Beauty DIY - Natural Homemade Lip Balm Recipe with SPF for Summer

Natural Homemade Lip Balm Recipe with SPF

June 5, 2014
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Beauty DIY - Natural Homemade Lip Balm Recipe with SPF for Summer Plus Fourteen Other Great DIY Lip Balm Recipes

Keep lips looking great with some natural sun protection with this simple DIY homemade lip balm recipe with SPF! No weighing is required for this recipe, you just need a set of measuring spoons and a double boiler!

Natural Lemon Mint Homemade Lip Balm Recipe with SPF

© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen


1 Tablespoon cocoa butter
1/4 teaspoon shea butter
1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 Tablespoon apricot kernel oil
1 Tablespoon sunflower oil
1 Tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon beeswax pastilles
1 Tablespoon zinc oxide powder
1/4 teaspoon titanium dioxide
20 drops lemongrass essential oil
8 drops peppermint essential oil
3-4 drops non-GMO vitamin E oil
ultramarine or oxide pigment powders for color tint, optional


Combine the cocoa butter, shea butter and beeswax in a glass Pyrex measuring cup or a small glass beaker and place in the top of a double boiler. Heat until melted, then stir in the apricot kernel, sunflower and olive oils. Remove from heat and add the essential oils, vitamin E, zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. For tint, add your choice of skin safe ultramarine or oxide powder pigments until you reach desired color. Mix well then pour into lip balm tubes and allow to cool completely. (You may want to also check out some of the tips here.)

If you like this homemade lip balm recipe, you may also like my other DIY lip balms: Easy Natural Lip Butter Recipe, Natural Tri-Color Lip Balm DIY, Natural Homemade Cold Sore Therapy Lip Balm Recipe, DIY Coffee Lip Balm Recipe, Holiday Red Tinted Lip Balm Recipe, Dr. Lipp Original Nipple Balm for Lips Recipe Dupe, 2-in-1 Fuchsia Cream Blush and Lip Stain Recipe,  DIY Cranberry Lip Scrub Recipe with Printable Labels, Birthday Cake Lip Balm Recipe, Homemade Moisture Rich Lip Balm Recipe, Vegan Organic Valentine Lip Tint Recipe, DIY Mango Shimmer Tinted Lip Balm Recipe, Natural Lavender Mint Vegan Lip Balm Recipe, and my Vegan Chocolate Mint Lip Balm Recipe with Printable Labels.

For more natural beauty DIY projects be sure to also follow my DIY Bath and Body board on Pinterest.


  • manal

    October 12, 2014 at 6:36 pm

    hello,i want to see basic recipe of herbal cream of psoriasis

  • gaerwen

    January 7, 2015 at 9:52 am

    Hi! Are the titanium dioxide and zinc lip safe? Do you end up with white-ish lips?

    1. Rebecca D. Dillon

      January 7, 2015 at 8:06 pm

      Yes, they are. You will need to add a lip safe mica or oxide/ultramarine pigment powder for color if you don’t want the whitish hue.

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