lip balm

Green Mandarin, Calendula, & Vanilla Lip Balm Recipe

by Andrea Butje on October 3, 2016

Before I began making my own body products, I tried a lot of different kinds of lip balm. I found many that I liked . . . but none that I really fell in love with. When I can’t find what I want . . . I make it! Making my own lip balm recipes […]

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Peppermint Mandarin Holiday Lip Balm Recipe

by Andrea Butje on December 8, 2014

Make a holiday lip balm with Peppermint and Mandarin essential oils. Do you reach for your lip balm more often during the winter than at other times of year? When I lived in a climate that turned cold during winter (I live in Florida now), I noticed my friends doing that all the time! Another […]

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Making Chocolate and Vanilla Lip Balm With Kids

by Andrea Butje on August 21, 2013

Making lip balm with kids is so much fun! When you’re making lip balm with kids, you’ve got quite a few great flavor options. The chocolate/vanilla is definitely a favorite! There are a few steps to complete before you get the kids in the kitchen to make the lip balms. You’ll need to infuse cocoa absolute and vanilla […]

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Make Your Own Lip Balm!

by Andrea Butje on March 7, 2013

It’s fun and easy to make your own lip balm! I’ll walk you through one of my favorite recipes for chapped lips. When you make your own lip balm, the basic idea is to first melt your coconut oil and beeswax, then add in the shea butter, and lastly add the essential oil. Let the […]

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Lip Balm – A Love Story

by Maria on July 7, 2008

I’ve never enjoyed the waxy feel of over-the-counter lip balm. When people talk about their lip balm addictions, or my girl friends reach into their purses for gloss several times in the course of a few hours, I’m the one scratching my head. I just don’t get it. To me, chapstick feels like rubbing a warm candle on my […]

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