed oil and stir into the mixture. Using plastic transfer pipettes, add the vitamin E, rosemary extract and essential oil then measure out the mica or pigment and stir into the lip balm.

Quickly and carefully pour the first color of lip balm into one section of the lip balm pots. You may need to reheat the lip balm as you go to ensure an even pour as these solidify very quickly. I highly recommend using a small glass beaker over a measuring cup for this as it makes it a thousand times easier. Repeat with each flavor and color until all sections of the lip balm pots are filled.  Then simply screw on the caps and gift.

Why Rosehip Seed Oil?

If you suffer from dry or aging skin, rosehip seed oil is one of your best friends in combating the effects. It contains a high amount of essential fatty acids purported to combat the effects of dry, weathered, and dehydrated skin. It’s also great on reducing scars and is often the predominant oil used for treating wrinkles and premature aging.

For more homemade lip balm recipes as well as other natural homemade bath, body and beauty recipes, follow my DIY Bath & Body Board on Pinterest! You can also find more handmade Valentine’s Day gift ideas by visiting my DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts Pinterest Board.

DIY Natural Homemade Cold Sore Therapy Lip Balm Recipe

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Handmade DIY Natural Cold Sore Therapy Lip Balm Recipe

Get rid of cold sores fast with this natural homemade cold sore therapy lip balm recipe. Made with naturally anti-viral neem oil and tea tree oil, this lip balm helps to prevent cold sores if applied at the first sign of a tingle or zaps them practically overnight when applied to affected area several times a day.

Natural Cold Sore Therapy Lip Balm Recipe

© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen

Ingredients:

7 grams cocoa butter
4 grams shea butter
7 grams beeswax
2 grams argan oil
1 ml neem oil
10 drops tea tree oil
5 drops peppermint essential oil
5 drops lavender essential oil
3 drops vitamin E oil (optional)
3 drops rosemary extract (optional)

Instructions:

Using a digital kitchen scale, weigh out the beeswax, cocoa butter and shea butter. Melt in either a double boiler or in a glass Pyrex measuring cup in the microwave. Then weigh out and stir in the argan oil.

Next, using a graduated plastic transfer pipette, measure out the neem oil and stir into the melted oil, butters and wax. Now add the tea tree, lavender and peppermint essential oils as well as the vitamin E and rosemary extract using a transfer pipette to measure out drops.

Stir all the ingredients well then pour into lip balm pots or tins. This recipe yields about 1 oz. of lip balm and will fill three 10 gram or 1/3 oz. lip balm pots.

To use, simply apply to affected area several times per day until affected area clears up completely.

For more recipes and home remedies like this one be sure to follow my boards on Pinterest. You can also find and follow me on Blog Lovin’, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Organic Vegan Lip Tint Recipe for Valentine’s Day

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Give your lips an extra bit of pizazz this Valentine's Day with this organic vegan lip tint recipe! Also makes a great DIY Valentine's Day gift!Need a fresh new look for Valentine’s Day or a crafty DIY Valentine’s gift idea? Give your lips an extra bit of pizzazz with this organic vegan lip tint recipe!

The natural color of this organic vegan lip tint recipe is from organic beet root powder. While it comes out looking like a deep burgundy or rust red in the pot, it’s actually a gorgeous shade of red on your lips! It’s perfect for your creating your own Valentine’s Day look or for gifting to your favorite beauty fan as a homemade Valentine’s Day gift.

Give your lips an extra bit of pizazz this Valentine's Day with this organic vegan lip tint recipe! Also makes a great DIY Valentine's Day gift!

Organic Vegan Lip Tint Recipe for Valentine’s Day

© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen

Ingredients:

1 Tablespoon Illipe Butter
(or Cocoa Butter)
4 teaspoons Carnauba Wax
2 Tablespoons Avocado Oil
1 Tablespoon Sweet Almond Oil
24-36 drops of Essential Oil of choice, optional
5 drops of Vitamin E Oil
2 teaspoons Beet Root Powder

Supplies:

Spoon
Large Glass Pyrex Measuring Cup
6 – 1/4 oz. plastic jars with lids or 10 – .15 oz. lip balm tubes
glass dropper or 3ml Graduated Plastic Transfer Pipettes

Instructions:

Begin by measuring out the carnauba wax and illipe butter using a teaspoon and tablespoon measurement. The wax comes in flakes so it should be ready to measure immediately. As the illipe butter is solid at room temp, you will want to grate it in order to measure it. Next, place four teaspoons of carnauba wax in a glass measuring cup and melt in 1 minute increments on reduced power in the microwave. When the wax is melted about half way, add one Tablespoon of the illipe butter and continuing melting. (Alternately you can also use a double boiler on the stove.)

Once the wax and butter have melted fully, measure out the avocado oil and sweet almond oil and pour into the mixture. Stir well. If necessary, place back in the microwave for an additional 30 seconds or so to re-melt if the mixture starts to solidify when you add the liquid oils. Then using a glass dropper or pipette, measure out and add the essential of your choice – I actually used 3 parts lime peel essential oil and 1 part chocolate flavor oil for mine – and mix well.

The final step in creating your lip tint is to add the red beet root powder. You will need to mix this really, really well otherwise you will have clumps of beet powder throughout your lip stain. Once mixed, pour into your choice of lip balm pots or using a glass dropper to fill lip balm tubes. Cap and allow to cool completely. Then use and enjoy!

For more diy bath and beauty gift ideas for Valentine’s Day, be sure to check out my other Homemade Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas on Soap Deli News, my DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Board and my DIY Bath and Body Board on Pinterest.

Homemade Chocolate Mint Lip Balm Recipe with Printable Labels

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Learn how to make your own lip balm with this easy homemade chocolate mint lip balm recipe that’s perfect for dry, chapped lips! My rich homemade chocolate lip balm recipe is formulated with natural moisturizing butters with a fun chocolate mint flavor!

Homemade Chocolate Mint Lip Balm Recipe

© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen

Ingredients: 

1/2 oz. (by weight) cocoa butter
1/2 oz. (by weight) shea butter
2 Tablespoons carnauba wax
1-2 Tablespoons olive oil
3 ml dark chocolate flavor oil
2 ml peppermint essential oil

Homemade Chocolate Mint Lip Balm Recipe! Learn how to make your own lip balm with this easy homemade chocolate mint lip balm recipe that's perfect for dry, chapped lips! My rich homemade chocolate lip balm recipe is formulated with natural moisturizing butters with a fun chocolate mint flavor! 

Equipment:

digital scale
12-15 .15 oz. oval or round lip balm tubes with caps
12-15 28×70 shrink wrap bands (optional)
plastic disposable graduated transfer pipettes
glass Pyrex measuring cup
spoon or stir stick
microwave or double boiler

Instructions:

1. Measure out your carnauba wax and weigh out your cocoa butter. Place these ingredients in a glass pyrex measuring cup or bowl. (I use carnauba wax as it’s a vegan alternative to beeswax. You can substitute with beeswax if you like or use half beeswax and half carnauba wax for a shinier lip balm.) Microwave in 1 minute increments until mostly melted.

2. Weigh out and add the shea butter to the wax and cocoa butter. Microwave until melted. Stir well. (Optionally you can use a double boiler to melt your ingredients.)

3. Measure out the olive oil – I used Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil for this recipe – and stir into the wax and butters. Two Tablespoons makes for a softer lip balm which is great for winter, but if you opt for more olive oil, you may want to use lip balm pots in the summer. Alternatively use 1 Tablespoon olive oil for a harder balm.) Re-melt at any point if needed.

4. Measure out the flavor oil (or fragrance oil approved for lip balm use) and peppermint essential oil with the dropper and add to melted lip balm ingredients. Mix well. (Feel free to substitute other flavors or essential oils if you like.)

5. Then using the dropper, fill the lip balm tubes one at a time. You can help your lip balm tubes stay standing by setting them in a tray of epsom salts to keep them in place. My batch made a baker’s dozen. I filled my lip balm tubes completely so each contain .2oz. or 5 grams of lip balm.

6. Allow to cool completely, then cap and label. If you’d like you can also seal the lip balms with shrink wrap bands by simply placing the bands over the lip balm container and applying heat with a hair dryer.

I have created some free printable labels to go with my homemade chocolate mint lip balm recipe that you can download here. There’s a space for the name of a loved one for gifting! These would be great as wedding favors, stocking stuffers, even Valentine gifts for the kids at school.

Looking for organic oils and butters for your lip balms? Shop Mountain Rose Herbs.

(This lip balm recipe and accompanying printable labels are free for personal, non-commercial use.)